- The Dallas Cowboys are 9-point favorites on the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10.
- Odds are favoring the Falcons to cover 9 points with -115 odds.
- The Cowboys are 3-13 ATS when favored at home in November.
DALLAS – The Dallas Cowboys are set to take on the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10 of the season and they are going into the game as 9-point favorites to win.
Although the Cowboys are favored on the spread, the Falcons are favored to cover with -115 odds while the Cowboys have -105 odds to cover.
Dallas Cowboys Vs. Atlanta Falcons
- Moneyline: Cowboys (-430) vs. Falcons (+320)
- Spread: Cowboys -9
- Total: 55 Points
The reason the Falcons are favored to cover the spread is because of the ongoing Cowboys trend in their November games. Dating back to 2011, the Cowboys have gone 3-13 against the spread when favored at home in November.
For those that are speculating this trend, the Cowboys unfortunate streak continued last week in their first November game this season against the Denver Broncos.
Legal online sportsbooks had the Cowboys favored to win by 10 points and not only were they unable to cover the spread, but they lost the game as well.
With the loss, it also extended another eye-opening Cowboys streak – the Cowboys fourth straight loss in November.
Looking at their remaining home games in November, this matchup against the Falcons could very well extend the trend. Although sitting with a 4-4 record ATS this season, when being seen as an away team underdog, the Falcons have risen to the occasion going 2-1 ATS and are covering by an average of 1.3 points.
The Falcons also have tons of momentum going their way after they took down the New Orleans Saints on the road in Week 9, where they were 6.5-point underdogs.
The Cowboys will also play at home in Week 12 on Thanksgiving against the Las Vegas Raiders.
While the NFL odds have not opened just yet, it is safe to say that the Cowboys will be favored at home as they have been all season. The Raiders have done very well against the spread in an away team underdog situation going 2-1 and covering the spread by 6.2 points on average.
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