|2013 NFL Week 3 Odds, Spread & Over/Under Total: Rams vs. Cowboys|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 September 2013 15:00|
Rams vs. Cowboys Odds
Dallas is 1-1 on the season, 1-0 at home and 2-0 against the spread. St. Louis is 1-1 on the season, 0-1 on the road and 0-2 against the spread. The home team has won the last three between these teams.
Trends show that the Cowboys are just 2-10 against the spread in their last 12 home games and 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 conference games. St. Louis is 7-1 ATS in its last 7 road games. These two have went under the point total in four of their last five meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Dallas is the favorite at home, as the Cowboys have odds of -4 points against the Rams. The over/under total for the game has been set at 47 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Cowboys favored by 3.5 points. The spread quickly bounced up to 4 points and held firm from there. The over/under total opened at 46.5 points and has since moved to 47 points and held strong.
Dallas suffered a 17-16 loss last week at Kansas City. The Cowboys struggled on offense in the game, as they were held to 318 total yards and had a pair of turnovers. Tony Romo did throw for 298 yards and a touchdown, but the Cowboys had just 16 total rushes in the game for 37 yards while having 42 pass attempts. Dez Bryant did have a big game on offense, as he caught nine passes for 141 yards with one touchdown.
St. Louis is coming off a 31-24 loss at Atlanta last week. The Rams were playing from behind most of the way and couldn’t complete a late comeback. Still, the Rams are averaging 25.5 points and 393 yards per game on offense. The defense hasn’t quite been as strong as expects, as it is giving up 27.5 points and 391.5 yards per game. Sam Bradford has thrown for 651 yards and five touchdowns in the two games to lead the offense while Robert Quinn has already picked up four sacks for the St. Louis defense.
In terms of Injuries, St. Louis tackle Rodger Saffold (knee) is doubtful for the game while defensive back Quinton Pointer (thigh) is questionable. Dallas linebacker Ernie Sims (groin) and defensive end Demarcus Ware (shoulder) are both questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Dallas, as the Cowboys are getting 59% of the wagers with a point spread of -4 points against the Rams on Sunday.