Thursday Night Football Giants faces Eagles


The New York Giants are a game away of going back into the playoff as they face the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday Night Football, kick off time at 8:25 PM ET, at Lincoln Financial Field.

With the defense peaking, the New York Giants (10-4) are one of the hottest teams in the NFL beating the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions in the last two weeks. New York delivered a 17-6 victory over the Lions in Week 15 in which Eli Manning threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns in 20-for-28 passes. Odell Beckham led in receiving with 64 yards and a touchdown in six catches and Sterling Shepard had 56 yards and a touchdown in four receptions.Paul Perkins led in rushing with 56 yards in 11 carries.

On the season, Manning is completing 63.4 percent of his passes for 3491 yards and 25 touchdowns against 13 interceptions with 89.3 passing rating. Rashad Jennings has accumulated 497 yards and two touchdowns in 154 carries while Perkins has reached 286 yards in 76 attempts. Beckham has already amassed 1173 yards and 10 touchdowns in 85 receptions while Sterling Shepard had 592 yards and seven touchdowns in 55 catches.

Offensively, New York is averaging 320.6 yards and 19.4 points per game. On the defense, New York is allowing 347.5 yards and 17.9 points per game.

The Philadelphia Eagles (5-9) have started the season right by winning three games in a row but they couldn’t sustain it. The Eagles have lost their last five games including a 27-26 defeat to the Ravens in which Carson Wentz threw for 170 yards in 22 for 42 passes and an interception. Ryan Matthews led in rushing with 128 yards and a touchdown in 20 carries. Zach Ertz led in receiving with 80 yards in six catches and Jordan Matthews had 27 yards in six receptions.

On the season, Wentz is completing 62.8 percent of his passes for 3385 yards and 13 touchdowns against 13 interceptions. In rushing, Ryan Matthews has accumulated 615 yards and eight touchdowns in 137 attempts while Darren Sproles and Wendell Smallwood were combined for 678 yards.

On the offense, Philadelphia is averaging 340.4 yards and 22.6 points per game. On the defense, Philadelphia is allowing 21.4 points and 344.2 yards per game.

Thursday Night Football NY Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles live stream online is available on NFL Game Pass or NBC Sports. Giants vs Eagles tv channel schedule is on NBC. Giants vs Eagles NFL Thursday Night Football scores and results will be posted here. Who will win? The Eagles vs Giants odds is at 2.5 being New York as the favorite. Who will win this game? When it comes to the Giants playoff scenario, a win will bring them into the playoff via a wildcard. Just in case they will end up with the same record with the Cowboys, they will win their division.

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