Oakland Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys: The Dallas Cowboys play host to the Oakland Raiders, Thursday Nov 26, as the Raiders look for their first back to back wins of the season. NFL oddsmakers at Sportsbetting.com have the Cowboys as -13.5 point home favs over the Raiders with the over/under set at 40.5 points. Be sure to get your Oakland Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys Week 12 NFL Predictions in now at Sportsbetting.com
Oakland Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys Week 12 NFL Predictions: The Raiders (3-7) beat Cincinnati 20-17 in Week 11 but still sit dead last in the AFC West. QB Bruce Gradkowski made 17 of 34 passes for 183 yards with two TD’s and an interception. RB Justin Fargas had eight carries for 32 yards, while TE Zach Miller made five catches for 65 yards with a TD. WR Louis Murphy also added a TD after a 29 yards reception. The Raiders actually had more yards in the air than on the ground, for once. The Raiders held one of the hottest offenses to a low 171 yards passing and their 12th ranked pass defense can do the same to the Cowboys ninth ranked pass game. The best chance for the Raiders is to use their new QB Bruce Gradkowski and try and take advantage of the Cowboys 20th ranked pass defense. He played against the Cowboys during their 31-10 home win in this year’s pre-season game, he threw for 161 yards with a TD. The Raiders also showed once again that they are capable of beating the league’s top teams. Earlier this season, they upset the Philadelphia Eagles in Philly. With a big boost of confidence going into Dallas the Raiders could put on a great game. The Raiders have averaged 15.3ppg and allowed 19ppg in their last three games. They are 1-3 SU on the road where they average 10.5ppg and allow 26.8ppg. They are 5-5 ATS and 4-6 over/under.
The Cowboys (7-3) beat Washington 7-6 at home in Week 11 and sit first in the NFC East. QB Tony Romo made 15 of 27 passes for 158 yards with one TD and an interception; overall he’s thrown for 2,624 yards with 15 TD’s and seven interceptions for a 91.5 passer rating. RB Marion Barber had 20 passes for 99 yards, while WR Miles Austin made four catches for 47 yards. TE Patrick Crayton caught their lone TD pass. The Redskins actually out passed the Cowboys, so called, superstar QB. We are coming to that time of year when QB Romo has brain farts that cause him to throw interceptions, he’s thrown one interception in each of his last three games. Neverless the Cowboys do have the fifth best offense in the league with a ninth ranked pass game and an eighth ranked ground game. WR Miles Austin leads his team with seven TD’s and 679 yards receiving. LB Demarcus Ware is a defensive animal with seven sacks. The Cowboys have averaged 11.3ppg and allowed 13ppg in their last three games. They are 4-1 SU at home where they average 26.8ppg and allow 16.8ppg. They are 5-5 ATS and 5-5 over/under.