Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys Week 12 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/22/2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018
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The Washington Redskins head to AT&T Stadium to play the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, November 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 5.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 40.
The Redskins are 7-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Cowboys are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-6-0.
Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 7-3-0 against the spread
Important Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Dallas Cowboys are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
11/18/18 QB Alex Smith Ankle is out for season
11/18/18 RB Chris Thompson Ribs is questionable Thursday vs Dallas
11/18/18 WR Jamison Crowder Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Dallas
11/18/18 CB Quinton Dunbar Shin is questionable Thursday vs Dallas
11/18/18 RB Samaje Perine Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs Dallas
11/18/18 T Trent Williams Thumb is questionable Thursday vs Dallas
11/13/18 T Geron Christian Knee IR
11/06/18 G Brandon Scherff Shoulder IR
11/06/18 WR Paul Richardson Shoulder IR
11/06/18 G Shawn Lauvao Knee IR
09/19/18 RB Rob Kelley Toe IR
09/12/18 WR Cam Sims Ankle IR
09/04/18 G Arie Kouandjio Quad IR
09/04/18 G Tyler Catalina Shoulder IR
08/15/18 WR Robert Davis Knee IR
08/11/18 RB Derrius Guice ACL IR
08/11/18 TE Manasseh Garner ACL IR
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
11/20/18 TE Geoff Swaim Wrist is out 3-4 weeks
11/19/18 DL David Irving Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs Washington
11/19/18 T Tyron Smith Stinger is questionable Thursday vs Washington
11/18/18 DT Antwaun Woods Concussion is questionable Thursday vs Washington
11/18/18 DT Daniel Ross Calf is questionable Thursday vs Washington
11/18/18 DE Taco Charlton Shoulder is questionable Thursday vs Washington
11/18/18 WR Tavon Austin Groin is questionable Thursday vs Washington
11/07/18 LB Sean Lee Hamstring is out indefinitely
10/06/18 WR Terrance Williams Personal IR
10/06/18 C Travis Frederick Illness IR
09/26/18 DE Datone Jones Knee IR
09/07/18 G Parker Ehinger Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Cedrick Wilson Shoulder IR
09/04/18 S Jameill Showers Knee IR
09/04/18 G Marcus Martin Toe IR
09/04/18 WR Noah Brown Hamstring IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins are 16th in the National Football League in points scored with 197. They have run 643 plays this year for 3,315 yards, which ranks them 16th in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins average 5.2 yards per play, which is 15th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 199 1st downs this season, ranking them 27th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 1,215 yards as a unit, which ranks 28th in the league. They've run 279 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 70 times for 667 yards so far this year, which has them 28th in the NFL in penalties. Colt McCoy has passed for 54 yards this year. He's completed 6 throws while attempting 12 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. His quarterback rating this season is 90.3. He averages 9 yards per completion and 4.5 yards per pass attempt.
Washington is 28th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 198. They have given up a total of 3,569 yards on D, which is 21st in the league. The Redskins are 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 15th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 244 throws on 364 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense this season, ranking them 4th and 12th in the league. The Washington pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,612 yards in the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 225 attempts for 957 yards this season, putting them in 32nd place in the NFL against the run. The Redskins have had 76 penalties for 615 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in the league. They've allowed a score on 31.8% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Washington is 23rd in the NFL in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 40 punt return yards and are averaging 5.7 yards per return, which is 27th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 12 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 354 yards on special teams, placing them 15th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 17.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 27 yards this season. They are 17th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,843. The Washington Redskins have tried 20 field goals this season and made 17, which is 21st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 85.0%. Washington Redskins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,044 yards on 47 punts, averaging 43.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 13th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys have run for 1,333 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in the NFL. They've run 270 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 56 times for 478 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the league in penalties. They are 14th in the NFL in points scored with 203. They have run 610 plays this season for 3,270 yards, which ranks them 14th in the league in total offense. The Cowboys average 5.4 yards per play, which is 14th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 191 1st downs this year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. Dak Prescott averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 10.9 yards per completion. He has completed 197 passes on 305 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.6%. His quarterback rating is 90.3. He has thrown for 2,138 yards this season.
The Cowboys rush defense has allowed 259 attempts for 950 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in the league against the run. Dallas has committed 49 penalties for 354 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 12th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.3% of possessions on defense, which is 10th in the league. They are 13th in the league in points allowed on defense with 190. They have surrendered a total of 3,311 yards on D, which is 8th in the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has given up 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 7th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 229 passes on 328 attempts against the Dallas defense this season, placing them 31st and 22nd in the National Football League. The Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 2,361 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Dallas Cowboys have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 21, which is 22nd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 84.0%. Dallas kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,765 yards on 39 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That places them 24th in the NFL in punting average. Dallas is ranked 21st in the league in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 82 punt return yards and average 5.1 yards per return, which is 11th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 22 yards. They have returned 6 kicks for 147 yards on special teams, ranking 20th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 24.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 18th in the league in all-purpose yards with 370.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys -5.5
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