Dallas Cowboys vs Washington Football Team Prediction, 12/12/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 14
Game: Dallas Cowboys vs Washington Football Team
Date: Sunday, December 12, 2021
Location: FedExField in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Football Team (+4)
The Dallas Cowboys (8-4) are hitting the road to FedExField on Sunday where they will try to beat the Washington Football Team (6-6). Dallas is 4-point favorites from oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 48.
The Dallas Cowboys step onto the field holding a record of 8-4 this season. In their last contest, the Cowboys played the Saints and went home with a win by a final score of 27-17. Dak Prescott finished 26/40 with 238 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 79 and ended the contest with 1 pick. Tony Pollard was the best rusher for the Cowboys with 7 totes for 71 yds (10.1 yards per carry). CeeDee Lamb averaged 12.7 yards per catch by accumulating 89 yards on 7 catches. The Dallas Cowboys ran the football 24 different times and compiled 146 yds, which earned them an average of 6.1 yards per attempt. In all, they had 65 plays which converted into 377 yds. Dallas gave up 19 pass completions on 41 tries for 252 yards, and a completion rate of 46.3%. In the running game, the Cowboys gave up 153 yards on 26 attempts, which averages out to 5.9 yds per rush surrendered.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Dallas Cowboys hold an average of 29.4 points per game. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 129.0 yards on the ground which is 6th in the NFL. The Cowboys have racked up 4,995 yards in total for the year. Dallas has accrued 175 first downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 96 infractions for 851 yds. They have surrendered the football 16 times (9 interceptions and 7 fumbles lost). With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Dallas has compiled 25 touchdowns via the pass and 11 rushing touchdowns.
The Cowboys are sitting in 12th in the NFL regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 22.3 points per game. They are giving up 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 111.1 yards on the ground per game for the season. During the season, they have conceded 1,333 yards via the ground game in 12 games. When talking about yards via the pass, the Cowboys have surrendered 3,137 yards which has them sitting in 27th in the league. They have conceded 261.4 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 61.3%. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 372.5 yards/game which ranks them 27th in the National Football League. They have granted 17 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 11 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Football Team come into this game with a record of 6-6 this season. The last time they took the field, the Football Team walked away with a victory by a final of 17-15 when they played the Raiders. Taylor Heinicke (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 196 yards on 23/30 passing while his quarterback rating was 101.5. He threw 1 pick and his Y/A was 6.53 yds. Logan Thomas was the best receiver for the Football Team, catching 3 balls for 48 yards (16.0 yds per catch). Antonio Gibson ran the ball 23 times for 88 yds, ending the game with 3.8 yards per carry for Washington. The Football Team finished the game with a total of 298 yards while running 61 plays (4.9 yds per play). Washington rushed the football for 3.7 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 112 yards on 30 carries. Washington gave up 16 rushing attempts for 76 yds (4.8 yds per carry). The Football Team passing defense conceded a completion rate of 73.7%, relinquishing 234 yds on 28 for 38 through the air.
In relation to how much they score, the Football Team are sitting 20th in the league with an average of 20.5 PPG. For the year so far, the Football Team have compiled 2,654 passing yards as well as an average of 221.2 passing yards per game, which is ranked 20th in the NFL. They have an average of 124.4 yards per game via the rush and have run for 1,493 yards for this season. The Washington Football Team maintain an average of 345.6 yards/game which has them sitting 19th in the league. The Washington offense has totaled 607 penalty yds on 68 violations, ranking them 25th in the league in terms of giving up free yards. They have thrown 11 interceptions while surrendering 6 fumbles and they have been able to tally 139 first downs.
The Football Team are conceding 24.8 PPG, which has them in 24th of all teams in the NFL. Washington has surrendered a total of 1,095 yards rushing (91.3 yards per outing) and 9 touchdowns by ground for the season. They have allowed 26 touchdowns through the air as well as 263.9 yards per outing, which has them in 30th in the league. The Football Team defense has been on the field for 724 plays, ranking them 5th in the league. Overall, they have allowed 297 points in total. They have 12 turnovers (6 fumbles and 6 interceptions) so far this year.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Football Team NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -4
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