Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys Free NFL Picks & Week 16 Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/17/2014
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 4:25 PM on CBS
AT&T Stadium in Arlington
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The Indianapolis Colts (10-4) will be going for their fifth consecutive win on Sunday afternoon when they visit the Dallas Cowboys (10-4). The Colts are in first place in the AFC South, while the Cowboys hold a one-game lead over the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East.
Last Sunday, the Colts were able to clinch the AFC South title by beating the Houston Texans 17-10 at home. They didn't have a very good offensive game in that one, but their defense did well to hold the Texans to just 289 total yards.
Through 14 games, the Colts are the top passing team in the NFL by averaging 310.9 yards per game through the air. Star quarterback Andrew Luck has a 97.5 passer rating this year by throwing for 4,492 yards with 38 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is having his best season by catching 82 passes for 1,345 yards and seven touchdowns.
Dallas won their second game in a row last weekend by defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 38-27 on the road. Their defense forced four turnovers in that win and they held the Eagles to just 75 rushing yards.
The Cowboys have been able to rush for 146.6 yards per game this season, which is third-best in the NFL right now. Veteran quarterback Tony Romo currently has an excellent 110.4 passer rating by completing nearly 70 percent of his passes and throwing for 3,188 yards with 28 touchdowns.
Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
Indianapolis Colts are 9-4-1 Against the Spread
Indianapolis Colts are 9-5-0 against the Over/Under
Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
Dallas Cowboys are 8-6-0 Against the Spread
Dallas Cowboys are 8-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/15/14 WR T.Y. Hilton Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/14/14 G Hugh Thornton Knee "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/14/14 G Joe Reitz Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
11/18/14 RB Ahmad Bradshaw Ankle IR
09/09/14 LB Robert Mathis Achilles IR
09/04/14 LB Aaron Morgan Undisclosed IR
09/04/14 G Donald Thomas Quad IR
09/04/14 DE Fili Moala Knee IR
09/04/14 RB Vick Ballard Achilles IR
09/04/14 T Xavier Nixon Knee out indefinitely
12/16/14 RB DeMarco Murray Hand "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
12/14/14 LB Dekoda Watson Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
12/14/14 DT Josh Brent Calf "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
10/28/14 LB Justin Durant Bicep IR
09/29/14 CB Morris Claiborne ACL IR
09/17/14 T Darrion Weems Shoulder out for season
09/04/14 LB Sean Lee Knee IR
09/04/14 DT Amobi Okoye Illness out indefinitely
09/04/14 DE Ben Gardner Shoulder IR
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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