Mims' Monday Night Football Picks: Cowboys vs Giants, Ezekiel Elliott, Saquon Barkley props, Over/Under
The Monday Night Football Game has the Dallas Cowboys against the New York Giants. The Giants beat the Carolina Panthers 19-16 and ran their record to 2-0. The Cowboys responded well after losing the season opener and Dak Prescott by edging the Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 20-17. The Giants are the home team.
The numbers: Giants are favored by 1 and the total is 39.5. The money line is New York -115 and Dallas -105. Line has moved from 3.0.
Coaching Matchup: Dallas Head Coach Mike McCarthy over Giants Coach Brian Daboll.
Player Props: RB Ezekiel Elliott rushing yards over 59.5. The price is -115. Elliott has 10 rushing attempts for 53 yards in his first game. The workload increased to 15 in the second game. He should approach 18-20 carries in this contest. Take him over. RB Saquon Barkley over 19.5 rushing attempts. In his first two games, Barkley has rushed the ball 39 times. The price is -117. He goes over.
The consensus: Giants are getting 56% of the action. The over is getting 55% of the money.
The Selection: The Cowboys have won 7 of the last eight matchups against the Giants. Giants this season have won two defensive games. This game will have offense. Take Dallas and the over.
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