It has already been a very profitable weekend for professional sports bettors and they agree that 0ne of the best Vegas scores and odds contests this week in football is the clash between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles on ESPN Monday Night Football.
The current Vegas point spread is Philadelphia (-5.5) with a total of 50. Both numbers are up from the opener of -4.5 and 49. The best sports picks experts use different key handicapping numbers than the square player. Here is a preview of that game from a handicapping standpoint.
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Now go to the key numbers on the defensive side of the ball. The yards per rush guide says the better run defense is NY Giants by .1. The superior passing yards per completion data on defense give the upper hand to Philadelphia by .3. In terms of yards per point, the better defense is the Eagles forcing .6 more.
In comparing yards per rush on offense, the superiority from a statistical standpoint goes to Philadelphia by .2. Passing yards per completion is another gauge utilized by bettors. The advantage is possessed by the Giants by .6. Possibly the most utilized number by professional bettors is yards per point. From the offensive viewpoint the positive checkmark is in the column of New York by .3. The turnover edge is in the hands of New York by two.
Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.
Best football handicapping picks and prediction in the sports service industry is Stevie Vincent with the top industry bet on the side and Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy the top industry bet on the total. Check out OffshoreInsiders.com for the intel.
Spread trends (all records against the spread): NY Giants are 5-1 after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game, 4-0 road. Philadelphia 12-25 at home, 6-16 to teams with a winning record, 4-14 after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game, 1-7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. Philadelphia is 10-3 in the series. However, the road team is also on a 6-2 run.
Over/under angles: Giants under 11-4 on grass, under 20-9 after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game. Philadelphia over 8-2 Monday nights, under 8-2 to teams with a winning record, over 11-3 after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game, over 7-3 home. Philly has gone under 30-14 after scoring more than 30 points in their previous game.