Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers
Two of the best teams in football are facing off in a potential NFC Championship preview as the Dallas Cowboys face off against the San Francisco 49ers. The Cowboys are second in the NFC East with a 3-1 record so far and are coming off a massive 38-3 home win over the New England Patriots last week. The 49ers are leading the NFC West with a perfect 4-0 record and are coming off a 35-16 home win against the Arizona Cardinals last Sunday.
Cowboys vs. 49ers Betting Odds
|Dallas Cowboys||+3.5 (-108)||O 45 (-112)||+160|
|San Francisco 49ers||-3.5 (-112)||U 45 (-108)||-192|
Cowboys vs. 49ers Game Details
Fixture: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers
Date & Time: Sunday, October 8, 2023 @ 8:20 PM
Venue: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California
Cowboys vs. 49ers Key Stats
The Dallas Cowboys have been a dominant offensive team as they are fourth in the sport with 31 points per game throughout the season. They have been doing well at moving the football as they have 218.8 passing yards (15th in NFL) and 141.3 rushing yards (seventh in NFL). Quarterback Dak Prescott has been playing at a decent level throughout the year as he is 97-of-136 (71.3 completion percentage) for 908 yards with four touchdowns and an interception. Running back Tony Pollard has been doing well in his first season as a lead running back as he has 73 rushing attempts for 311 yards (4.3 yards per carry) with two touchdowns as well as 15 catches for 61 yards (4.1 yards per reception). They have dominated as they are 32-of-52 (51.61 percent) on third down attempts throughout the season.
Their defense has been performing as the best statistical defense in the sport thus far as they lead with giving up just 10.3 points per game. They have done an outstanding job of limiting the offense against them with just 280.8 total yards against (169 passing, 111.8 rushing). Dallas is applying a lot of pressure and forcing turnovers with 14 sacks, seven interceptions, five forced fumbles and three takeaways. Linebacker Micah Parsons has been playing well as the leader of the defense as he has recorded four sacks, six tackles for loss, a pass deflection, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
San Francisco 49ers
The offense for the 49ers has been clicking on all cylinders as well as they are ranked third in football with 31.3 points per game while being ninth in passing yards (245) and third in rushing yards (153). Quarterback Brock Purdy continues to play excellent football as he has completed 81-of-112 (72.3 percent) of his passes for 1,019 yards with five touchdowns and zero interceptions. Running back Christian McCaffrey has been dominating as a potential MVP candidate as well with 80 carries for 459 yards (5.7 yards per rush) with six rushing touchdowns while tacking on 18 receptions for 141 yards (7.8 yards per catch) and a receiving touchdown.
Their defense has been doing extremely well as they are tied for third in the league with 14.5 points per game allowed. Opponents are averaging 235.3 passing yards and 66 rushing yards against them per game this year. Despite the talent, statistically they are not dominant as they have nine total sacks, 14 pass deflections and five interceptions as a team. San Francisco needs to do better than giving up 41.07 percent conversions on third downs against them to continue thriving.
Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
- Dak Prescott is 58-47-2 ATS (66-41 SU) as a starting quarterback
- Brock Purdy is 9-3 ATS (11-1 SU) as a starting quarterback
- Dallas is 11-3 ATS in their last 14 night games
- San Francisco is 9-0 ATS in their previous nine home games