Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys - 6/26/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins
Madden20 Sim: Friday, June 26, 2020 at 8:00 pm
The Line: Washington Redskins +9.5 -- Over/Under: 45
The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins meet Friday night in a Madden20 NFL simulation game.
The Dallas Cowboys have four players ranked 91 or better overall in running back Ezekiel Elliott, wide receiver Amari Cooper and offensive linemen Zack Martin and Tyron Smith. That makes for a strong running game and a difference maker on the outside. Quarterback Dan Prescott is rated 81 overall, but he has a decent speed rating of 83 and acceleration rating of 86, so he can hurt defenses with his feet. Speaking of the defense, the Cowboys have a shutdown corner in Byron Jones who has an 88 rating overall and a top tier pass rusher in DeMarcus Lawrence who also has an 88 rating overall and a 88 acceleration rating. The Dallas Cowboys are loaded with difference makers on both sides of the ball and have to be one of the more balanced teams in this years version of Madden.
The Washington Redskins have one player ranked in the 90s, and that’s left tackle Trent Williams who brings in a 92 overall rating and a 90 awareness rating. Right guard Brandon Scherff has an 88 overall rating, giving the Redskins an above-average offensive line in Madden20. As for the skill positions, the Redskins turn to tight end Jordan Reed who has an 84 overall rating and wide receiver Terry Mclaurin who is 81 overall. Quarterback, the Redskins are led by Dwayne Haskins who is 70 overall with a 70 awareness rating and 76 speed rating. The Washington Redskins are one of those teams in this game you have to play really conservative with, as they don’t have the horses on either side of the ball to really flip a game. Rely on defense and ground game and hope Haskins doesn’t make the turnover that kills your bet.
There's no question the Dallas Cowboys are the better team here, but they're not a team I put in the conversation for best in the game and that's a key reason why I'm not running to the window to lay big chalk with them in these simulations. The Washington Redskins can be a tough watch in these simulations with a limited offense, but they do get after it defensively and that's enough to grind games at times. I'm just not thrilled about laying massive numbers in these simulations and putting a whole lot of trust in the computer.
Give me the Redskins and the points.