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New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals 11/29/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The New York Giants visit the Cincinnati Bengals on 11/29/2020 at 1:00PM.

N.Y. Giants and Cincinnati face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. N.Y. Giants has a record of 3-7 this season. Cincinnati is 2-7 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

N.Y. Giants Team Defense Preview

N.Y. Giants faces 6.7 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 35.9 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.35 points per drive. On 45.0% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but on 13.0% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 27.0 and these drives usually take up 3:05 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 95.3 and on 2.2% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. N.Y. Giants has forced a sack rate of 6.5% this season.

Examining N.Y. Giants in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 122 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 54 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 44.3%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 11 fourth down conversion attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 8 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 72.7%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 37 Red Zone entrances this season and their opponents have converted 20 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 54.1%.

N.Y. Giants Team Offense Preview

N.Y. Giants has run 6.1 plays per drive and they generate 29.4 yards per drive, and they score 1.75 points per offensive possession. On 36.5% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but on 14.4% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 31.1 yard line, they usually take up 2:48 of time.

On 2.4% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 2.7% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.N.Y. Giants has yielded 31 sacks this season and there were 179 yards lost as a result of the inability to protect the Quarterback.

They rushed for 4.5 yards per carry and for 110.5 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 11 times this season.

Examining N.Y. Giants in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 125 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 51 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 40.8%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 13 fourth down attempts this season and have converted 9 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 69.2%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 27 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 13 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 48.1%.

Cincinnati Team Defense Preview

Cincinnati faces 5.9 plays per drive, this defense gives up 34.6 yards per drive, and opponents score 2.36 points per offensive possession. 43.4% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 8.8% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 29.4 and these drives usually take up 2:31 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 95.6 and on 2.6% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Cincinnati has caused a sack rate of 3.6% this season.

We will get more situational with Cincinnati and examine various situations. They have faced 126 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 57 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 45.2%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 7 fourth down conversion attempts this season and opponents have converted 3 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 42.9%. Defensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone, which is why defenses strive to avoid this from happening. They have had allowed offenses 38 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and their opponents have converted 27 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 71.1%.

Cincinnati Team Offense Preview

Cincinnati has 6.5 plays per drive, this offense averages 30.6 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 1.89 points per drive. 37.2% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 11.5% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their possessions start on average at their Own 27.4 and these drives usually take up 2:53 of time.

On 3.1% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 1.4% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Cincinnati has yielded 36 sacks this season and this has resulted in 262 yards lost.

Cincinnati rushed for 4.0 yards per carry and for 101.9 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 15 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Cincinnati and examine various situations. They have had 139 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 51 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 36.7%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 18 fourth down attempts this season and have converted 14 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 77.8%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 34 Red Zone entrances this season and have converted 18 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 52.9%.

The N.Y. Giants Roster

The Players to Watch for N.Y. Giants

Daniel Jones QB 6-5 221

This season, Daniel Jones has put up 2122 yards and 8 touchdowns. He has thrown 9 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 78.2thus far this season. Daniel Jones has thrown 9 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Daniel Jones has 384 rushing yards, which puts him in the 100.0 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 49 times this season, which puts him in the 93.94 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

Wayne Gallman RB 6-0 210

This season, Wayne Gallman has 275 rushing yards on 69 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 5 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Wayne Gallman picked up 75 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 13 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

Darius Slayton WR 6-1 190

This season, Darius Slayton picked up 584 yards. He caught the ball 38 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 3 receiving touchdowns this season.

Dalvin Tomlinson NT 6-3 318

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for N.Y. Giants, Dalvin Tomlinson has 18 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 72.73 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Dexter Lawrence DE 6-4 342

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for N.Y. Giants, Dexter Lawrence has 20 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 3 times this season, which put him in the 55.17 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Logan Ryan FS 5-11 195

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for N.Y. Giants, Logan Ryan had 47 tackles which puts him in the 94.2 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Logan Ryan as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 56.78 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

James Bradberry CB 6-1 212

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for N.Y. Giants, James Bradberry had 26 tackles which puts him in the 62.5 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. James Bradberry as a ball hawker was able to pick off 3.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 95.98 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

The Cincinnati Roster

The Players to Watch for Cincinnati

Giovani Bernard RB 5-9 205

This season, Giovani Bernard has 191 rushing yards on 57 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 2 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Giovani Bernard picked up 244 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 32 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 2 receiving touchdowns this season.

Tyler Boyd WR 6-2 203

This season, Tyler Boyd picked up 710 yards. He caught the ball 69 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 3 receiving touchdowns this season.

Christian Covington NT 6-2 305

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Cincinnati, Christian Covington has 8 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 20.91 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Sam Hubbard DE 6-5 265

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Cincinnati, Sam Hubbard has 14 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 1 times this season, which put him in the 25.86 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Jessie Bates III FS 6-1 200

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Cincinnati, Jessie Bates III had 45 tackles which puts him in the 92.75 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Jessie Bates III as a ball hawker was able to pick off 3.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 93.22 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

William Jackson III CB 6-0 196

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Cincinnati, William Jackson III had 29 tackles which puts him in the 72.28 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. William Jackson III as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 62.64 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Giants 21 Cincinnati Bengals 24

Spread Pick: Cincinnati +6.5 -116 Pinnacle Sports
Moneyline Pick: Cincinnati +240 GtBets
Total Pick: Over 44 -110 bet365