Eagles vs. Cowboys Odds

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ARLINGTON, TX (The Spread) – The NFC East title is up for grabs on Sunday night when the Dallas Cowboys host the Philadelphia Eagles at 8:25PM ET on NBC.

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Philadelphia is 9-6 overall, 5-2 on the road and 8-7 against the spread. Dallas is 8-7 overall, 5-2 at home and 8-7 against the spread. Dallas has won three straight over Philly, including a 17-3 win on the road on Oct 20.

Trends show that the road team has covered the spread in four straight games in this series, but the Cowboys are 7-3 against the spread in the last 10 games between these two teams.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Philadelphia is favored on the road, as the Eagles have odds of -6.5 points against the Cowboys. The over/under total for the game has been set at 52 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Philadelphia favored by 1, but the spread quickly bumped up when it was announced Tony Romo wouldn’t play. The over/under total opened at 55.5 points and slowly fell down to 52.

The Cowboys are coming off a 24-23 win at Washington last week to keep their playoff hopes alive. However, in the game, Romo suffered a season-ending back injury. Now, Kyle Orton will take over. He has attempted just five passes this season. The team will have to rely on running back DeMarco Murray in this game. Murray has rushed for 1,073 yards and nine touchdowns on the season. The Dallas defense is being led by Sean Lee, who has 99 tackles with four interceptions.

The Eagles are coming off a 54-11 win at home over Chicago. Philly has won six of its last seven games and is now averaging 420.6 yards per game on offense while giving up 392.7 yards per game on defense. Nick Foles has thrown for 2,628 yards and 25 touchdowns this year while LeSean McCoy has rushed for 1,476 yards and nine touchdowns. DeSean Jackson has added 79 receptions for 1,304 yards and nine touchdowns.

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In terms of Injuries, Dallas linebacker Ernie Sims (groin) is doubtful and defensive end Demarcus Ware (back) is questionable. Philadelphia safety Earl Wolff (knee) is questionable while safety Colt Anderson (knee) is out.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Eagles, as Philadelphia is getting 70% of the wagers with odds of -6.5 points at Dallas on Sunday night.

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