Giants vs Cowboys Betting Preview

The Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants kick off the 2012 NFL season at MetLife Stadium this Wednesday night.

The defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants are a 4-point favorite at home at 5Dimes over their hated division rival.

The Cowboys are looking to bounce back from a disappointing 8-8 campaign in 2011. New York is 7-2 both straight up and ATS in its last nine games against Dallas.

View Dallas vs NY Giants Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 3-point underdogs in this one at Bovada, while the total was hovering around 46.5 at most shops (including TopBet). Of note, the OVER is 8-3 past 11 Giant home games vs the Cowboys and the best early UNDER line was at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Giants, currently No. 23 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Cowboys, who rate No. 9 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 25-23 victory for the Cowboys.

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Dallas Cowboys Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 5-5

New York Giants Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the division are 5-5

 

A few Cowboys at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games when playing NY Giants
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Giants
NY Giants are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Giants last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Giants last 6 games at home
NY Giants are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Dallas

Next up:
Dallas at Seattle, Sunday, September 16
NY Giants home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, September 16

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