Thursday, November 24, 2016
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The Washington Redskins travel to AT&T Stadium to play the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, November 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.5. The Redskins are 7-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-2-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 9-1-0 against the spread.
Kirk Cousins finished with 375 yards through the air for Washington last week. He completed 21 passes out of 30 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Redskins were led in rushing by Rob Kelley, who finished with 137 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Pierre Garcon was the team leader in receiving with a total of 116 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Washington got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 515 yards for the game. The Redskins ran for 151 yards on 30 attempts.
Dak Prescott finished with 301 yards passing for Dallas last week. He went 27 for 36, resulting in a 75% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led on the ground by Ezekiel Elliott, who finished with 97 yards on 25 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Dez Bryant led the team in receiving with 80 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Dallas had 27 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 19 came from a pass. They ran 67 total plays for 417 yards for the contest. The Cowboys ran for 118 yards on 30 carries as a team.
Washington scores 25 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 9th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 26 passes on 39 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 301 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 3rd in the league. The Redskins run for an average of 117 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 10th in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 419 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Redskins average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 3rd in the NFL. They accumulate 57.3 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranks 11th in the league.
Washington allows 259 passing yards per game, ranking 18th, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 18th. They give up 25 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Redskins allow 112 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 22nd in the NFL. Washington allows 371 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 23rd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 73.7 yards per game, ranking them 19th among NFL teams.
Dallas averages 29 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 4th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. They throw for 256 yards through the air per game, ranking them 15th. The Cowboys run for an average of 157 yards per game on 33 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 2nd on the ground. They also run 67 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 413 yards per game, ranking them 4th in the league on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 25 first downs per game, which ranks 2nd. They average 54.9 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, ranking them 18th in the NFL.
Dallas allows an average of 264 passing yards per game, which ranks 21st in the league. Their defense overall allows 19 points per contest, which has them ranked 7th. They give up 26 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 68% per game. The Cowboys allow 84 rushing yards per contest on 20 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 3rd in the NFL. Dallas allows 348 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 13th in the league. They force 6 penalties for 48.9 yards in each contest, ranking 4th.
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 8-2-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Dallas Betting Trends
Dallas is 4-6-0 against the over/under this season
Dallas has an ATS record of 9-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 LS Nick Sundberg Back "?" Thursday vs. Dallas
11/13/16 T Trent Williams Suspension expected to miss 4 games
11/07/16 TE Niles Paul Shoulder IR
10/21/16 WR Josh Doctson Achilles IR
10/05/16 S David Bruton Jr. Concussion IR
09/28/16 C Kory Lichtensteiger Calf IR
09/26/16 S DeAngelo Hall Knee IR
09/21/16 NT Kedric Golston Hamstring IR
08/31/16 TE Derek Carrier Knee PUP
08/31/16 RB Keith Marshall Elbow IR
07/26/16 LB Junior Galette Achilles IR
11/20/16 OL Chaz Green Foot "?" Thursday vs. Washington
11/16/16 TE Geoff Swaim Pectoral out indefinitely
11/01/16 CB Morris Claiborne Groin out indefinitely
10/31/16 S Barry Church Arm expected to miss 3-5 weeks
09/28/16 DE Charles Tapper Back IR
09/27/16 OL La'el Collins Toe IR
09/20/16 DE Randy Gregory Suspension out for season
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
08/02/16 Backup QB Kellen Moore Fibula IR
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas -6.5
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