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Breaking down Giants vs. Buccaneers betting splits for MNF

Monday Night Football has the Buccaneers and Giants facing off. How are bettors handling this Week 8 game? We break down the splits.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski and quarterback Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrate in the end zone after the team scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the second half of their game at Allegiant Stadium on October 25, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Buccaneers defeated the Raiders 45-20. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Monday Night Football brings us the battle between the 1-6 New York Giants and the 5-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Giants have a -52 point differential while the Buccaneers have a +80 point differential on the season to give you a glimpse into how these teams have fared this season.

This Monday the odds of course favor Tom Brady and company, as the Buccaneers are 12.5-point favorites on the road. The point total is 45.5, implying 29.25 points for Tampa Bay and 16.25 points for New York. So far, the Buccaneers are 4-3 against the spread while the Giants are also 4-3. Tampa Bay has hit the over in four of their seven games, while New York has hit the under in five of their seven matchups this season.

As a 12.5-point road favorites, Buccaneers backers are making themselves known at DraftKings Sportsbook. Betters appear to be all in on Tampa Bay, as they’ve righted the ship over their last two games, easily beating the Packers and Raiders by a combined score of 83-30, while the Giants did manage a win over Washington two weeks ago, but haven’t shown nearly enough to have any faith in them putting up big points on the Buccaneers defense.

With 89 percent of the handle and 85 percent of the bets going for Tampa Bay and the points, not many bettors believe the Giants can put up a fight tonight. The same is true with the moneyline, as 96 percent of the handle and 96 percent of the bets favor the road team.

As for the point total, bettors are on the over, with 66 percent of the handle and 79 percent of the bets banking on the game going over 45.5 points.

Patriots/Jets MNF splits

Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
Teams Point Spread % Handle % Bets Total Points % Handle % Bets Moneyline % Handle % Bets
NE Patriots -10 70% 68% Over 41.5 43% 45% -480 83% 86%
NY Jets 10 30% 32% Under 41.5 57% 55% 390 17% 14%