Arizona @ Dallas
Current Records: Arizona 10-5; Dallas 11-4
What to Know
The Dallas Cowboys will play host again and welcome the Arizona Cardinals to AT&T Stadium, where kick-off is scheduled for 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday. Dallas will be strutting in after a victory while Arizona will be stumbling in from a defeat.
The Cowboys ran circles around the Washington Football Team last week, and the extra yardage (497 yards vs. 257 yards) paid off. Dallas took their game at home with ease, bagging a 56-14 win over Washington. The contest was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 42-7. Dallas QB Dak Prescott was slinging it as he passed for four TDs and 330 yards on 39 attempts. Prescott’s performance made up for a slower matchup against the New York Giants two weeks ago.
Dallas’ defense was a presence as well, as it got past Washington’s offensive line to sack the QB five times for a total loss of 16 yards. It was a group effort with six guys contributing.
Meanwhile, the Cardinals were within a late touchdown of stealing the win, but they took the “L” against the Indianapolis Colts 22-16. The losing side was boosted by QB Kyler Murray, who passed for one TD and 245 yards on 43 attempts in addition to picking up 74 yards on the ground. Murray ended up with a passer rating of 118.30.
Arizona is now 10-5 while Dallas sits at 11-4. Arizona has clinched a playoff berth as the current fifth seed in the NFC. Dallas has clinched a playoff berth as the current second seed in the NFC.
The Cowboys are the favorite in this one, with an expected 6-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (8-2), so they might be worth a quick bet.
A couple offensive numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: Dallas comes into the matchup boasting the most yards per game in the NFL at 409.5. Arizona has displayed some offensive…