The Miami Dolphins take a trip to Jerry’s World for a Week 3 match against the Dallas Cowboys on September 22, 2019.
The Dallas Cowboys improved to 2-0 on the young season after a 31-21 victory over the Washington Redskins in Washington on Sunday. Dak Prescott has another brilliant game for the Cowboys. After posting a career-best four touchdowns against the Jets on opening week, the Dallas quarterback threw for three more scores on 26-30 passing while also rushing for 69 yards against the Redskins.
With his two-game total, Prescott became the first Dallas Cowboys quarterback to throw for seven touchdowns in the first two games of the season since Don Meredith in 1966. Prescott, who had a perfect 153.8 QB rating in week 1, threw touchdowns to three different receivers: Devin Smith, Jason Witten, and Amari Cooper. Meanwhile, two weeks removed after a contract holdout, Ezekiel Elliott rushed for a total of 111 yards on 23 carries with one touchdown.
The Miami Dolphins are now 0-2 after taking another beating, this time from the defending Super Bowl Champions New England Patriots. A week after losing a 10-59 contest to the Baltimore Ravens, the Dolphins responded by going scoreless while giving up 43 points to Tom Brady and company in Miami. The Dolphins have lost by a combined 102-10 and are winless after week 2 for the first time since 2012.
Against New England, the Dolphins gave up four interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns. The offensive line also allowed the Patriots defense to get seven sacks on both Miami quarterbacks. Josh Rosen threw for 97 yards with one interception while Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 89 yards with three interceptions. Kenyan Drake had six carries for 19 yards while Preston Williams led the Miami receivers with 63 yards on four catches.
Dallas is a huge NFL betting favorite to beat Miami in this contest. The Dolphins are 0-5 SU in their last five games and Miami is 0-7 SU in their last seven games played on the road. The Cowboys are 5-1 SU in their last six games played and Dallas is 6-0 SU in their last six games played at home. Head to head, Dallas is 5-1 SU in their last six meetings.
Miami is 3-10 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent from the NFC Conference while Dallas is 4-1 SU in their last five September games played. The Cowboys are coming off back to back wins over the New York Jets and Washington Redskins. Dallas has won both games by double digits. On the other hand, the Dolphins head to this matchup after consecutive blowout losses to the Ravens and Patriots. Miami lost by 49 points to Baltimore and got blanked in a 43-point defeat to the Patriots on Sunday. The Dolphins have scored just 10 points in two games while giving up 92 points total in both games. That’s just awful and I don’t have to say more. I’m picking the Dallas Cowboys to beat the Miami Dolphins on 9/22/19. Prediction: Dallas Cowboys
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Miami is 0-5 ATS in their last five games played and the Dolphins are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 week 3 games played. Dallas is 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games played and the Cowboys are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 week 3 games played and 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games played on a Sunday.
Odds were taken from Betonline.ag as of 9/16/19
The Cowboys have outscored the Dolphins by 8 points per game in their last 10 meetings and 9.33 points per game in their last three games played. Dallas has won their first two games by double digits. Miami has lost its first two games by an average losing margin of 46 points per game. I think the Dolphins defense so far is one of the worst I’ve seen in recent memory. I think Dallas wins by three touchdowns here with the way Dak Prescott has been playing and with the way the Miami Dolphins have been defending. Prediction: Cowboys -16.5
The total has gone over in four out of Miami’s last six games played and also over in five out of their last six games against an opponent from the NFC conference. The total has gone over in each of the last five games played by Dallas but the under is 13-4 in the Cowboys’ last 17 games played against an opponent from the AFC Conference. Head to head, the under is 7-2 in the last nine games between the Dolphins and Cowboys. The total has also gone under in five out of the last six home games of Dallas against Miami.
O 47 -110
U 47 -110
Odds were taken from Betonline.ag as of 9/16/19
These teams have combined for 42.34 points per game in their last 10 meetings and 44.67 points per game in their last three games played against each other. The Dolphins have given up an average of 51 points per game in their first two games of the season while the Cowboys have scored over thirty points per game in their first two assignments of the season. Dak Prescott was nearly flawless against the Redskins. The Miami defense has been terrible to watch. I think Dallas hits 40 points here and Miami scores enough points to help the total breach 47 points. Prediction: Over 47