Sunday, October 11, 2015
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The New England Patriots face the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at AT&T Stadium. The opening line for this game has New England as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.
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Tom Brady finished his last game with 358 yards through the air for New England. He completed 33 passes out of 42 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. LeGarrette Blount led the Patriots in rushing with 78 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 18 rushing attempts for the game. Rob Gronkowski was the team leader in receiving with a total of 101 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game New England had 471 total yards on 76 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 19 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 35 first downs on the game. The Patriots rushed for 125 yards by way of 32 carries.
Brandon Weeden finished his last game with 246 yards through the air for Dallas. He completed 16 passes out of 26 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Lance Dunbar led the Cowboys in rushing with 54 yards. He averaged 18 yards per carry on his 3 rushing attempts for the game. Brice Butler was the team leader in receiving with a total of 67 yards and 1 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 67 yards per reception. Dallas had 335 total yards on 57 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 6 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Cowboys rushed for 115 yards by way of 28 carries.
New England is averaging 40 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 32 passes per game on 44 attempts for a 73% percent completion percentage and average 359 yards in the passing department per game. The Patriots are running for an average of 87 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. They are also running 70 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 446 yards per contest. The Patriots manage 30 first downs per contest and they average a total of 71 penalty yards on 7.3 penalties.
New England gives up an average of 252 passing yards and 23 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completions per game on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 65%. The Patriots allow an average of 117 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for a 4.9 average. New England allows 369 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.7 penalties for 110.3 yards per game.
Dallas is putting 24 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 25 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 76% percent completion percentage and average 262 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Cowboys run for an average of 108 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season. They also run 61 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for an average of 369 yards in each contest. The Cowboys are gaining 23 first downs per contest and they average 59.5 penalty yards on 8 penalties per game.
Dallas gives up 256 passing yards per outing and 25 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 25 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66%. The Cowboys allow an average of 92 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. Dallas allows 348 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 59.5 yards in each contest.
New England Betting Trends
New England is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
New England has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/05/15 LB Jon Bostic Acquired probable Sunday vs. Dallas
09/10/15 C Bryan Stork Concussion IR - designated to return
09/07/15 WR Brandon LaFell Foot PUP
08/29/15 FB James Develin Tibia IR
10/05/15 DE Greg Hardy Suspension Served probable Sunday vs. New England
10/05/15 RB Lance Dunbar Knee out indefinitely
10/05/15 LB Rolando McClain Suspension Served probable Sunday vs. New England
10/04/15 LB Sean Lee Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/04/15 WR Brice Butler Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. New England
09/25/15 DT Terrell McClain Toe out for season
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
08/26/15 CB Orlando Scandrick Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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