TNF Giants vs Redskins NFL Odds Week 3 Picks, Predictions

One of the best Vegas scores and odds contests this week in football is the clash between Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants.

The current Vegas point spread according to professional gamblers is the New York Giants -3.5 with a total of 44. The total is down a point from the opener and the side down a half-point. Shop around at sportsbooks as juice varies and can be had at -3 and -120 for those who prefer the chalk. Sixty-nine percent of sports bettors prefer the home favorite and 65 percent on the over.

The best sports picks experts use different key handicapping numbers than the square player. Here is a preview of that game from a handicapping standpoint.

In comparing yards per rush on offense, the superiority from a statistical standpoint goes to Washington by .4. Passing yards per completion is another gauge utilized by bettors. The advantage is possessed by the Giants by a significant 1.6. Possibly the most utilized number by professional bettors is yards per point. From the offensive viewpoint the positive checkmark is in the column of New York by 6.5.

Now go to the key numbers on the defensive side of the ball. The yards per rush guide says the better run defense is the Giants by 1.5. The superior passing yards per completion data on defense give the upper hand to the Skins by 2.2. In terms of yards per point, the better defense is Washington forcing 1.0 more. The turnover edge is in the hands of New York by four.

Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.

Best football handicapping picks and prediction in the sports service industry is Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy is 21-12 in the NFL. I am 7-2 with NFL Wise Guys. Get the TNF winning NFL side. We have added a night MLB Dandy Dog, which is moneyline underdogs of 140 or more. It’s is all at

Spread trends (all records against the spread): Washington is 8-18 to NFC, 4-10 road, 2-8 after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game. The Giants are 6-1 on Thursdays, but 1-6 after allowing more than 250 yards passing in their previous game. The underdog is 7-2 in the series.

Over/under angles: Washington under 9-3 after allowing less than 250 total yards in their previous game, under 7-3 after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game. New York under 15-5 after allowing less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game, under 20-8 after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game. The series has gone under 13-3 in New York.


About the Author

Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy got his start in the sports handicapping industry with the Dial Sports (Communications Team) audiotext network. It was owned by sportswriter, broadcaster and handicapping pioneer Mickey Charles. Dial Sports was the sister company of the popular Sports Network Wire Service. Upon graduating California University of PA, where he was a play-by-play announcer on student radio station WVCS (now WCAL) and cable channel 29 (now CUTV), he became a full-time sports announcer and handicapper for the Sportsline scorephone network. He learned from NFL legends coach Hank Stram and broadcasting icon Ray Scott the ins and outs of the sports betting world. His Amazing Cadillac Club became the most successful 900-number in sports betting history. He left to become the first General Manager of the Freescoreboard scorephone network broadcast all over North America. His articles have appeared on several dozen websites and hard copy publications. He is now CEO of, the top sports betting site in the world. Email:

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