Sunday, December 27, 2015
Ralph Wilson Stadium
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The Dallas Cowboys matchup against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.
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Kellen Moore finished his last game with 158 yards through the air for Dallas. He completed 15 passes out of 25 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Darren McFadden, who finished with 100 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Dez Bryant led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 50 yards. He had an average of 13 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Dallas totaled 309 yards by way of 56 plays. They rushed the ball 21 times for a total of 133 yards on the game and the Cowboys totaled 15 first downs by getting 5 rushing, 9 passing and 1 by penalty.
Tyrod Taylor finished his last game with 235 yards through the air for Buffalo. He completed 16 passes out of 27 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Bills were led in rushing by Mike Gillislee, who finished with 81 yards on 4 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 20 yards per carry. Sammy Watkins led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 111 yards. He had an average of 22 yards per reception in the contest. Buffalo totaled 452 yards by way of 63 plays. They rushed the ball 31 times for a total of 240 yards on the game and the Bills totaled 21 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 10 passing and 0 by penalty.
Dallas is scoring 18 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21 passes on 32 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 205 yards per game through the air as well. The Cowboys carry the ball for an average of 119 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season. They run 60 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 324 total yards each outing. The Cowboys get 19 first downs per game and they average 55.2 penalty yards via 7.1 penalties each contest.
Dallas gives up an average of 227 passing yards and 23 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21 completions per game on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 64%. The Cowboys give up 111 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 4.1 average per carry. Dallas allows 337 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 0.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 58.4 yards per game.
Buffalo averages 24 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 19 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 214 yards through the air per game thus far. The Bills carry the ball for an average of 149 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. They run 63 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 362 total yards per game. The Bills are averaging 19 first downs per outing and accumulate 81.6 penalty yards via 9.4 penalties each game.
Buffalo gives up 258 passing yards per outing and 24 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 23 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Bills give up 106 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Buffalo allows 364 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 7.1 penalties for 57.1 yards in each contest.
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 5-9-0 against the over/under so far this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 4-9-1 this season
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 8-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 6-7-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/21/15 QB Kellen Moore None expected to start Sunday vs. Buffalo
12/20/15 TE Gavin Escobar Achilles out for season
12/20/15 CB Morris Claiborne Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
12/20/15 LB Rolando McClain Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
11/29/15 QB Tony Romo Collarbone IR
10/05/15 RB Lance Dunbar Knee IR
09/25/15 DT Terrell McClain Toe out for season
08/26/15 CB Orlando Scandrick Knee IR
12/22/15 WR Robert Woods Groin out for season
12/21/15 RB LeSean McCoy Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Dallas
12/20/15 TE Charles Clay Back "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/20/15 LB Nigel Bradham Knee "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/20/15 CB Ron Brooks Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/20/15 T Seantrel Henderson Illness "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/16/15 CB Stephon Gilmore Shoulder IR
12/11/15 LB Tony Steward Back IR
11/30/15 DT Alex Carrington Quad IR
11/07/15 WR Percy Harvin Hip IR
10/22/15 RB Cierre Wood Knee IR
10/20/15 WR Marquise Goodwin Ribs IR
10/19/15 DT Kyle Williams Knee IR
10/14/15 S Aaron Williams Neck IR - designated return
10/13/15 TE MarQueis Gray Forearm IR
09/04/15 DE Jarius Wynn ACL IR
09/04/15 LB Ty Powell Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo
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