Recap - Cowboys Defeat Oakland 31-24
|Recap - Cowboys Defeat Oakland 31-24|
DeMarco Murray shredded the Oakland defense for 3 TDs as the Dallas handed the Raiders a 31-24 defeat on Thursday at AT&T Stadium.
The Cowboys won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Tony Romo completed 23 of 32 pass attempts for 225 yards and 1 TD for the Cowboys in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Rashad Jennings rushed for 35 yards for Oakland, while Darren McFadden added 13 yards. Matt McGloin threw for 255 yards for the Raiders, while receivers Andre Holmes and Rod Streater had 136 and 57 yards respectively.
Oakland lost the offensive yardage battle to Dallas 352-305 yards in Thursday's game. Dallas had more first downs as that total ended up 23-16.
Oakland lost the time of possession battle 32:19/27:41, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Dallas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bears. The Raiders will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.