Steelers vs. Giants Betting Odds: Windy Weather Moving Monday Night Football Over/Under
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Steelers vs. Giants Betting Odds
If you weren’t already aware before landing on this post, you now know from the table above that the over/under for tonight’s Steelers-Giants matchup sits at 45.
And even if you did already know that, you may be surprised to find out that the total wasn’t always so low. The earliest openers were up at 48, and as recently as the beginning of last week, it was still listed at 47.5.
And if you already knew that, well, then you’re very good at tracking line movement. So, let’s get into what caused it.
Steelers vs. Giants Weather Forecast
While it’s shaping up to be a perfectly clear September night in East Rutherford, forecasts are calling for some wind throughout the game. And as of the late morning, it’s looking like there should be enough to impact the play on the field.
In our database (since 2005), NFL games played in winds of 10 mph or more have hit the under at a 55.8% clip on a record of 494-391-10, good for 74.0 units and an 8.3% return on investment.
And with tonight’s forecast calling for speeds of 11-12 mph, it’s looking more and more like this game will be a match for the system.
Also worth noting is the direction of the wind. Coming across the field, it’ll have an effect on all passing and kicking plays, as opposed to just those going into it, which should limit big completions, and perhaps keep the clock moving as both teams turn a bit more toward their respective run games.
As of the time of writing, only 43% of bettors have taken the under, but they’ve generated 83% of actual money hitting the total. If you’re looking to back the big bettors behind the weather-based trend, make sure to shop around. You can still nab a 45.5 at FanDuel.