Cleveland Browns vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction, 10/4/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Cleveland Browns vs Dallas Cowboys
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Dallas -5
AT&T Stadium is the site where Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys (1-2) will play the Cleveland Browns (2-1) on Sunday. Cleveland opens this game as 5-point dogs. The total has been set at 54.
The Cleveland Browns come into this matchup with a record of 2-1 this season. In their last game they went up against the Washington Football Team and earned the victory by a score of 34-20. Baker Mayfield went 16/23 with 156 yards passing and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. Nick Chubb paced the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 25 yards and he ran for 2 touchdowns in the game. He ran for a total of 108 yards via 19 carries which meant he averaged 5.7 yards per carry. Odell Beckham Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 59 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 14.8 yards per catch in the game. The Cleveland Browns ran the football 37 times and racked up 158 yards giving them an average of 4.3 yards per attempt. Overall, they totaled 62 plays which added up to 300 yards. On the day, the Browns earned a total of 19 1st downs and they had 6 penalties for 50 yards. In terms of defense, Cleveland gave up 21 catches on 37 throws for a total of 206 yards, and a completion percentage of 57.0%. Against the run, the Browns gave up 103 yards on 22 carries which gave them an average of 4.7 yards per run allowed. Overall, they gave up 309 yards and earned 5 turnovers.
The Browns have tallied 1,040 total yards this season. As a team they have an average of 170.3 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 4th in the league. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Cleveland has compiled 5 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring points, the Cleveland Browns hold an average of 25.0 points per game. The Browns are sitting in 24th in the National Football League concerning team defense, allowing 29.3 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per run and 94.0 yards on the ground per game this season. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 282 running yards through 3 games. When talking about yards through the air, the Browns have allowed 761 yards which has them ranked 22nd in football. During their 3 games played this season, they have given up 253.7 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 63.7%. During the season, they are giving up 347.7 yards/game which ranks them 9th in the NFL.
The Cowboys step onto the field holding a record of 1-2 this year. The last time they took the field they played the Seattle Seahawks and were defeated 38-31. Ezekiel Elliott paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He racked up a total of 34 yards via 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.4 yards per run. Michael Gallup was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 138 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 23.0 yards per reception for that contest. Dak Prescott went 37/57 with 472 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He threw 2 picks in the game. The Dallas Cowboys ended up running the ball 21 times and totaled 61 yards which had them averaging 2.9 yards per rush. For the game, the Cowboys got 27 first downs and they had 10 penalties for 59 yards. On the day, they finished with a total of 80 plays which gave them a total of 522 yards. In terms of defense, Dallas allowed 27 completions on 40 throws for a total of 295 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.0%. In the game, they conceded a total of 412 yards and earned 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Cowboys allowed 117 yards on 26 carries which gave them an average of 4.5 yards per carry allowed.
In relation to putting points on the board, the Cowboys are ranked 8th in the league with 29.3 points per outing. During this campaign thus far, the Cowboys have a total of 1,150 passing yards along with an average of 383.3 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 1st in the NFL. They are averaging 107.3 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 322 yards for the season. The Dallas Cowboys hold an average of 490.7 yards per outing which is good for 1st out of all teams in the league. In terms of passing yards, the Cowboys have surrendered 831 yards which ranks them 28th in the league. Over the course of this year, they have given up 404.7 yards/game which puts them 26th in the National Football League. The Cowboys sit in 30th in the National Football League when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 32.3 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.8 yards per running attempt and 127.7 rushing yards per contest this season. Over the course of their 3 games, they have conceded 277.0 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 65.7%. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 383 yards via the ground game in 3 outings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cowboys -5 and over 54 total points
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