The Cowboys will play host to the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC, with a kickoff scheduled for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on FOX. This game, featuring two NFC conference rivals, has the Cowboys as the 10.5 point favorites on the road. Do they have what it takes to come away with a road win and cover the spread?
DALLAS COWBOYS VS CAROLINA PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Carolina Panthers +10.5
This game will be played at Bank of America Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE CAROLINA PANTHERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 21-19 in favor of the Cowboys.
- Our projections have Dak Prescott finishing with 253.091 passing yards on 20.521/32.994 passing.
- The Cowboys are projected to finish with 327 yards of offense compared to the 310 yards for the Panthers.
Can the Cowboys Offense Score Enough on the Road?
At 6-3, the Cowboys are 6th in the NFC and 2nd in the NFC-East. This will be Dallas’ 6th road game this season, where they have gone 2-3. The Cowboys have put together an above .500 record versus the spread this season, currently at 6-3. Their average scoring margin for this season is +11.6.
Dallas’ offense is 2nd in the league, with an average of 29.9 points per contest. So far this season, Dallas’ passing game is 9th in passing attempts. Their average of 261.2 passing yards per game places them 6th in the NFL rankings.
At 117.9 rushing yards per game, the Cowboys are 10th in the NFL. This figure has come on an average of 29.1 attempts (8th).
In terms of turnovers, the Dallas defense has 14 takeaways, which is 5th in the NFL. Overall, they are giving up 18.3 points per game and 275.1 yards.
Do the Panthers Have What it Takes at Home?
So far this season, the Panthers have an overall record of 1-8 and have a below .500 record at home (1-3). Heading into week 11, the Panthers are 4th in the NFC-South and 16th in the NFC. This season, the Panthers boast an above .500 record versus the spread, currently standing at 1-6-2. Their average scoring margin for this season is -9.9.
Coming into week 11, the Panthers offense is 26th in the league at 17 points per contest. In the passing game, the Panthers are averaging 185.2 passing yards per game, which is 26th in the league. So far, 56.1% of their first downs have come through the passing game.
The Panthers come into the game handing the ball off 23.6 times per game and are currently 26th in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 3.8.
On defense, the Panthers are currently positioned 11th in tackles for loss and 15th in sacks. Against them, opponents are scoring an average of 26.9 points per game and gaining 308.3 yards per contest.