3* NFL Saturday Night SMASH
Dallas vs. Tampa Bay,
12/17/2011 20:20 EDT,
Score: 31 - 15
Point Spread: +7/-105 Tampa Bay
3* NFL Saturday Night SMASH (NFL Network) on Buccaneers +7
This is Tampa Bay's last home game of the season, and it will leave it all on the field in hopes of ending its 7-game skid. Even if it comes up short, it stands an excellent chance of covering this number.
The Cowboys, who are 2-4 on the road, have played three overtime games and two others decided on scores within the final 30 seconds away from home this season. The Cowboys haven't won by more than 3 points away from home this season.
The Cowboys are 17-36-2 ATS in their last 55 games as a road favorite, 2-12 ATS in their last 14 games as a favorite of 3.5-10.0 points and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a road favorite of 3.5-10.0 points. The Buccaneers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games as an underdog of 3.5-10.0 points.
In addition, Dallas is 0-7 ATS all-time under coach Garrett when matched up against poor teams with winning percentages of 25-40%. The Cowboys have lost to these teams by an average of 2.4 points. We'll take the points.