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New York Giants (2-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (2-1)
Wow, the public has really soured on Philadelphia. A week ago they were heavily bet as road favorites and now one week later, the public is pounding the Giants in this one with the Eagles being just 1 point favorites at home. Dogs after losing as road favorites are 23-11 ATS since 2008. I know the Eagles aren’t technically dogs, but being 1 point home favorites and having the public betting heavily against you is about as close to being dogs as you can be. By the way, when you add in teams that were 1 point favorites to that aforementioned stat, it’s 24-12, so not much difference. Besides, the public is getting killed this year, especially on bets like this, as the public is 4-12 on heavy leans, which is what this is in favor of the Giants. I like to fade heavy leans as much as I can.
The Eagles have gotten killed with turnovers in their first 3 games, with a league worst -6 turnover ratio. However, that tends to even out on a week ...
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With Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers in the rearview and Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and Jeremy Maclin of the Philadelphia Eagles on deck, we're turning the page around here…moving on from last week's feel-good victory and looking at what should be a tough game on the road for the Giants.
Despite how bad Philly looked last week getting spanked by the Arizona Cardinals...
For the sake of argument, let us figure that Vegas knows the NFL better than we do. If Vegas is setting a high number on the over/under for the game, that matchup tends to be higher scoring both in the real world and fantasy football world. This article will highlight the 5 highest over/unders on the week 4 ticket, and which fantasy players for both teams could end up having...
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle was held out of practice today with soreness in his knee. He indicated today that he’s not sure if he’ll play in Sunday night’s game against the Eagles.
“Right now I can’t say its a for-sure thing,” Rolle said, per Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.
If Rolle can’t go on Sunday, I believe Stevie Brown will start in his place...
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Giants tight end Martellus Bennett recently said he believes there is no comparison between his team's quarterback, Eli Manning, and Cowboys signal-caller Tony Romo.
TweetWeek 4 has the (2-1) New York Giants facing the (2-1) Philadelphia Eagles in a tough NFC East battle on Sunday Night football.
This is not a gimme game for the Giants despite the Eagles woes in their last game. In my opinion Philly has been an over hyped team with big names and no substance but they do come up big when they play the Giants. The Eagles could very easily be 0...
On Sunday the Philadelphia Eagles will honor safety Brian Dawkins during a halftime ceremony. The ritual will take place as the Eagles take on their division rivals the New York Giants.
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Giants’ Bradshaw Cleared To Play vs Philadelphia -
New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw suffered a neck injury in Week Two and was inactive for Week Three, but has been cleared to play in Sunday nights match-up against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Backup Andre Brown has played well in Bradshaw’s absence, amassing 184 yards on 33 carries and scoring three touchdowns. But from all indications...
The frustration continues for Hakeem Nicks owners. The star receiver missed last week after aggravating a foot injury but he appeared to be on track to play in week 4. There appears to be a complication that has caused the Giants to downgrade Nicks' status to doubtful that is not related to the foot to painful swelling in a knee.
If the Eagles can’t contain the Giants D line, it will be a long day for Michael Vick on Sunday.
Sunday night’s matchup with the New York Giants will be a huge game for the Philadelphia Eagles. There is huge difference between 3-1 and 2-2 in the NFL, and a loss in this game could really be a setback for the Eagles.
This game will undoubtedly be won in the trenches. And specifically...