At 4:30 ET, the Packers and Cowboys square off at AT&T Stadium in a Wild Card round NFL matchup. TV coverage belongs to FOX with the game being played on Sunday, January 14th. u
GREEN BAY PACKERS VS DALLAS COWBOYS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Green Bay Packers +7.5
This game will be played at AT&T Stadium at 4:30 ET on Sunday, January 14th.
WHY BET THE GREEN BAY PACKERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 24-22 in favor of the Cowboys.
- Our projections have Jordan Love finishing with 243.447 passing yards on 22.992/33.086 passing.
- The Cowboys are projected to finish with 356 yards of offense compared to the 340 yards for the Packers.
Will the Packers Make it Happen in Arlington?
Leading up to their matchup with the Cowboys, the Packers are 9-8. They currently sit 2nd in the NFC-North and are in 7th place in the NFC. This season, the Packers find themselves above .500 versus the spread with a record of 9-8. Their average scoring margin for this season stands at +1.9.
Regarding their offense, the Packers have an average 22.5 points per game, which places them 11th in the NFL. Looking at their passing game, the Packers come in with an average of 233.4 passing yards per game, which is 12th in the league. Presently, 62.4% of their first downs are credited to the passing game.
So far, the Packers have run the ball an average of 25.9 times per game and currently hold the 15th spot in rushing yards. On a per-attempt basis, they average 4.2 yards which is 9th.
When it comes to defense, the Packers have given up 206.8 passing yards and 128.3 rushing yards per game. In terms of sacks, Green Bay ranks 10th among other defenses. Coming into week 1, they have allowed 20.6 points per game and 335.1 yards.
Will the Cowboys Win at AT&T Stadium?
In the NFC-East standings, the Cowboys are in 1st place with a record of 12-5. Within the NFC, Dallas is 2nd, heading into Wild Card round. Looking at the Cowboys’ scoring margin so far, it currently stands at +11.4. This has led to an ATS record of 10-7.
At home, the Cowboys are averaging 37.4 points per contest compared to their overall numbers of 29.9 points per game. In the league, Dallas is 1st in overall scoring. In terms of passing yards, Dallas’ offense is 8th in attempts. Their average of 258.6 passing yards per game places them 3rd in the league.
The Cowboys come in with an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt while running the ball an average of 27.5 times per game. In terms of total rushing yardage, they currently rank 14th in the league.
Looking at Dallas’ defense, they currently stand 5th in points allowed. Opponents have been averaging 18.5 points per game and 299.7 yards per contest against them.