NEW ENGLAND (8-0) At N.Y. GIANTS (5-4)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Patriots by 6 1/2

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RECORD VS. SPREAD - Patriots 5-2-1, New York 5-3-1

SERIES RECORD - Giants lead 6-5

LAST MEETING - Giants beat Patriots 21-17, Feb. 5, 2012 in Super Bowl

LAST WEEK - Patriots beat Redskins 27-10; Giants beat Buccaneers 32-18

AP Pro32 RANKING - Patriots No. 1, Giants No. 11

PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (26), PASS (3)

PATRIOTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (3), PASS (16)

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (24), PASS (14)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (22), PASS (31)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Patriots are 8-0 for second time (2007). ... QB Tom Brady leads NFL in touchdown passes (22), fewest interceptions (2) and quarterback rating (113.5). He has at least two touchdowns passes in every game this season. ... RB LeGarrette Blount ran for season-high 129 yards last week. ... Julian Edelman is seventh in league with 57 catches. ... WR Brandon LaFell had 102 yards on five catches last week. ... DE Chandler Jones leads NFL with 9 1/2 sacks. New England has 27, tied for No. 2. ... CB Ryan Logan has four interceptions, tied for No. 3 in league. ... K Stephen Gostkowski leads NFL with 88 points. He won scoring title each of past three seasons. ... Giants QB Eli Manning is 3-1 against New England, winning two Super Bowl MVPs. He needs one touchdown pass to hit 20 for 10th straight season. ... Former Patriots RB Shane Vereen has caught touchdown in two straight. ... WR Odell Beckham Jr. is fourth in league with 759 yards receiving, third with 20 third-down catches and sixth with 59 receptions overall. ... CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has three interceptions and two forced fumbles in last five games. ... CB Trevin Wade had two fumble recoveries last week, including one for touchdown. ... K Josh Brown has made all 19 field goal attempts this season, and 23 in row dating to Dec. 28, 2014. He is second in league with 81 points. ... Fantasy Tip: If Drew Brees threw for league bests of 505 yards and seven touchdowns against this No. 32-ranked defense two weeks ago, imagine what Brady will do playing against it, even with Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul back.

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