Two of the league’s top scoring offenses are set to square off at AT&T Stadium on Saturday, as the Philadelphia Eagles (13-1, 7-0 Away) head to take on the Dallas Cowboys (10-4, 7-1 Home). The Cowboys are five-point favorites, and the total is 47.
Philadelphia is coming off a 25-20 win over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday, their fifth consecutive victory. Jalen Hurts threw for 315 yards and two interceptions. He also ran 17 times for 61 yards and three touchdowns. A.J. Brown was targeted 16 times, catching nine passes for 181 yards.
Dallas lost 40-34 to the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday. Dak Prescott was 23 of 30 for 256 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions. Tony Pollard carried 19 times for 75 yards and added four catches for 31 yards. CeeDee Lamb hauled in seven receptions for 126 yards.
The Eagles won the first meeting between the teams this season, a 26-17 victory in October. Jalen Hurts threw two touchdowns for Philadelphia.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Eagles are averaging 29.4 points per game for the season, second in the NFL, and they are facing a Cowboys defense that has surrendered 19.2 PPG (7th). Meanwhile, Dallas has scored 28.1 points a game this season, third in the league, and Philadelphia is allowing 19.1 PPG (6th).
The Eagles rank as one of the league’s top teams in rushing yards per game (158.6, 4th), while they are 11th in passing yards (250.4). The Cowboys are eighth in passing yards allowed per game (215.1) and 24th against the run (133.1).
Dallas is 22nd in the league in passing yards per game (225.3) and seventh in rushing (145.1). Philadelphia’s defense has been stout through the air, as the Eagles are 2nd in the league in passing yards allowed per game (200.3).
Against the run, the Eagles are 19th (121.1).Philadelphia has found the end zone on an NFL-best 74% of red zone trips this season, averaging 3.5 trips a game (11th). Dallas ranks as one of the biggest red zone threats in the league, scoring a touchdown 72% of the time (2nd) when the team advances inside the 20.
Through 14 games, Jalen Hurts has thrown for 22 touchdowns (5 INT) and 248.0 yards per game to lead Philadelphia in passing. In seven away games this season, he has eight TDs (2 INT) and an average of 255.3 yards passing. Miles Sanders leads the team in rushing with an average of 79.3 yards a game over 14 games.
He has 11 touchdowns on the ground. A.J. Brown is the Eagles’ leading receiver with 85.8 yards a game and 10 TDs. He is averaging 5.3 receptions on 8.4 targets per game. Dak Prescott has 17 passing touchdowns (11 INT) with 233.7 yards per game through nine games to lead Dallas.
In six home games this season, he has thrown for nine TDs (7 INT) and an average of 217.7 yards. Tony Pollard has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 69.2 yards a game through 14 games.
He has 12 total touchdowns, nine rushing and three receiving. CeeDee Lamb has been the primary target in the Cowboys’ aerial attack. He has six touchdowns and a 77.6 yard per game average through 14 appearances. CeeDee Lamb is averaging 8.9 targets per game (5.8 receptions).
HOME AND AWAY
Philadelphia is looking to remain unbeaten away from home this season in seven games. Dallas has won seven in a row at home this season.
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Dallas Cowboys (-210)
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