The Dallas Cowboys head out to New York City to take on the New York Giants on November 14th. With the emotions of the week coming into this game dealing with the departure of Wade Phillips it will be hard to get a pulse on the Dallas Cowboys.
The New York Giants are not only playing their best football heading into this game they are also on a roll devouring quarterbacks. the New York Giants defense has knocked out five quarterbacks this season and they are not finished yet.
Dallas Cowboys Offense vs New York Giants Defense
Jon Kitna, 38 years old and not very mobile, holds the keys to what should be one of the most highly explosive offenses in the NFL. Dallas Cowboys Dez Bryant, Roy Williams and Miles Austin along with Jason Witten were expected to tear up opposing defenses. Now they are just running empty routes and trying to get back to their quarterback before he gets sacked. As for the running game, there is no running game as Felix Jones and Marion Barber have not rushed for a combined 100 yards in three games.
The New York Giants defense came alive on a Sunday Night Football game when they honored they legendary defensive players. That night they destroyed Jay Cutler, sacking him nine times and knock him and his back up, Todd Collins out of the game. Osi Umenyiora and Justin Tuck have set the tone up front for the New York Giants defense and they will be a big factor in this game. The New York Giants defense has the edge over the Dallas Cowboys offense.
New York Giants Offense vs Dallas Cowboys Defense
Eli Manning and the New York Giants offense has come a long way since the beginning of the season. Manning is spraying the ball all over the field finding not only his favorite target, Hakeem Nicks but he is also getting the ball to the rest of his teammates. The running game has also made a comeback for the New York Giants. They are now averaging over 140 yards on the ground and Ahmad Bradshaw is pounding the ball with help from Brandon Jacobs.
The Dallas Cowboys defense has quit the last three weeks. Jason Garrett needs to wither bench or give a few players their outright release for their lack of effort in the last few games. Look for the defense to play with more fervor in this game and the Dallas Cowboys to keep this one close for the first half. After the first half of the game the New York Giants preparation and pounding running game should wear down the Dallas Cowboys defense. The New York Giants offense has the edge over the Dallas Cowboys defense.
Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants -10: Pick Against the Spread & Breakdown
The Las Vegas Hilton Superbook has set the line on this game with the New York Giants as 10 point home favorites over their bitter NFC East rivals the Dallas Cowboys. Emotion is one of the toughest aspects of a game to measure. The Dallas Cowboys will play on emotion to start this game but do they have heart? This question will be answered in this NFC East tilt.
The Dallas Cowboys are 1-7 against the spread and 1-3 against the spread on the road. Meanwhile, the New York Giants are 4-3 against the spread and 2-2 on their home turf against the spread. The Dallas Cowboys are playing for pride and pride alone in this game. Take the New York Giants -10 over the Dallas Cowboys.
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