Sunday, October 2, 2016
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The Dallas Cowboys take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Levi's Stadium. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44. The Cowboys are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The 49ers have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Dak Prescott finished with 248 yards through the air for Dallas last week. He completed 19 passes out of 24 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Ezekiel Elliott, who finished with 140 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Terrance Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 88 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Dallas got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 14 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 447 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 199 yards on 41 attempts.
Blaine Gabbert finished with 119 yards passing for San Francisco last week. He went 14 for 25, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The 49ers were led on the ground by Carlos Hyde, who finished with 103 yards on 21 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Torrey Smith led the team in receiving with 35 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. San Francisco had 12 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 56 total plays for 254 yards for the contest. The 49ers ran for 135 yards on 31 carries as a team.
Dallas scores 26 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 11th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 22 passes on 33 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 251 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 16th in the league. The Cowboys run for an average of 134 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 6th in the league. They also run 68 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 385 yards per game, ranking their offense 8th overall this season. The Cowboys average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 5th in the NFL. They accumulate 44.7 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 29th in the league.
Dallas allows 290 passing yards per game, ranking 23rd, and they allow 20 points per contest on defense, which ranks 10th. They give up 26 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63%. The Cowboys allow 89 rushing yards per game on 19 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 10th in the NFL. Dallas allows 379 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6 penalties for 45.3 yards per game, ranking them 11th among NFL teams.
San Francisco averages 24 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 14th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. They throw for 175 yards through the air per game, ranking them 30th. The 49ers run for an average of 117 yards per game on 33 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 11th on the ground. They also run 66 plays per game and average 4.4 yards per play for a total of 292 yards per game, ranking them 29th in the league on offense. The 49ers get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 19th. They average 31.7 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, ranking them 32nd in the NFL.
San Francisco allows an average of 255 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 14th in the league. Their defense overall allows 28 points per contest, which has them ranked 24th. They give up 21 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 58% per game. The 49ers allow 123 rushing yards per contest on 30 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 24th in the NFL. San Francisco allows 377 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 20th in the league. They force 8 penalties for 67.3 yards in each contest, ranking 27th.
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
San Francisco Betting Trends
San Francisco is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
San Francisco has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 OL La'el Collins Toe IR
09/26/16 WR Dez Bryant Knee probable Sunday vs. San Francisco
09/25/16 DE Charles Tapper Back "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
09/25/16 T Tyron Smith Back "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
09/25/16 LB Mark Nzeocha Achilles "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
09/25/16 CB Orlando Scandrick Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
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
08/11/16 DE Demarcus Lawrence Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
08/02/16 Backup QB Kellen Moore Fibula IR
09/27/16 CB Marcus Cromartie Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/26/16 T Anthony Davis Concussion has retired
09/26/16 DB Jimmie Ward Quad injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/25/16 WR Torrey Smith Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/25/16 TE Vance McDonald Hip injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/20/16 LB Ray-Ray Armstrong Pectoral IR
09/16/16 NT Ian Williams Ankle IR
09/06/16 CB Will Redmond ACL IR
09/02/16 QB Thad Lewis Knee IR
09/01/16 LB Aaron Lynch Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
08/30/16 WR Bruce Ellington Hamstring IR
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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