Washington at Dallas Spread & ATS Pick

Washington at Dallas Spread & Final Score Prediction

NFL Week 13 betting action begins with Washington visiting the Lone Star State to the Dallas Cowboys. Kick-off is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET on Thursday, Nov. 30th from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.

Washington is 5 and 6 straight up. Washington is also 5 and 6 against the spread. Like Washington, Dallas is both 5 and 6 straight up and against the spread.

Washington at Dallas Spread & Final Score Prediction

The Las Vegas oddsmakers have listed the NFL betting spread at -1.5 in favor of the Dallas Cowboys. The over/under is 44. NBC will broadcast the game live and Amazon Prime will stream the game.

Bet on Washington +1.5 because…

In recent games, Washington’s played well against the spread. On Nov. 5, Washington beat Seattle straight up 17 to 14 in Seattle as a +8 dog. The very next Sunday, Washington failed 30 to 38 to Minnesota as a 1-point dog. But, Washington bounced back the next week with a valiant 31 to 34 loss to the Saints as a 9.5-point road underdog. Washington covered a 7-point spread in their last by beating the New York Giants 20 to 10.

Bet on Dallas -1.5 because…

This is a rivalry game. Dallas faces their arch nemesis on Thursday night. The Cowboys have been reeling since LB Sean Lee went down to an injury. Without Lee, Dallas can’t do as many things on defense as they like to do. This has caused the Cowboys to play from behind. When Dallas plays from behind, they end up going away from the rush.

Lee isn’t back on Thursday night. However, the rest of Dallas’ defense figures to play as well as it has since Lee’s departure. The reason is that the Cowboys battle Washington.

Washington at Dallas Final Score Prediction

The Cowboys are an absolute mess. Dallas just isn’t as good of a football team without LB Sean Lee. Losing RB Ezekiel Elliott has had an effect. The much bigger effect has been on defense where Lee’s ability to cover tight ends and running backs out of the backfield is irreplaceable.

Washington should have a field day versus Dallas’ defense. Most trends also favor Washington. Washington is 7 and 1 against the spread in their last 8 games in November. Washington is 4 and 0 against the spread in their last 4 road games versus a team with a losing home record.

Washington is 9 and 1 against the spread in the last 10 meetings in Dallas. Washington should have no trouble beating the Cowboys straight up on Thursday night.

My final score prediction is Washington 28, Dallas 23

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