Sunday, September 20, 2015
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Dallas Cowboys face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. The opening line for this matchup has the Eagles as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 54.5.
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The Eagles lost a close game to the Atlanta Falcons 26-24 in Week 1. Sam Bradford ended up throwing for 336 yards with 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions for Philadelphia. He was 36 of 52 passing and wasn't sacked at all in the game. Jordan Matthews was his leading receiver, hauling in 10 receptions for 102 yards. Darren Sproles caught 7 passes for 76 yards as well. On the ground, Sproles led the Eagles with 50 yards on only 5 carries while newcomer DeMarco Murray only had 8 carries for 9 yards. The Eagles had 23 first downs and 399 yards of total offense. They were penalized 10 times for 88 yards, but usually in Week 1 penalties tend to be high. The Eagle defense stepped up with 2 interceptions in the game, but Matt Ryan ultimately got the last word when he drove the Falcons down for the winning field goal in the 4th quarter.
The Cowboys won a classic Sunday Night Football game 27-26 over the New York Giants on a Tony Romo touchdown pass with only 4 seconds to go. Romo finished with 356 yards passing and 3 touchdowns to go along with 2 interceptions. He was 36 of 45 and wasn't sacked by the New York defense. Lance Dunbar led the Cowboys in receiving with 8 receptions for 70 yards, and Jason Witten chipped in with 8 catches for 60 yards and 2 touchdowns. Joseph Randle ran for 65 yards on 16 carries for Dallas, who lost star running back Murray in the offseason.
The Eagles are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game, they are 11-24-1 ATS in their last 36 home games, and they are 5-15-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. Philadelphia is 4-13-1 ATS in their last 18 games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game, they are 3-11-1 ATS in their last 15 games in September, and they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game. The over is 5-0 in the Eagles last 5 games when playing on Sunday following a Monday night game, is 7-0 in their last 7 games in Week 2, and is 10-1 in the Eagles last 11 games after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game. The over is also 6-1 in the Eagles last 7 games on grass, is 5-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a winning road record, and is 10-3 in their last 13 games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game.
The Cowboys are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games, they are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games on grass, and they are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game. Dallas is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record, they are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS loss, and they are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 4-0 in the Cowboys last 4 vs. a team with a losing record, is 5-0 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record, and is 7-1 in their last 8 road games. The over is also 4-1 in their last 5 games after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game, is 4-1 in their last 5 games on grass, and is 4-1 in their last 5 vs. the NFC East.
In head to head matchups, the Cowboys are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings in Philadelphia and are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 meetings. The road team is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings and the underdog is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Philadelphia Betting Trends
Philadelphia is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Philadelphia has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/14/15 WR Dez Bryant Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
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
09/14/15 LB Marcus Smith Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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