Eagles vs Cowboys Betting Preview
The Philadelphia Eagles will try to break out of a four-game SU losing streak and a three-game ATS losing streak when they host the Dallas Cowboys this Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Both teams are 1-4 SU and 2-3 ATS over their last five games.
The line has swung 4 points since opening with the Eagles as 2-point favorites and Dallas was 2-point chalk at Bovada as of Friday afternoon.
The total has gone UNDER in eight of Dallas's last 11 games and in seven of Philadelphia's last 10 games. Philadelphia is 9-4 SU and 8-4-1 ATS in its last 13 home games against the Cowboys.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Eagles rated this week at No. 16 and the Cowboys sitting at No. 8. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 16-14 result in favor of the Cowboys this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 29-ranked offense (16.6 PPG) against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 17 at 22.6 PPG. The Eagles passing attack has averaged 243.2 yards per game, more than the Cowboys give up through the air (205.5 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 17-rated road run defense, allowing 117 yards per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, ranks No. 10 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Dallas was a 19-13 loser on the road against the Falcons. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (32) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Tony Romo's 321-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Atlanta earned a 19-13 win over Dallas on Sunday at Georgia Dome.
Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 28-13 result against the Saints on November 5. The Eagles failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point underdog, while the 41 combined points took the game UNDER the total. LeSean McCoy ran through the New Orleans defense for 119 yards in Philadelphia's last game, but the Eagles still lost a 28-13 decision at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Dallas Cowboys Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 5-5
Philadelphia Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the division are 8-2
A few Cowboys at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Dallas's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Dallas's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games
Philadelphia is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Dallas
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Dallas home to Cleveland, Sunday, November 18
Philadelphia at Washington, Sunday, November 18