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The New York Giants (7-5) will host the New Orleans Saints (5-7) this coming Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium from East Rutherford, NJ.
Game starts at 4:25 pm on Fox (TV) and WFAN (Radio).
Giants favorites over Saints.
Spread is -5 points.
My pick is the Giants.
It doesn't get any easy for the New York Giants as they have to take on one of the best offensive teams in all of football in the New Orleans Saints.
Also, this is where the Giants always end up in the second half of the season playing bad football and they start kicking back to high gears at this point of the season.
The Giants are one game up on the Redskins and Cowboys in the NFC East with four games to go in the season and starts with beating the Saints this coming weekend.
Here are the three things to do for the Giants in order to win:
(1) Eli Manning has to destroy the Saints defense who rank last in the NFL giving 440 yards per game this season. This shouldn't be a problem for Eli Manning or his offensive teammates.
(2) Stoping Drew Brees will be the biggest key heading into this game and to stop him, you have to force to make INT's, mistake passes and sack the guy down to the ground as soon as possible.
(3) Cut down on the penaltys from last week, when the Giants commited nine penaltys which costed them a ballgame against the Redskins and play mistake free football throughout the night if they have chance to win this game.
Out: TE Travis Beckum (Knee), S Tyler Sash (Hamstring)
Doubtful: S Kenny Phillips (Knee)
Questionable: WR Hakeem Nicks (Knee)
Out: CB Corey White (Knee), T Charles Brown (Knee)
Final score is Giants 45, Saints 24
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