NY GIANTS (7-3) at DALLAS (7-3)
Thursday, 4:30 p.m. EST, Fox
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Cowboys by 9 1/2
AGAINST THE SPREAD: Giants 7-3; Cowboys 7-3
SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 72-47-2
LAST MEETING: The Cowboys received 23-16 on Sept. 26 on the Meadowlands.
LAST WEEK: The Giants misplaced to the Lions 31-18; Cowboys beat Vikings 40-3
ATTACK OF THE GIANTS: GLOBAL (19), RUSH (4), PASS (28), SCORING (21)
DEFENSE OF GIANTS: GENERAL (17), RUSH (25), PASS (15), SCORING (13)
COWBOYS OFFENSE: OVERALL (14), RUSH (8), PASS (22), SCORING (7)
COWBOYS DEFENSE: GENERAL (9), RUSH (26), PASS (1), SCORING (1)
REVENUE DIFFERENTIAL: Giants plus-1; Cowboys plus-7
GIANTS PLAYER TO WATCH: RB Saquon Barkley was restricted to 22 yards towards the NFL’s second-worst protection within the loss to the Lions. He had 81 yards and a landing when the Cowboys first met. Barkley’s earlier season low was 53 towards Seattle on Oct. 30, and he rebounded two weeks in the past with 152 yards.
COWBOYS PLAYER TO WATCH: QB Dak Prescott had the second-highest completion price of his profession at 88% (22 of 25) towards the Vikings within the largest rout in membership historical past. Dallas’ offense has been a lot better in three video games since coming back from a damaged thumb within the (proper) throwing hand. The Cowboys are the one crew to attain no less than 40 factors twice this season, each since Prescott returned from a five-game absence that included a victory over the Giants.
KEY MATCHUP: Dallas LB Micah Parsons vs. New York QB Daniel Jones. Parsons is the primary Dallas participant with double-digit sacks in every of his first two seasons for the reason that stat grew to become official in 1982. The reigning NFL Defensive Rookie of the 12 months has 5 two-sack video games , which is all of his 10 crew leaders. luggage. However he must contemplate Jones’ working capacity. The primary assembly was one among 5 Parsons with no bag. Jones has 4 speeding touchdowns, two greater than in every of his first three seasons.
KEY INJURIES: The Giants will probably be with out three starters within the offensive line in C Jon Feliciano (neck) and RT rookie pair Evan Neal and LG Josh Ezeudu. Nick Gates will substitute Feliciano, Matt Peart is the probably selection to switch Ezeudu and Tire Phillips, who has had a neck downside, will slide to the left aspect rather than Neal. … CB Adoree Jackson can be out with a knee damage. … Parsons is nursing a leg damage after being rolled towards the Vikings, however is anticipated to play. … Cowboys LB Anthony Barr suffered a setback with a hamstring damage in apply final week and is unlikely to play. It might be his third straight missed sport. … 4 Dallas defensive linemen had been on the damage report as a consequence of sickness.
SERIES NOTES: The 122nd assembly is just the second from Thanksgiving. Dallas received the opposite 30-3 in 1992. The Cowboys have received 10 of the final 11 conferences for the reason that Giants’ three-game successful streak ended. The final two of these wins in New York got here in Prescott’s rookie yr in 2016. He has since received all 9 of his begins towards the Giants.
STATS AND STUFF: The Cowboys and Giants are tied for second place within the NFC East, two video games behind Philadelphia. … The Giants have misplaced two of their final three video games, giving up a season-high 31 factors and committing three season-high turnovers towards the Lions. … Jones accomplished 27 of 44 passes for 341 yards towards Detroit, all season highs. However the first of his two interceptions ended a streak of 153 passes accomplished with no choose. … WR Kenny Golladay had two catches towards Detroit, his first since Recreation 1. … New York did not have a sack or takeout towards the Lions. This additionally occurred within the loss to the Cowboys. … DL Leonard Williams has 3 1/2 sacks and a compelled fumble in his final three towards Dallas. … S Julian Love had 14 tackles towards Dallas earlier this season. … PK Graham Gano missed his two additional level makes an attempt towards the Lions, one among which was blocked. It was the primary time in his 184-game profession (together with the playoffs) that he missed a couple of. … Dallas’ three-game Thanksgiving dropping streak is one among its worst (1986-89). … Prescott wants two TD assists to tie Roger Staubach for fourth on the membership’s profession listing at 153. … RB Ezekiel Elliott handed TE Jason Witten on the Cowboys’ profession landing listing along with his two scores towards the Vikings . He wants one to tie Dez Bryant for fourth in membership historical past with 75. … Dallas has change into the No. 1 scoring protection within the NFL and is the one crew not to surrender landing within the first quarter. … CB Trevon Diggs has an interception in every of the final three conferences with the Giants. … Okay Brett Maher’s seven area objectives of no less than 50 yards are probably the most in a season in franchise historical past.
FANTASY TIP: The recent hand concept is in impact with Dallas RB Tony Pollard. The fourth-year working again is on a greatest four-game streak with no less than 100 yards from scrimmage. Pollard had a career-high 189 towards Minnesota. It must be famous that Elliott averaged 98 scrimmage yards per sport on Thanksgiving.
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