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Commanders vs Cowboys Pick & Preview- NFL Week 4

The Commanders will play host to the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, with a kickoff scheduled for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on FOX. The odds for this week 4 NFC East matchup have the Cowboys as the -3.0 point favorite on the spread.

Commanders vs Cowboys Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NFL
  • Teams: Washington Commanders at Dallas Cowboys
  • Where: Arlington at AT&T Stadium
  • Date: Sunday, October 2nd
  • Betting Odds DAL -3.0, WAS +138 | DAL +-168 O/U 42.5

Will Carson Wentz Lead The Commanders To A Win In What Figures To Be A Tightly Contested Game?

Heading into week 4, the Washington Commanders are looking to bounce back from a divisional loss to the Eagles by a score of 24-8. With the loss, Washington also failed to cover the spread, as they were 6.0 underdogs. The team’s combined scoring of 32 points, fell below the posted betting line of 47.

The Commanders 8 points was a below average figure compared to last year’s squad that averaged 19.71 points per game.

On the ground, Washington ended with 87 rushing yards on 22 attempts. Although Antonio Gibson did not come away with a huge yardage total, he did pick up a rushing touchdown.

On his way to throwing for 211 passing yards, Carson Wentz finished with a passer rating of 70.98. For the game, Wentz was not able to score a touchdown either through the air or on the ground. Leading the team in the passing game was Terry McLaurin, who finished with 102 yards, including a yards per reception figure of 17.0. As a team, Washington ranks 9th in the number of pass yards per game, averaging 255.33 per game. This season, 60.19% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 10th in the NFL.

Although Washington ranks highly in defensive sacks, it has a much lower QB hit percentage than the NFL average, at 21.8%.

Will Cooper Rush Lead The Cowboys To A Win Over Washington?

The Cowboys head into week 4, looking for another win, as they picked up 7 point victory over the New York Giants (23-16). Going into last week’s matchup, Dallas was 1.5 point underdogs on the spread. With their combined 38 points, the two teams exceeded the betting over-under number of 38.

Compared to last year, where the Cowboys averaged 31.18 points per game, the team’s 23 was a disappointing performance.

Throughout the game, Dallas relied on the ground attack, finishing with 176 on 30 carries. Individually, Tony Pollard compiled 105 yards, with a per attempt average of 13.

At the quarterback position, Cooper Rush ended the game with a passer rating of 98.19 on 215 yards through the air. To finish the game, Rush had 1 passing touchdown. Leading the way at receiver was CeeDee Lamb, as he accumulated 87 yards and hauled in a touchdown. Averaging 34.666666666666664 attempts per game, Dallas is ranked 16th in the league. This season, 56.52% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 16th in the NFL.

While Dallas has ranked 2nd in defensive sacks, it has a QB hit percentage well below the NFL average at 22.1%.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game

Last year, the Cowboys dominated the season series, winning by scores of 56-14 and 27-20.

Looking back at the recent matchups between Washington and Dallas, the Cowboys have taken 3 of the last 5 contests. The two teams have combined to average 53.0 points per game in their last 5 meetings.

The Dallas Cowboys have gone 3-2-0 vs the spread in these games. On average, the Commanders have averaged 23.2 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to Dallas at 29.8.

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Commanders vs Cowboys Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Cowboys -3.0