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NFL expert Sam Farley breaks down Sunday's Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Football Team game

Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Football Team Predictions

  • The Cowboys have failed to cover the spread in their past 6 games

We've got our second NFC East clash of the week as Dallas travel to Washington to face the Football Team. I'm expecting three teams in the divison to be on two wins with Washington pulling off a victory against the Cowboys.

This is going to be Chase Young's breakout game. I'm expecting a dominant performance fitting for the best player in the 2020 NFL Draft. Young got a couple of tackles in their last game against the Giants and should do well against what's left of this Dallas offensive line.

Dallas has allowed 2.33 sacks per game, tied for 19th in the league, and their offense is giving away an average of 1 reception per game. This Washington D is underrated and I wouldn't be surprised to see a big game from them today as well as a defensive score, I can easily see Andy Dalton giving up a pick six here.

Dallas offense is a tale of two stories, Dak and post-Dak. From Dak putting up historic numbers during his games to the Cowboys only managing 10 points against the Cardinals last week. Washington's defense is stronger than Arizona's but you'd expect Dallas to be able to do more against what is a far weaker offense.

The key to Washington winning the game is the defense but they'll also need to get points on the board and to do that they need to focus more on Terry McLaurin. Scary Terry is 28th in the league for red zone targets but has still only managed one touchdown this season, he's set for positive regression and I'd expect to see him scoring this week.

8 of the last 9 games between these teams have gone over the total points line but lets not forget these are two very different teams to what we've seen in the past and Kyle Allen and Andy Dalton are at best, middling quarterbacks, let's back the under this week, set at just 46 points, and it should land.

NFL Expert Picks

1u – Washington +1 @ -110

1u - Under 46.0 @ -109

NFL Free Picks

We're onto Week 7 of the NFL season with the Ravens, Dolphins, Colts and Vikings all on bye-weeks. We have some divisional games this week including the Bengals meeting the Browns and Washington facing a depleted Cowboys. The game of the weekend is arguably Titans vs. Steelers, with both teams being hugely impressive. Elsewhere we'll see Jon Gruden face his old team, the Buccaneers on Sunday Night football and the Rams face the Bears in primetime on Monday Night Football.

Our impressive array of handicappers, including Ben Gretch, Davis Mattek, Ben Rolfe, Alex Kirshner, Richard Johnson, Brian Good and Sam Farley, are on hand to give you the best picks. Don't forget to compare odds to ensure you get the most return on your bets too.

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A lifelong football and basketball fan with years of experience in the sports gambling industry, Sam is known for his incredibly deep knowledge of all things NFL and NBA.


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