Peck area residents ask Sumner Commissioners for more Sheriff patrol

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Thank you for your input. +4 Vote up Vote down Jim · 399 weeks ago MULVANE should patrol the area just ask them to annex it all in for you. We in the southern part of the county are suffering just as much as you in the northern part. We have just as much traffic from hayseeds to the north coming down south to gamble. We have more than our share of drunk drivers also. And now with Oklahoma opening up the new weigh station at the state line we have an unbelieveable amount of truck traffic now deterring on state highway 177 to by pass both weigh stations and blasting through South Haven. Report Reply 0 replies · active 399 weeks ago -1 Vote up Vote down Grandma · 399 weeks ago Dont kid yourself there is money to get from the commissioners even if the budget is already set. They need to get off the pot and pony up the money to protect the citizens that put them in that seat. Report Reply 3 replies · active 399 weeks ago +24 Vote up Vote down Rural Resident · 399 weeks ago Welcome to living in the country. If you want police protection just minutes away from your house you should have stayed in the city. We here in the country have known for years that we are on our own. Keep a couple of loaded guns in your house, or move back into the city. Report Reply 0 replies · active 399 weeks ago -7 Vote up Vote down duane · 399 weeks ago If they did patrol and if they did catch someone would they file a report on it? Or just go catch an release? The number of crimes committed and between the Sheriff’s not bothering to investigate and the DA not wanting to prosecute, it’s almost why bother. Report Reply 0 replies · active 399 weeks ago -7 Vote up Vote down duane · 399 weeks ago If they did patrol and if they did catch someone would they file a report on it? Or just go catch an release? The number of crimes committed and between the Sheriff’s not bothering to investigate and the DA not wanting to prosecute Report Reply 0 replies · active 399 weeks ago +13 Vote up Vote down scooter · 399 weeks ago The northeast part of the county get’s the lions share of the attention from the Sheriff Office’s attention. The people in the northeast part of the county need to petetion the Mulvane City Council, as they are ultimately the source of your frustrations. They are the one’s who placed the problem in your back yard. They do no service for that area, when they annexed that land they left out the housing additions so that they would not have to provide service’s such as law enforcement. They too recieve 1% of the of the gaming proceeds from the casino therefore they can afford to provide services better than the county as they have other area’s of the county to serve, not just the northeast section. Report Reply 1 reply · active 399 weeks ago +12 Vote up Vote down Jim · 399 weeks ago I agree, it is the Mulvane city that is benifiting from the revenues, also the casio could give grant money to the county to supplement their budget. Also the Sedgwick sherrifs department can patrol their southern borders more. Report Reply 3 replies · active 399 weeks ago -1 Vote up Vote down Pain Free · 399 weeks ago Once again some people wish to open their mouths before being fully informed about the Sheriff’s Office! I invite you to visit the link to the Sheriff’s Office statistics release information page http://www.sumnersheriff.net/statistics.html. If this does not satisfy your *****ing about the Sheriff’s Office then I would contact Sheriff Chambers for a sit down or ask if you can ride along for an eveing with a Deputy and witness for yourself what goes on in Sumner County! Oh, FYI while your jumping up and down throwing a fit about Law Enforcement protection maybe you should start screaming at the City’s of Caldwell and Conway Springs who have little or NO officers except the Police Chief for protection. Once the sun goes down guess who has the responsibility for those area’s too? Report Reply 0 replies · active 399 weeks ago -6 Vote up Vote down Done · 399 weeks ago Thank you Commissioner Warner for speaking out for us at the meeting. At least one of you is on our side. Report Reply 1 reply · active 399 weeks ago -3 Vote up Vote down Red · 399 weeks ago So what happen at the commissioners meeting Tuesday? Or did anyone go to learn like Done said to do above. I agree with Grandma to. Report Reply 0 replies · active 399 weeks ago 12Next » Post a new comment Enter text right here! 