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Dallas Hasn’t Won at home in Over a Year, But…

When the Cowboys have stayed home lately, they’ve been a complete stay-away for bettors as they’re an atrocious 2-10-2 ATS in their last 14 games at home and their last straight-up win at Jerry’s World was September 13 of last season. However, Dallas should have a great shot at putting an end to that losing streak when the 0-2, Jay Cutler-less Bears come to town for the Sunday nighter.

Shark Bites
  • The visiting team is 4-1 SU and ATS in its last 5 games in this matchup.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the Cowboys' last 5 games against teams with a losing record.
  • Dallas is 1-3-2 ATS in its last 6 games.

The Bears are on a decent run of covering the spread on the road, going 6-2 ATS in their last eight games outside of Chicago and will have a bit more room to work with with Jay Cutler on the sidelines nursing a sprained thumb. The game originally opened with a 4.0-point spread in favor of Dallas, but that number was readjusted to 7.0 following Cutler’s injury in the Bears’ home loss to the Eagles on Monday. Brian Hoyer will fill in for Cutler and will make his first-ever start vs Dallas.

Totals bettors will want to take a close look at the UNDER in this one. The Bears have only managed to score 28 points this season and that was with Cutler taking the majority of the snaps. With the total hovering around the 44.5 point mark, it should be noted that the teams have combined to go over that total just once this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Dallas Cowboys were listed as -4-point favorites at Bovada and other online Sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 45.5.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 28-15 result in favor of the Cowboys. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Chicago Bears vs Dallas Cowboys Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Dallas Cowboys are 1-1 overall and 1-0-1 ATS against the spread, while the Bears are 0-2 and 0-2 ATS. As for the totals, Dallas is 1-1 on the OU, and Chicago is 0-1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Chicago injuries news.

The Dallas Cowboys sit at No. 27 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Bears are at No. 17 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Cowboys No. 15-ranked offense (23 PPG) against a Chicago Bears defense that ranks No. 24 at 26 PPG. The Cowboys passing attack has averaged 252.5 yards per game, more than the Bears give up through the air (197.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Chicago Bears feature the league's No. 17-rated road run defense, allowing 131 yards per game. The Dallas Cowboys, meanwhile, ranks No. 14 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bears suffered a Week 2 loss against Philadelphia in their last game, falling 29-14 at Soldier Field.

In their last gridiron battle, Dez Bryant did much of the damage, producing 102 receiving yards as Dallas beat the Redskins 27-23 at FedExField.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Chicago is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Chicago is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Chicago is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Dallas is 1-3-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Dallas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 7 games
  • Dallas is 0-3-2 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Detroit, Sunday, October 2nd
Dallas at San Francisco, Sunday, October 2nd