|2012 NFL Week 8 Giants vs. Cowboys Point Spread & Over/Under Total|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 26 October 2012 17:00|
Giants vs. Cowboys Week 8 Pick
DALLAS, TX (The Spread) – NFC East rivals square off in Dallas this Sunday when the Cowboys visit the Giants at 4:25PM ET.
NEW YORK: Eli Manning hit Victor Cruz for a 77-yard touchdown passes with just over a minute remaining last Sunday to give the Giants a 27-23 win over the Redskins. Manning completed 26-0f-40 passes for 337 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions, while Cruz caught seven passes for 131 yards with one score. The win raised New York’s record to 5-2 but the Giants failed to cover the spread as a 6.5-point favorite. They’re now 3-3-1 against the spread while the under is 5-2 in the Giants’ first seven games.
DALLAS: The Cowboys ran their record to 3-3 with a 19-14 win over the Panthers in Week 7. Tony Romo completed 24-of-34 passes for 227 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions, while Miles Austin caught five passes for 97 yards and one touchdown. Jason Witten caught six passes for 44 yards and Felix Jones was held to 44 yards on 15 carries. The Cowboys are now 3-3 against the spread and have covered the number in the past two weeks.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Giants are 1-point favorites over the Cowboys, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 47.5 points. The Giants enter this game with a straight up record of 5-2 and are 3-3-1 against the spread, while the Cowboys are 3-3 straight up and 3-3 ATS.
TRENDS: The Giants are 4-1 against the spread in their last five trips to Dallas and 5-2 ATS in their last seven games versus the Cowboys overall. The over is 5-2 in the last seven meetings in Dallas and 5-2 in the last seven meetings overall. The road team, meanwhile, is 4-1 against the number in the last five meetings and 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings.
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