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Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — A group of Peck area homeowners will be at the Sumner County Commissioners meeting Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. to ask for more law enforcement patrol in the northeast corner of the county.Shawn Hanson, a trustee for the London Township, said a recent rash of burglaries, increased casino traffic, and a larger number of drunk drivers using country roads to avoid patrol officers have caused many residents to seek more protection for the area where the Kansas Star Casino was built.Although two recently noted burglaries in the area — one involving an assault of a Sheriff deputy and one resulting in a shooting inside a garage of a homeowner — are not considered casino related, Hanson said he knows of at least four break-ins on Meridian Road in northeast Sumner County this month that may have been. Currently, there are two deputies patrolling Sumner County at one time, Hanson said. The group is asking for a third patrol person on duty. He said that would probably require four additional deputies to work in alternate shifts.“Sumner County has changed dramatically in the past two years especially in the northeast portion of the county,” Hanson said. “I’m not saying it is completely casino related. But we do have more issues than we had a few years ago.”The Kansas Star Casino was built off the Kansas Turnpike Exit 19 ramp and opened in December, 2011. With the expansion of the casino this month, Hanson fears that crimes will become worse.“We are kind of caught in the middle,” Hanson said. “There’s Wichita and Sedgwick County to the north and Wellington to the south. We don’t seem to have adequate protection in between those areas.”Increased crime concerns was a major source of contention for northeast county area residents when the Kansas State Lottery Commission was choosing a casino location. Hanson said those concerns are coming to fruitation.Sumner County Commissioners approved to allocate $2.19 million to the 2013 Sheriff Department budget in August of 2012 up from $1.87 million in 2012. It was 1.94 million in 2011.Yet, Sumner County Sheriff Captain Mike Yoder said there continues to be two deputies that usually patrol at night. That’s quite a large area to patrol since the county has 1,184.78 square miles.Statistically, according to Sumner County Department activity report, as of Oct. 31 of 2012 there have been 35 felony thefts and 82 misdemeanor thefts. In 2011, there were 44 felony thefts and 56 misdemeanor thefts. With two months to go it’s hard to determine any noticeable trends.“You have to be careful about using statistics like this because sometimes statistics lie,” Yoder said. “Sometimes the deputies are so busy they fail to report various calls.”Georgia Hendry, who lives two miles west of U.S. 81 west of the casino, said she has been wanting more deputy patrol for years.“We seem to always be on the short end of the stick up here,” Hendry said. “I felt that way in 1956 when we moved here. Nothing has changed.”Hendry said if a crime is committed and the patrol deputies are say in Caldwell, that’s a 48 mile trip to get to the north end of the county. A lot can happen while a deputy is traveling that distance to get from one end of the county to the other.Last week there was a community meeting at the Peck Community Center with a sheriff deputy. Sheriff Darren Chambers was unable to go because he was in training. Hanson said there were about 100 people there.“If we can get a quarter of those at the meeting on Tuesday I’d be satisfied,” Hanson said. “There is a lot of concern in this area.”Neighbors have talked about forming a neighborhood watch group. Still, there are some limitations.Hanson said many of the older neighborhood residents are moving and younger people, unfamiliar to the area, are moving in.“When you have both of them working during the day at the same time, it makes it difficult for a effective lookout,” Hanson said.Whatever the commissioners decide today it won’t take into effect until 2014. The 2013 budget is set.But Hanson hopes with increased revenue coming from the casino that Sumner County can spare a few dollars for extra Sheriff patrol in the future.last_img read more

