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Texans vs Cowboys Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 14

Texans vs Cowboys Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 14

by USA WagerDecember 6, 2022

Check out our free Texans vs Cowboys prediction for the NFL week 14 game in Arlington. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Texans vs Cowboys Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 14

On Sunday, December 11th, the Houston Texans travel to take on the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Dallas is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Houston have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Texans vs Cowboys prediction.

  • Spread: HOU +17.0 | DAL -17.0
  • MoneyLine: HOU 944 | DAL +-1805
  • Total: 45.0

Texans vs Cowboys Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 14 contest against the Cowboys, the Texans have a 1-6-1 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 1-10-1 With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -8.25 points per game. Through 12 games, the Texans have been the underdog in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is 7.

In their last 5 games away from home, the Texans have a straight up record of 1-4-0 while going 1-3-1 vs the spread. The team averaged 16.8 points per game in this stretch. The Texans have a straight up record of 0-5 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 1-4.

Heading into this week 14 contest against the Texans, the Cowboys have a 7-3 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 9-3. On the season, Dallas has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 1st with an average differential of 10.58 points. So far, the Cowboys have been favored in 7 of their 12 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -7.

Across their last 5 home contests, Dallas has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 5-0, while averaging 36.0 points per game. Dallas has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.

In this matchup between the Cowboys and Texans, we see the best bet being to take Dallas to come home with the win and cover the spread. This season, the team has ran the ball well and we see this continuing in week 14.

Free Spread Prediction: Dallas Cowboys -17.0

Texans vs Cowboys Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Texans have an over-under record of 4-8. For the season, the Texans offense has been struggling, averaging just 15.67 points per game. Things haven’t gone any better on defense, where they are the 23rd ranked scoring defense in the NFL. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Cowboys have an over-under record of 6-6. For the season, Dallas has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 27.75 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 3rd in points allowed.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Texans and Cowboys combining for 43 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 45.0

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