Cowboys vs. Washington: NFL Betting Preview – November 26, 2020

Posted By Staff on November 24, 2020

NFC East opponents meet when the Dallas Cowboys (3-7) host the Washington Football Team (3-7) on Thursday, November 26 at AT&T Stadium. Dallas currently sits at  and the point total is set at for the outing.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of November 24, 2020, 1:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • Six of Dallas’ games have gone over 46.5 points this season (60% of matchups).
  • Three of Washington’s games have gone over 46.5 points this year (30% of matchups).
  • The teams combine to score 43.5 points per game, three fewer points than this matchup’s point total.
  • Combined, these teams allow 54.5 points per game, eight more points than this matchup’s total.
  • Dallas’ contests this year have an average total of 55.3, 8.8 more points than this game’s over/under.
  • Washington’s outings this season have a 42.7-point average over/under, 3.8 fewer points than this game’s point total.
  • Washington is the league’s 29th-highest scoring team this season compared to 20th-ranked Dallas.
  • This game features the NFL’s ninth-ranked (Washington) and 32nd-ranked (Dallas) scoring defenses.

Cowboys Betting Insights

  • Dallas has compiled a losing 2-8 record against the spread this season.
  • Dallas has a losing ATS record of 0-3 when playing as at least three-point favorites.
  • Dallas has played in five games this year that went over the point total (50% of its outings).

Washington Betting Insights

  • Washington has a losing 4-5-1 record against the spread.
  • Washington is just 0-1 ATS when an underdog by at least three points.
  • Just five of Washington’s 10 games this year have gone over the point total (40% of its opportunities).

Dallas vs Washington: Head to Head

Cowboys vs Football Team: Last 3 Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/25/2020 Football Team Washington -1.00 44.50 -109 +-105 397-142 WAS 25-3 WAS
12/29/2019 Cowboys Cowboys -11.5 46.5 -530 +430 517-271 DAL 47-16 DAL
9/15/2019 Cowboys Washington -6 46.5 -245 +215 474-255 DAL 31-21 DAL

When the Cowboys Have the Ball

  • Dallas racks up 23.5 points per game, comparable to the 22.7 per matchup Washington allows.
  • Dallas is 1-4 against the spread and 3-2 overall in games when it records at least 23.5 points.
  • Washington has a 3-3 record against the spread and a 3-3 record overall in games when it surrenders 20 points or less.
  • Dallas averages 77.3 more yards per game (393.1), than Washington gives up per contest (315.8). Dallas picks up 5.4 yards per play, and Washington allows 5.1 per play.
  • Dallas is 0-4 against the spread and 2-2 overall when the team piles up 393.1 or more yards.
  • When Washington holds its opponents to 315.8 yards or less, it has a 4-1 record ATS and a 3-2 record overall.
  • This season, Dallas piles up 117 yards per game on the ground, just 3.4 fewer yards per game than Washington allows per outing (120.4).
  • Dallas has a 2-4 ATS record and a 3-3 overall record when the team rushes for at least 117 yards.
  • This season, Washington is 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall when holding opponents to no more than 120.4 rushing yards.
  • Dallas turns the ball over one more time per game (2.1) than Washington forces turnovers on average (1.1).
  • Dallas is 2-4 against the spread and 2-4 overall when it turns the ball over 2.1 or less times.
  • This season, Washington has a 2-0-1 record against the spread and a 2-1 record overall when it forces at least 1.1 turnovers.

When Washington Has the Ball

  • This year, Washington racks up 11.8 fewer points per game (20) than Dallas surrenders (31.8).
  • Washington is 3-3 against the spread and 3-3 overall in games when it records at least 20 points.
  • This season, Dallas has a 1-4 record against the spread and a 3-2 record overall in games when it holds opponents to 23.5 or fewer points.
  • Washington averages 62.4 fewer yards per game (324), than Dallas gives up per contest (386.4). On average, Washington picks up 5 yards per play, while Dallas’ defense surrenders 5.9 per play.
  • When Dallas piled up 431.4 or more yards in a game last season, the team finished 5-2 against the spread and 6-2 overall.
  • Dallas has a 1-3 record ATS and a 2-2 record overall when holding its opponents to 386.4 yards or less.
  • This season, Washington rushes for 54.7 fewer yards per game (99.1) than Dallas allows per contest (153.8).
  • This year, Washington has a 2-2 ATS record and a 2-2 overall record in games the team runs for at least 99.1 yards.
  • When Dallas holds its opponents to 153.8 rushing yards or less, it is 2-5 against the spread and 3-4 overall.
  • Washington turns the ball over 1.7 times per game, just 0.8 more turnovers per game than the 0.9 Dallas forces on average.
  • Washington has a 3-2-1 record against the spread and a 3-3 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.7 times or less.
  • When it forces 0.9 or more turnovers, Dallas has a 1-4 record against the spread and a 2-3 record overall.

Cowboys Players to Watch

  • Andy Dalton has 655 passing yards (109.2 yards per game) and has a 63.2% completion percentage this year (74-of-117) while throwing four touchdowns and four interceptions in six games.
  • Ezekiel Elliott has taken 171 attempts for 675 rushing yards (67.5 yards per game) and five touchdowns. He’s also caught 38 passes for 249 yards (24.9 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns through the air.
  • Tony Pollard has 266 yards on 52 carries (26.6 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns.
  • This season, Amari Cooper has 65 catches (on 90 targets) to lead the team with 736 yards (73.6 per game) with two touchdowns.
  • CeeDee Lamb’s statline this year shows 48 catches for 629 yards and four touchdowns. He puts up 62.9 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 72 times.
  • Michael Gallup has caught 31 passes on 60 targets for 497 yards and one touchdown, averaging 49.7 yards per game.
  • Aldon Smith has notched a team-leading 5.0 sacks, while adding 4.0 TFL and 40 tackles.
  • Jaylon Smith has racked up 96 tackles, five TFL, and 1.5 sacks so far this year.
  • Chidobe Awuzie has picked off one pass, while adding 12 tackles and two passes defended three over games.

Washington Players to Watch

  • Antonio Gibson has churned out 530 rushing yards (53.0 yards per game) and scored eight touchdowns. He has tacked on 27 catches for 212 yards (21.2 receiving yards per game).
  • In 10 games in 2020, J.D. McKissic has rushed for 217 yards on 49 carries (21.7 ypg), with one rushing touchdown. McKissic also makes an impact in the passing game, catching 44 passes to lead the team with 317 (31.7 ypg).
  • This season, Terry McLaurin has 62 catches (on 93 targets) to lead the team with 871 yards (87.1 per game) while scoring three touchdowns in 10 games.
  • Logan Thomas has caught 30 passes on 57 targets for 308 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 30.8 yards per game in 10 contests in 2020.
  • Montez Sweat has six sacks to lead the team, and has also collected seven TFL and 26 tackles over 10 games.
  • This year, Jon Bostic has collected 70 tackles, four TFL, and two sacks.
  • This season, Kendall Fuller leads the team with four interceptions and has added 24 tackles and seven passes defended.

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