Wellington police notes: Monday March 11, 2013

first_imgWellington Police Notes for Monday, March 11, 2013•7:40 a.m. Russell J Frazee, 49, Wellington, was issued a notice to appear and charged with seatbelt violation.•7:52 a.m. Ashley D. Antoine, 26, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with seatbelt violation.•10:30 a.m. Colby Pepper, 19,  Wellington, was issued a notice to appear and charged with dog at large.•10:38 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of a license plate in the 400 block. W. Harvey,  Wellington.•11:18 a.m. Officers investigated theft of services in the 400 block W. Harvey,  Wellington. •12:45 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of a license plate in the 500 block. N. Blaine,  Wellington.•1:16 p.m. Officers took a report of a suicide threat in the 500 block S. F,  Wellington.•2:08 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of a vehicle in the 900 block. E. 16th,  Wellington.•2:14 p.m. Officers investigated domestic violence battery and criminal damage to property/DV by a known suspect in the 500 block. S. F,  Wellington.•3:11 p.m. Victoria G. Jackson, 33, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with seatbelt violation.•3:38 p.m. Officer investigated a theft of a spare tire and wheel in the 200 block N C, Wellington.last_img read more

Tim Payne, 59, Winfield: May 20, 1954 – Sept. 7, 2013

first_imgTim PayneTim D. Payne, of Winfield, died Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the William Newton Memorial Hospital in Winfield at the age of 59.Timothy was born the son of Chester D. and Billie Lee (Roth) Payne on Thursday, May 20, 1954 in Wellington. His parents preceded him in death.On July 20, 1980, Tim and Pam Cooke were united in marriage in Coffeyville. Together they celebrated 33 years of marriage.He graduated from Wellington High School with the Class of 1972. Following high school, Tim became a proud member of the United States Navy. He later went on to earn his Masters Degree and was a Special Education Teacher. Tim worked in several communities such as Winfield, Pratt, and Arkansas City and retired after 25 years of service.Survivors include his wife, Pam Payne of Winfield, brothers: Mike Payne and his wife Janice of Temple, Texas, Pat Payne of Wichita, Jeff Payne and his wife Sheila of Overbrook, sisters: Lana Glaysher and her husband Doug of Bentonville, Arkansas and Dee Graves and her husband Dick of Winfield along with several nieces and nephews.Memorial services for Tim will be held at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Wellington. Military honors will be provided.Memorials have been established in his loving memory with Cowley County Humane Society, 7648 222nd Road, Winfield 67156. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellingtonlast_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Monday, October 6, 2014

first_imgWellington Police notes for Monday, October 6, 2014:•8:15 a.m. David R. McComb, 54, Wellington was arrested, charged and bonded with theft in the 1200 W. 8th, Wellington.•10:37 a.m. Officers investigated a theft and criminal damage to tractor parts in the 400 block E. 3rd Wellington.•2:57 p.m. Non-Injury, private property accident in the 2000 block E. 16th, Wellington involved vehicles operated by Frederick N. Winter, 49, Anthony, and Amy D. McLain, 46, Wellington.•3:45 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 1200 block N. U.S. 81, Wellington involved a vehicle operated by Jeremy L. Marlow, 36, Wichita, fixed objects/electric poles owned by city of Wellington and Cable Television poles owned by Sumner Cable TV, Wellington.•3:45 p.m. Jeremy L. Marlow, 36, Wichita, was issued a notice to appear for inattentive driving.•On October 5, 2014 at 3:45 p.m. Juvenile male, 17, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with burglary, theft and criminal damage to property.•4:57 p.m. Officers investigated a burglary in the 200 block S. Haslet, Wellington.•7:30 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of building materials in the 1100 block N. Washington, Wellington.•On October 5, 2014 at 8:18 p.m. juvenile, male, 17, Milan was arrested, charged and confined with burglary, theft and criminal damage to property.•9:23 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 900 block S. C, Wellington.•10:12 p.m. Joseph F. McCracken, 34, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.last_img read more

Wellington Council’s extended meeting brings little progress to Wheat Capital controversy

