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Cowboys Have Been An Abysmal Bet

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This season has been a trainwreck for the Dallas Cowboys. “America’s Team” is a lowly 4-10 SU and have been just as bad for bettors with a 4-9-1 ATS record. The Cowboys will visit the Buffalo Bills this Sunday, a team that has only been a marginally better play this season.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 10-5 in Buffalo’s past 15 home games.
  • The Cowboys are 2-3-1 ATS in their last eight games against the Bills.
  • Tyrod Taylor has 12 passing touchdowns and one interception in his past eight games.

Apparently it’s Kellen Moore’s show in Dallas now. The fourth-year quarterback has not seen a single snap before last week when he went 15-for-29 with one touchdown and three interceptions. Dallas fans should not hold their breath for any sort of miracles; let’s just say that. The Cowboys have had one of the worst offenses in the NFL this season with the team averaging just 17.6 points per game and have not scored more than 20 points since Week 11.

The Bills defense has not been good lately, but last week they were downright hard to watch. The Bills secondary, without starter Stephon Gilmore for the rest of the season, was torched all day long and allowed Kirk Cousins to post the third-highest passer rating in team history.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Buffalo Bills were -5.5-point favorites at odds maker shops such as Bovada, while the NFL total was set at 43 for over under totals betting.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 25-16 result in favor of the Bills on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Dallas Cowboys vs Buffalo Bills Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Buffalo battles the Dallas Cowboys, currently with a 4-10 mark (4-9-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 8-6 for the Bills and 5-9 for the Cowboys. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Dallas injuries news.

The Buffalo Bills sit at No. 14 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Dallas Cowboys are at No. 25 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 24.36 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 15 this week at 23.14 PPG. The Bills aerial game is averaging 213.5 yards per game, less than the Cowboys secondary allows through the air, 226.64 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Dallas Cowboys own the league's No. 11-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 99.43 yards per game when on the road. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 1 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cowboys suffered a Week 15 loss against New York in their last game, falling 19-16 at AT&T Stadium.

Buffalo lost its last outing 35-25 against Washington on Sunday, getting a 111-yard receiving performance from Sammy Watkins in a losing cause at FedExField.

Betting Trends
  • Dallas is 3-8-1 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Dallas is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games
  • Dallas is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 9 games
  • Buffalo is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Dallas home to Washington, Sunday, January 3rd
Buffalo home to New York, Sunday, January 3rd