New York Jets at New York Giants
Madden20 Sim: Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm
The Line: New York Giants +2 -- Over/Under: 42.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The New York Jets and New York Giants meet Sunday night in a Madden20 NFL simulation game.
The New York Jets didn’t win a whole lot in the real life season, but they have some talent on the video game side, especially on defense where safety Jalen Adams and linebackers CJ Mosely and Avery Williamson are all ranked 85 or higher overall. Running back Le’Veon Bell carries an 88 overall rating with a 89 speed rating and 92 acceleration rating. Wide receiver Robby Anderson is the fastest player on the team with a 94 speed rating and 84 overall rating. Quarterback Sam Darnold has a 74 overall rating with a 77 awareness rating and a 83 acceleration rating. For a team that didn’t win a whole lot on the actual field, the New York Jets have some talent in the virtual world and they’re good enough to win with if played with online. Don’t sleep on these Jets.
The New York Giants are heavy offensive team with their top-five ranked players being on that side of the ball starting with running back Saquon Barkley who is a 89 overall with a 92 speed rating. Tight end Evan Engram is an 88 overall with an 88 awareness rating, while wide receiver Golden Tate is an 83 overall rating and 96 agility rating. The concern with the Giants is quarterback Daniel Jones brings in a 70 overall rating with a 72 awareness rating and 84 speed rating. Defensively, defensive end Leonard Williams is the highest rated player at 82 overall and defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson is 80 overall with an 88 strength rating. The New York Giants are light on game changing talent, but you can win with this team if you know how to control the offensive line and mix up a power running game.
The New York Jets are actually not bad in this video game in terms of ratings, and the good thing is they don't have Adam Gase calling the shots to mess everything up. The New York Giants are a team we've backed a lot in past simulations only because they're usually massive underdogs and I don't love laying big chalk when I have to rely on a computer that's so whacky and inconsistent. The truth is the Giants aren't all that good.
I'll lay the small chalk with the Jets.