This Thursday when the New York Giants face the New England Patriots, Big Blue will be the biggest underdogs in their history. The Giants have never been a 16.5 point underdog before and based on numbers compiled by SportsBetting.AG the Giants don't fare so well as double digit dogs.

This is also the highest spread for a Thursday night game in league history, with previous highs of +15 coming in 1992 (Giants at Cowboys) and 2016 (Rams at Seahawks).New York's previous high as an underdog was 15.5 points, which occurred in 1980 and 1995. The G-Men have been underdogs of two touchdowns or more six times since 1980, and all of the games were on the road:

YearOpponentResultSpread
1980@ChargersL 44-7+15
1983@RedskinsL 31-22+15.5
1992@CowboysL 30-3+15
1995@49ersL 20-6+15.5
1995@CowboysL 21-20+15
2019@Patriots?+16.5
The Giants' biggest regular season upset came in 2017 when they beat Denver as 13.5-point underdogs. Another major upset by the team came in Super Bowl XLII when it defeated the Patriots 17-14 as a 12.5-point dog.