Mims' Thursday Night Football Picks: Cowboys vs Titans, Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott props, over/under, more

Tennessee is fighting for its playoff life against a Dallas team fighting for seeding. But Titans starting QB Ryan Tannehill is out and Star RB Derrick Henry is doubtful.
Dallas lines up against Tennessee tonight.
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The Thursday Night Football Game has the Dallas Cowboys against the Tennessee Titans. The Cowboys are second in the NFC East at 11-4 and the Titans are 2nd in the AFC South at 7-8. The Cowboys are favored by 12.5 and the total is 39.5. The money line is -700 for Cowboys and +500 for Titans. The Titans are the home team.

Head Coach Match Up: Titans Head Coach Mike Vrabel and Cowboys Head Coach Mike McCarthy are even.

Player Props:  Quarterback Dak Prescott over 19.5 completions. This bet is priced at -133. Dak has exceeded that number in each of his last 5 games. Take him over. Ezekiel Elliott to score an anytime touchdown in the game. The price is -180. Elliott has scored a touchdown in 7 straight games. Take him to score one against the Titans.

The Consensus: 53% of the money is being wagered on Tennessee. 63% of the action is on over.

The Selection: The Cowboys have an advantage on offense and defense. The Titans are limited offensively with Malik Willis. Cowboys have allowed teams that they are clearly superior over to stay in games with them. Take the Cowboys money line in a parlay to limit the risk. The game goes under.

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