Preview: Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants

When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 28, 2014
Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey


The New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles find their locker rooms in very different moods heading into Sunday's season finale. The host Giants are riding a three-game winning streak behind dynamic rookie Odell Beckham Jr. The Eagles have lost three in a row to drop out of the playoff picture before Week 17 even kicks off.

"We're going to go win a football game," Eagles coach Chip Kelly told the media this week. "That's what this organization is all about. It's not about seeing what the future is. It's about we have a game (to win)." The Giants' motivation rests in making amends for the first meeting between the teams - a 27-0 victory by Philadelphia in Week 6. “We didn’t score at all (in the first matchup)," New York tackle Justin Pugh said in a conference call. “We definitely have something to prove."

TV: 1 p.m. ET, FOX. LINE: Giants -3. O/U: 52

ABOUT THE EAGLES (9-6): Philadelphia has allowed 89 points over its last three games and has held only one of its nine opponents under 20 points since shutting out New York on Oct. 12. Mark Sanchez will get another start for the Eagles after throwing for a career-high 374 yards in last week's 27-24 loss to Washington - his fourth 300-yard performance of the season. The Eagles have five Pro Bowlers, including LeSean McCoy, who needs 90 rushing yards to achieve the second-highest single-season total of his career.

ABOUT THE GIANTS (6-9): Beckham has been the talk of the NFL the last two months, posting at least 90 receiving yards in eight straight games with 421 yards and six TDs over the last three contests. Of course, Beckham's breakthrough has coincided with improved play from Eli Manning, who has three touchdowns without an interception in each of the last two games. Jason Pierre-Paul continues to be a defensive force for the Giants, recording a sack in four straight games with seven total sacks during that stretch.

EXTRA POINTS

1. New York RB Andre Williams is finishing his rookie season in style, rushing for at least 110 yards in two of the last three games, as starter Rashad Jennings battles an ankle injury.

2. The Giants will likely focus on Eagles TE Zach Ertz, who had a team-record 15 catches for a career-high 115 yards last week.

3. Manning needs 19 yards to reach 4,000 passing yards for the fourth time in his career (2009, 2010, 2011).

PREDICTION: Giants 33, Eagles 23

Stats and Records

Team Comparison

  W/L Strk PF PA Home Away Grass Turf OT Div Conf
Philadelphia 9-6 L3 29.3 24.9 6-2 3-4 7-6 2-0 0-0 3-2 5-6
N.Y. Giants 6-9 W3 23.6 24.4 3-4 3-5 2-2 4-7 0-0 2-3 4-7

Last Meeting

Philadelphia N.Y. Giants
Date Away Home Tot Rus Pas Tot Rus Pas
10/12/14 NYG 0 PHI 27 448 203 245 254 86 168

Player Stats

Previous Matchup
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
PHI N. Foles 61.8 248 2 2
NYG E. Manning 56.5 151 0 0
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
PHI L. McCoy 22 149 6.8 0
NYG A. Williams 17 59 3.5 0
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
PHI R. Cooper 5 59 11.8 0
NYG R. Randle 5 58 11.6 0
TDs Player TD
PHI J. Casey 1
NYG K. Adams 0
Season
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
PHI N. Foles 59.9 2163 13 10
NYG E. Manning 64.1 3981 29 13
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
PHI L. McCoy 298 1220 4.1 5
NYG A. Williams 202 678 3.4 6
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
PHI J. Maclin 82 1269 15.5 10
NYG O. Beckham 79 1120 14.2 11
TDs Player TD
PHI J. Maclin 10
NYG O. Beckham 11

Quickchart Matchup

Philadelphia Off vs  N.Y. Giants Def
394.8 yards
372.4 yards
4.1 yards/rush
4.9 yards/rush
7 yards/attempt
7.4 yards/attempt
N.Y. Giants Off vs  Philadelphia Def
358 yards
366.9 yards
3.6 yards/rush
3.8 yards/rush
6.9 yards/attempt
7.1 yards/attempt

Live Game Odds

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Matchup Stats - Full Matchup

Philadelphia Overall N.Y. Giants
9-6 W/L 6-9
8-7-0 ATS 7-8-0
10-5-0 O/U 9-6-0
29.3 Pts For 23.6
24.9 Pts Against 24.4
Philadelphia A/H N.Y. Giants
3-4 W/L 3-4
3-4-0 ATS 4-3-0
4-3-0 O/U 3-4-0
25.6 Pts For 22.9
26.9 Pts Against 23.1
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