The Washington Redskins will travel on Thanksgiving for an NFC East divisional showdown with the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday afternoon. Kick off time from Dallas is scheduled for 4:15PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.
The point spread opened up in this NFL game with the home team Dallas Cowboys favored by -3 ½ points with an over under lined at 47 points. Early money has come in on the side of the road underdog as Dallas is now favored by -3 points. The total has move up a ½ point to a current line of 47 ½ points.
This will be the first of two regular season meetings between the Cowboys and Redskins. Dallas won both games last season but the Redskins covered the point spread in each meeting. The margin of victory by the Cowboys was two points in their home game and by three on the road. NFL Trend: Washington Redskins are 4-0 to the under in their past four games.
Washington broke a three game losing streak to improve to 4-6 on the season after a 31-6 home win last week against the Philadelphia Eagles as a -3 point betting favorite. The game went under 45 ½ points. The Redskins stormed out to the 17-3 lead at the half in the win. They post up 361 yards of offense with 169 coming from their ground attack on 34 rushes. They have no turnovers and force three away from Philadelphia. Robert Griffin III hit on 14 of 15 passes for 200 yards and four touchdowns. The rooke QB is hitting on 67% of his throws with 12 touchdowns and only three picks. Washington allowed Philadelphia just 257 offensive yards with 80 from their run game on 21 carries. The Redskins have had troubles in the secondary as they rank 29th in the league allowing 289 yards per game. Young quarterbacks have struggled this year on short week Thursday night games.
The Cowboys have won two straight. They improve to 5-5 on the year after a 23-20 overtime win last week against the Cleveland Browns as a -7 point betting favorite. The total landed under 43 ½ points. Dallas rallies from a 13-0 halftime deficit for the win. Their offense put up 340 yards with 63 on the ground on 21 carries. Each team committed one turnover each. Tony Romo completed 35of 50 passes for 313 yards with a touchdown. Romo has 13 touchdowns and 13 picks on the year. Since his 4 interception game in week eight Romo has 0 interceptions and completing over 70% of his passes in his past three games. In two games he compiled 9 of his 13 picks. The Cowboys defense allowed the Browns offense to produce 311 yards with 119 from their run game on 33 tries.