4 bold predictions for the Giants vs. Patriots showdown

The Giants will look to carry their momentum from their Week 11 victory into their Week 12 showdown against the Patriots.

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1. Giants defeat the Patriots

Despite the Patriots having a worse record than the Giants and yet to name a starting quarterback for Week 12, the Giants enter the game as 3.5-point home underdogs, which sounds blasphemous.

Sitting in last place in the AFC with a 2-8 record, the Patriots are not a team that strikes fear into the eyes of their opponents. For them to be favored against anyone at this point in the season given their struggles, especially on the road, feels disrespectful.

The Giants have one thing going for them that the Patriots do not. Continuity. Tommy DeVito is set to make his third consecutive start and continues to grow with each passing game, showing he is getting more comfortable within the Giants offense. On the other hand, Mac Jones has been benched in place of Bailey Zappe on three separate occasions this season, with the most recent benching coming before the Patriots Week 11 bye.

Saquon Barkley and the rest of the offense will continue to rally around DeVito, who has now scored multiple touchdowns in consecutive games, as he leads them to their second win in as many weeks.

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