The New York Giants will try to keep finding ways to win when they host the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. The Giants went 4-13 in 2021, but they have two wins in two weeks of the 2022 NFL season. The Cowboys (1-1) also found a way to win in Week 1, as Cooper Rush stepped in at quarterback last Sunday for injured Dak Prescott and led a 20-17 victory over the Bengals. Cincinnati on a last-second basket. The Cowboys have dominated their NFC East rivals in recent years, winning nine of the last 10 meetings with the Giants. They swept their NFC East rivals last season, winning 44-20 at home in October and knocking out New York 21-6 at MetLife Stadium in December.
Kickoff is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. ET at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ Caesars Sportsbook ranks New York as a 1-point favorite in its latest Cowboys vs. Giants odds, and the over/under for total runs scored is of 39.5. Before you lock in the Giants vs Cowboys selections, you need to check out the SportsLine Projection Model NFL Predictions and Betting Tips.
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Now, the model has broken down Monday’s Cowboys vs. Giants game and just locked in its MNF picks and predictions. You can head over to SportsLine now to see the model choices. Here are the NFL odds and betting lines for the Giants vs. Cowboys:
- Cowboys vs. Giants Spread: New York -1
- Cowboys vs. Giants over/under: 39.5 points
- Silver line Cowboys vs. Giants: Dallas -105, New York -115
- DAL: Cowboys were 8-1 ATS on the road last season
- NYG: Giants were 3-5 ATS in 2021 home games
- Cowboys vs. Giants picks: See the picks here
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Why the Giants can cover
Running back Saquon Barkley has exceeded 70 rushing yards in consecutive games for the first time since 2019. That approach could work against Dallas, which is sixth against the pass but 19th against the run (120.5 yards per game). Quarterback Daniel Jones has just 356 passing yards, but is making almost 71% of his throws.
The favorite is 7-3 against the spread in the last 10 meetings. While the Giants have won just one of the last 10 meetings, that win was a game Prescott missed. The defense will tackle Cooper Rush, who is making his third start in a hostile environment. The Giants are pressing the quarterback on 14% of dropbacks (fifth in the NFL), and the Cowboys’ QBs have been knocked down on 11% of dropbacks in 2021 (fourth-most).
Why the Cowboys can cover
Dallas is 14-5 against the spread since the start of last season, the best mark in the NFL, and is 8-2 against the spread in the last 10 meetings with the Giants. Cooper Rush is 2-0 in his two appearances, leading fourth-quarter comebacks in both cases. He’s got plenty of talent around him, with Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard (98 total yards last week) in the backfield. Elliott has scored a TD in four straight games against the Giants. Rush has built a strong bond with receiver Noah Brown, who leads the Cowboys with 10 catches for 159 yards. CeeDee Lamb has seven for 75 yards and Pollard has six for 69 yards.
The defense could play Jones, who was sacked 22 times and threw seven interceptions in 11 starts last season. The Giants quarterback has never won a prime-time game (0-8). The Cowboys held Joe Burrow to 199 yards last week and sacked him six times. Passing thrower Micah Parsons and tight end Trevon Diggs make life difficult for opponents, and Dallas’ pass defense ranks sixth in the league (180 yards per game). Parsons has four sacks this season, giving him 17 in the first 18 games of his NFL career.
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