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Thank you for your input. -4 Vote up Vote down WellyWonka · 294 weeks ago Let me be the first to call b.s. on Hamlin. I’m telling you, she’s hiding something. Receipt and expenditure audit will clear the air one way or the other. Report Reply 4 replies · active 293 weeks ago -9 Vote up Vote down WellyWonka · 294 weeks ago •The U.S. Department of Housing and Development has given the WCM an exceptional review for 10 years running after its annual audit. *****This is not a full audit-it only balances the books. Dig deeper-there is a misuse of funds or else she would welcome an audit to clear her name. Report Reply 2 replies · active 294 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down Guest · 294 weeks ago Was this a council meeting or a WHA meeting? I would think if it were a city council meeting the housing board would not be required to attend. Are members of the WHA paid to serve on this board? I don’t believe so, but the council and Ms. Hamlin are paid! I would not have attended that free for all either if I were a board member…what a joke this has become. Really council, REALLY? Report Reply 1 reply · active 294 weeks ago +17 Vote up Vote down resident2014 85p · 294 weeks ago “Eckert said he would be the person in charge of such an investigation but he would like to hear from both sides before making any recommendations. He said he was having a hard time getting hold of the other side.” Kudos to Eckert for wanting to get both sides of the story before going off and asking how to replace those who are obviously dedicated members of the WCM. Report Reply 3 replies · active 293 weeks ago +5 Vote up Vote down David Edge · 294 weeks ago What on earth could she possible have to hide? You sure do know a lot about the audits, Are you in close relations with such matters? Melissa has done nothing but good for the WHA and the people that have lived here, she is a good person with a good heart. Report Reply 4 replies · active 293 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down truthteller · 294 weeks ago I simply can’t believe all the nasty. unfounded, libelous allegations being thrown at Melissa Hamlin on this website by people who have absolutely no idea what they’re talking about. Cueball chastises me for being “rude” when I told someone to “get a life”, yet allows these kind of slanderous comments??? Report Reply 7 replies · active 293 weeks ago +16 Vote up Vote down WellMom · 294 weeks ago Why do I get the feeling this isn’t even something that should be put out for public consumption? Close the doors and have a non-biased third party mediate this mess. Both sides should be able to state their case and provide supporting evidence. You know there’s 3 sides to every story: my side, your side and the truth. So far it just seems like a lot of allegations, mud slinging and blame shifting. Report Reply 7 replies · active 293 weeks ago +2 Vote up Vote down Thirsty · 294 weeks ago What is the WCM , WHA and why are they acting like toddlers? I read this entire article and had no idea what it was talking about. Report Reply 5 replies · active 294 weeks ago +6 Vote up Vote down Jane · 294 weeks ago Have to say WOW! What a mess. I know many of the people involved on both sides and know them to be decent nice people. Likewise, there appears to be a couple on both sides that like to stir the pot which puts them in the limelight via controversy. I am surprised one of the people on the WCM board was allowed on another board after the upheaval on the library board. Someone needs to do their homework better before deciding board members. In addition, it concerns me that some of the Wellington City council members cannot hide their obvious affiliation with one side or the other. I hope some unbiased person or group can get to the bottom of this and get it over with. Report Reply 0 replies · active 294 weeks ago +4 Vote up Vote down David Edge · 294 weeks ago I love my home. (WCM) I love the people that work in the home that I am blessed enough to have and I love the life long friends and new family I have gained by living here. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and try to understand. To the staff it’s more than a place they work and to the ones of us that live here they are more than just staff members. They become our friends, People we trust and love and know we can count on. I do agree on one thing, this had gone on long enough and it needs to come to an end. Report Reply 11 replies · active 293 weeks ago 12Next » Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Very little was accomplished at the Wellington City Council meeting #2 held at the Wheat Capital Manor today.All six council members were in attendance, but three Wellington Housing Authority board members: J.P. Buellesfeld, Kelli McComb and Darlene Ferguson were not.The council made the unusual motion at last week’s meeting to extend the discussion of problems between the WCM administration and three members of the WHA to today at the manor recreation room so that both sides could be represented. However, since the three members were not there, much of what was discussed were points already previously made at the council meeting and in Friday’s Newscow article (click here).Melissa HamlinWHA Executive Director Melissa Hamlin opened the meeting reviewing items related to the controversy including a timeline of the various e-mails from WHA Chairman J.P. Buellesfeld and incidents surrounding those e-mails.Hamlin also addressed what she felt were several discrepancies in the Newscow article and the comments section.Hamlin stated: •The e-mail for which three members of the staff  and their families were not to contact the board members was sent on Nov. 17. The impetus for which the e-mail was made: i.e. Mike Hamlin, Melissa’s husband, bringing the HUD guideline handbook to the office in a rude manner, occurred on Nov. 25.•Mr. Hamlin has never been in board member’s Kelli McComb’s office as was reported.•Ms. Hamlin had never named the candidates that were up for a job position, as was alleged by board members. Editor’s Note: Hamlin had never used names in describing job applicants, but at a press meeting held in early December, she did describe the relationships of the applicants to a WHA board member.   •The U.S. Department of Housing and Development has given the WCM an exceptional review for 10 years running after its annual audit.•Tim Nance was hired to do lawn care after the WCM fired the lawn care company previously to finish off the year.Wellington Mayor Roger Stallbaumer said he felt this could be worked out through open discussion by both sides. He said he met with Hamlin and McComb earlier last week and felt it was a productive meeting.Wellington council member Jim Valentine asked Eckert if an investigation was recommended. Eckert said he would be the person in charge of such an investigation but he would like to hear from both sides before making any recommendations. He said he was having a hard time getting hold of the other side.Wellington council member Vince Wetta asked Hamlin if she felt threatened for her job. Hamlin said yes she has especially after e-mails that said she needed to hire an attorney and not to contact the board members.WHA board member Dennis Guinn, one of two WHA members at the meeting, said he was worried if an emergency developed, for example a boiler going out, Hamlin would not be able to move forward because she could not contact board members.Wellington council member John Brand said he can’t blame the three members for not attending today’s meeting because it was before Christmas and they weren’t contacted before the meeting date was set by the council.Wetta asked hypothetically that if you got rid of the three WHA board members, who would you have to replace them? “I’ll be honest with you, it does feel kind of intimidating coming into a room like this when you have all these people here demanding answers,” Brand said.Hutchison responded by saying, “Oh, yeah, we are intimidating with all our wheel chairs.”Board member B.J. Tracy said the new bylaws state that advisory and authority board members can’t miss three meetings in a row. The Nov. 25 WHA meeting was canceled due to not having a forum.Council member Jan Korte said she felt an investigation is needed which would result with the city attorney making a recommendation. She felt the divisiveness stems from personalities not because of HUD stipulations not being adhered to.Wetta asked Hamlin when did this conflict between her and the WHA members occur. She said everything was fine up until the two hirings.Wetta suggested the city council should all attend the WHA meeting on Dec. 30. Stallbaumer said he worries that it could be a violation of the open meetings act if all the members were there.Hamlin said she no longer trusts the three WHA members anymore after they turned the information upside down in the newspaper. Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

