The New York Giants will play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the Georgia Dome. Scheduled for a 1 pm EST kickoff the game will air on Fox.
New York (8-5) leads the NFC East while Atlanta (11-2) has already clinched the NFC South.
What is the spread in the Giants and Falcons game? The Giants and Falcons game is listed as a pick ’em at nearly every betting location. The over/under for the game is set at 51 points.
While the Falcons have 11 wins on the season the real question is can they win a playoff game? While this is not a playoff game this can be a statement game for the Falcons. Further benefiting them is home field advantage, they rarely lose at home. The Falcons lost last weekend at Carolina.
The Falcons offense is scoring 25.9 points per game thanks largely to their fourth rated passing attack. Defensively the Falcons have allowed 19.9 points per game.
The Giants have been up and down in recent weeks. Over their last four games the Giants have defeated the Packers and Saints while dropping games to the Bengals and Redskins. Eli Manning is looking for his fourth consecutive 4,000 yard season though the air and the Giants are the ninth rated passing team. Andre Brown looks to draw a good number of snaps at running back.
The Giants are eighth in defense allowing 20.8 points per game, their offense is third scoring 28.7 points per game.
Will the Giants find late season mojo again? Can the Falcons rebound and make a statement about who they really are?