Sunday, September 18, 2016
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The Dallas Cowboys take on the Washington Redskins on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at FedExField. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5. The Cowboys are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Redskins have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Dak Prescott finished with 227 yards through the air for Dallas last week. He completed 25 passes out of 45 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Ezekiel Elliott, who finished with 51 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Jason Witten was the team leader in receiving with a total of 66 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. As a team in that game Dallas got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 75 total plays for 328 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 101 yards on 30 attempts.
Kirk Cousins finished with 329 yards through the air for Washington last week. He completed 30 passes out of 43 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Redskins were led in rushing by Matt Jones, who finished with 24 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. DeSean Jackson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 102 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Washington got a total of 18 first downs in that game. 3 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 55 total plays for 384 yards for the game. The Redskins ran for 55 yards on 12 attempts.
Dallas scores 19 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 23rd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 45 attempts for a 56% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 227 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 19th in the league. The Cowboys run for an average of 101 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 15th in the league. They also run 75 plays per contest and average 4.4 yards per play for an average of 328 yards per game, ranking their offense 20th overall this season. The Cowboys average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 8th in the NFL. They accumulate 50 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 18th in the league.
Dallas allows 203 passing yards per game, ranking 11th, and they allow 20 points per contest on defense, which ranks 12th. They give up 19 completions on 28 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Cowboys allow 113 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 21st in the NFL. Dallas allows 316 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 11th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 4 penalties for 40 yards per game, ranking them 7th among NFL teams.
Washington averages 16 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 24th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 30 passes per game on 43 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. They throw for 329 yards through the air per game, ranking them 5th. The Redskins run for an average of 55 yards per game on 12 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 30th on the ground. They also run 55 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for a total of 384 yards per game, ranking them 9th in the league on offense. The Redskins get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 24th. They average 55 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, ranking them 4th in the NFL.
Washington allows an average of 288 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 23rd in the league. Their defense overall allows 38 points per contest, which has them ranked 31st. They give up 27 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 73% per game. The Redskins allow 147 rushing yards per contest on 30 carries for a 4.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 26th in the NFL. Washington allows 435 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play, which ranks 28th in the league. They force 4 penalties for 81 yards in each contest, ranking 9th.
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/12/16 T Tyron Smith Stinger injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Washington
09/11/16 DE Charles Tapper Back "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/11/16 LB Mark Nzeocha Achilles "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/11/16 G Ronald Leary Groin "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/09/16 RB Darren McFadden Elbow PUP
09/07/16 DE Randy Gregory Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
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
09/12/16 LB Steven Daniels Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
08/31/16 TE Derek Carrier Knee PUP
08/31/16 RB Keith Marshall Elbow IR
07/26/16 LB Junior Galette Achilles out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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