Sports Betting Spotlight: New York Giants 2017 season preview

Updated August 28, 2017 - 5:07 pm

The Review-Journal’s Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart (@KellyInVegas) and Wynn sports book director Johnny Avello preview the Giants’ season in the 18th of a series of 32 NFL team videos in 32 days.

New York finished 11-5 last season and lost its wild-card playoff game to the Green Bay Packers. The Giants went 9-7-1 against the spread and were the NFL’s best under team with a 5-12 over-under mark.

New York, which was second in the league in scoring defense (17.8 ppg) last season, added a couple weapons on offense for quarterback Eli Manning in veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall and rookie tight end Evan Engram. The Giants, who averaged only 19.4 ppg last season, also feature star wideout Odell Beckham Jr. and running back Paul Perkins.

New York’s 2017 season win total is 9 (Under minus-125).

2017 Sports Betting Spotlight schedule*

Aug. 11: Pittsburgh Steelers

Aug. 12: Tennessee Titans

Aug. 13: Indianapolis Colts

Aug. 14: Cleveland Browns

Aug. 15: Cincinnati Bengals

Aug. 16: Jacksonville Jaguars

Aug. 17: Baltimore Ravens

Aug. 18: Houston Texans

Aug. 19: Chicago Bears

Aug. 20: New Orleans Saints

Aug. 21: Atlanta Falcons

Aug. 22: Minnesota Vikings

Aug. 23: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Aug. 24: Carolina Panthers

Aug. 25: Detroit Lions

Aug. 26: Green Bay Packers

Aug. 27: San Francisco 49ers

Aug. 28: New York Giants

Aug. 29: Washington Redskins

Aug. 30: Dallas Cowboys

Aug. 31: Seattle Seahawks

Sept. 1: Los Angeles Rams

Sept. 2: Philadelphia Eagles

Sept. 3: Arizona Cardinals

Sept. 4: Oakland Raiders

Sept. 5: Buffalo Bills

Sept. 6: Kansas City Chiefs

Sept. 7: New England Patriots

Sept. 8: New York Jets

Sept. 9: Miami Dolphins

Sept. 10: Los Angeles Chargers

Sept. 11: Denver Broncos

*Schedule is subject to change

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Contact reporter Todd Dewey at or 702-383-0354. Follow @tdewey33 on Twitter.

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