Cowboys vs. Titans Spread Prediction

Dallas Cowboys vs. Tennessee Titans, 11/5/18 Week 9 Predictions

The Tennessee Titans are catching five points tonight on the road against the Dallas Cowboys. Are the offensively-challenged Titans worth a play as an underdog tonight or will the Cowboys cover the number?

Game Snapshot

473 Tennessee Titans at 474 Dallas Cowboys

8:15 p.m. ET, Monday, November 5

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Cowboys are 5-point favorites to beat the Titans. The total, meanwhile, sits at 40 points. As of this writing, 53% of the public betting tickets are on the Cowboys to cover the point spread.

Tennessee Titans

Marcus Mariota completed 24-of-32 passes for 237 yards with a touchdown and an interception in Week 7 against the Chargers. He added 38 yards on seven rushes. Mariota led the Titans to a game-tying fourth-quarter drive but failed to hit the two-point conversion. It was an improvement from last week, but Mariota continues to be a huge disappointment under a new coaching staff. The Titans had just three touchdowns in their last 45 drives going into Sunday. Mariota will be a QB2 coming out of the bye in Week 9 against the Cowboys.

Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys RG Zack Martin (knee) is questionable for Week 9 against the Titans. Martin played through the injury in Week 7, but it's a bit concerning he's still limited following the team's extended rest post-bye. It would be a downgrade for Dallas' blocking (its strength) across the board if Martin is unable to go. Geoff Swaim (knee) is additionally listed as doubtful.

NFL Betting Trends

Tennessee

The Titans are a perfect 6-0 ATS record in their last six games played on Monday but are 11-23 against the spread in their last 34 road games.

Dallas

The Cowboys are 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 Monday games but are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games coming off a bye.

Prediction

The Titans have struggled to move the ball all season but they have been solid defensively and benefit from facing a banged-up Dallas offense. With Martin questionable and the rest of the offensive line ravaged by injury, the Cowboys fired OL coach Paul Alexander last week but the problems remain. I don’t understand why the Cowboys are laying five points in this matchup, which should be low-scoring. The Titans may not snap their three-game losing streak tonight but I also don’t see them losing by more than a touchdown.

 

NFL Week 9 Prediction: Tennessee Titans +5

Loading...

NFL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Rams look to return to Super Bowl The Los Angeles Rams had a fantastic 2018 campaign and capped it off with a trip to the Super Bowl, where they lost to the New England Patriots. Is Los Angeles a...
Thumbnail Will Murray win Offensive Rookie of the Year honors? Kyler Murray is full of potential as the No. 1 overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. Will Murray take the NFL by storm in...
Thumbnail Latest Super Bowl Odds With the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, how are oddsmakers adjusting their expectations for the Super Bowl LIV winner?
Thumbnail How many trades in tonight's Draft? The first round of the NFL Draft often features a lot of wheeling and dealing throughout the night. How many trades can we expect to see in the first round...
Thumbnail Who will the Giants take at 6? Of all of the teams in the NFL Draft tonight, the focus seems to be heavily on what the New York Giants are going to do at No. 6. Here’s a look at the odds for who New York...

NFL Headlines