With the point spreads being the first lines to hit the boards we saw the Dallas Cowboys open as slight -1 favorites for their week 8 clash with the New York Giants. The line did not stay that way for long, flipping to where the Latest NFL Lines have Dallas +2 New York Giants -2. The current money line odds see Dallas priced between +107 ($2.07) up to +115 ($2.15) while New York are trading between -140 ($1.71) up to -127 ($1.79). In the over under market the line sits at O/U 47.5 after opening the week at O/U 47.
The Cowboys are coming off a 19-14 win over Carolina last week which took their season record to 3-3. Dallas have averaged 18.83 points per game and allowed 22.17 for a differential of -3.34 while in yards per play stats they have averaged 5.7 on offense and conceded 5.2 on defense for a differential of +.50. Betting results for Dallas include a 3-3 (-$15) point spread record, 2-4 over under record and they are -$34 against the closing odds (for $100 bets each week).
Eli Manning and Co. head into this match with a 5-2 record, having proved too good for Washington last week 27-23. The Giants have a points per game differential of +9.72 having scored an average of 29.29 while conceding 19.57. Their yards per play stats don't look quite as impressive with 6.3 yards per play on offense and 6.4 on defense for a negative differential of -.10. Wagering results for the Giants this season sees a 3-4 (-$115) point spread record, 2-5 over under record and in the money line odds betting they are showing a profit of +$183 against the opening odds and +$306 against the closing odds.
Eli Manning v Tony Romo - Eli has a 63.8% completion rate for an average of 301.3 yards per game, has thrown 12 touchdowns, 7 interceptions and been sacked 5 times. Tony Romo by comparison has a 67.9% completion rate for 272.7 yards per game with 8 touchdowns, 9 interceptions and 9 sacks.
|09/09/07||-6||-255 (1.39)||Cowboys||45||35||Giants||235 (3.35)||6||44|
|11/11/07||2||123 (2.23)||Giants||20||31||Cowboys||-133 (1.75)||-2||48|
|11/02/08||-9||-350 (1.29)||Giants||35||14||Cowboys||320 (4.2)||9||42|
|12/14/08||-3||-151 (1.66)||Cowboys||20||8||Giants||141 (2.41)||3||46.5|
|09/20/09||-3||-144 (1.69)||Cowboys||31||33||Giants||132 (2.32)||3||45|
|12/06/09||1||108 (2.08)||Giants||31||24||Cowboys||-118 (1.85)||-1||45.5|
|10/25/10||-4||-180 (1.56)||Cowboys||35||41||Giants||162 (2.62)||4||45|
|11/14/10||-13||-530 (1.19)||Giants||20||33||Cowboys||446 (5.46)||13||46|
|12/11/11||-4.5||-229 (1.44)||Cowboys||34||37||Giants||205 (3.05)||4.5||50.5|
|01/01/12||-3||-161 (1.62)||Giants||31||14||Cowboys||145 (2.45)||3||48|
Regular season history between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants favors the Giants 6-4 over the last ten matches. The home and away record is 5-5 as is the favorite v underdog record. The winning team has covered the point spread 10-0 and these games have proven to be high scoring affairs with the over under record being 2-8 with an average game total of 57.20 points.
The Verdict - TheFootballLines.com's handicapping numbers suggests sufficient value on offer to warrant some wagers. We have taken positions in the moneyline odds and point spread markets. You can grab our pick below! or check out one of our NFL Picks packages.