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Inside the numbers: Home Field Advantage?

Posted Oct 15, 2013

Giants.com's Michael Eisen takes a statistical approach to the team's upcoming home-heavy schedule

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J – The first six weeks have brought nothing but defeat and misery, but the Giants are far from tossing in the proverbial towel on the 2013 season. As Antrel Rolle said yesterday, “The season’s not over for us. We have 10 games left to go. It’s up to us to determine how this season’s going to turn out for us.”


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They can help steer it toward a more favorable outcome by playing better at home, beginning Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings.

The Giants have played just two home games to date, losses to Denver and Philadelphia. It is the first time since 1996 the Giants lost their first two home games.

Since MetLife Stadium opened in 2010, the Giants’ home record is 15-11, a winning percentage of .577. Their best season in MetLife was 6-2 in 2012. The Giants actually have a little better home winning percentage than the .572 compiled by the NFL’s 32 teams since 2010. But according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Giants’ home record ranks 16th in the league in the last three-plus seasons.
 
During that time, the Green Bay Packers have the league’s best home record at 24-2 (.923). Of course, that doesn’t count the Packers’ loss to the Giants’ in a 2011 NFC Divisional Playoff Game. Two of the Giants’ NFC East rivals, Philadelphia and Washington, as well as Carolina, have the worst home marks since 2010 at 9-17 (.346).

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Six of the Giants’ final 10 games are at home, including five of eight in the second half of the season. If they can establish a true home-field advantage, the Giants will take a step toward reversing their fortunes.

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  • The Giants’ four losses on the road this year dropped their regular-season record as visitors in the 89-season history of the franchise to 291-291-17. Despite that, the Giants are the only current NFL franchise with a road winning percentage of .500 or better.

  • In their 27-21 loss last week in Chicago, the Giants converted 64 percent of their third down opportunities (seven of 11). That was their highest conversion percentage in a loss since Oct. 28, 1973, when they converted 64.3 percent (nine of 14), but fell to the St. Louis Cardinals, 35-27.

  • The Giants did not sack Jay Cutler in Chicago and have a league-low five sacks in six games.

    That projects to 13 or 14 sacks for the season. Since individual sacks became an official statistic in 1982, the Giants’ lowest full-season total was 25 in 1992.

    The NFL has tracked team sacks since 1963. The Giants’ lowest total since then was 18 in 1971. From 2004-2012, the Giants had 367 sacks, third-most in the NFL.

  • The game vs. the Bears was the ninth since the start of the 2010 season in which the Giants did not sack an opposing quarterback. They lost seven of those games, including the last four. The Giants last won without recording a sack on Oct. 7, 2012 vs. Cleveland.

  • Eli Manning’s 239 passing yards against the Bears increased his career total to 33,248. That vaulted him past two Hall of famers – Y.A. Tittle (33,070) and Steve Young (33,124) - and into 25th place on the league’s career list. Just ahead of Manning at No. 24 is Phil Simms, with 33,462. Simms, of course, is the Giants’ passing yardage record-holder. Manning needs 215 yards against the Vikings to pass Simms and become No. 1 in franchise history.

    Manning already owns the Giants records for pass attempts (4,686), completions (2,735) and touchdown passes (220).

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  • Victor Cruz’s four receptions in Chicago increased his career total to 203. He became the 22nd player in history with at least 200 catches in a Giants uniform. Cruz jumped ahead of Howard Cross (201) and into 21st place on the team’s career list.

  • The Giants have committed at least three turnovers in each of their six games this season, their longest such streak since they did so in seven games in a row from Nov. 13, 1960 – Sept. 17, 1961.

  • More turnovers: After six games in 2012, the Giants had committed seven turnovers and had a differential of plus-seven. This year, they have committed 23 turnovers and have an NFL-worst differential of minus-16. The Giants also have seven takeaways, compared to 14 at this time last season.

  • If they start taking care of the ball, history suggests they’ll significantly improve their chances of winning. The Giants have won 11 of their last 13 regular-season games in which they had no offensive turnovers. They had won 10 in a row before losing at Washington on Dec. 3, 2012.

  • Brandon Jacobs rushed for 106 yards in Chicago, the kind of number that usually results in a Giants victory. In 10 seasons under Tom Coughlin, the Giants are 41-12 when they have at least one back rush for 100 or more yards. They are 11-2 when Jacobs reaches the century mark.

  • Jacobs’ two rushing touchdowns in Chicago increased his career total to 59. That places him fourth among active players, behind Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson (81), Jacksonville’s Maurice Jones-Drew (65) and Cleveland’s Willis McGahee (64).

  • The Giants have trailed at halftime in all six of their games this season and they have lost the last 10 games in which they were behind after two quarters. They last won a game in which they trailed at halftime on Sept. 16, 2012, when they rallied from a 24-13 deficit to beat Tampa Bay 41-34. The deficits would be easier to overcome if they played better at the start of the second half. But their first six third-quarter possessions have ended fumble, punt, interception, punt, punt and punt.

  • Giants opponents begin their offensive possessions after kickoffs on average at the 19-yard line, which places the Giants first in the NFL. The average start of Minnesota’s opponents is the 24.8-yard line, which leaves the Vikings last in the league.

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