Thursday, 22 October 2020 15:16 EST
NFL News and Rumors - Cowboys vs Ex-Skins
The NFC East is for any team to win. Although the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Football Team are having bad seasons, they still have a huge chance of winning the division, which speaks volumes about how hilariously ugly things are going. Oddsmakers project a close one when the Washington Football Team (1-5) battle to halt their five-game losing streak in a pick ’em matchup with the Dallas Cowboys (2-4) on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at FedExField. The over/under is set at 46.0.
Game Day: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
TV Channel: FOX
Location: Landover, MD
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Washington Betting Insights
-Washington has compiled a losing 2-3-1 record against the spread this season.
-Half of Washington’s games this year — three out of six — have gone over the point total.
-Washington racks up 18 points per game, 18.3 fewer than Dallas gives up per outing (36.3).
-Washington is 2-1 against the spread and 1-2 overall in games when it records at least 18 points.
-When Dallas allows opponents to score no more than 28.8 points, it has a 0-4 record against the spread and a 2-2 record overall.
Cowboys Betting Insights
-Dallas has a losing 0-6 record against the spread.
-Four Dallas’ six games this year have gone over the point total (66.7% of its outings).
-Dallas racks up just 1.8 more points per game (28.8) than Washington surrenders (27).
-Dallas is 0-4 against the spread and 2-2 overall in games when it puts up at least 28.8 points.
-Washington has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 1-2 record overall in games when it surrenders 18 points or less.
Total Facts Over/Under 46
-Two of Washington’s games have gone over 46.0 points this season (33.3% of matchups).
-Five of Dallas’ games have gone over 46.0 points this year (83.3% of matchups).
-These teams score a combined 46.8 points per game, 0.8 more points than this matchup’s total.
-Combined, these teams allow 63.3 points per game, 17.3 more points than this matchup’s total.
-Washington has an average point total of 45 in its contests this year, 1.0 fewer point than this game’s over/under.
-Dallas has a 65.2-point average over/under in its contests this season, 19.2 more points than this game’s total.
Washington vs Dallas: Last 5 Meetings
Dallas has a 4-1 advantage over Washington in the past five meetings between these two squads. In those games against Washington, Dallas has a 2-0 record against the spread. Dallas outscored Washington 164-94 in those five head-to-head matchups.
Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)
-Washington has gone 1-1-1 against the spread and 0-3 overall in the last three contests.
-The under has been familiar to Washington. They have failed to reach the total two times in the last three contests.
-Washington and its opponents have combined to score an average of 42.3 points in its last three games, 3.7 less than the 46.0 over/under in this matchup.
-Dallas has gone 0-3 against the spread and 1-2 overall over the last three contests.
-Dallas has hit the over two times in their last three contests.
-Dallas has averaged a total of 68.7 combined points over its last three games, 22.7 greater than this game’s total of 46.0.
Washington: G Michael Liedtke: Out (Shoulder), DT Matt Ioannidis: Out (Bicep), ILB Reuben Foster: Out (Knee), OT David Sharpe: Questionable (Illness), CB Greg Stroman: Out (Foot), WR Emanuel Hall: Out (Torn Achilles), WR Kelvin Harmon: Out (Torn Acl), RB Bryce Love: Out (Knee), WR Steven Sims Jr.: Out (Toe), WR Antonio Gandy-Golden: Questionable (Hamstring), WR Isaiah Wright: Questionable (Undisclosed), TE Thaddeus Moss: Out (Undisclosed), OL Saahdiq Charles: Doubtful (Knee)
Cowboys: OLB Sean Lee: Out (Pelvis), OT Tyron Smith: Out (Neck), C Joe Looney: Out (Knee), G Zack Martin: Questionable (Concussion), OT Cameron Erving: Out (Knee), OT La’el Collins: Out (Hip), QB Dak Prescott: Out (Ankle), CB Chidobe Awuzie: Out (Hamstring), TE Blake Jarwin: Out (Acl), WR Cedrick Wilson: Questionable (Ribs), DT Trysten Hill: Out (Acl), OT Mitch Hyatt: Out (Knee), LB Azur Kamara: Out (Undisclosed)
Who to bet on?
As expected, the Cowboys are having a hard time dealing with the loss of Dak Prescott for the rest of the season, as evidenced by their 38-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at home in Week 6. But even if Prescott was still healthy and playing, the Cowboys would’ve still had a hard time beating the Cardinals because of their horrendous defense. The Cowboys let Kyler Murray and Kenyan Drake run circles around them while Arizona receivers had a field day toying with Dallas’ secondary. Andy Dalton, starting in place of Prescott, went 35-of-54 for a touchdown and two interceptions. It’s still too early to write off Dalton as a possible savior for Dallas’ offense. The upcoming game against Washington could get him more confidence from his team, as the Football Team is unlikely to end up on top in a possible shootout with the Cowboys. Dallas should score more than 10 points this time around against Washington’s defense that has given up at least 30 points to four of its last five opponents. With more time practicing with the starters, Dalton should be able to put up a much better performance this week for Dallas’ offense that tops in the NFL with 259.0 passing yards per game.
The Cowboys are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games against Washington.
Cowboys seems to be able to put up points which is something Washington just can't do.
Expect an Under 26-12 Cowboys is our score prediction
Take the Dallas Cowboys at (+1)