Giants vs Buccaneers Odds, Trends & Lines

Giants vs Buccaneers Odds

Will the next game between the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers lead to a rematch of their 2008 playoff game?

When betting on matchups of these NFC teams, it’s important to know the latest Giants vs. Buccaneers odds. You’ll also need information on the background of this football series dating back to 1977 so you can make better bets and boost your chances of success.

Read on to learn more about the Giants vs. Bucs rivalry, including game stats and betting trends from the last game. We’ll also share statistics from the all-time series and ways to bet on Buccaneers vs. Giants matchups.

Giants vs. Buccaneers: Highlights and Past Stats

Giants vs. Buccaneers Odds: Week 8 (2020)

Moneyline: TB -750, NYG +525

Point Spread: TB -13, NYG +13

Over/Under: 47

Result: Tampa Bay defeated New York 25-23, but the Bucs didn’t cover the spread. The combined total score was 48, so the game went over.

The NFC East’s Giants hosted the NFC South’s Buccaneers in Week 8 at MetLife Stadium on Monday Night Football (MNF).

New York Giants

The Giants (1-6) ranked second-to-last in the NFL in total offense. They relied on their strong defense to help them stay in games.

New York was competitive in all its games that season except during a 27-point loss to the NFC champion 49ers. All other losses were by 10 or fewer points.

QB Daniel Jones was sacked 20 times, and the team committed 13 turnovers.

The Giants edged out the Bucs 32-31 in Week 3 last season in a comeback victory. They limited the Buccaneers’ offense to three second-half points.

In Jones’ first start, he passed for 336 yards and two TDs. His top targets included tight end Evan Engram, who caught a 75-yard TD in that Giants-Bucs game.

The Giants’ strong defense could keep the final score close. Linebacker Blake Martinez ranked second in the NFL with 73 tackles and two sacks.

The defensive unit had 18 QB sacks and forced nine turnovers. The Giants’ top defensive players included defensive ends Dexter Lawrence and Leonard Williams and linebacker Kyler Fackrell.

The Giants injury report included:

  • Defensive Guard Will Hernandez (reserve/COVID-19)
  • RB Devonta Freeman (ankle)
  • WR Sterling Shepard (toe/shoulder)
  • Cornerback Darnay Holmes (neck)
  • Safety Adrian Colbert (neck)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In Week 7, Tampa Bay (5-2) obliterated the Las Vegas Raiders 45-20. Buccaneers QB Tom Brady led the league’s third-best passing offense by tossing for 369 yards

The Buccaneers averaged 31.7 points per game and outscored opponents by over 11 points.

Tampa ran a balanced offense that included running back Ronald Jones, who ranked fourth in the NFL with 506 rushing yards entering Week 8.

Brady tossed for 910 yards and 18 TDs to targets like WR Mike Evans (six TDs), WR Scotty Miller (16.6 yards/catch), and TE Rob Gronkowski (22 catches).

During Brady’s last five games, the six-time Super Bowl champion averaged 290.8 passing yards/game, threw 15 TDs, and tossed just one INT. It was a significant improvement from his performance during the first two weeks of the NFL season.

Brady faced a Giants defense that ranked 22 in the NFL in QB passer ratings at 99.1.

Bucs wide receivers hauled in 12 touchdown receptions, which ranked only behind the Seattle Seahawks. Tampa also led the NFL with six players having 2+ receiving touchdowns.

The Bucs’ solid defense ranked third in the NFL in total yards allowed and first against the run. Tampa Bay racked up 12 takeaways and ranked second in the NFL with 25 sacks.

Key defensive players pressuring opposing quarterbacks included linebackers Jason Pierre-Paul, Shaquil Barrett, and Devin White. Meanwhile, LB Lavonte David and safety Antoine Winfield made plays everywhere on the football field.

WR Chris Godwin was the only player on the Buccaneers’ active roster who didn’t practice on Friday before the Giants game.

Giants vs. Buccaneers: 2020 Past Betting Trends

Week 8 (2020)

Tampa Bay was a 13-point favorite versus New York.

The Bucs and Giants were both 4-3 against the spread (ATS).

Tampa Bay had a 5-2 ATS record during its last seven games versus teams with a losing record.

The Giants were 4-1 ATS as underdogs in their last five games.

Giants vs. Buccaneers: All-Time Series Facts

As of August 2021, the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers went head-to-head in 24 games, including one postseason game. The NYG won 16 times, while the Bucs won eight times.

Their only non-regular season matchup was a Wild Card game during the 2007 NFL season. The NYG defeated the Bucs 24-14 in Tampa Bay to improve their road record to 8-1 for the season.

The NFC teams first played in 1976 when New York defeated Tampa Bay 10-0.

Giants vs. Buccaneers: Matchup History

Notable Players

New York Giants

  • Lawrence Taylor
  • Harry Carson
  • Eli Manning
  • Sam Huff
  • Frank Gifford
  • Emlen Tunnell
  • Andy Robustelli
  • Michael Strahan
  • Rosey Brown
  • Mel Hein

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Derrick Brooks
  • Warren Sapp
  • Hardy Nickerson
  • Lee Roy Selmon
  • Ronde Barber
  • Keyshawn Johnson
  • Simeon Rice
  • John Lynch
  • Mark Carrier
  • Hugh Green

Giants vs. Buccaneers: How to Bet on Games

When betting on the Buccaneers vs. Giants games, you have several options ranging from basic moneyline bets to complex 7-leg parlay bets:

Over-Under: This totals bet projects the combined points of the two teams in the game.

Prop Bet:A proposition bet is made on an individual player or a specific event in the match. More bets are made on players than events.

For example,you could bet which Chicago Bears or Washington Football Team player will make the most interceptions in the game.

Parlays: This bet requires you to win each bet’s parts or “legs” to win the entire bet.

Live Betting: In-Play bets let you stake after the opening kickoff and during different stages like the first half or second half.

For example, you could place a bet after the New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons game starts airing on networks like ESPN.

Teasers: The bettor can move the point spreads to a more favorable line, although this step lowers betting odds like the Packers vs. Giants odds.

Moneyline: This type of bet is popular in pro leagues like the NBA, MLB, NHL, and NFL. In this straight-up bet, the bettor just selects the football game’s winning or losing team.

Point Spread: The results are based on how many points by which a football team wins or loses. A minus sign (-) indicates the favored team, while a plus sign (+) indicates the underdog team.

An example includes:

Philadelphia Eagles (-3) vs. Dallas Cowboys (+3)

The Eagles are field-goal favorites, while the Cowboys are 3-point underdogs.

Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take a step towards leading the all-time series versus the New York Giants?