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    Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 10-27-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The Dallas Cowboys will travel to play the Detroit Lions in an NFL pro football week eight game set for Sunday afternoon.

    Start time from Detroit is set for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX TV.

    The point spread from this NFL game has the home team Detroit Lions favored by –3 points with an over under line set at 51 points.

    Dallas improved to 4-3 on the 2013 campaign after a 17-3 road win at the Philadelphia Eagles as a +3 point betting underdog. The game total landed at under 55 points. After going up 3-0 at the half the Cowboys outscored Philadelphia 14-3 in the second.

    The team gained 368 offensive yards with 74 running on 26 carries. Tony Romo connected on 28 of 47 passes for 317 yards with a touchdown and two picks. They held a time of possession advantage of 12 ½ minutes. They go two for two inside the red zone. On defense the Cowboys give up 278 yards to the Eagles offense with 84 rushing on 23 attempts. Dallas committed two turnovers and forced three away from Philadelphia as they picked off three passes.

    Detroit dropped to 4-3 on the year after a 27-24 home defeat last week to the Cincinnati Bengals as a -2 ½ point home favorite. The game total landed at over 45 ½ points. The Lions overcame a 21-10 second half deficit to force the overtime period.

    The Lions posted 434 yards offensively with 77 rushing on 25 carries. Matthew Stafford hits on 28 of 51 passes for 357 yards with three touchdowns. They scored just one touchdown in three red zone efforts. On defense the team gave up 421 yards to the Bengals with 364 yards passing and three touchdown passes to Andy Dalton.