Dallas Cowboys at Carolina Panthers Week 1 NFL Parlay 9/9/2018
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Bank of America Stadium
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The Carolina Panthers host the Dallas Cowboys at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, September 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44.5. The Panthers had an over/under record of 10-7-0 and they were 10-7-0 against the spread last year. The Cowboys had an ATS record of 8-7-1 while their over/under record was 6-10-0.
Valuable Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys were 6-10-0 against the over/under last season
The Dallas Cowboys were 8-7-1 against the spread last year
Important Carolina Panthers Betting Trends
The Carolina Panthers were 10-7-0 against the over/under last season
The Carolina Panthers were 10-7-0 against the spread last year
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
08/27/18 G Zack Martin Knee is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Houston
08/23/18 C Travis Frederick Illness is out indefinitely
08/20/18 S Xavier Woods Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
08/03/18 DT Maliek Collins Foot is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
06/15/18 DL David Irving Suspension 4- game suspension (elgible to return 10/7 vs Houston)
Key Carolina Panthers Injuries
08/21/18 T Matt Kalil Knee is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
08/03/18 TE Chris Manhertz Foot is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
08/03/18 RB Fozzy Whittaker Knee IR
07/29/18 T Daryl Williams Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys ran for 2,170 yards as a team last year, which ranked 2nd in the NFL. They ran 480 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys were penalized on offense 97 times for 939 yards last season, which had them 24th in the league in penalties. They were 14th in the NFL in points scored with 354. They ran 1,005 plays last season for 5,311 yards, which ranked them 14th in the league in total offense. The Cowboys averaged 5.3 yards per play, which was 14th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 314 1st downs last year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. Dak Prescott averaged 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 10.8 yards per completion last season. He completed 308 passes on 490 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating last season was 86.6. He threw for 3,324 yards.
The Cowboys rush defense allowed 403 attempts for 1,664 yards last year, putting them in 8th place in the league against the run. Dallas committed 107 penalties for 880 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 12th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 31.6% of possessions on defense, which was 10th in the league. They were 13th in the league in points allowed on defense with 332. They surrendered a total of 5,089 yards on D, which was 8th in the NFL. The Cowboys were ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense gave up 5.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 7th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 371 passes on 559 attempts against the Dallas Cowboys defense last season, placing them 31st and 22nd in the National Football League. The Dallas pass defense also gave up a total of 3,425 yards through the air, which was 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Dallas Cowboys attempted 29 field goals last season and made 22, which was 22nd in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 75.9%. Dallas Cowboys kickers made 92% of their extra points, going 36 for 39 last year. Their punters totaled 2,908 yards on 66 punts, averaging 44.1 yards per punt. That placed them 24th in the NFL in punting average. Dallas was ranked 21st in the league in punt returns last season with 31. They accumulated 275 punt return yards and averaged 8.9 yards per return, which was 11th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 83 yards. They returned 25 kicks for 620 yards on special teams, ranking 20th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys averaged 24.8 yards per kick return and had a long of 61 yards last year. They were 18th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,391.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Carolina Panthers were 12th in the National Football League in points scored with 363 last year. They ran 1,026 plays for 5,179 yards, which ranked them 19th in the NFL in total offense. The Panthers averaged 5 yards per play, which was 21st in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 320 1st downs last season, ranking them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Carolina ran for 2,102 yards as a unit, which ranked 4th in the league. They ran 490 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers were penalized on offense 83 times for 682 yards last year, which had them 32nd in the NFL in penalties. Cam Newton passed for 3,302 yards last year. He completed 291 throws while attempting 492 passes for a completion percentage of 59.1%. His quarterback rating last season was 80.7. He averaged 11.3 yards per completion and 6.7 yards per pass attempt.
Carolina was 11th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 327. They gave up a total of 5,074 yards on D, which was 7th in the league. The Panthers were 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense allowed 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 19th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 351 throws on 550 attempts against the Carolina defense last season, ranking them 22nd and 15th in the league. The Carolina Panthers pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,665 yards in the air, which was 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 353 attempts for 1,409 yards last season, putting them in 3rd place in the NFL against the run. The Panthers had 101 penalties for 867 yards on defense last year. That placed them 9th in the league. They allowed a score on 33.9% of possessions on defense, which was 18th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Carolina was 5th in the NFL in punt returns with 40 last year. They totaled 318 punt return yards and averaged 8 yards per return, which was 19th in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 60 yards. They returned 34 kicks for 758 yards on special teams, placing them 11th in kick return yardage. The Panthers averaged 22.3 yards per kick return and had a long of 103 yards last season. They were 16th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,497. The Carolina Panthers tried 30 field goals last season and made 29, which was 17th in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 96.7%. Carolina kickers made 92% of their extra points, going 34 for 37 last season. Their punters accumulated 3,267 yards on 71 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranked them 12th in the NFL in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cowboys +2.5 and under 44.5 total points
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