New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction, 10/11/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys
Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Dallas -7.5
Daniel Jones and the New York Giants (0-4) are headed to AT&T Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Dallas Cowboys (1-3). The spread on this contest has Dallas as 7.5-point favorites. The total opens at 53.
The New York Giants step onto the field holding a record of 0-4 this year. The last time they took the field they played the Los Angeles Rams and ended up taking the loss by a score of 17-9. Daniel Jones went 23/36 with 190 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 1 interception during the game. Wayne Gallman led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 26 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 45 yards on 6 carries which gave him an average of 7.5 yards per run. Darius Slayton was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 48 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 16.0 yards per reception for the game. The New York Giants ended up running the ball 25 times and racked up a total of 136 yards giving them an average of 5.4 yards per rush. In all, they finished with a total of 66 plays for 295 yards. For the contest, the Giants racked up 19 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 20 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, New York gave up 25 completions on 32 throws for a total of 182 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.0%. In the running game, the Giants gave up 58 yards on 23 attempts which is an average of 2.5 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they gave up a total of 240 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
The Giants have tallied 1,112 total yards for the season. As a team they're holding an average of 76.5 yards via the ground game which is 31st in the NFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, New York has totaled 2 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown. Regarding putting points on the board, the New York Giants have an average of 11.8 PPG. In terms of yards via the pass, the Giants have conceded 886 yards which has them ranked 8th in football. In total, they have yielded 328.3 yards per contest ranking them 5th in the National Football League. The Giants are sitting in 12th in the NFL concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 24 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.6 yards per run and 106.8 yards on the ground per game for the year. During their 4 games played this year, they are giving up 221.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 69.5%. Overall, they have allowed 427 yards via the running game in 4 outings.
The Cowboys head into this matchup 1-3 for this season. In their last game they took on the Cleveland Browns and were beaten 49-38. Ezekiel Elliott paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 24 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 54 yards via 12 carries which had him averaging 4.5 yards per tote. Amari Cooper was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 134 yards on 12 catches. He earned an average of 11.2 yards per catch for the game. Dak Prescott went 41/58 with 502 yards through the air and tossed 4 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception on the day. The Dallas Cowboys ran the ball 18 times and earned a total of 85 yards earning them an average of 4.7 yards per rush. In the game, the Cowboys totaled 35 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 65 yards. In all, they ran 79 plays which added up to 566 yards. In terms of defense, Dallas conceded 20 completions on 31 attempts totaling 201 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. In the game, they conceded 508 yards but weren't able to force a turnover. On the ground, the Cowboys conceded 307 yards on 40 attempts which gave them an average of 7.7 yards per attempt allowed.
Regarding their scoring prowess, the Cowboys are 3rd out of all teams in football scoring 31.5 PPG. For the year thus far, the Cowboys have racked up 1,631 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 407.8 passing yards per contest, ranking them 1st in the league. They have an average of 101.8 rushing yards per game and have run for 407 yards in total. The Dallas Cowboys have an average of 509.5 yards per contest which is good for 1st in the NFL. The Cowboys are ranked 32nd in the league in relation to their opponents scoring, conceding 36.5 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.9 yards per rush and 172.5 yards on the ground per contest this season. Overall, they have allowed 690 yards via the ground game in 4 games. Concerning passing yards, the Cowboys have conceded 1,032 yards which has them sitting in 23rd in the league. In their 4 games played this season, they have relinquished 258.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.5%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 430.5 yards/contest ranking them 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -7.5
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