The New York Jets are taking on the New York Giants in Week 13 of the NFL season on Sunday, December 6, 2015, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Game time is 1:00 pm EDT and the game is on TV on CBS with announcers Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts along with sideline reporter Evan Washburn.
This is a critical game for both the Jets and Giants this week as both teams are in the thick of playoff races. The Giants are tied atop the NFC East with the Washington Redskins and the Jets are in the thick of the AFC Wildcard race tied with the Steelers, Chiefs, Texans and Colts. Both teams need to win this game to make the playoffs in the 2015 so the stakes are pretty high.
- New York Jets -2 at New York Giants (O/U is 45)
The New York Jets are 6-5 on the season and tied for the Wildcard in the AFC and they find themselves a 2 point favorite this week to beat the New York Giants in the Meadowlands. The Jets have wins this season over the Browns, Colts, Dolphins twice, Redskins and Jaguars. The Jets have losses to the Eagles, Patriots, Raiders, Bills and Texans. The Jets started out the season 4-1 but are just 2-4 since.
The New York Giants are 5-6 so far this season. The Giantss have wins over the Redskins, Bills, 49ers, Cowboys and Buccaneers. The Giants have losses to the Cowboys, Falcons, Eagles, Saints, Patriots and Redskins. The Giants were 5-4 a few weeks ago and had their own destiny in their hands for making the playoffs but two straight losses have put their playoff hopes in serious doubt.
The over/under for the game is 45 points. The Jets are scoring an average of 25 points per game and the Giants are averaging 26 points scored per game. The Jets defense is giving up an average of 21 points per game and the Giants defense is is giving up 25 points per game.
The winner of this game will end up in a pretty good spot in terms of making the NFL playoffs this season. The loser will be in serious trouble in terms of making the playoffs. So this game really comes down to which team wants to make the playoffs more this season?
The Jets come into the game with seemingly more motivation and a head coach who can motivate his team. The Giants come in with an old head coach who seemingly cannot motivate his team anymore. On the other hand, though, Giants QB Eli Manning has a lifetime record of 96-82 as a starting NFL QB and the Jets Ryan Fitzpatrick’s record is just 39-60-1 in the NFL. Who will prevail? Tune in to CBS Sunday at 1 pm to find out.