Sunday, November 6, 2016
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The Dallas Cowboys take on the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at FirstEnergy Stadium. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.5. The Cowboys are 6-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Browns have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 2-6-0 against the spread.
Dak Prescott finished with 287 yards through the air for Dallas last week. He completed 19 passes out of 39 attempts for a 49% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Ezekiel Elliott, who finished with 96 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Dez Bryant was the team leader in receiving with a total of 113 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Dallas got a total of 26 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 76 total plays for 460 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 187 yards on 34 attempts.
Josh McCown finished with 341 yards passing for Cleveland last week. He went 25 for 49, resulting in a 51% completion percentage. The Browns were led on the ground by Isaiah Crowell, who finished with 29 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Terrelle Pryor led the team in receiving with 101 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Cleveland had 22 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 17 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 407 yards for the contest. The Browns ran for 68 yards on 18 carries as a team.
Dallas scores 27 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 9th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 32 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 245 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 19th in the league. The Cowboys run for an average of 165 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 1st in the league. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 410 yards per game, ranking their offense 4th overall this season. The Cowboys average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 2nd in the NFL. They accumulate 52.6 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, which ranks 19th in the league.
Dallas allows 256 passing yards per game, ranking 18th, and they allow 19 points per contest on defense, which ranks 7th. They give up 26 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 67%. The Cowboys allow 93 rushing yards per game on 22 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 9th in the NFL. Dallas allows 349 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 12th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5.6 penalties for 40 yards per game, ranking them 4th among NFL teams.
Cleveland averages 20 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 23rd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. They throw for 242 yards through the air per game, ranking them 20th. The Browns run for an average of 114 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 10th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 356 yards per game, ranking them 15th in the league on offense. The Browns get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 22nd. They average 51.9 penalty yards per game via 6.9 penalties, ranking them 23rd in the NFL.
Cleveland allows an average of 278 passing yards per game, which ranks 25th in the league. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 30th. They give up 22 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Browns allow 144 rushing yards per contest on 30 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 31st in the NFL. Cleveland allows 422 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play, which ranks 32nd in the league. They force 6 penalties for 55.1 yards in each contest, ranking 9th.
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 3-4-0 against the over/under this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 6-1-0 this season
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 2-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/01/16 CB Morris Claiborne Groin out indefinitely
10/31/16 S Barry Church Arm expected to miss 3-5 weeks
10/30/16 OL Chaz Green Foot "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/30/16 RB Lance Dunbar Knee "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/28/16 DE Charles Tapper Back IR
09/27/16 OL La'el Collins Toe IR
09/20/16 DE Randy Gregory Suspension expected to miss first 14 games
09/09/16 RB Darren McFadden Elbow PUP
09/07/16 LB Rolando McClain Suspension expected to miss first 11 games
08/31/16 TE James Hanna Knee PUP
08/31/16 LB Jaylon Smith Knee PUP
08/27/16 QB Tony Romo Back out indefinitely
08/02/16 Backup QB Kellen Moore Fibula IR
10/31/16 DB Briean Boddy-Calhoun Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/30/16 QB Cody Kessler Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/30/16 DB Marcus Burley Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/17/16 DB Jordan Poyer Kidney IR
10/14/16 OL Joel Bitonio Foot IR
10/12/16 C Austin Reiter ACL IR
09/29/16 WR Josh Gordon Personal out indefinitely
09/24/16 WR Corey Coleman Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/24/16 K Patrick Murray Knee IR
09/12/16 QB Robert Griffin III Shoulder IR
09/02/16 DL Desmond Bryant Pectoral IR
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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