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Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots 10/17/21 - NFL Picks & Predictions

New England Patriots vs Dallas Cowboys Odds & Info

Game New England Patriots vs Dallas Cowboys
Date & Time Sunday October 17, 2021, 4:25 PM (EDT)
Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
Latest odds
DAL -3.5 ; O/U 48.5
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The Dallas Cowboys visit Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts on Sunday to play the New England Patriots. Dallas improved to 4-1 with its fourth consecutive victory after defeating the New York Giants 44-20. Dallas gained 515 yards of total offense led by Dak Prescott who passed for 302 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 119 yards and one touchdown.

Dak Prescott has passed for 1,368 yards with 13 touchdowns and three interceptions. The Cowboys signal-caller has been sacked nine times. Ezekiel Elliott is the leading rusher for Dallas with 452 yards and five touchdowns, while the leading receiver is CeeDee Lamb with 348 yards and two touchdown receptions. On defense, safety Jayron Kearse is the leading tackler with 34 and linebacker Micah Parsons is the leader in quarterback sacks with 2.5.

New England improved to 2-3 following a 25-22 victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday. New England kicker Nick Folk booted a 21-yard field goal with 15 seconds to play to give the Patriots the victory. Quarterback Mac Jones passed for 231 yards with one touchdown and one interception. The Patriots defense held Houston to 360 yards of total offense and the Patriots rallied from a 22-9 third-quarter deficit with 16 unanswered points.

Matt Jones has passed for 1,243 yards with five touchdowns and five interceptions. The Patriots signal-caller has been sacked 11 times. Damien Harris is the leading rusher for New England with 230 yards and two touchdowns, while the leading receiver is Jakobi Meyers with 302 yards. On defense, safety Kyle Dugger is the leading tackler with 31 and linebacker Matt Judon has team-high 6.5 quarterback sacks.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Dallas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Cowboys last 5
  • New England is 2-10-1 ATS in its last 13 following a win straight up
  • The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the Patriots last 9 at home

Free NFL Pick:

Dallas Cowboys -3.5

New England had a difficult time defeating Houston and will find it far more difficult against the high-scoring Dallas Cowboys. Dallas is scoring an average of 34.0 points per game which is second in the NFL and has equally strong running and passing games that have combined for an average of 439.6 yards per game of total offense. The Cowboys have covered the number in each of the last five overall and in four of the last five as the favorite. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Cowboys win and cover ATS 31-17.

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