With their February 5th Superbowl match-up from Indianapolis set, the New York Giants vs New England Patriots Odds have been released with the Patriots laying nearly a field goal on the spread. This game is a rematch from the regular season where the Giants won 24-20 as +9 point underdogs. The Patriots (17-5 SU 12-5 ATS) are also looking for some payback from the 2008 Superbowl where the Giants (14-9 SU 13-9-1 ATS) upset New England 17-14 as +12 point underdogs. Below is a closer look at the game from our NFL picks staff.
The New York Giants vs New England Patriots Odds Spread is at -2.5 at BOVADA CASINO
NFL Picks Analysis: The NFL odds on this game opened with the Giants as +3.5 underdogs but they have dropped to -2.5 at most shops. The Patriots are efficient on offense with their ability to thwart strong-pass rushes with underneath routes to TE’s and RB’s. Patriots QB Tom Brady was out of sync last week against a heavy rush from the 49ers however and in the Superbowl he will be under even more duress from the Giants lethal pass-rushers. New York QB Eli Manning has been playing at Tom Brady’s level in the postseason and he is surrounded by a better supporting cast with his hard-hitting defense leading the way. The New York Giants vs New England Patriots Odds Total is at 55.0 points.
The Patriots defense is just a touch above-average while the Giants D is playing with the gas pedal to the floorboard. Tom Brady has been a human wrecking machine with Bill Bellichick as coach but the same can be said for Eli Manning under Tom Coughlin. Coughlin’s underrated coaching ability and the Giants clutch offense under Eli Manning will be enough to cover the +3.
NFL Picks Play: New York Giants +3 NFL Odds