Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins: Preview and Pick
- Updated: December 21, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys are fighting for a playoff spot, while the Washington redskins are losing badly to end the season. However anything can happen when these two teams head out on the field because they have an intense rivalry. The Redskins seemed to have played much better with kirk Cousins at quarterback, while the Cowboys were having their biggest meltdown of the season.
Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins Preview
The NFL odds for this game opened up with Cowboys listed as (-2.5) point favorites. Despite the poor performance by the Cowboys, the betting public is not ready to back the floundering Redskins. Over 65 percent of the early wagers are on the Cowboys and this has caused the point spread to shift. The latest betting line for this rivalry game is now at (-3) as the Cowboys are field goal favorites according to the odds makers.
The Redskins almost beat the Atlanta Falcons, despite the fact that turned the ball over often. The Redskins had 7 turnovers today, the most by any team in a game this season (assuming no other team has at least 7 today). They lost 5 fumbles, no other team has lost more than 3 in a game this season. The last time the Redskins had 7 turnovers in a game was Week 2, 2004 at the Giants. The Cowboys will need some of those turnovers to make up for their lack of defense.
The latest football betting trends for this game reveal some interesting betting angles for this game. The total has gone under in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games when playing at home against Dallas and the total has gone under in 7 of Dallas’s last 10 games when playing Washington overall. Dallas is 2-6 straight up in its last 8 games on the road, but Dallas is 7-3 straight up in its last 10 games when playing Washington. From a betting standpoint Dallas is 2-6 against the spread (ATS) in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Washington and 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Washington overall. Washington is 2-6 straight up and against the spread in its last 8 games at home. Dallas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games overall and Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games overall.
Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins Pick
With plenty of time before kickoff we will wait for more information to come in before we select a side on this contest. Make sure to check the forum during the week and on the day of the game to get the latest and most up to date information on the game.