Cowboys are favored against the Buccaneers at SNF – NFL Week 15
The Dallas Cowboys are the sportsbooks favored against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night football betting on NBC. The Bucs have won five straight and are the hottest team in the NFL while the Cowboys have the best record even though they are coming off a loss to the Giants. Let’s look at the matchup and Sunday Night Football picks.
The Bucs visit the Cowboys on Sunday, December 18th with a start time of 8:30 pm Eastern on NBC.
NFL Odds at Best Sports Betting Sites
Cowboys -7, total 46.5
Bucs vs. Cowboys
The Bucs are currently in a playoff position but they have little margin for error in the NFC. They have won five straight but they have a tough game against a Dallas team coming off just their second loss of the season. The Bucs have improved this betting season on offense led by quarterback Jameis Winston who has thrown only four interceptions in his last nine games. Tampa is scoring just over 22 points per game this season.
The Bucs defense is much better this season as they are allowing just over 22 points per game. Tampa’s defense in recent weeks has been excellent led by defensive end Robert Ayers who has three sacks and nine quarterback hits in the last three games. Tampa also has linebacker Kwon Alexander who leads the league in solo tackles with 86.
The Cowboys are coming off a loss to the Giants, just their second loss of the season. Quarterback Dak Prescott is now feeling the heat a little bit with Tony Romo ready to step in if he struggles. The Cowboys are just 2-for24 on third downs the last two games. Prescott has gone three straight games throwing for less than 200 yards. Dallas is scoring just over 25 points per sportsbook betting game.
The Dallas defense is allowing just 18 points per contest. Linebacker Sean Lee is the beast in the middle. He had 20 tackles last week in the loss against the Giants. Defensive ends Tyrone Crawford and Benson Mayowa lead the Cowboys in sacks with four and 4.5 respectively.
The Cowboys have gone under at the best sports betting sites in 8 of their 13 games this season. The Buccaneers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Buccaneers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. the NFC. The Cowboys are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Cowboys are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in December.
The Under is 3-0-1 at sports betting sites for us players in the Buccaneers last 4 games overall. The Under is 3-1-1 in the Buccaneers last 5 road games. The Under is 6-2-1 in the Buccaneers last 9 games in December. The Under is 6-0 in the Cowboys last 6 games in December. The Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in this series.
Sunday Night Football Picks
I will lay the points at the best online betting sites and take the Cowboys.