Cowboys vs Giants Picks, Predictions, Week 9 Odds 11/4/2019
MetLife Stadium is the venue where Daniel Jones and the New York Giants will take on the Dallas Cowboys on Monday. New York opens this matchup as 9-point underdogs. The O/U has been set at 47. The Cowboys are 4-3-0 ATS and 4-3-0 when betting on the total. The Giants are 4-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-6-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Dallas Cowboys faced the Philadelphia Eagles and won by a score of 37-10. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Cowboys was Dak Prescott who went 21/27 with 239 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with 1 pick during the game. Ezekiel Elliott led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he tallied 1 TD during the game. He rushed for a total of 111 yards on 22 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.0 yards per tote. Amari Cooper was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 106 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 21.2 yards per reception for the game. The Dallas Cowboys ran the football 36 times and earned 189 yards which gave them an average of 5.3 yards per carry. For the contest, the Cowboys racked up a total of 23 1st downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 65 yards. In all, they totaled 66 plays which added up to 403 yards. When discussing the defense, Dallas gave up 16 completions on 26 tries totaling 168 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.0%. Overall, they allowed a total of 283 yards and earned 4 turnovers. In the running game, the Cowboys gave up 115 yards on 28 carries which gave them an average of 4.1 yards per run allowed. Another game you may want to bet on is the pick from Josh Schonwald on the Redskins vs Bills game.
Cowboys Better their record to 4-3 After Win
The Cowboys head into this game 4-3 in 2019. They are a team that has the capability to score points among NFC East teams and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup. For total yardage, they currently sit at 4th in the conference and 6th in the league with 3,065 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Cowboys have compiled a total of 12 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league with an average of 27 points per contest, putting them 6th in the league. As a team, they have an average of 146 rushing yards per game which is 1st in the NFC.
The Cowboys have one of the best defenses in the NFL, allowing 17.7 points per contest putting them 4th in the NFC. When it comes to passing yards, the Cowboys have conceded 1,596 yards. Opponents are completing 65.7% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.0 yards per attempt. They have conceded 6 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards rushing, Dallas is giving up 96.9 yards per game which has them at 2nd in the NFC East and 13th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.2 yards per carry ranking them 9th in the conference and 17th in the NFL overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,022 rushing yards through 7 games.
In their last game, the New York Giants went up against the Detroit Lions and were defeated 31-26. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Giants was Daniel Jones who went 28/41 with 322 yards through the air and tossed 4 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Saquon Barkley paced the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 64 yards on 19 carries which meant he averaged 3.4 yards per run. Golden Tate was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 85 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 10.6 yards per catch during the game. The New York Giants ended up running the ball 24 times and earned 80 yards which gave them an average of 3.3 yards per carry. In all, they totaled 68 plays for a total of 370 yards. Overall, the Giants got 24 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 44 yards. When discussing the defense, New York allowed 25 catches on 32 attempts totaling 316 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.0%. In the running game, the Giants allowed 59 yards on 25 carries which is an average of 2.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For the game, they allowed 375 yards and forced 2 turnovers. Guy Bruhn has a free pick against the spread for the game between the Vikings and Chiefs.
Giants Dip to 2-6 After Loss
The Giants come into this matchup with a record of 2-6. New York needs to do more to make teams respect their running game by averaging 102 rushing yards per contest, putting them 17th among NFL teams. As a unit, they have a total of 819 rushing yards through 8 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Giants average 334 yards per contest overall putting them 24th among NFL teams and 14th in the conference. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Giants sit in 3rd in the division and 22nd out of all the teams in the league averaging 19.8 points per game.
The Giants are allowing 27.3 points per contest which puts them at 4th among NFC East teams and 27th among NFL teams. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road groups among NFL teams. They are allowing 264 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Giants are ranked 12th in the conference. They have conceded 13 passing touchdowns for this year. In regard to points allowed, they have allowed 218 points in total. In regard to yards rushing, they are giving up 122 yards per game ranking them 22nd among NFL teams and 3rd in the division. For this season, they have conceded 979 yards on the ground and 10 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +9
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