The Philadelphia Eagles have suffered through seven straight losses and will try to avoid an eighth when they visit the Dallas Cowboys this Sunday night.
Dallas will try to avoid its ninth straight ATS home loss at the same time.
The Eagles are 0-6 ATS over their last six games.
Dallas is 0-8 ATS in its last eight games at Cowboy Stadium. The total has gone UNDER in five of the last eight games between these two NFC East rivals.
The line opened late in the week after Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson were all declared inactive. The Eagles also cut Jason Babin, further depleting their roster.
Dallas was a 10-point favorite at , leaving plenty of back-door-cover wiggle room for Eagles bettors.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cowboys sit at No. 13 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Eagles are at No. 21 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Cowboys will win this game 20-13.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas's No. 18-ranked offense (22 PPG) against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 24 at 25.6 PPG. The Cowboys passing attack has averaged 296.9 yards per game, more than the Eagles give up through the air (228.1 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Eagles feature the league's No. 22-rated road run defense, allowing 126 yards per game. Dallas, meanwhile, ranks No. 32 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 30-22 loser as they battled the Panthers at home. The Eagles failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 52 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Bryce Brown went over the 100-yard mark (178) in his team's latest effort, but Carolina still defeated Philadelphia by a score of 30-22.
In their last action, Dallas was a 38-31 loser at home against the Redskins. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (69) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Tony Romo beat the Redskins secondary for 3 TDs last time out, but the Cowboys lost to Washington 38-31 at Cowboys Stadium.
Philadelphia Eagles Trends:
When playing in December are 8-2
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the division are 6-4
Dallas Cowboys Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the division are 4-6
A few Eagles at Cowboys trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Dallas's last 22 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Dallas's last 23 games
Dallas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Dallas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, Sunday, December 9
Dallas at Cincinnati, Sunday, December 9