- The Dallas Cowboys are 9.5-point favorites over the New York Giants on Thanksgiving.
- The Cowboys have the best defense in the NFL by points allowed, and the seventh-best point scoring offense.
- The Cowboys and Giants are both 7-3 in the same division, but the Cowboys are still huge favorites.
DALLAS - The Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants for the afternoon game on Thanksgiving Day, and they’re favored by almost ten points at home by the online gambling websites.
New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys Spread Odds
- New York Giants +9.5 -110
- Dallas Cowboys -9.5 -110
The Cowboys have covered the spread in their last four home games, and this game is at home, but the spread is very large for a game between two teams of equal record.
Perhaps this is due to the very recent beatdown the Cowboys handed out to the Minnesota Vikings, winning by 37 points over the 8-2 Vikings.
Dallas ranks seventh in the NFL in points per game with 25.1, while the Giants languish at 21st with 20.5 points per game.
Dallas also has the best defense in the NFL in terms of points allowed, giving up only 16.7 points per game.
The Giants, meanwhile, are 13th, giving up 20.4 points per game.
New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys O/U Odds
- Over 45.0 -110
- Under 45.0 -110
The game is expected to hit 45.0 points by the NFL gambling sites. The Dallas defense is a heavy influence here, as they’re the best unit in the game.
The two defenses combined only give up 37.1 points per game, while the two offenses combined score 45.6 points per game.
In other words, this O/U seems like it could be on the higher end. That could be due to the fact that the Over has hit in five of the last eight meetings between these two teams.
The Giants and the Cowboys faceoff on Thanksgiving afternoon, with kickoff at 3:30 p.m. EST.
Will The Cowboys Cover? Y/N