New York @ Tampa Bay
Current Records: New York 3-6; Tampa Bay 6-3
What to Know
The New York Giants and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are even-steven against one another since October of 2017 (2-2), but not for long. New York will take on the Buccaneers at 8:15 p.m. ET Monday at Raymond James Stadium after a week off. New York should still be feeling good after a victory, while Tampa Bay will be looking to right the ship.
New York was able to grind out a solid win over the Las Vegas Raiders two weeks ago, winning 23-16. No one had a standout game offensively for New York, but they got scores from TE Evan Engram and SAF Xavier McKinney. QB Daniel Jones ended up with a passer rating of 137.70.
Special teams collected 11 points for the Giants. K Graham Gano delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
Meanwhile, the Buccaneers came up short against the Washington Football Team last week, falling 29-19. Nobody on Tampa Bay really separated themselves from the pack offensively, but they got scores from TE Cameron Brate and WR Mike Evans. QB Tom Brady ended up with a passer rating of 129.60.
The Giants have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 10.50 point spread they are up against. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 5-2 against the spread when expected to lose.
New York is now 3-6 while Tampa Bay sits at a mirror-image 6-3. A pair of offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: New York is third worst in the NFL in overall offensive touchdowns, with only 16 on the season. Tampa Bay's offense has more to brag about, as they they rank first in the league when it comes to passing touchdowns, with 27 on the season. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Monday at 8:15 p.m. ET
- Where: Raymond James Stadium -- Tampa, Florida
- TV: ESPN
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $154.38
The Buccaneers are a big 10.5-point favorite against the Giants, according to the latest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Buccaneers as an 11.5-point favorite.
New York have won three out of their last five games against Tampa Bay.
- Nov 02, 2020 - Tampa Bay 25 vs. New York 23
- Sep 22, 2019 - New York 32 vs. Tampa Bay 31
- Nov 18, 2018 - New York 38 vs. Tampa Bay 35
- Oct 01, 2017 - Tampa Bay 25 vs. New York 23
- Nov 08, 2015 - New York 32 vs. Tampa Bay 18