Sunday, October 16, 2016
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The Dallas Cowboys take on the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Lambeau Field. The opening line for this game has Green Bay as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47. The Cowboys are 4-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3-0. The Packers have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 2-1-1 against the spread.
Dak Prescott finished with 227 yards through the air for Dallas last week. He completed 18 passes out of 24 attempts for a 75% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Ezekiel Elliott, who finished with 134 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Terrance Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Dallas got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 54 total plays for 402 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 180 yards on 29 attempts.
Aaron Rodgers finished with 259 yards passing for Green Bay last week. He went 23 for 45, resulting in a 51% completion percentage. The Packers were led on the ground by Eddie Lacy, who finished with 81 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Randall Cobb led the team in receiving with 108 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Green Bay had 23 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 77 total plays for 406 yards for the contest. The Packers ran for 147 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Dallas scores 26 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 8th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 31 attempts for a 68% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 242 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 21st in the league. The Cowboys run for an average of 155 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 1st in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 397 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Cowboys average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 1st in the NFL. They accumulate 44.8 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, which ranks 28th in the league.
Dallas allows 261 passing yards per game, ranking 19th, and they allow 18 points per contest on defense, which ranks 8th. They give up 24 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65%. The Cowboys allow 95 rushing yards per game on 21 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 10th in the NFL. Dallas allows 356 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 16th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 43.4 yards per game, ranking them 6th among NFL teams.
Green Bay averages 25 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 12th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. They throw for 210 yards through the air per game, ranking them 27th. The Packers run for an average of 112 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 12th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 322 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the league on offense. The Packers get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 22nd. They average 49.5 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, ranking them 29th in the NFL.
Green Bay allows an average of 275 passing yards per game, which ranks 24th in the league. Their defense overall allows 21 points per contest, which has them ranked 12th. They give up 23 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 62% per game. The Packers allow 43 rushing yards per contest on 22 carries for a 2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 1st in the NFL. Green Bay allows 317 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 9th in the league. They force 8 penalties for 88.2 yards in each contest, ranking 25th.
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Green Bay Betting Trends
Green Bay is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Green Bay has an ATS record of 2-1-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 OL Chaz Green Foot "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/09/16 DL David Irving Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/09/16 WR Dez Bryant Knee "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/09/16 RB Lance Dunbar Knee "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/09/16 CB Orlando Scandrick Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
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
10/10/16 WR Randall Cobb Neck injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/09/16 S Chris Banjo Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/09/16 CB Damarious Randall Groin "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/09/16 RB Eddie Lacy Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/27/16 TE Jared Cook Ankle out indefinitely
09/25/16 CB Sam Shields Concussion out indefinitely
09/02/16 C Corey Linsley Hamstring PUP
09/02/16 CB Demetri Goodson Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/02/16 DT Mike Pennel Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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