New England Patriots vs. Dallas Cowboys Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

October 6, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots return from their bye week to visit the Dallas Cowboys in what the NFL thought would be a more intriguing matchup. The Patriots will be facing the Cowboys without quarterback Tony Romo, but the defending Super Bowl champions are just 1-4-1 against the spread in their past six games following a bye.
Point spread: Patriots opened as 7.5-point favorites; the total was 49 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark (line updates and matchup report).
NFL pick, via Odds Shark computer: 30.1-18.3 Patriots
Why the Patriots can cover the spread
New England has picked up where it left off last year so far this season and is fortunate to be playing an 0-2 Dallas team under backup quarterback Brandon Weeden than the 2-0 squad with Romo. Weeden has not taken many chances downfield in running a more conservative offense, and that will not work against the Patriots, who will likely try to run up the...

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