Betting Report: Cowboys vs. Cardinals
Here's a quick-hit guide to tonight's Monday Night Football matchup between the Cowboys and Cardinals.
Who: Cowboys (1-1) at Cardinals (1-1)
When: 8:30PM ET, Monday, September 25
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cowboys are 3-point road favorites to knock off the Cardinals, who opened as 3.5-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 47.5 before dropping to 46.5.
Who Does the Public Like?
Our NFL Public Betting Page shows that of the tickets currently placed on tonight's game, 73% of tickets are on the Cowboys minus the field goal. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you continue to check back for the most up-to-date betting figures.
Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Cowboys have been a poor bet on Monday nights, failing to cover the spread in nine of their last 12 games played on this day. They're also just 2-6 against the spread in their last eight conference games, are 2-7 at the betting window in their last nine games overall, and are winless at 0-4 against the number in their last four road games.
Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals have dropped seven of their last 10 at the betting window when playing the rest of the conference and are just 4-11 against the spread in their last 15 home games. They're also just 3-9 at the betting window in their last 12 games overall, are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games played in the month of September, and are 1-6 against the number in their last seven appearances on Monday night football.
How banged-up are both teams?
Dallas enters play on Monday night relatively healthy. Linebacker Anthony Hitchens is out indefinitely with a knee injury while cornerback Nolan Carroll (concussion) will also miss tonight's game. Defensive tackle Stephen Paea is questionable with a knee injury, as is receiver Brice Butler due to an ankle ailment.
On the other side, John Brown is out with a quadriceps injury and the Cardinals will be without offensive tackle D.J. Humphries due to a knee injury. Guard Mike Iupati is questionable with a triceps injury, as are J.J. Nelson (hamstring), Jermaine Gresham (ribs), and Deone Bucannon (ankle). Out of the two teams, the Cardinals are more banged up.