Three of the four teams in the NFC East were 1-1 entering Week 3, and one could separate itself from the rest of the division by the end. The Dallas Cowboys will host the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football in the week’s final game. After securing a hard-fought road win against the Los Angeles Chargers, Dallas has momentum, but the Eagles gave the San Francisco 49ers a run for their money last weekend.
Kickoff from AT&T Stadium in Dallas is set for 8:15 p.m. ET. The Cowboys are 3.5-point favorites in the latest Cowboys vs. Eagles odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 51.5. Before you make any Eagles vs. Cowboys picks, make sure to check out the NFL predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up almost $7,800 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago. It went a sizzling 24-14 on top-rated NFL picks last season, returning more than $800. The model also enters Week 3 of the 2021 season on an incredible 122-81 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.
The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent of CBS Sports Football Pick ’em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Now, the model has simulated Eagles vs. Cowboys 10,000 times and just revealed its NFL expert picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see its picks. Here are several NFL odds and betting trends for Eagles vs. Cowboys:
- Cowboys vs. Eagles spread: Cowboys -3.5
- Cowboys vs. Eagles over-under: 51.5 points
- Cowboys vs. Eagles money line: Philadelphia +150, Dallas -175
- PHI: Total has gone under in nine of the Eagles’ previous 12 games
- DAL: Cowboys are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games against the Eagles
Why the Eagles can cover
Philadelphia made a statement in Week 1 by blowing out the Atlanta Falcons despite entering the matchup as three-point underdogs. The Eagles’ defense has helped make up for the team’s offensive shortcomings. Dallas is dependent upon its passing attack and has generated 70 percent of its yardage through the air. Philadelphia has excelled at slowing down the passing game, though.
The season is young, but the Eagles boast the NFL’s fourth-ranked scoring defense so far. They’ve given up just 325 passing yards after two weeks. Only the Buffalo Bills and Carolina Panthers have given up fewer.
Why the Cowboys can cover
Dallas has covered the spread against Philadelphia in three straight home games. The Cowboys’ against the spread margin at AT&T Stadium has been plus-23 or better in each of the last two meetings. The Eagles haven’t covered the spread in Dallas since 2017, and the Cowboys have a clear talent advantage.
Quarterback Dak Prescott returned from injury by pushing the reigning champions to the wire on the road in Week 1 and remains highly efficient through the air. The Cowboys signal-caller has completed 76.5 percent of his passing attempts to his star receiving corps. Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard have formed a formidable one-two punch in the backfield to complete Dallas’s dynamic offense.
How to make Cowboys vs. Eagles picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 53 points. It also says one side of the spread cashes in over 50 percent of simulations.
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