After falling 31-13 to the Green Bay Packers Sunday, the New York Giants are officially in last place in the NFC East with a 2-10 record behind even the Washington Redskins. New York is slated for a matchup against the NFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football at Lincoln Financial Field next week.
The Giants, per BetOnline, are 8.5-point underdogs to the Eagles heading into the game.
Last week, the Giants were predicted to be 7.5-point underdogs to the Packers.
The Eagles are coming off of a surprising, 37-31, loss to the 3-9 Miami Dolphins Sunday. With a 5-7 record, the Eagles are in second place in the NFC East behind the Dallas Cowboys. The Eagles are 16th in the NFL in points with 22.8, 20th in total yards with 323.3, 18th in passing yards with 223.6 and 13th in rushing yards with 118.8. The Giants, by comparison, are 25th in the league in points (19.2), 25th in yards (316.7), 20th in passings yards (221.2), 23rd in rushing yards (95.5).
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has 271 completions out of 434 attempts this season with 2,840 yards, 20 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Running back Jordan Howard leads the team with 119 rushing attempts for 525 yards with six touchdowns. Wide receiver Zach Ertz is the team leader in receptions with 70 for 736 yards and three touchdowns.
On the defensive side of the ball, Malcolm Jenkins has 59 combined tackles, including 45 solo, and 2.5 sacks.
The Giants are still in search of their first win since Sept. 29 and are now riding an eight-game losing streak heading into Monday’s matchup against the Eagles.