New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction, 10/10/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys
Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021
Location: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-7.5)
The New York Giants (1-3) are hitting the road to AT&T Stadium on Sunday where they will take on the Dallas Cowboys (3-1). Dallas is 7.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 50.5.
The New York Giants come into this matchup with a record of 1-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Giants took on the Saints and earned the victory with a final of 27-21. Daniel Jones connected on 28/40 with 402 yds passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 108.5 and ended the contest with 1 pick. Kenny Golladay averaged 19.3 yards per reception by recording 116 yds on 6 receptions. Saquon Barkley was the leader on the ground for the Giants with 13 totes for 52 yards (4.0 yds per carry). When the final whistle blew, they tallied 60 plays for 485 yds. The New York Giants ran the rock 20 times and had 83 yds, earning them an average of 4.2 yards per tote. On the ground, the Giants gave up 170 yds on 39 attempts, which averages out to 4.4 yds per rush surrendered. New York gave up 19 completions on 26 tries for a total of 235 yds, and a completion percentage of 73.1%.
The Giants have tallied 1,536 yards in total over the course of this season. New York has accrued 52 first downs as a unit, and they have committed 26 penalties for 207 yards. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, New York has amassed 4 touchdowns via the pass and 4 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 3 times (1 interception and 2 fumbles). As a team they are averaging 101.5 yards on the ground which is 21st in the NFL. When talking about scoring, the New York Giants are sitting at 20.8 PPG.
The Giants sit in 15th in the NFL in relation to the opposition scoring, giving up 23.8 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 122.8 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have conceded 491 yards via the running game in 4 games. In terms of passing yards, the Giants have surrendered 1,037 yards which has them sitting in 20th in the NFL. They have allowed 259.3 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 75.0%. For the season, they have surrendered 382.0 yards/outing ranking them 22nd in the National Football League. They have surrendered 7 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 4 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Cowboys come into this matchup with a record of 3-1 for this year. The last time they took the gridiron, the Cowboys went home victorious with a score of 36-28 when they played the Panthers. Ezekiel Elliott carried the football 20 times for 143 yds, walking away from the contest with 7.2 yards per carry for Dallas. Dalton Schultz was a featured target for the Cowboys, hauling in 6 throws for 58 yds (9.7 yds per catch). Dak Prescott (4 touchdowns) walked away from the game with 188 yds on 14/22 passing while his QB rate was 130.3. He didn't toss any interceptions and his longest completion went for 35 yards. Dallas conceded 24 rush attempts for 113 yards (4.7 yds per rush). The Cowboys secondary gave up a completion percentage of 66.7%, relinquishing 266 yds on 26 for 39 passing. The Cowboys finished the contest with a total of 433 yards while running 56 plays (7.7 yds per play). Dallas ran for 7.2 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 245 yards on 34 carries.
The Dallas Cowboys have an average of 420.8 yards per outing ranking them 3rd in the league. They are averaging 165.8 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 663 yards in total. The Dallas offense has compiled 231 yards of penalties on 28 infractions, ranking them 6th in football in terms of hurting your team. They have tossed 2 picks while surrendering 1 fumble and they have been able to record 58 1st downs. During this campaign to this point, the Cowboys have racked up 1,020 yards through the air as well as an average of 255.0 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 14th out of all NFL teams. In relation to their ability to score points, the Cowboys are 4th in the NFL averaging 31.5 PPG.
The Cowboys are relinquishing 24.3 points per game, which has them in 17th in the league. Dallas has yielded a total of 324 yards via the ground game (81.0 yards per contest) as well as 2 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have conceded 9 touchdowns via the pass as well as 315.3 yards per outing, which has them sitting 31st in the league. The Cowboys defense has been on the field for 247 plays, which ranks them 10th in the league. This year, they have conceded 97 points in total. Their defense has totaled 10 turnovers (2 fumbles and 8 picks) for the season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys -7.5
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