The New York Giants are taking on the Washington Redskins this Sunday in Week 12 of the NFL season on November 29, 2015, at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Game time is 1:00 pm EDT and the game is on TV on FOX with announcers Kenny Albert and Daryl Johnston along with sideline reporter Laura Okmin.
This is a big time NFL game this week as the Giants and Redskins battle it out for supremacy in the NFC East. The Giants currently lead the division with a 5-5 record and the Redskins are just one game back at 4-6. A Giants win would cement their hold atop the division but a Redskins win would put the teams into a tie at the top of the NFC East.
- New York Giants -2.5 at Washington Redskins (O/U is 47)
The New York Giants are 5-5 on the season and they find themselves a 2.5 point favorite this week to beat the Washington Redskins on the road in Landover. The Giants have wins this season over the Redskins, Bills, 49ers, Cowboys, and Buccaneers The Gaints have losses this season to the Cowboys, Falcons, Eagles, Saints and Patriots. So the Giants already have a win over the Redskins and another win this week over Washington would make New York tough to catch in the NFC East in 2015.
The Washington Redskins are 4-6 so far this season. The Redskins have wins over the Rams, Eagles, Buccaners and Saints. The Redskins have losses to the Dolphins, Falcons, Giants, Jets, Patriots and Panthers. A loss this week to the Giants would likely eliminate the Redskins from playoff contention barring a miracle since they have already lost to the Giants this season.
The over/under for the game is 47 points. The Giants are scoring an average of 27 points per game and the Redskins are averaging 22 points scored per game. The Giants defense is giving up an average of 25 points per game and the Redskins defense is is giving up 27 points per game.
Since the New York Giants already have a win over the Redskins in 2015 this game is really a must win for the Redskins. A loss here would give the Giants a two-game lead in the division over the Redskins with Giants have the tie-breaker in the head-to-head match-up. For the Giants, a win this week over the Redskins would go a long way towards locking up the NFC East Divisional title and a NFL playoff berth this season.
The Giants have the quarterback edge in this game for sure. Eli Manning is 96-81 lifetime as a NFL starting QB. Kirk Cousins for the Redskins is just 6-13 but the game is in Washington.