PHILADELPHIA (WHTM) — The Eagles and Giants will meet for the third time this season, this time in the NFC Divisional. Philadelphia has won the previous two meetings, the last in Week 18 22-16 over the Giants.
The Eagles earned a bye week as the top seed in the National Football Conference. While the Giants earned a wild card berth, where New York knocked off the Vikings.
Below are live updates from the Eagles/Giants NFC Divisional inside Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from the abc27 Sports team.
How To Watch Eagles vs. Giants
The Eagles and Giants will square off on Saturday at 8:15p.m. (EST) and will be televised on FOX. Joe Davis will be on the call for the game with Daryl Johnston as the color analyst and Pam Oliver as the sideline reporter.
Breaking Down The Matchup
The Eagles received a first-round bye in the playoffs after securing the top-seed in the NFC and the home field advantage for this game. The Giants are fresh off of defeating the Minnesota Vikings 31-24 to advance through the first round in Brian Daboll’s first year as New York’s head coach.
In their history, the Eagles have Giants have met four times in the postseason with New York winning the firs two matchups and Philly winning the last two. The Giants have not defeated the Eagles in a playoff game since 2000 NFC Divisional game.
Here’s an interesting nugget in this matchup. Clete Blakeman will be the head official for the game and the Eagles are 13-1 in games where Blakeman is the head referee.
Philadelphia is the favorite heading into Saturday (-7.5), according to FanDuel Sportsbook, with the Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts healthy and not listed the injury report heading into the game.
The Eagles host the Giants in the NFC Divisional on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Kickoff is slated for 8:15 p.m. inside Lincoln Financial Field. The winner will face the Dallas Cowboys or San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship at the end of January.