NFL Week 6 Baltimore Ravens v Dallas Cowboys

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Fri, 2012-10-12 09:05 -- TheFootballLines
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John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens go in as home favorites for their NFL Week 6 clash with the Dallas Cowboys. Taking a look at the current NFL Spread we see that after opening the week at -/+4 the line has settled at Baltimore -3.5 Dallas +3.5 for the moment. In the money line odds market the Ravens are trading at -190 ($1.53) while odds for a Cowboys victory range between +165 ($2.65) up to +171 ($1.71). The over under total has steady at it's opening number of O/U 44.5 to date.

The early wager count from a top offshore sportsbook reveals that around 60% of the early wagering action in the point spread market is on Baltimore while around 57% of the over under bets placed have been on the total going over 44.5 points.

Baltimore have a 4-1 record having recorded victories against the Bengals (44-13), Patriots (31-30), Browns (23-16) and Chiefs (9-6) in a low scoring affair last week, with their lone loss coming against the Eagles (23-24). Averaging 26 points per game on offense while allowing 17.8 on defense, the Ravens have a positive points per game differential of +8.20. In wagering results Baltimore are 2-3 (-$110) against the closing spread, 4-1 (+$53) against the odds and 3-2 in over under betting.

The Tony Romo led Cowboys are coming of the bye last week, they have a 2-2 record with wins against the Giants (24-17) and Buccaneers (16-10) and losses against the Seahawks (7-27) and Bears (18-34). Dallas are sporting a -5.75 points per game differential having averaged 16.25 on offense while conceding 22 on defense. In NFL Point Spread Wagering Results the Cowboys are 1-3 ($205) against the closing spread and they are showing a -$7 loss against the closing moneyline odds while their over under record is 1-3.

There is not a great deal to go by history wise between Baltimore v Dallas as their last regular season game was back in 2008. On that occasion the Ravens prevailed 33-24 as +230 ($3.30) road underdogs, covering the +6 spread easily with the over under total going over the close line of O/U39.5 by some 17.5 point.

There is not a great deal to go by history wise between Baltimore v Dallas as their last regular season game was back in 2008. On that occasion the Ravens prevailed 33-24 as +230 ($3.30) road underdogs, covering the +6 spread easily with the over under total going over the close line of O/U39.5 by some 17.5 point.

The Verdict - Our handicapping figures here at TheFootballLines.com show sufficient value to warrant some wagers. We have taken a couple of position on this game. Check out the details on our NFL Picks Packages here or try out our $2 pick below.

TheFootballLines.com's Pick: 
We have taken the Baltimore Ravens against the moneyline odds at -190 ($1.53) and see value above $1.45. In the point spread market we have also taken the Ravens at -3.5, if the line moves to -3 that would be preferable however we are happy with -3.5. Cheers TheFootballLines.com
NFL Week 6 Baltimore Ravens v Dallas Cowboys | TheFootballLines.com

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