Saints vs. Cowboys Odds
Dallas is 2-1 on the season, 0-1 at home and 2-1 against the spread. New Orleans is 1-2 overall, 0-2 on the road and 1-2 against the spread. New Orleans has won eight of its last nine against Dallas.
Trends show that the Saints are 7-2 against the spread in their last 9 against the Cowboys. Dallas comes in just 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 home games and 7-20 ATS in its last 27 games against a team with a losing record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, New Orleans is favored on the road, as the Saints are getting odds of -3 points against the Cowboys on Sunday night. The over/under total for this game has been set at 54 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Saints favored by 2.5 points. The spread quickly bumped up to 3 and held there all week. The over/under total opened at 53 points and slowly worked up to 54.
After a poor start to the season, losing 28-17 to the 49ers, Dallas has since won two straight, beating the Rams last week 34-31. Dallas has been able to move the ball thanks to its run game, which is ranking third in the NFL at 156.7 yards per game. DeMarco Murray has rushed for 385 yards and three touchdowns to lead the team while Tony Romo has thrown for 674 yards and four scores with four interceptions. The defense is being led by Bruce Carter, who has 19 tackles with one sack and one interception.
The Saints are coming off a 20-9 win last week against the Vikings, but nothing has been coming too easy for New Orleans. While the offense is averaging 421.6 yards per game, the defense is giving up 379.6 yards per game. Drew Brees has thrown for 863 yards and five touchdowns to lead the team while Jimmy Graham has caught 24 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns. The defense is being led by Junior Galette, who has 15 tackles and two sacks.
In terms of Injuries, Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain (groin) and defensive end Anthony Spencer (knee) are both questionable for this game. New Orleans center Jonathan Goodwin (leg) and cornerback Patrick Robinson (hamstring) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Saints, as New Orleans is getting 64% of the wagers with odds of -3 points at Dallas on Sunday night.