NFL Pick – Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New York Giants
Brady's Bucs Looking for Sixth Win
Our Tampa Bay vs NY Giants pick for this week’s Monday Night Football has the Buccaneers at -12.5 (-108). Tampa Bay finds itself in an odd place, as the team is tied with the New Orleans Saints for first place in the NFC South. The Bucs are 5-2 and have won four of their last five, including their last two. Those wins were a sound 38-10 beating of the Green Bay packers and an easy 45-20 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders.
The NY Giants, who are 1-6, sit in last place in the NFC East. New York has lost four of its last five. Their one win in that string was eked out against the Washington Football Team. The final was 20-19. Last week the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Giants 22-21. The game, which kicks off at 8:15 pm ET, will be played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
Tampa Bay vs NY Giants Pick – Offenses
The Tampa Bay offense is led by former Patriot QB Tom Brady. The team is averaging 31.7 PPG and has been good for 272.9 YPG in the air and 105.7 YPG on the ground. Brady has tossed 18 TD passes and just four picks. He’s completing 67.5% of his passes and has thrown for 1,910 yards. WRs Scotty Miller and Mike Evans and TE Rob Gronkowski have combined for eight scores, 69 receptions, and over 900 yards. RB Ronald Jones II, who averaging 4.7 YPA, has scored four TDs.
On the other end of the offensive spectrum, there’s the NY Giants. They’re averaging 17.4 PPG and 299.6 offensive yards. QB Daniel Jones has thrown just five TD passes while putting up seven INTs. He’s been sacked 20 times. Joes is the team’s leading rusher with 296. He’s averaging 9.5 YPA. Veteran running back Devonta Freeman is out. WR Darius Slayton tops all Giant pass catchers with 27 catches, 429 receiving yards, and 3 touchdown grabs. The NY offense is thin.
Buccaneers vs Giants Spread Pick – Defenses
Our Tampa Bay vs NY Giants pick notes that the Buccaneers’ defense is allowing 20.3 PPG. They are holding teams to just 66 YPG in rushing while giving up 253.0 YPG in the air. The D brings some fine stats to this game, including 25 sacks, 51 TFL, nine picks, and 34 PD. They’ve forced seven fumbles and scored four touchdowns. LB Jason Pierre-Paul has recorded 5.5 sacks and 5.5 TFL, while corner Carlton Davis has made three interceptions and defended 11 passes.
The Giant D is solid. They can keep this team in the game. NY has made 18 sacks and recorded 40.5 TFL. They’ve also forced five fumbles, recovering four, grabbed five picks, and defended 33 passes. DE Leonard Williams and LB Kyler Fackrell each have three sacks and six and seven TFL respectively. CB James Bradberry, with three interceptions and 11 PD, is very dangerous. LB Blake Martinez leads the team with 73 tackles total. The defense is allowing 24.9 PPG.
Tampa Bay vs NY Giants Pick – Final Word
Our Tampa Bay vs NY Giants pick finds that the Bucs have a lot going for them. They possess a strong rush attack, top-notch air attack, and one of the best QBs in the business. Plus, the Tampa defense is superior to that of the Giants. We think Brady and company will run roughshod over the New York Football Giants. We’re taking the Bucs at -12.5 (-108). We have another take on the Tampa Bay vs NY Monday Night Football game.