Sunday Night Football is back, and the Week 1 game will feature a pair of NFC East teams as the Dallas Cowboys take on the New York Giants.
The Cowboys and Giants made the postseason a season ago and will look to back it up with another trip this season. Dallas went 12-5, including a 4-4 mark on the road.
For the Giants, they were 5-3-1 at home and 9-7-1 overall. The Giants beat the Vikings in the first round of the postseason but then fell to the eventual NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles in the next game.
Dallas went the same distance, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round but falling to San Francisco. The NFL Odds Week 1 for this Sunday Night Football affair have the Dallas Cowboys at -3.5 over the Giants.
Cowboys vs. Giants Odds and Betting Prediction for the Game | MyBookie NFL Week 1 Regular Season Preview
Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants | NFL Week 1
Spread: Cowboys -3.5 -110 / Giants +3.5 -110
Moneyline: Cowboys -179; Giants +146
Total: 45.5 – Over -110 / Under -110
Sunday, September 10th, 2023 at 8:20 PM | NBC
MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
Cowboys New Look in Back Field
After several seasons of Ezekiel Elliott getting a load of carries for the Dallas Cowboys, they will have a new look. Tony Pollard will be first in line, but do not be surprised to see Rico Dowdie and Deuce Vaughn also get chances. Despite being the backup running back a season ago, Pollard still finished the season with more than 1,000 yards on the ground and nine touchdowns.
Dak Prescott returns under center. Prescott will see a little heat from behind him as the Cowboys signed Trey Lance as backup. Prescott threw for 23 touchdowns a season ago, but the 15 touchdowns did not set well with Dallas fans. Prescott has vowed to lower that number in 2023.
CeeDee Lamb is still a great weapon to have in the receiving core. Lamb wrapped up 2022 as one of the top receivers in the league. He caught 107 passes for nearly 1,400 yards and nine touchdowns.
Giants Running it Back in 2023
There was talk the New York Giants would not have SaQuan Barkley as they embarked on their 2023 journey. But, they were able to agree with the former Penn State star, and he will be leading their backfield.
Barkley rushed for 1,312 yards a season ago with ten touchdowns. Backing up Barkley will be Matt Brieda and Gary Brightwell.
Daniel Jones is still in as the starting quarterback. Jones took a step forward a season ago and was able to throw the ball more effectively and also use his legs. Jones passes for 3,205 yards and rushed for an additional 708. His 15 touchdowns passing went along with his seven via the passing game.
Jones will see Isaiah Hodgins, Darius Slayton, and Parris Campbell as his top targets to start the season. The Giants drafted Jalin Hyatt, and will be an interesting one to watch all season. Last year, Slayton led the team with 724 yards.
Cowboys vs. Giants Betting Prediction | Thriller in New York on Sunday Night Football
This should be a great game between these two long-time rivals. The Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants. Dak Prescott against Daniel Jones.
In New York, all eyes will be on the Big Apple for the first Sunday Night game of the year. Do not be surprised to see the home team, the New York Giants, come away with a win here. Enjoy the game, and best of luck!
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Dallas Cowboys Last 5
Dallas Cowboys Injury Report
|Name | Position||Status||DATE|
|Donovan Wilson S||Questionable||Sep 6|
|Tyler Smith OT||Questionable||Sep 7|
|Tyron Smith OT||Questionable||Sep 7|
|Sam Williams DE||Questionable||Sep 7|
New York Giants Last 5
New York Giants Injury Report
|Name | Position||Status||DATE|
|Cam Brown LB||Questionable||Sep 6|
|Wan’Dale Robinson WR||Questionable||Sep 7|
|Gary Brightwell RB||Questionable||Sep 7|
|Lawrence Cager TE||Questionable||Sep 7|
The following NFL betting odds are based on MyBookie Sportsbook.
NFL Odds to Win this Season
|San Francisco 49ers||+300|
|Kansas City Chiefs||+510|
|Green Bay Packers||+7500|
|Los Angeles Rams||+8500|
|New Orleans Saints||+12000|
|Los Angeles Chargers||+14000|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||+16000|
|Las Vegas Raiders||+40000|
|New York Jets||+55000|
|New York Giants||+85000|
|New England Patriots||+125000|
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