Falcons vs. Cowboys Odds
The Dallas Cowboys start life without Tony Romo this Sunday when they host the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons at 1PM ET on FOX.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Atlanta is the slight favorite on the road, as the Falcons are getting odds of -1 point against the Cowboys this Sunday. The over/under total is currently at 45 points. These two have split their last six meetings 3-3, but the favorite is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings.
Dallas is 2-0 on the season, 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 with the total, but the Cowboys are majorly banged up as Dez Bryant is out with a broken foot and Tony Romo is now out indefinitely with a broken clavicle. Dallas has been averaging 406.5 yards per game on offense thus far while allowing just 261.5 yards per contest. To replace Romo, Dallas has Brandon Weeden set to start. He is 7 of 7 for 73 yards and a touchdown this season. The team also traded for Matt Cassel on Tuesday in case Weeden struggles in the next few weeks. The Dallas ground game is far from what it was a year ago, as Joseph Randle has just 116 yards this season and is averaging 3.4 yards per carry. The Dallas defense is being led by Sean Lee, who has 23 tackles with an interception.
The Falcons are 2-0 on the season, 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 with the under this year. Atlanta has won both games in the closing moments, but it posing 411 yards per game on offense while allowing 394 yards per game to opponents. Matt Ryan has thrown for 661 yards and three touchdowns in his two games while Julio Jones has 22 receptions for 276 yards and two scores. Tevin Coleman has been leading the ground game with 112 yards, but the rookie is out for the next few weeks with a rib injury. Second-year back Devonta Freeman will take his place in the backfield. He has 43 yards on 22 carries.