Giants-Packers Facts, Figures and Trends

Tonight will mark the 61st meeting between two of the NFL’s most-storied franchises: The Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants.  The Packers hold a 27-21-2 edge.

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This will mark the third straight year that the Packers and Giants have faced off in the regular season, the first time that has happened since 1985-87. Green Bay has won the last three regular-season meetings.*

It is also the third straight year that the Packers have played at MetLife Stadium, with a Week 13 contest in 2011 against the Giants and a Week 8 game with the Jets in 2010, the stadium’s first season.*

The Packers and Giants also met in a NFC Divisional playoff contest last season at Lambeau Field, one that was won by New York, 37-20.*

Green Bay head coach Mike McCarthy is 3-2 lifetime vs the Giants.  Tom Coughlin is 3-5 in his career vs the Packers.

The Packers com into tonight’s contest at 7-3 and have won five consecutive games. The Giants (6-4) started the season with a 6-2 record at the halfway point but lost their last two games before they went on their bye last week.

Since Week 6, the Giants have drawn the fewest penalties in the league (18). The Packers are fourth with 22.

The Giants are 2.5 point favorites over the Packers tonight at MetLife Stadium. The Over/under is 50.5.

Below are some recent trends ATS – against the spread courtesy covers.com.

Packers Trends
Packers are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a bye week.
Packers are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a bye week.
Packers are 10-2 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
Packers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in November.
Packers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

Giants Trends
Giants are 9-2-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
Giants are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 30 points in their previous game.
Giants are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NFC.
Giants are 17-40-2 ATS in their last 59 games in November.
Giants are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on fieldturf.
Giants are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games following a bye week.
Giants are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Giants are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games in Week 12.

Head to Head
Over is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
Underdog is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
Road team is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings.

*courtesy Packers Public Relations dept