Star running back Saquon Barkley agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $11 million to return to the New York Giants for the 2023-2024 NFL season.
The return of the Giants’ best offensive player has an impact on the team’s season betting props.
There are -110 odds for the New York Giants to win over 7.5 wins next season.
NEW YORK – With the New York Giants successfully resigning Saquon Barkley to a one-year deal, how does the move affect their regular season betting props?
Surprise! 🚨 🚨 🚨
The #Giants and star RB Saquon Barkley agreed to terms on a new 1-year deal worth up to $11M, sources say, as Barkley gives himself a chance to beat the franchise tag. He gets a $2M signing bonus.
Bottom line: Barkley is coming in & will be at training camp. pic.twitter.com/A5PR7RWLfQ
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 25, 2023
The return of Barkley massively improves value for the Giants legal sports betting props next season. The 2022-2023 New York Giants offense ran through Saquon Barkley, ranking in the top five in the NFL for rushing yards, rushing yards per game, and rushing touchdowns.
New York Giants O/U 7.5 Regular Season Wins Odds
Over 7.5 Wins -110
Under 7.5 Wins -120
New York had no problem clearing the 7.5-win total last season, posting a 9-7-1 record and an NFL Playoffs appearance. Saquon Barkley was one of four running backs last season to record over 290 rushing attempts and 1,300 rushing yards, guiding his team over a 7.5-win total in 2022.
New York Giants Odds to Make the Playoffs
Saquon’s best season since his rookie year propelled the Giants into the NFL Playoffs, where they won their first playoff game since 2011. The additions of head coach Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka revived Saquon’s career that was riddled by injuries the past few seasons.
NY Giants Special at Bovada
Saquon Barkley to Score 10+ Rushing Touchdowns in the Regular Season +150
With a healthy Saquon Barkley returning to a run-first Giants system, the +150 odds at NFL betting sites for Saquon to score 10 or more rushing touchdowns are valuable.
Saquon rushed for 10 touchdowns on a career-high 1,312 rushing yards in 2022.
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