Cowboys vs. Cardinals Predictions, Betting Trends and Stats – Week 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 19, 2023

On Sunday, September 24 at 4:25 PM ET, the Dallas Cowboys (2-0) will aim to build upon their recent 30-10 victory over the Jets when they match up with the Arizona Cardinals (0-2) at State Farm Stadium. The Cardinals lost their previous game 31-28 to the Giants.

The Cardinals are double-digit, 13-point underdogs against the Cowboys (the game has a total of 43 points).

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Cowboys Vs Cardinals Odds

Favorite Spread Over/Under
Cowboys -13 43

Cowboys vs. Cardinals Predictions

Computer picks for Cowboys vs Cardinals
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Cardinals (+13) Over (43)

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Team Stat Rankings (2022)

Cowboys Cardinals
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 27.5 (3) 20.0 (21)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 20.1 (6) 26.4 (31)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.4 (15) 4.8 (29)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.1 (7) 5.5 (20)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 23 (17) 25 (27)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 33 (1) 20 (20)

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Cowboys Betting Insights

  • The Cowboys had 10 wins in 17 games against the spread last season.
  • Dallas had one win ATS (1-1) as a 13-point favorite or greater last year.
  • Last year, nine of Dallas’ 17 games hit the over.
  • The Cowboys and their opponent topped the 43-point mark 10 times last year.
  • The point total average for Dallas games last season was 44.3, 1.3 more points than the over/under for this matchup.

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • The Cardinals’ record against the spread last year was 8-9-0.
  • Arizona didn’t have a win ATS (0-1) as 13-point or larger underdogs last year.
  • Out of the 17 Cardinals’ games last season, eight hit the over.
  • Last season, nine Arizona games featured over 43 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Cardinals games last year (43) is 2.4 points higher than the total for this matchup.

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Cowboys Players to Watch

  • Dak Prescott put together an impressive passing stat line last year with 2,860 yards (238.3 yards per game), going 261-for-394 (66.2% completion percentage) with 23 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. He was impressive in the running game as well, with 182 rushing yards on 45 carries, one rushing TD, and averaging 15.2 yards per game.
  • Tony Pollard rushed for 1,007 yards last season on 193 carries (62.9 yards per game) and scored nine times. Pollard also collected 39 catches for 371 yards and three scores.
  • CeeDee Lamb reeled in 107 catches for 1,359 yards (79.9 per game) while being targeted 156 times. He also scored nine touchdowns.
  • Brandin Cooks amassed 699 yards on 57 grabs with three touchdowns. He was targeted 93 times, and averaged 53.8 receiving yards per game.
  • Michael Gallup grabbed 39 passes on 74 targets for 424 yards and four touchdowns, compiling 30.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Micah Parsons’ hard work last season produced a stat line of 13.5 sacks, 13.0 TFL and 65 tackles.
  • Donovan Wilson went to work last year, collecting 99 tackles, 7.0 TFL, 5.0 sacks, and one interception.
  • Last season Daron Bland had a huge stat line of five interceptions, 52 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and seven passes defended.

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Joshua Dobbs connected on 58.8% of his passes to throw for 411 yards and two touchdowns last season. Dobbs also helped on the ground, collecting 22.0 yards per game.
  • James Conner averaged 60.2 rushing yards per game and scored seven rushing touchdowns. Conner complemented his performance on the ground with 3.5 receptions per game to average 23.1 receiving yards.
  • Last season Keaontay Ingram rushed for 60 yards. He also scored one total touchdown.
  • Marquise Brown was targeted 8.9 times per game and racked up 709 receiving yards and three touchdowns over the course of 2022.
  • Greg Dortch collected two touchdowns and had 467 receiving yards (29.2 ypg) in 2022.
  • Rondale Moore averaged 51.8 receiving yards per game on seven targets per game a season ago.
  • Last year Cameron Thomas accumulated 3.0 sacks, 3.0 TFL and 18 tackles.
  • Kyzir White put together a strong stat line last year, accruing 110 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks.
  • Marco Wilson came up with three interceptions in addition to 58 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 10 passes defended a year ago.

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