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Giants-Lions Week 2 Picks, Predictions: What The Experts Think

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Who do the analysts think will win Monday night?

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Will the 0-1 New York Giants win their home opener Monday night against the 1-0 Detroit Lions? Here is what various media analysts think.

CBS Sports — Eight panelists split evenly, 4-4.

NFL.com (Harrison) — Giants

The Eli Manning bounce-back game. Or so we hope. His play can't be any worse than it was in Dallas, right? Well, slow down. Besides not having Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall didn't appear to be open, while the running game was M.I.A. This week, the Lions come to town and they don't match up well with New York. I don't anticipate eating up the clock with Ameer Abdullah, while Big Blue's secondary should hold up against the Lions' receivers. Matthew Stafford will be healthy this time around at MetLife (he had a dislocated finger in last year's game), but the anticipated return of Beckham should provide the advantage to the Giants' quarterback.

Sporting News (Iyer) — Giants

Pro Football Talk

Florio — Giants
MDS — Giants

USA Today — Four of five panelists chose the Giants.

FOX Sports — Giants

ESPN — Seven of 10 panelists chose the Giants.

SB Nation — Four of nine panelists chose the Giants.

Want even more predictions? Find them here. Our staff predictions will be posted on Monday.