With the Philadelphia Eagles coming out on top in their NFC East rivalry match against the New York Giants, the stage is set for the Dallas Cowboys to challenge the Dirty Birds for the lead in the division. Dallas will face the Arizona Cardinals on the road this Monday night, giving us Week 3’s Monday Night Football action and opening the online sportsbook door on many football wagering opportunities.
Like the Cowboys, the Cardinals also have an opportunity to tie the current leaders of the NFC West, the Los Angeles Rams to everyone’s surprise, for the lead in the division. Judging by the +121 odds GTBets sportsbook is giving the home team this Monday night, it’s safe to say that the online NFL betting community believes that the Cardinals have a fighting chance against the Cowboys – even if they aren’t the favorite on the money line. Offshore sportsbook betting players who prefer to bet on the favorite can take enjoy a nice -141 payout on Dallas’ money line.
Dallas is coming off a disappointing 42-17 road loss to the Denver Broncos. And with the Broncos losing 16-26 this past Sunday to the Buffalo Bills, some bettors have begun to doubt the Cowboys’ stock in the division. Nevertheless, the Cowboys are still a -3 point favorite on the spread line. Dallas is 1-1 against the spread this season and has had better luck covering the spread at home. Arizona is 0-2 ATS this season and is coming off a 16-13 win over the Indianapolis Colts. Sports gambling sites are currently offering a payout of -105 on the Cowboys’ spread line and -115 on the Cardinals spread betting odds.
The totals line for this Monday Night Football match is currently set at 47. America’s team is 1-1 against the over/under line this season and the Cardinals have posted a similar record. The Cowboys enter this game with the league’s 19th best scoring offense, putting up an average of 18 points per game. The Cardinals wield the league’s 17th best scoring offense and are averaging 19.5 points per outing. Defensively the Cowboys are giving up 22.5 points per game while Arizona usually allows their opponent 24. Online sportsbooks have the payout is currently pegged at -110.
As aforementioned, the Cowboys will be looking to tie their divisional leaders with a win this Monday. However, the Cardinals have their own agenda to fulfill, one that is very similar. Arizona has the opportunity to tie LA Rams this Monday night. It’s not that surprising to see Arizona in a position to gain a lead in the division. Nonetheless, it is shocking to see the Seahawks fall to 1-2 after suffering a humbling 33-27 road loss to the Tennessee Titans. The NFC West is up for grabs at the moment and Arizona has an opportunity to convince online NFL betting fans that they are the rightful favorite in the division.
Dallas is looking to rebound from their bitter loss to Denver. Specifically, the Cowboys will be looking to successfully implement their running game. Ezekiel Elliott was shutout for the first time in his life and the media ripped him apart for his demeanor. All eyes will be on Elliott on the Cowboys as they prepare to rebound.