Help wanted for Sumner County Road and Bridge Department

first_imgConstruction I- II-III – Road & Bridge, $8.75 – $21.02 per hour Non-exemptHigh school diploma or GED equivalent.  Must obtain and maintain a valid class “A” Commercial Driver’s License within three (3) months of employment.  2-5 years of construction and /or road maintenance work experience required or a comparable combination of education and experience. Much of the work is done outdoors in adverse weather conditions.  Successful applicant will be drug tested.Apply online at www.HRePartners.com  Applications close 02/20/2015.  Job description available, contact Sumner County Clerk’s Office, ph 620 326 3395. EOElast_img read more

Pelkey, Haydon, Brand, Lujan venture to Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comment (1) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. -1 Vote up Vote down WHS MOM · 284 weeks ago Good Luck to all Report Reply 0 replies · active 284 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Four Wellington wrestlers will be headed to Salina for the Class 4A State Tournament, starting Friday and Saturday.Andrew Pelkey at 152 pounds, Joey Haydon at 182, Skylar Brand at 220, Miguel Lujan at heavyweight will begin their venture to Salina Bicentennial Center. Fan information on pricing and location can be found here.General admission gates open at 8 a.m. The first round starts at 10 a.m. The second-round championship quarterfinals is at 2 p.m. and the first round consolation and championship semifinals is scheduled for 4 p.m.Session II starts Saturday at 9 a.m. and will run through the evening. Sumner Newscow will have live twitter updates throughout the tournament as long as there are Wellington wrestlers involved. Andrew PelkeyWellington head wrestling coach Mitch McComb said all four boys received favorable draws in the tournament.Pelkey (8-1) will be wrestling a fourth seed from the Hays Regional Nathan Nelson of Chapman (17-16) in round one.“Interesting fact, Andrew never had won a high school tournament until Saturday when he won the regional championship in Pratt,” said Mitch McComb, Wellington head wrestling coach.Pelkey is currently ranked fourth in the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association rankings. Three wrestlers ranked ahead of him: Jon Pratt of Baldwin, Caleb Vikman of Spring Hill, and Seth Strauss of Abilene, all won their regional tournaments.Joey HaydonAt 182, senior Haydon (24-15) will put his regional second seed  to the test against Kaleb Jost of McPherson (25-20). If he can survive there, he could be battling Alex Bejarano of Basehor-Linwood, a fifth-ranked wrestler.Skylar BrandAt 220, Brand (25-6) is wrestling as well as he has all season. If the senior could get out of the first round, he could be seeing a top five wrestlers from Paola, Duncan Watrous of Paola in the second round.At heavyweight, Lujan, at 7-2, will come in as a regional third seed. Based on the regional tournament, all bets are off for this surprising state qualifier. With Lujan this is all gravy.Migel LujanHe meets Sam Cristy (32-11) from Spring Hill. If Lujan survives that, then it will be likely be a battle with Jason Zook of Chapman (12-0) in the second round.All the state tournament brackets can be found here.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

