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Colts vs Giants Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17
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Colts vs Giants Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Colts vs Giants prediction for the NFL week 17 game in East Rutherford. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Colts vs Giants Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Sunday, January 1st, the Indianapolis Colts travel to take on the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Sunday’s game, New York is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Indianapolis have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Colts vs Giants prediction.

  • Spread: IND +5.0 | NYG -5.0
  • MoneyLine: IND +175 | NYG -215
  • Total: 39.5

Colts vs Giants Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 17 contest against the Giants, the Colts have a 4-6-1 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 4-10-1 With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -7.27 points per game. So far, the Colts have been favored in 9 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 5.

In their last 5 games away from home, the Colts have a straight up record of 1-4-0 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team averaged 18.6 points per game in this stretch. Indianapolis heads into this matchup with a 3-2 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 1-4 straight up in these matchups.

Heading into this week 17 contest against the Colts, the Giants have a 4-6-1 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 8-6-1. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -1.87 points per game. So far, the Giants have been favored in 4 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -3.

When looking at their past 5 home matchups, New York has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 21.6 per game. The team went 2-2-1 overall in these games. Spanning across their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Giants have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.

As the Colts and Giants get set to square off, our projections show Indianapolis covering the spread as +5.0 point underdogs. Although the team’s offense is ranked just 23rd and 25th in passing and rush yards, respectively, we see Indianapolis having an above average offensive performance.

Free Spread Prediction: Indianapolis Colts 5.0

Colts vs Giants Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Colts have an over-under record of 5-10. For the season, the Colts offense has been struggling, averaging just 16.53 points per game. Things haven’t gone any better on defense, where they are the 25th ranked scoring defense in the NFL. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Giants have an over-under record of 6-9. This season, the Giants are averaging 20.73 points per contest, placing them 20th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 20th in points allowed per game.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Colts and Giants combining for 35 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 39.5

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