Cowboys vs Jets Wagering Preview
Dallas has been a reliable OVER play in Week 1 recently (5-1) but faces a stingy New York Jets team at the Meadowlands to kick off the 2011 season.
Rex Ryan's team looks to make the final step to make the Super Bowl and they have been good to bettors as a small favorite lately, going 7-1 ATS in their past 8 games as chalk of 4 or less points.
The Jets lost limply in Week 1 last year but advanced to the AFC title game for the second straight season. [ See current odds to win Super Bowl 46 at InterTops ]
Betting Line: The Cowboys are listed as 4-point underdogs at sportsbooks, with the total listed at 41.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Jets, currently No. 3 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Cowboys, who rate No. 12 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 27-21 victory for the Jets.
Dallas Cowboys Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 3-7
New York Jets Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the division are 7-3
A few Cowboys at Jets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Dallas's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games when playing NY Jets
Dallas is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Jets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Jets last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Jets last 5 games when playing Dallas
NY Jets are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games
NY Jets are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
Dallas at San Francisco, Sunday, September 18
NY Jets home to Jacksonville, Sunday, September 18