Mims' Thursday Night Football Picks: Seahawks vs Cowboys, Tony Pollard prop bet, point spread over/under
The Dallas Cowboys and the Seattle Seahawks square off on Thursday Night Football. The Cowboys are favored by 9.0 and the total is 47.5. The money line is Seahawks +345 and Cowboys -455. Dallas is the home team.
The Records: Cowboys are 8-3 for the season and 8-3 against the spread. Seattle is 6-5 for the season and 4-6-1 ATS.
Coaching Match Up: Cowboys Head Coach Mike McCarthy and Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll are even. Both have won the Super Bowl. McCarthy won NFL Coach of the year in 2007.
Quarterback: Dallas's Dak Prescott and Seattle's Geno Smith. Prescott is having a season that has him in the conversation for NFL MVP. Smith has thrown for 12 TDs and 8 interceptions. Advantage to Prescott.
Player Props- Cowboys RB Tony Pollard over 63.5 rushing yards. The price is -133. Pollard has only exceeded the projected total once in his last 8 games. Seattle’s defense is ranked 21st against the run and 28th overall. Take Pollard over in this game!
The consensus: Cowboys have 66% of the action and the total is 65% going over.
The Selection: The Cowboys are 5-0 at home and have covered each of those games. The Seahawks have lost 3 of their 5 road games. The Cowboys continue to dominate. Cowboys minus 9 and over.
On Monday, I will preview the Monday Night Football featuring the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cincinnati Bengals. My record on MNF is 16-8 with 1 push this season.