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Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys – Week 7 Betting Preview

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The Dallas Cowboys might finally have their starting quarterback in the lineup for the first time since the season opener. Dak Prescott is likely to return for the Cowboys in their game against the Detroit Lions in Week 7.


Dallas won Cooper Rush’s first four starts, but the team’s luck ran out in Philadelphia last week. The Cowboys are hoping that Prescott can help their offense catch up with what has been a largely dominant Dallas defense, The Lions went 1-4 before their bye, giving up a touchdown per game more than any other team in the league.

Let’s take a look at some key statistics and information about this matchup.

When is Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys Week 7? 

Date/Time: Oct. 23, 1 p.m. ET 
Arena: AT&T Stadium
How to watch: CBS
Opening odds: Cowboys -7 | DET +245, DAL -295 | O/U 47.5

Week 7 Lions vs. Cowboys Betting Odds 

Here’s the latest point spread and total for Sunday’s game.


Week 7 — Lions vs. Cowboys Stats to Know 

(Use the FTN Bets Prop Shop to find the best odds for player prop bets)

  • Lions are 1-4 straight up and 3-2 ATS
  • Cowboys are 4-2 straight up and ATS
  • Lions are 4-1 to the over
  • Lions are second in yards per game (411.8), third points per game (28.0) and fourth in yards per play (6.2) 
  • Cowboys haven’t given up 27 points or scored more than 25 points in any game this season
  • Lions have given up at least 27 points in every game
  • Cowboys are second opponents’ yards per play (4.6) and fourth in points per game allowed (16.3)
  • Lions are last in opponents’ yards per play (6.5), yards per game (428.6) and points per game (34.0)
  • Cowboys are first in sacks (24) and Lions are last (7) 
  • Dak Prescott had 134 passing yards in his only start of the season
  • Jared Goff has exactly one interception in four of five games
  • CeeDee Lamb is averaging 68.2 receiving yards per game
  • Amon-Ra St. Brown is averaging 67.8 receiving yards per game
  • Ezekiel Elliott has at least 73 rushing yards in three of the last four games
  • Jamaal Williams has two rushing touchdowns in three of five games
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