NFL betting odds on Sunday night have the Dallas Cowboys as a 2.5 point home favorite against the New York Giants with a total of 44.5.
This NBC Sunday night game should be a good one as both teams are considered Super Bowl contenders in NFL betting lines.
NFL betting odds favor the Cowboys in their home opener. The Cowboys will be playing their first regular season game in Cowboys Stadium. They are expecting what could be a record crowd of more than 100,000 for the game. The Cowboys had a nice NFL betting odds advantage in old Texas Stadium against the Giants as they had won three of the last four. They are hoping to carry that NFL betting lines success to the new stadium on Sunday.
NFL betting odds could see a high scoring game on Sunday considering neither defense played that well last week. The Cowboys gave up 450 yards to Tampa Bay even though they covered the NFL betting odds. "It wasn’t anything they were doing to us," said linebacker Keith Brooking, "We just have to be more disciplined." Dallas won in NFL betting odds thanks to quarterback Tony Romo who threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns. It was Romo’s 17th career regular-season game at least 300 yards through the air and NFL betting odds stats show that Dallas is 14-3 in those games.
New York’s defense played okay last week as they held Washington to 272 yards. Defensive end Osi Umenyiora forced a fumble on a sack of Jason Campbell and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown. Quarterback Eli Manning was efficient as he was 20 of 29 for 256 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
New York has been an excellent NFL betting odds underdog lately, especially on the road. The Giants are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games as a road underdog. The one issue for New York in NFL betting lines betting has been within the division. The Giants are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. the NFC East.
Dallas has been a pretty good favorite of late in NFL betting odds as they are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as a favorite. As you look at the total in NFL betting odds it is interesting to note that eight of the last ten New York games have gone under when the Giants are a road underdog. Seven of their last ten games in September have gone under the NFL betting lines. 10 of the last 14 meetings between the two teams in Dallas have gone under the NFL betting odds.