Giants vs. Eagles odds, prediction, betting trends for ‘Monday Night Football’

first_imgWhen the Giants (2-10) take the short trip down from New Jersey to take on the Eagles (5-7) in Philadelphia on “Monday Night Football” (8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN), there will be only playoff implications for one sub-.500 team. The visitors will try to play spoiler against their NFC East rivals.The Giants were eliminated from contention last week and are turning back to Eli Manning at quarterback with rookie first-rounder Daniel Jones dealing with an ankle injury. The Eagles can still win the division over the Cowboys and will be trying to pull even in the standings, down only a head-to-head tiebreaker with the teams set to play again in Week 16. Carson Wentz hasn’t had the easiest season with injuries around him, but the Eagles’ quarterback himself is healthy to try to guide his team to a profitable end despite all the frustrations of the 2019 NFL season so far.Here’s a guide to betting on Giants vs. Eagles in Week 14, including updated odds, trends and our expert’s prediction for “Monday Night Football.”MORE: Get the latest NFL odds & betting trends from Sports InsiderEagles vs.Giants odds for ‘Monday Night Football’Spread: Eagles by 9.5Point total: 44.5Odds: Giants -115, Eagles -105The Eagles started around touchdown favorites and the line has moved up to 8 to now above 9 closer to kickoff. Manning playing over Jones doesn’t change too much. The game is expected to be played in rainy conditions in Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles’ offense has sputtered, but the Giants’ defense is bad. The Eagles’ defense continues to have issues on the back end.Eagles vs. Giants all-time seriesThe Giants and Eagles are tied all-time, 85-85-2. The Eagles have won five consecutive games in the series and 9 out of 10 to even things up. The Giants last won in November 2016. Manning was the starting quarterback in that game. He is 10-20 against the Eagles in his 30 starts.Three trends to know— 55 percent of spread bettors like the Giants to cover the near double-digit number on the short road trip. 61 percent of moneyline bettors like the Giants to pull the upset straight up.— Something has to give in terms of the cover, because the Giants and the Eagles are both 4-8 against the spread this season. In terms of over/under, 7 of 12 Giants have gone over, while only 6 of 12 Eagles games have gone over.— The Giants have lost eight consecutive games. They are only 2-6 against the spread in those games. The Eagles have lost three in a row and are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games.Three things to watchCan Saquon get going?Saquon Barkley has had a tough sophomore season after a spectacular rookie campaign. Marred by a midseason ankle injury, the Giants’ running back has averaged only 4.0 yards per carry, down a full yard from last season and hasn’t been nearly involved as a receiver after catching 91 passes in 2018. For the Giants to pull the upset he needs to do something significant from scrimmage against the Eagles’ No. 3 run defense.Eli at .500Manning has a career regular-season record of 118-118. With Jones taking over after two games, it was expected the 38-year-old’s number would stay that way given his retirement is imminent. But now he has a chance to rise out of mediocrity or further sink his shaky at best Hall of Fame resume.The Eagles’ receiversThe team should be without wide receiver Nelson Agholor and top power back Jordan Howard. That means a lot more of Alshon Jeffery and tight ends Zach Ertz and Dallas Goedert in the passing game for Wentz, as well as rookie Miles Sanders, who will handle most of the backfield duties with Howard staying on the shelf again. Philadelphia has struggled to find explosive plays. That won’t change here outside of Sanders after the catch, but it can dominate moving the ball all the way through the red zone. Stat that mattersWentz is 4-1 against the Giants. In those five games, he’s posted a combined 1,206 passing yards for 6 TDs and 3 INTs, with a 90.6 passer rating and 7.27 yards per attempt. He’s coming off his best game in weeks, throwing for 310 yards and 3 TDs and rating 93.6 in the loss to the Dolphins.Eagles vs. Giants predictionThe Giants’ defense cannot stop the Eagles’ running game, Ertz, Goedert and Jeffery. The Giants will have some success throwing the ball, but Barkley should be contained on the ground. Doug Pederson’s team gets closer to another division title, while Pat Shurmur’s team makes him feel even more heat on the hot seat.Eagles 27, Giants 17last_img read more

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