Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins - 10/29/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Cowboys (3-3) at Washington Redskins (3-3)
NFL Football: Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 4:25 pm (FedExField)
The Line: Washington Redskins -1.5 -- Over/Under: 49 See the Latest Odds
Over in Maryland at FedEx Field on Sunday, we’ve got a fun NFC East matchup looming as the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins meet up in NFL action.
The Cowboys enter this game with a 3-3 record on the year. After losing two games versus the Rams and Packers, Dallas got a win in their last outing 40-10 versus the 49ers. In that one, Cowboys QB Dak Prescott put up 234 yards and three touchdowns.
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On the season so far, Prescott has logged 1426 yards, 14 touchdowns and four INTs, while Ezekiel Elliott leads Dallas in rushing on 131 attempts, 540 yards and four touchdowns. Tops in receiving for the Cowboys is Dez Bryant with 28 catches on 58 targets for 327 yards and four touchdowns.
Over on the Redskins’ side, they’re sitting at 3-3 as well. Washington is 1-2 in their last three games with a win over the 49ers sandwiched between losses to the Chiefs and Eagles. In that Philly game, Redskins QB Kirk Cousins put up a 30-for-40 line for 303 yards, three touchdowns and a pick.
So far this year, Cousins has 1637 yards, 12 touchdowns and three picks, and Chris Thompson leads the Redskins rush with 213 yards and two touchdowns on 43 attempts. Thompson is also the lead Washington receiver with 366 yards and three scores on 31 targets and 23 receptions.
The Cowboys are 21-8 ATS in the last 29 games on grass and 5-2 ATS in their last seven games in October. Dallas is also 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games overall and 2-6 ATS in their last eight game following a straight-up win.
Meanwhile, the Redskins are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following an ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last five home games. Washington is also 1-4 ATS in their last five games in October and 1-4 ATS in their last five versus the NFC.
After close losses to Los Angeles (35-30) and the Packers (35-31), Dallas came out of the bye with a nice blowout performance over the better-than-their-record-says 49ers. As for the Redskins, they’ve performed pretty well according to plan this year, losing to the teams better than them (KC and Philly) and beating the teams they should beat (Rams, Raiders and Niners). The spread is pretty thin here, however, so I don’t see a whole lot of reasons to pick against Dallas.