In this year’s Wild Card Round of the NFC playoffs, the Dallas Cowboys are the favorites, but by less than a touchdown (-3) over the San Francisco 49ers. AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas will host the matchup on January 16, 2022, starting at 4:30 PM ET. The over/under for the contest is 51 points.
Odds for Cowboys vs. 49ers
Cowboys Betting Stats
As the Home Team
Dallas has a 5-4 ATS record in home games so far while putting up a record of 5-4 overall in those contests.
This season, the Cowboys have a 5-4 record ATS at home when playing as 3-point favorites or more.
Dallas has hit the over in six of its nine home games this year with a set over/under (66.7%).
This season at home the Cowboys and their opponents have averaged a total of 51.4 points per contest, 0.4 points greater than the over/under for this contest.
Last Three Games
Dallas is 2-1-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall over its last three matchups.
The Cowboys and their opponents have combined to hit the over two times in those games.
The past three Cowboys games averaged 2.7 fewer points (48.3) than this matchup’s point total.
Overall Betting Stats
Dallas’ ATS record is 13-5-0 this season.
The Cowboys are 10-4 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
Dallas has hit the over in nine of its 18 games with a set total (50%).
Dallas games have finished with more than 51 points nine times so far this season.
The over/under for this game is 51 points, 0.5 more than the average point total for Cowboys games this season.
49ers Betting Stats
As the Away Team
San Francisco has covered the spread five times on the road and is 6-3 in road contests.
The 49ers have a 3-3 record ATS on the road this season as 3-point underdogs or more.
San Francisco’s road games have gone over the set point total four times this year.
Recent history seems to trend against the 49ers to beat the total. Their road games have averaged a total of 46.1 points per contest this season.
Last Three Games
San Francisco covered the spread twice in its past three matchups while putting up a 2-1 record straight-up in those games.
The final combined score of the past three 49ers games surpassed the set total one time.
The 49ers’ past three games have ended with an average of 45.5 points scored. That’s 5.5 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
Overall Betting Stats
San Francisco’s ATS record is 9-8-0 this season.
The 49ers have a 2-1 record against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
Out of San Francisco’s 17 games with a set total, eight have hit the over (47.1%).
San Francisco’s games have gone over 51 points on six occasions this year.
Games involving the 49ers this year have averaged 46.7 points per game, a 4.3-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.
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Cowboys Player Props
Dak Prescott has collected 4,449 passing yards (261.7 per game) while completing 410 of 596 throws (68.8%), with 37 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
Ezekiel Elliott has run for a team-best 1,002 yards (58.9 YPG) and scored 10 touchdowns. He also averages 16.9 receiving yards, grabbing 47 passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns.
So far this year Tony Pollard has run for 719 yards (42.3 per game), with two touchdowns. Pollard also figures in the passing attack, grabbing 39 passes for 337 .
CeeDee Lamb has 79 catches (120 targets) and paces his team with 1,102 receiving yards (64.8 ypg) and six touchdowns.
Amari Cooper has contributed with 865 yards, on 68 catches plus eight touchdowns. He puts up 50.9 receiving yards per game.
49ers Player Props
This year Jimmy Garoppolo has racked up 3,810 passing yards (224.1 per game) while going 301-for-441 (68.3%) and throwing for 20 touchdowns with 12 interceptions.
Elijah Mitchell has taken 207 carries for a team-leading 963 rushing yards (56.6 per game) while scoring five touchdowns.
Deebo Samuel has run for 365 yards on 59 carries (21.5 yards per game), with eight rushing touchdowns. Samuel also figures heavily in the passing game, catching 77 passes for a team-high 1,405 (82.6 per game) while scoring six touchdowns.
George Kittle has hauled in 71 catches for 910 yards (53.5 per game) and six touchdowns.