Check out our free Cowboys vs Commanders pick and preview for NFL week 18 game in Landover. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NFL matchup.

Cowboys vs Commanders Pick & Preview- NFL Week 18

The Dallas Cowboys travel to take on the Washington Commanders at FedEx Field in Landover, MD. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 4:25 PM ET and will be televised on FOX. Dallas comes into this NFC East contest as the -4.0 point road favorite.

Cowboys vs Commanders Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NFL
  • Teams: Dallas Cowboys at Washington Commanders
  • Where: Landover at FedEx Field
  • Date: Sunday, January 8th
  • Betting Odds DAL -4.0, DAL -209 | WAS +169 O/U 41.5

Can The Cowboys Walk Out Of FedEx Field With a Win?

In their last game vs the Tennessee Titans, the Cowboys won by a score of 27-13. The 14-point win gave the team a non-conference victory. Not only did Dallas walk away with the win, but they also covered the spread as -13.5 point favorites. The team’s combined scoring of 40 points matched the over-under line heading into the game.

For the game, Dallas ran the ball 32 times, finishing with 87 rushing yards. The team’s leading rusher was Malik Davis, who finished with just 39 yards and a per attempt average of 3.9.

Quarterback Dak Prescott had an excellent game through the air, finishing with 282 total passing yards, leading to a passer rating of 85.62. Prescott completed 2 passes for touchdowns. Leading the team in the passing game was CeeDee Lamb, who finished with 100 yards, including a yards per reception figure of 9.1. Dallas throws the ball 32 times per game, ranking them 20th in the league. This season, 49.43% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 24th in the NFL.

Can Carson Wentz Help Lead The Commanders To A Win As The Home Underdogs?

This week, the Washington Commanders are hoping to get back in the win column after falling 24-10 to the Cleveland Browns. By dropping the game, the team also failed to cover the spread, as they were had a -1.0 advantage on the spread. The over-under betting total going into the game was 41, which the teams did not surpass.

On the ground, Washington finished with 136 yards on 37 attempts. Brian Robinson Jr. led the team with 87 rush yards and did not find the endzone.

At the quarterback position, Carson Wentz ended the game with a passer rating of 31.4 on 143 yards through the air. Although Wentz did not find the endzone Leading the team’s passing attack was Logan Thomas, who finished with 56 yards, including a yards per reception figure of 9.3. As a team, Washington ranks 20th in the number of pass yards per game, averaging 207.12 per game. Going into the game, the Commanders have thrown a total of 15.0 interceptions, coming on a passing completion percentage of 61.72% (25th).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game

Heading into the second meeting of the season between these two teams, the Cowboys already have a win over the Commanders. In the previous matchup, Dallas won by a score of 25-10. In addition to winning the game, the Cowboys covered the spread as -4.0 point favorites. Last year, the Cowboys dominated the season series, winning by scores of 56-14 and 27-20.

Dallas comes into the game looking to continue their recent success over Washington, as they have a record of 3-2 over the last 5 meetings. The over-under record in these games sits at 2-3, with the average scoring total coming in at 47.4 points.

The Dallas Cowboys have gone 3-2 vs the spread in these games. The Cowboys’ offense has averaged 25.4 points per game over the 5 most recent meetings with Washington, compared to the Commanders at 22.0.

Through their last 5 road contests, the Cowboys’ offense has averaged 29.2 points per game while allowing an average of 22.6. Dallas posted an overall record of 2-3-0 while going 2-3 ATS.

When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Washington has an ATS record of 2-2-1 while averaging 16.2 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.

Cowboys vs Commanders Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Cowboys -4.0