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NFL Betting Preview: New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers

September 21, 2023


The 1-1 New York Giants travel to take on the 2-0 San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night in week 3 of the NFL season. 

New York enters this game with a record of 1-1 following a loss at home against the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 0-40 and a win on the road against the Arizona Cardinals by a score of 31-28 while the San Francisco 49ers enter this game with a record of 2-0 following wins on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 30-7 and on the road against the Los Angeles Rams by a score of 30-23. Will the 49ers remain undefeated or will the Giants get the win on the road? Let’s take a look at how these teams have fared this season.

The New York Giants enter this game with a record of 1-1 following a 31-28 win on the road against the Arizona Cardinals in week 2 of the NFL season. New York scored 31 points while compiling 439 total yards offensively which included 321 passing yards and 127 rushing yards while allowing 28 points and 379 total yards defensively which included 228 passing yards and 151 rushing yards. 

Daniel Jones led the team in passing, completing 26 of 37 attempts for 321 yards with two touchdowns and an interception while rushing for 59 yards and a touchdown. Saquon Barkley led the team in rushing with 17 carries for 63 yards and a touchdown while adding six receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown. Jalin Hyatt led the team in receiving, catching both targets for 89 yards.

San Francisco enters this game with a record of 2-0 following a 30-23 win on the road against the Los Angeles Rams in week 2 of the NFL season. The 49ers scored 30 points while compiling 365 total yards offensively which included 206 passing yards and 159 rushing yards while allowing 23 points and 386 total yards defensively which included 307 passing yards and 89 rushing yards. 

Brock Purdy led the team in passing, completing 17 of 25 attempts for 206 yards while rushing for five yards and a touchdown. Christian McCaffrey led the team in rushing with 20 carries for 116 yards and a touchdown while adding three receptions for 19 yards. Deebo Samuel led the team in receiving, catching six of nine targets for 63 yards while rushing for 38 yards and a touchdown on five carries. 

BookMaker has the San Francisco 49ers listed as 10-point favorites at home against the New York Giants on Thursday night in week 3 of the NFL season. New York has won six of the last ten while San Francisco has won two of the last three games while going 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. New York is 0-2 ATS overall, 0-1 ATS on the road, and 0-1 ATS as an underdog this season while the San Francisco 49ers are 1-1 ATS overall and 1-1 ATS as a favorite on the year.

San Francisco is the better team this season and has been the better team most recently in the series, winning two of the last three games. The 49ers are 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The San Francisco 49ers are 1-1 ATS this season while New York is 0-2 ATS on the year. 

I look for those trends to continue which is why I am taking the San Francisco 49ers -10 on BookMaker for this matchup on Thursday night.

Spooky Express Pick: San Francisco 49ers -10