Through 3 Quarters
The point spread is against the Las Vegas Raiders, but thus far the points are on their side. They have emerged as the frontrunner after three quarters and are ahead of the Dallas Cowboys 27-19.
Las Vegas has been led by QB Derek Carr, who so far has passed for one TD and 236 yards on 27 attempts. Carr has been efficient, with a passer rating of 144.90.
No one has had a standout game offensively for Dallas, but they have gotten scores from TE Sean McKeon and RB Ezekiel Elliott. QB Dak Prescott has been efficient, with a passer rating of 133.70.
Las Vegas @ Dallas
Current Records: Las Vegas 5-5; Dallas 7-3
What to Know
The Dallas Cowboys will square off against the Las Vegas Raiders at 4:30 p.m. ET Thursday at AT&T Stadium. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they’ll have plenty of motivation to get the ‘W.’
Dallas came up short against the Kansas City Chiefs this past Sunday, falling 19-9. The Cowboys couldn’t find the end zone and got their points from three field goals.
Special teams was responsible for all of the team’s points. K Greg Zuerlein delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
Meanwhile, Las Vegas might have drawn first blood against the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday, but it was Cincinnati who got the last laugh. Las Vegas took a hard 32-13 fall against Cincinnati. QB Derek Carr had a pretty forgettable game, throwing one interception and fumbling the ball once. Carr ended up with a passer rating of 142.10.
The Cowboys are the favorite in this one, with an expected 7.5-point margin of victory. Those burned by picking them against the spread this past Sunday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
The losses put Dallas at 7-3 and the Raiders at 5-5. A couple offensive stats to keep an eye on: Dallas enters the contest with 418.1 yards per game on average, which is the best in the league. Las…