Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/10/2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
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The Dallas Cowboys travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Giants on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 6.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 41. The Cowboys have an ATS record of 6-6-0 while their over/under record is 6-6-0. The Giants have an over/under record of 5-7-0 and they are 5-7-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys are 6-6-0 against the over/under
The Dallas Cowboys are 6-6-0 against the spread
Important New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 5-7-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 5-7-0 against the spread
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
12/04/17 LB Sean Lee Hamstring is upgraded to probable Sunday vs NY Giants
12/03/17 LB Justin Durant Concussion is "?" Sunday vs NY Giants
12/01/17 CB Orlando Scandrick Back is out indefinitely
11/12/17 RB Ezekiel Elliott Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 12/24 vs. Seattle)
11/06/17 DT Brian Price Knee IR
10/20/17 DT Stephen Paea Knee IR
09/05/17 TE Connor Hamlett Fibula IR
09/05/17 TE Rico Gathers Concussion IR
Key New York Giants Injuries
12/04/17 QB Eli Manning None has been named the starter Sunday vs Dallas
12/03/17 LB B.J. Goodson Ankle left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Dallas
12/03/17 RB Wayne Gallman Hip left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Dallas
12/03/17 CB Eli Apple Hip is "?" Sunday vs Dallas
12/03/17 LB Jonathan Casillas Neck is "?" Sunday vs Dallas
12/03/17 G Justin Pugh Back is "?" Sunday vs Dallas
11/29/17 CB Janoris Jenkins Ankle IR
11/27/17 CB Donte Deayon Forearm IR
11/27/17 LB Curtis Grant Knee IR
11/27/17 G D.J. Fluker Toe IR
11/27/17 LB Deontae Skinner Hamstring IR
11/23/17 DE Romeo Okwara Knee IR
11/14/17 LB Keenan Robinson Quad IR
11/05/17 C Weston Richburg Concussion IR
10/10/17 WR Brandon Marshall Ankle IR
10/09/17 WR Dwayne Harris Foot IR
10/08/17 WR Odell Beckham Jr. Fibula IR
09/04/17 LB Mark Herzlich Neck IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys are 10th in the NFL in points scored with 286. They have run 753 plays this season for 3,944 yards, which ranks them 18th in the league in total offense. The Cowboys average 5.2 yards per play, which is 19th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 237 1st downs this year, placing them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Dallas has run for 1,665 yards as a team, which ranks 4th in the NFL. They've run 356 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 68 times for 649 yards so far this season, which has them 30th in the league in penalties. Dak Prescott has thrown for 2,420 yards this season. He has completed 232 passes on 369 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating is 87.9. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 yards per completion.
Dallas is 20th in the league in points allowed on defense with 284. They have surrendered a total of 4,111 yards on D, which is 21st in the NFL. The Cowboys are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has given up 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 16th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 282 passes on 420 attempts against the Dallas Cowboys defense this season, placing them 31st and 21st in the National Football League. The Dallas pass defense has also given up a total of 2,817 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 303 attempts for 1,294 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in the league against the run. The Cowboys have committed 68 penalties for 515 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Dallas is ranked 28th in the league in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 180 punt return yards and average 9.5 yards per return, which is 7th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 83 yards. They have returned 19 kicks for 489 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 25.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 61 yards this year. They are 22nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,756. The Dallas Cowboys have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 15, which is 25th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88.2%. Dallas Cowboys kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 31 for 32 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,176 yards on 50 punts, averaging 43.5 yards per punt. That places them 27th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants have run for 1,069 yards as a unit, which ranks 27th in the league. They've run 278 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 66 times for 633 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the NFL in penalties. They are 31st in the National Football League in points scored with 189. They have run 739 plays this year for 3,520 yards, which ranks them 28th in the NFL in total offense. The Giants average 4.8 yards per play, which is 27th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 194 1st downs this season, ranking them 31st overall as an offensive unit. Eli Manning has completed 247 throws while attempting 395 passes for a completion percentage of 62.5%. He has passed for 2,411 yards this year. He averages 9.8 yards per completion and 6.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 84.1.
The Giants rush defense has given up 363 attempts for 1,568 yards this season, putting them in 32nd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 90 penalties for 748 yards on defense this year. That places them 24th in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.5% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the NFL. New York is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 291. They have given up a total of 4,690 yards on D, which is 32nd in the league. The Giants are 29th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 7.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 30th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 262 throws on 421 attempts against the New York Giants defense this season, ranking them 21st and 22nd in the league. The Giants pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,122 yards in the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Giants have tried 19 field goals this season and made 14, which is 26th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 73.7%. New York kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,140 yards on 71 punts, averaging 44.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 24th in the NFL in punting average. New York is 30th in the NFL in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 94 punt return yards and are averaging 5.5 yards per return, which is 28th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 20 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 398 yards on special teams, placing them 27th in kick return yardage. The Giants average 19.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 30 yards this season. They are 32nd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,184.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -6.5
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