The New York Giants will try to snap a four-game series losing streak against the Dallas Cowboys and cover the spread for the fourth time in five games overall when they visit Arlington for a key NFC East matchup in the season opener on Sunday Night Football.
The Giants are also 1-3 against the spread in the past four meetings after going 6-2 straight-up and ATS in the previous eight games between the teams.
The Cowboys are coming off their first NFC East title since 2009 and have also seen the OVER cash in the last five meetings along with 10 of the past 12. Dallas, though, lost NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles, another division rival hoping to top both teams in 2015.
New York won the NFC East once during that stretch as well, taking it in 2011 with a 9-7 mark en route to becoming the first team with less than 10 wins to become Super Bowl champion. The Giants are hoping to rebound from a pair of losing seasons and also went 7-9 ATS last year.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
On the opening betting line for this matchup, the Dallas Cowboys sat as -5-point favorites at shops such as BetOnline. The total, has been pegged by the odds makers at GTbets.eu at 50.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 29-23 win for the Cowboys. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Dallas Cowboys currently sport a record of 13-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 11-7 ATS. The New York Giants are 6-10 and 7-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Dallas Cowboys post a 9-8-1 over under record this season, while the New York Giants have gone 10-6 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs New York injuries news.
It’s a betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Dallas Cowboys and the No. 19-ranked New York Giants, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
The game also pits Dallas’s No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 28.44 PPG, against a Giants defense that ranks No. 22 this week at 25 PPG. The Cowboys aerial game is averaging 232.22 yards per game, less than the Giants secondary allows through the air, 240.62 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the New York Giants own the league’s No. 31-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 144.5 yards per game when on the road. Dallas, on the other hand, rates No. 7 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In New York’s last outing, Eli Manning threw for 429 yards in a losing cause against the Eagles, 34-26 at MetLife Stadium.
DeMarco Murray ran through the Green Bay defense for 123 yards in Dallas’s last game, but the Cowboys still lost a 26-21 decision at Lambeau Field.
- NY Giants is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
- NY Giants is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Giants’s last 10 games
- NY Giants is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Dallas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- Dallas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
- Dallas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
New York home to Atlanta, Sunday, September 20th
Dallas at Philadelphia, Sunday, September 20th