Washington Commanders vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 8 (1/8) NFL
- Lm Tipster
- Jan 8, 2023, 9:04:06 AM
|Time||4:25 p.m. EST|
|Cowboys money line||-320|
|Cowboys spread||-7 (-110)|
|Commanders money line||+260|
|Commanders spread||+7 (-110)|
|Over / under||40|
2022 season stats
|Dallas Cowboys||Washington Commanders|
|Road / home record||4-3||3-5|
|Points per game||28.9||18.3|
|Points allowed per game||19.5||21.9|
|Pass yards per game||236.0||225.0|
|Rush yards per game||139.0||125.0|
|Total yards per game||376.0||350.0|
|Total yards allowed per game||354.0||329.0|
The Washington Commanders continue at home and will host the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at the FedEx Field. These teams already each other earlier this season in Dallas where the Cowboys took the win 25-10.
The Cowboys get here with an 12-4 record and are 4-3 on the road so far this season ranking 2nd in the NFC East and already clinched the Playoff Berth. Dak Prescott has the Cowboys' offense clicking, averaging an NFL-best 36 points per game over the past 10 weeks. He's two TD passes shy of tying Troy Aikman for second in franchise history with 165 for his career
The Cowboys defense has been solid and are allowing 19.5 points per game and 351 yards. This is the 6th least amount of points given up per game and the 6th least amount of yards. Dallas has been great against the pass allowing 224 passing yards but they have struggled against the run allowing 127 yds.
The Commanders get here with a 7-8 record after losing their 3rd straight game last week against the Browns. Rookie QB Sam Howell is making his pro debut after Washington was eliminated from playoff contention. Brian Robinson Jr. has gotten the majority of the carries this season. The 23-year-old RB has rushed for 80 yards in four of his last five games and has 797 yards on 3.9 yards per carry.
The defense has been pretty good allowing only 21.9 points per game while allowing 212 passing yards and 116 rushing yards.
Dallas are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Dallas are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Washington.
Dallas are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games against Washington.
Dallas are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games on the road.
Dallas are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 14 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 14 games against Dallas.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home.
The Commanders are on a 3 game losing streak and have been eliminated from the playoff contention. They are benching Wentz and giving Heinicke and rookie Sam Howell playing time at QB. The Cowboys already clinched the playoffs but they need to win this game if they want to be division champs. Tony Pollard has a chance to return for this game so expect a full healthy team and ready to roll. Washington has a good defense but the Cowboys offense will be too much again.
PICK: Cowboys -7 (-110)
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