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Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys - 9/15/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins
Date & Time Sunday September 15, 2019, 1:00 PM (EDT)
Location
FedEx Field
Washington, DC
The Line
The Line: Washington Redskins +4.5 -- Over/Under: 46.5
TV Channel
FOX
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The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins meet Sunday in NFL action at FedEx Field.

The Dallas Cowboys look for a quick 2-0 start after beating up on the New York Giants. The Dallas Cowboys have split their last six road games. Dak Prescott is completing 78.1 percent of his passes for 405 yards, four touchdowns and zero interceptions. Prescott has a combined five touchdown passes in his last three games. Michael Gallup and Amari Cooper have combined for 264 receiving yards and one touchdown while Randall Cobb has four receptions. The Dallas Cowboys ground game is averaging 89 yards per contest, and Ezekiel Elliott leads the way with 53 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Dallas is allowing 17 points and 470 yards per game. Xavier Woods leads the Dallas Cowboys with 11 tackles, Leighton Vander Esch has two sacks and Jeff Heath has two pass deflections.

The Washington Redskins look for a bounce back showing after falling short to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Washington Redskins have lost their last four home games. Case Keenum is completing 68.2 percent of his passes for 380 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions. Keenum has six touchdown passes in his last two games. Terry McLaurin and Chris Thompson have combined for 193 receiving yards and one touchdown while Vernon Davis has four receptions. The Washington Redskins ground game is averaging 28 yards per contest, and Derrius Guice leads the way with 18 yards on 10 carries. Defensively, Washington is allowing 32 points and 436 yards per game. Quinton Dunbar leads the Washington Redskins with nine tackles, Cassanova McKinzy has one sack and Montae Nicholson has one pass deflection.

The Cowboys are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. NFC East, 20-8-1 ATS in their last 29 games on grass and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 vs. NFC. The Redskins are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in September, 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games on grass and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NFC. The Cowboys are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Washington and the underdog is 31-11 ATS in their last 42 meetings. The over is 5-2 in Redskins last 7 vs. a team with a winning record. The over is 4-0 in Cowboys last 4 games overall.

The Dallas Cowboys are 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games as a favorite of at least three points. The Washington Redskins have split their last 10 games ATS when an underdog of at least three points. The Cowboys have won seven of the last nine meetings against the Redskins, and four of those wins were decided by eight or more points. The Washington Redskins played just about as well as they're going to play this season last week, and coming up short as double-digit underdogs could take a bit of steam out of their sails. There's a pretty big gap between these two teams in terms of talent. It's a game the Cowboys should win by at least a full touchdown. 

Pick:
Dallas Cowboys -4.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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