Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/8/2017
Sunday, October 8, 2017
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AT&T Stadium is the venue for the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 2 point favorites. The total has been set at 53.5. The Cowboys are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0. The Packers are 2-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-1-0.
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Valuable Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Dallas Cowboys are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
10/01/17 T Bryan Bulaga Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/01/17 WR Davante Adams Concussion doubtful Sunday vs. Dallas
10/01/17 T David Bakhtiari Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/01/17 CB Davon House Quad "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/01/17 RB Ty Montgomery Ribs "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/01/17 RB Jamaal Williams Knee doubtful Sunday vs. Dallas
10/01/17 LB Joe Thomas Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/01/17 DT Mike Daniels Hip "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
09/26/17 T Kyle Murphy Foot IR
09/25/17 LS Brett Goode Hamstring IR
09/18/17 T Jason Spriggs Hamstring IR
09/05/17 DT Montravius Adams Foot IR
09/05/17 LB Vince Biegel Foot PUP
09/04/17 T Don Barclay Ankle IR
07/30/17 CB Demetri Goodson ACL PUP
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
10/01/17 LB Anthony Hitchens Knee "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/01/17 CB Chidobe Awuzie Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/01/17 DL David Irving Suspension Served probable Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/01/17 CB Nolan Carroll Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/01/17 LB Sean Lee Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
09/05/17 TE Connor Hamlett Fibula IR
09/05/17 TE Rico Gathers Concussion IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 298 yards as a unit, which ranks 27th in the league. They've run 84 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 29 times for 228 yards so far this year, which has them 14th in the NFL in penalties. They are 8th in the National Football League in points scored with 102. They have run 260 plays this year for 1,341 yards, which ranks them 15th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 5.2 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 89 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Aaron Rodgers has completed 107 throws while attempting 160 passes for a completion percentage of 66.9%. He has passed for 1,146 yards this year. He averages 10.7 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 100.7.
The Packers rush defense has given up 105 attempts for 444 yards this season, putting them in 19th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 29 penalties for 214 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in the league. They've allowed a score on 31.7% of possessions on defense, which is 10th in the NFL. Green Bay is 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 81. They have given up a total of 1,198 yards on D, which is 8th in the league. The Packers are 14th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 12th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 75 throws on 115 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 8th and 4th in the league. The Green Bay pass defense has also surrendered a total of 754 yards in the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 25th in the league. Green Bay Packers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 634 yards on 14 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 12th in the NFL in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 70 punt return yards and are averaging 10 yards per return, which is 9th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 33 yards. They are 11th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,244.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys are 12th in the NFL in points scored with 94. They have run 247 plays this season for 1,373 yards, which ranks them 11th in the league in total offense. The Cowboys average 5.6 yards per play, which is 12th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 75 1st downs this year, placing them 19th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Dallas has run for 457 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in the NFL. They've run 98 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 26 times for 240 yards so far this season, which has them 22nd in the league in penalties. Dak Prescott has thrown for 941 yards this season. He has completed 87 passes on 143 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 90.1. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 10.8 yards per completion.
Dallas is 26th in the league in points allowed on defense with 97. They have surrendered a total of 1,357 yards on D, which is 20th in the NFL. The Cowboys are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 10th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 101 passes on 154 attempts against the Dallas defense this season, placing them 31st and 31st in the National Football League. The Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 927 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 103 attempts for 430 yards this year, putting them in 16th place in the league against the run. The Dallas Cowboys have committed 27 penalties for 207 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 9th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 39.1% of possessions on defense, which is 21st in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Dallas is ranked 17th in the league in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 62 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 7th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 21 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 60 yards on special teams, ranking 28th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and have a long of 25 yards this year. They are 24th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,079. The Dallas Cowboys have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 17th in the National Football League. Dallas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 699 yards on 16 punts, averaging 43.7 yards per punt. That places them 26th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -2
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