Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants Early Picks and Betting Trends January 3, 2021

Written by on December 29, 2020

The New York Giants (5-10) will fight to halt their three-game losing streak as they are 2.5-point underdogs against the Dallas Cowboys (6-9) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at MetLife Stadium. The game’s point total is set at 45.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 3, 2021
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: East Rutherford, NJ
  • Stadium: MetLife Stadium
Place a bet on the Cowboys or the Giants in their Week 17 matchup.

Betting Information

Cowboys vs Giants Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Cowboys -2.5 -125 105 45.0 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Cowboys Betting Insights

  • Dallas is just 5-10 against the spread.
  • The Cowboys are just 1-4 ATS when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
  • Dallas’ games have hit the over in nine out of 15 opportunities this season (60%).
  • The Cowboys average points scored this season (25.1) and the Giants points allowed (22.5) are within 2.6 points of each other.
  • In games where Dallas score at least 25.1 points this season, they are 6-2 overall and 4-4 against the spread.
  • When the New York defense allows 22.5 points or fewer this year, the Giants have accumulated a 5-4 overall record and a 6-3 record against the spread.
Bet on the Cowboys to win the Super Bowl.

Giants Betting Insights

  • Just 11 of New York’s 15 games this year have gone over the point total (20% of its opportunities).
  • New York has an 8-7 record against the spread.
  • The Giants are just 0-1 ATS when an underdog by at least 2.5 points.
  • The Giants have averaged 12.9 fewer points per game this season (17.1) than the Cowboys have allowed (30).
  • New York is 4-3 overall and 5-2 against the spread when they score at least 17.1 points this season.
  • When Dallas allows opposing offenses to put 30 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 3-4 overall and 4-3 against the spread.
Bet on the Giants to win the Super Bowl.

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Cowboys vs Giants
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Giants (+2.5) Over (45) Giants 25 Cowboys 23

Total Facts

  • The Cowboys and their opponents have combined for 45.0 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 10 of 15 games (66.7%) this season.
  • In three of 15 outings (20%) this year, New York has combined with its opponents to score at least 45.0 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 2.8 less points per game (42.2) than this matchup’s total of 45.0 points.
  • The Cowboys and the Giants have seen their opponents average a combined 7.5 more points per game than the point total of 45.0 set in this outing.
  • The average over/under the Cowboys have had set in games this season is 10.1 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Giants this year is 5.3 points less than this game’s over/under.
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Cowboys vs Giants: Last 5 Meetings

In the past five matchups between these two squads, Dallas holds a 5-0 advantage over New York. In those games against the Giants, the Cowboys have a 2-1 record against the spread. Dallas has had the upper hand scoring in those five matchups, totaling 165 points while New York notched 117.

Cowboys vs Giants: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/11/2020 Cowboys Cowboys -7.50 51.50 -375 +310 402-300 DAL 37-34 DAL
11/4/2019 Cowboys Giants -6.5 48.5 -305 +265 429-271 DAL 37-18 DAL
9/8/2019 Cowboys Cowboys -7 44 -315 +265 494-470 DAL 35-17 DAL
12/30/2018 N/A Giants N/A N/A N/A N/A 441-419 NYG 36-35 DAL
9/16/2018 N/A Cowboys N/A N/A N/A N/A 298-255 DAL 20-13 DAL

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Dallas has gone 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall in their last three contests.
  • Dallas has hit the over two times in the last three contests.
  • The Cowboys and their opponents have combined to score an average of 55 points in their last three games, 10.0 more than the 45.0 over/under in this matchup.
  • New York has struggled to cover, going 0-3 against the spread and 0-3 straight up over the last three contests.
  • The under has been familiar to New York. They have failed to reach the total three times in their last three contests.
  • The Giants total over the last three games is 12.0 points fewer than the 45.0 over/under listed for this matchup.

Injury Report

Cowboys: P Chris Jones: Out (Abdomen), OT Tyron Smith: Out (Neck), G Zack Martin: Out (Calf), OT Cameron Erving: Out (Knee), OT La’el Collins: Out (Hip), ILB Justin March: Out (Undisclosed), SS Darian Thompson: Questionable (Concussion), CB Rashard Robinson: Questionable (Knee), QB Dak Prescott: Out (Ankle), DT Antwaun Woods: Out (Ankle), FS Xavier Woods: Questionable (Ribs), CB Deante Burton: Out (Shoulder), TE Blake Jarwin: Out (Acl), OLB Leighton Vander Esch: Questionable (Ankle), SS Steven Parker: Out (Ankle), DT Trysten Hill: Out (Acl), OT Mitch Hyatt: Out (Knee), CB Saivion Smith: Out (Hand), CB Chris Westry: Out (Knee), LB Azur Kamara: Out (Undisclosed)

Giants: WR Golden Tate: Questionable (Calf), RB Devonta Freeman: Questionable (Ankle), OLB Kyler Fackrell: Questionable (Calf), WR Cody Core: Out (Achillies), RB Elijhaa Penny: Questionable (Illness), TE Evan Engram: Questionable (Ankle), CB Ryan Lewis: Out (Hamstring), RB Saquon Barkley: Out (Torn Acl), OLB Lorenzo Carter: Out (Achilles), WR David Sills V: Out (Foot), OLB Oshane Ximines: Out (Shoulder), CB Madre Harper: Out (Knee)

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