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NFL Playoffs Betting Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers

January 14, 2024


The Green Bay Packers will travel to Arlington, Texas to face the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on Sunday afternoon with the game scheduled to start at 4:30 PM ET and will air on Fox.



The Packers made the playoffs as the 7 seed in the NFC with a record of 9-8 which also led to a 2nd place finish in the NFC North and are on a three-game winning streak following Sunday’s 17-9 win at home against the Chicago Bears. The Packers are the youngest team to ever make the playoffs and will be built for sustained success.

 

Green Bay was an above-average scoring team as they enter this game averaging 22.53 points per game while also having one of the better passing offenses in the league as they are averaging 233.41 passing yards per game which is the 12th most in the NFL. 



Jordan Love played a pivotal role in the success of the passing offense for the Packers and enters this game having completed 372 of 579 attempts for 4,159 yards with 32 touchdowns and 11 interceptions while rushing for 247 yards and four touchdowns. The Green Bay Packers will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they travel to face the Dallas Cowboys.



The Dallas Cowboys finished with the 2nd best record in the NFC with a record of 12-5 which also led to an NFC East division title and are on a two-game winning streak following a 38-10 win on the road against the Washington Commanders on Sunday. Dallas is the highest-scoring team in the league this season as they enter this game averaging 29.94 points per game and have the 3rd best passing offense as they are averaging 258.65 passing yards per game. 



Dak Prescott played at a high level all season and enters this game having completed 410 of 590 attempts for 4,516 yards with 36 touchdowns and nine interceptions while rushing for 242 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, the Cowboys feature the 5th best scoring defense as they are allowing an average of 18.53 points per game. The Dallas Cowboys will look to extend their winning streak to three games and advance to the Divisional Round of the NFC Playoffs when they host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday afternoon.



BookMaker has the Dallas Cowboys listed as 7.5-point favorites at home against the Green Bay Packers in the Wild Card round of the NFC Playoffs on Sunday afternoon. Green Bay has won nine of the last ten including the previous four meetings while going 8-2 ATS in the last ten and covering the spread in four straight games in the series. The Green Bay Packers are 9-8 ATS overall, 4-5 ATS on the road, and 6-4 ATS as an underdog this season while the Dallas Cowboys are 10-7 ATS overall, 6-2 ATS at home, and 10-3 ATS as a favorite on the year.



Dallas enters this game with a better record, however, Green Bay has dominated the series against the Cowboys, winning nine of the previous ten including the previous four matchups. The Packers are 8-2 ATS in the last ten and have covered the spread in four straight games in the series. Buy the .5 point and take the points with the Green Bay Packers when they travel to face the Dallas Cowboys. 

Spooky Express Pick: Green Bay Packers +8