2014 Season NFL Football Past Picks

August 16, 2014

This pick was released to clients on August 11, 2014 at 10:06PM ET.

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New York at Indianapolis

Saturday 08/16 07:00 PM Eastern

1.5 units on Indianapolis -1 (-120) (risk 1.5 to return 2.75)  RESULT: LOSS

This is a tough spot for the Giants, playing their third preseason game with two away from home. The offense had 312 total yards, two turnovers and was 5-14 on third down last week. It's a new offense under offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo, a West Coast-style that hasn't got going yet. They are desperate to improve last year's #28 ranked attack. An offense built around the wide receivers’ ability to make plays after the catch has one fatal flaw - not giving the receivers an opportunity to make a catch. Through two preseason games, the top two receivers – Victor Cruz and Rueben Randle - have no receptions or targets through seven offensive series. After Eli Manning, it's not an impressive QB rotation with Ryan Nassib and Curtis Painter. Indianapolis comes home after showing nothing last week in a 13-10 loss at the NY Jets, so there is plenty to improve upon in front of the home fans. The QB rotation is very deep and strong with Andrew Luck, veteran Matt Hasselbeck and mobile Chandler Harnish. NY Giants coach Tom Coughlin is 2-8 straight-up in their third preseason game, so grab the home team and play the Colts.

FINAL SCORE
TEAM 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q FINAL
Giants 0 0 0 27 27
Colts 10 10 3 3 26

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