Sunday, September 27, 2015
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The Atlanta Falcons face the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at AT&T Stadium. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.
Matt Ryan finished his last game with 363 yards through the air for Atlanta. He completed 30 passes out of 46 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Tevin Coleman, who finished with 32 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Julio Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 136 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game Atlanta had 402 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 19 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 25 first downs on the game. The Falcons rushed for 56 yards by way of 22 carries.
Tony Romo finished his last game with 195 yards through the air for Dallas. He completed 18 passes out of 27 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Joseph Randle, who finished with 51 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Terrance Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 84 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Dallas had 363 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 12 passing, and 5 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Cowboys rushed for 113 yards by way of 33 carries.
Atlanta is scoring 25 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 26.5 passes on 40 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 318 yards per game through the air as well. The Falcons are running for an average of 80.5 yards per game on 28.5 attempts for an average of 2.8 yards per carry. They are also running 70 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 398.5 yards per contest. The Falcons manage 23 first downs per contest and they average a total of 61 penalty yards on 6.5 penalties.
Atlanta allows 313.5 passing yards per game and 22 points per contest on defense. They give up 31.5 completions on 46 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Falcons allow 80 rushing yards per game on 19.5 carries for a 4.1 average per play. Atlanta gives up 393.5 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8 penalties per game that total 61.5 yards as a unit.
Dallas averages 23.5 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 30.5 passes per game on 39.5 attempts for a 77% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 303 yards through the air per game thus far. The Cowboys run for an average of 94.5 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 69 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 397.5 yards in each contest. The Cowboys are gaining 24 first downs per contest and they average 88.5 penalty yards on 10.5 penalties per game.
Dallas allows an average of 204.5 passing yards and 18 points per contest. They give up 21.5 completions on 36.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 59% per game. The Cowboys allow 53 rushing yards per contest on 20.5 carries for a 2.6 average per rush. Dallas gives up 257.5 total yards per game including an average of 4.4 per play. They create an average of 1.5 turnovers per game and 6.5 penalties for 52 yards each game.
Atlanta Betting Trends
Atlanta is 0-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Atlanta has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/21/15 LB Paul Worrilow Calf "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/21/15 RB Tevin Coleman Ribs expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/20/15 WR Devin Hester Toe "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/20/15 DE Malliciah Goodman Bicep "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/10/15 G Jon Asamoah Undisclosed IR
09/07/15 LB Brooks Reed Groin out indefinitely
09/04/15 T Lamar Holmes Foot PUP
09/23/15 QB Matt Cassel Acquired "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/22/15 TE Jason Witten Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/20/15 S Barry Church Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/20/15 QB Brandon Weeden None expected to start Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/20/15 TE James Hanna Knee "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/20/15 G Ronald Leary Groin "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
09/20/15 QB Tony Romo Collarbone IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 11)
09/14/15 WR Dez Bryant Foot out indefinitely
09/14/15 DE Randy Gregory Ankle out indefinitely
09/04/15 DE Greg Hardy Suspension expected to miss first 4 games of regular season
08/26/15 CB Orlando Scandrick Knee IR
07/07/15 LB Rolando McClain Suspension expected to miss first 4 games of regular season
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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