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Giants, Redskins opening odds: New York predicted to be 2-point underdogs vs. Washington

Giants face Redskins in NFC East matchup on Sunday

Washington Redskins v New York Giants Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

For the first time since September 29, the Giants were able to walk off the field with a win following Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. The 3-11 Giants were led by veteran quarterback Eli manning throughout, as he powered them to a 36-20 finish at MetLife Stadium. This Sunday, New York faces off against the 3-11 Washington Redskins, one of the few teams they have beaten this season.

The Giants, per BetOnline, are predicted to be 2-point underdogs to the Redskins heading into the game.

The Redskins are coming off a 37-27 defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles, a game in which the Eagles scored two touchdowns in the final 32 seconds. The Redskins have lost three of their last four, but all four games have been decided by 10 points or less.

Washington is ranked among the worst teams in the league in all offensive categories. The Redskins are 31st in points with 15.4, 32nd in total yards with 269.5, 32nd in passing yards with 168.4 and 20th in rushing yards with 101.1.

The Giants, meanwhile, are 23rd in the league in points (20.2), 25th in total yards (319.1), 21st in passing yards (221.1) and 22nd in rushing yards (96.9).

Redskins rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins, who has started the last six games for the team in place of Case Keenum, has 107 completions in 188 attempts with 1,232 yards, five touchdowns and seven interceptions. Haskins is coming off of his best game of the year against the Eagles in which he finished 19-for-28 with a career-high 261 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions.

Haskins likes to connect with fellow former Buckeyes wide receiver Terry McLaurin, who leads the team with 51 receptions for 833 yards and seven TD’s. Running back Adrian Peterson leads the running game for the Redskins with 183 attempts for 784 yards and four touchdowns.

On the defensive side of the ball, former Giant Landon Collins leads the Redskins with 110 tackles.

The Giants are looking to win their first two back-to-back games since September when they travel to Washington on Sunday.