Original point Spread: Patriots -3
Halftime Score: Patriots 10 Giants 9 (Current score: Patriots 17, Giants 15)
With the score at the half, New England Patriots 10 NY Giants 9, the Giants still “lead” with the 3 points 12-10. But it feels like the Giants have had their opportunity to be up by a much bigger score. Plus, the Patriots get the ball to start the second half. Crucial 1st drive for both teams. A score and the Giants are suddenly down 8, a stop and the close game continues.
With things opening up in the 2nd half, look for Eli Manning to show why he is the hottest QB in the playoffs right now and the Giants will stay close enough to keep within the 3 points.
The over-under needs 37 points to reach the “over”, highly unlikely at this point, which may explain why the over-under line dropped to 53 an hour before kickoff.