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Cowboys vs Giants Pick & Preview- NFL Week 3
On Monday, September 26th at 8:15 PM ET, the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. ESPN will carry the TV coverage for the game. The Giants head into the game as the -2.5 point favorites over their NFC East rival.
Cowboys vs Giants Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants
- Where: East Rutherford at MetLife Stadium
- Date: Monday, September 26th
- Betting Odds NYG -2.5, DAL +119 | NYG +-145 O/U 39.5
Will Cooper Rush Lead The Cowboys To A Win In What Figures To Be A Tightly Contested Game?
Last week, the Cowboys knocked off the Bengals by a score of 20-17. In terms of betting, Dallas picked up an ATS win, as they were the 7.0 point underdogs. With an over-under betting line of 37, the two teams fell below that figure as they combined for 37.
The Cowboys 20 points was a below average figure compared to last year’s squad that averaged 31.18 points per game.
Offensively, Dallas found success in the run game, putting up 107 on 27 attempts. Ezekiel Elliott led the team with 53 rush yards and did not find the endzone. Dallas quarterback Cooper Rush threw for a total of 235 yards on a completion percentage 61.3% vs the Bengals Rush ended the game by throwing for 1 touchdown. Wide receiver Noah Brown had a big game for Dallas, coming up with 91 yards and a touchdown.
Heading into the game, the Cowboys have made 2 trips to the redzone, converting at a rate of 100.0%.
Will Daniel Jones Lead The Giants To A Win Over Dallas?
This week, the Giants will look to keep things rolling, after picking up a 19-16 over their division rival, the Carolina Panthers. In terms of betting, New York picked up an ATS win, as they were the 1.0 point underdogs. With an over-under betting line of 35, the two teams fell below that figure as they combined for 35.
With their 19 points, New York had an above average game compared to last year’s season average of 15.18 points per game.
For the game, New York ran the ball 33 times, finishing with 103 rushing yards. Saquon Barkley led the team with 72 rush yards and did not find the endzone. On his way to compiling 176 passing yards, Daniel Jones finished with a passer rating of 87.38. Jones ended the game by throwing for 1 touchdown. Richie James was the team’s leader in the passing game, finishing with 51 yards and 5 catches.
This season, the Giants are the 20th ranked team in trips to the redzone, converting at a rate of 50.0%.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
When looking back to last year’s matchups between Dallas and New York, the Cowboys won both games by scores of 21-6 and 44-20.
Dallas comes into the game looking to continue their recent success over New York, as they have a record of 4-1 over the last 5 meetings. The over-under record in these games sits at 3-2, with the average scoring total coming in at 51.8 points.
The Dallas Cowboys have performed well vs the spread in recent games, going 2-2. The Cowboys offense has averaged 31.6 points per game over the 5 most recent meetings with New York, compared to the Giants at 20.2.
Across their last 5 road contests, Dallas has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1-0, while averaging 27.0 points per game.
When looking at their past 5 home matchups, New York has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 13.6 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
Cowboys vs Giants Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Giants -2.5
- Free Total Prediction:Under 39.5
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