Dallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons: Best Odds and Preview for Week 10


By Ed Winchester | November 8, 2021, 8:35 pm

The Dallas Cowboys (6-2) are considered favorites (-9) according to the point spread ahead of their game against the Atlanta Falcons (4-4) on November 14, 2021, starting at 1:00 PM ET. The total for this one is set at 53.5 points.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NFL matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Falcons in which bettors are fairly split as to which team will cover the spread, with both the total stake and number of wagers placed for the teams are nearly even. The Cowboys currently hold the slight edge in overall stake at sportsbooks.

Cowboys Vs. Falcons Spread Betting Action

Cowboys vs Falcons Moneyline Action
Cowboys Falcons
Bet % 50% 50%
Stake % 51% 49%

Dallas stats and betting info

Betting trends for Dallas

  • Dallas’ ATS record is 7-1-0 this season.
  • The Cowboys have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 9 points or more this season (0-1).
  • Five of Dallas’ eight games with a set total have hit the over (62.5%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 303.4 (2427) 4
Rush yards 142.8 (1142) 3
Points scored 30.1 (241) 6
Pass yards against 287.5 (2300) 27
Rush yards against 101.0 (808) 10
Points allowed 24.0 (192) 18

Key players for Dallas

  • Dak Prescott has thrown for 2,045 yards (255.6 ypg) to lead Dallas, completing 69.4% of his passes and recording 18 touchdown passes compared to five interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 86 rushing yards on 24 carries.
  • Ezekiel Elliott has 622 rushing yards on 128 carries with five touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 23 catches for 153 yards (19.1 per game) and one touchdown via the passing game.
  • Tony Pollard has collected 403 yards on 72 attempts, scoring one time. He’s caught 17 passes for 148 yards (18.5 per game), as well.
  • CeeDee Lamb’s 632 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 66 times and has totaled 41 catches and four touchdowns.
  • Amari Cooper has put up a 532-yard season so far with five touchdowns, reeling in 40 passes on 61 targets.
  • Dalton Schultz has been the target of 49 passes and compiled 37 catches for 424 yards, an average of 53.0 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone three times through the air this season.

Dallas injuries

Cowboys: No Injuries Listed

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Atlanta stats and betting info

Betting trends for Atlanta

  • Atlanta’s ATS record is 4-4-0 this season.
  • The Falcons have not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 9 points or more this year (0-1).
  • Atlanta has hit the over in five of its eight games with a set total (62.5%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 269.6 (2157) 12
Rush yards 80.4 (643) 29
Points scored 21.9 (175) 23
Pass yards against 248.8 (1990) 12
Rush yards against 123.1 (985) 23
Points allowed 27.5 (220) 28

Key players for Atlanta

  • Matt Ryan leads Atlanta with 2,157 yards on 209-of-301 passing with 15 touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
  • Cordarrelle Patterson has carried the ball 73 times for a team-high 278 yards (34.8 per game) with two touchdowns. He also leads the team through the air, as his 38 receptions this season are good for 459 yards , and he’s scored five touchdowns in the passing game.
  • Mike Davis has piled up 271 yards (on 84 attempts) with one touchdown.
  • Kyle Pitts’ 546 receiving yards (68.3 yards per game) lead the team. He has 36 catches on 57 targets with one touchdown.
  • Olamide Zaccheaus has racked up 172 reciving yards (21.5 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.

Atlanta injuries

Falcons: No Injuries Listed

Pick for Cowboys vs. Falcons

Our in-depth games analysis combined with the bet split data from regulated betting sites points to the Cowboys being favored to cover the spread against the Falcons.

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