Last Updated on December 8, 2020

  • The Baltimore Ravens are eight-point favorites against the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday night. The total is set to 45 points.
  • The Cowboys are 2-9 against the spread this season.
  • Baltimore ranks sixth in rushing yards and third in yards per carry.
  • Dallas ranks last in the NFL in rushing defense.
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The Baltimore Ravens (6-5) are slipping after a fast start to the season. John Harbaugh’s squad is on the outside looking in at the AFC playoff picture, but they have a winnable game in Week 13 against the Dallas Cowboys (3-8).

Dallas came into the 2020 season with high hopes, but the gruesome season-ending injury to quarterback Dak Prescott changed everything. With veteran Andy Dalton under center, the Cowboys are trying to keep their hopes at winning the NFC East title alive with a win on Tuesday.

 

Ravens – Cowboys Tuesday Odds Week 13

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The Baltimore Ravens are -8 on the spread against the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday night. However, some sportsbooks have the Cowboys as +9 against the spread. Baltimore is -375 on the moneyline while Dallas is +320. The total is set to 45 points.

The Cowboys have been among the worst teams in football against the spread this year. Dallas is just a measly 2-9 ATS in 2020 although they are 6-5 on over-unders according to DraftKings Sportsbook. Baltimore, on the other hand, is an even 5-5-1 ATS and 4-6-1 on over-unders.

 

Who is the public betting on?

Week 13 DAL vs BAL Splits

Teams

Point Spread

% Handle

% Bets

Total Points

% Handle

% Bets

Moneyline

% Handle

% Bets

DAL Cowboys

+9

31%

35%

Over 45.5

68%

59%

+335

13%

15%

BAL Ravens

-9

69%

65%

Under 45.5

32%

41%

-400

87%

85%

Provided by DraftKings Sportsbook

 

 

Ravens vs. Cowboys Tuesday Player Props

Quarterback Completions Passing Yards Passing TDs
Lamar Jackson (BAL) 15.5 (Ov -118 | Un -105) 179.5 (Ov -106 | Un -118) 1.5 (Ov +115 | Un -143)
Andy Dalton (DAL) 19.5 (Ov -125 | Un +100) 224.5 (Ov -118 | Un -106) 1.5 (Ov +150 | Un -190)
Running Backs Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rushing + Receiving Yards
Gus Edwards (BAL) 8.5 (Ov -130 | Un +105) 37.5 (Ov -118 | Un -106) N/A
JK Dobbins (BAL) 12.5 (Ov -125 | Un +100) 57.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 62.5 (Ov -113 | Un -113)
Lamar Jackson (BAL) 9.5 (Ov -111 | Un -111) 50.5 (Ov -111 | Un -111) N/A
Tony Pollard (DAL) N/A 22.5 (Ov -118 | Un -106) N/A
Ezekiel Elliott (DAL) 13.5 (Ov -130 | Un +105) 58.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 74.5 (Ov -113 | Un -113)
WR / TE / RB Receptions Receiving Yards Longest Reception
Luke Willson (BAL) 1.5 (Ov -143 | Un +115) 13.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 8.5 (Ov -128 | Un +100)
CeeDee Lamb (DAL) 4.5 (Ov -113 | Un -113) 45.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 20.5 (Ov -113| Un -113)
Dez Bryant (BAL)
2.5 (Ov -143 | Un +115) 31.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 15.5 (Ov -118 | Un -108)
Marquise Brown (BAL) 3.5 (Ov -143 | Un +115) 47.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 19.5 (Ov -120 | Un -106)
J.K. Dobbins (BAL) 1.5 (Ov -110 | Un -110) 8.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 7.5 (Ov -120 | Un -106)
Michael Gallup (DAL)
3.5 (Ov +135 | Un -167) 36.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 17.5 (Ov -128 | Un +100)
Dalton Schultz (DAL)
3.5 (Ov -106 | Un -118) 29.5 (Ov -118 | Un -106) 14.5 (Ov -113| Un -113)
Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)
2.5 (Ov -137 | Un +110) 17.5 (Ov -112 | Un -112) 10.5 (Ov -106 | Un -120)
Miles Boykin (BAL)
N/A 9.5 (Ov -118 | Un -106) N/A
Devin Duvernay (BAL)
2.5 (Ov +120 | Un -148) 24.5 (Ov -112 | Un +100) 14.5 (Ov -106 | Un -120)
Amari Copper (DAL) 4.5 (Ov -166 | Un +130) 51.5 (Ov -134 | Un +110) 20.5 (Ov -113| Un -113)

 

 

Game Preview and Betting Angles

Believe it or not, the Cowboys still have a legitimate chance to make the playoffs. They certainly have not looked like a playoff team for much of the season, but an upset over the Ravens on Tuesday would put Dallas in a position to control their own destiny. As crazy as that sounds, that’s how bad the NFC East has been this year.

The Ravens have been a much better team than the Cowboys, but they too are fighting tooth and nail for a playoff spot. Baltimore should have most of their guys back in the lineup after facing the Steelers with a skeleton squad in Week 12. Let’s dive deeper into both teams ahead of this pivotal Tuesday night matchup.

 

Ravens Game Notes

The offense looked ugly against the Steelers in Week 12. That should come as no surprise considering the fact that the Ravens were without Lamar Jackson, Mark Ingram, J.K. Dobbins, and Mark Andrews, among others. Baltimore should be locked and loaded on the offensive side of the ball on Tuesday.

The Ravens do most of their damage via the ground game. They enter Tuesday with the third-ranked rushing attack in the NFL (157.6 YPG) and they rank sixth in yards per carry (4.9). Baltimore tends to grind it out with their talented backs. And of course, having Lamar Jackson as a dual-threat quarterback helps open things up on the ground as well.

The Ravens complement this ground game with a dominant defense. They are only allowing 19.5 points per game this season, which ranks third in the NFL. They are also top 10 in total defense (333.1 YPG) and passing defense (221.5 YPG).

Baltimore’s Achilles heel is that they have a tough time when they are playing from behind. When they have a lead, they can rely on the run to salt the game away. However, when they are playing catch-up, Jackson and the offense can struggle to score points.

 

Cowboys Game Notes

The Ravens probably won’t need to worry about playing from behind on Tuesday. The Cowboys are among the worst teams in football when it comes to stopping the run. Dallas ranks last in the NFL in rush defense (156.4 YPG) and they are allowing 4.9 yards per carry. If they can’t fix their defensive woes, the Ravens will run all over them.

Offensively, the Cowboys need Ezekiel Elliott to come up in a big way on Tuesday. The former All-Pro is averaging career-lows in yards per carry (3.9), yards per game (64.3), and rush attempts per game (16.5). Taking care of the football has been another issue for Elliott as evidenced by his six fumbles this year.

Still, Elliott is their best offensive player and even though he is having a down season, he still needs to be the bell cow for Dallas. Unfortunately, the historically dominant Dallas offensive line has succumbed to multiple injuries this season.

The wide receiving corps that consists of CeeDee Lamb, Amari Cooper, and Michael Gallup are among the most talented in the NFL, but Dalton has been too inconsistent to rely on him throwing the ball 30 to 40 times a game. When Dallas establishes the run, that puts Dalton in a position to use play-action and hit his deep threats down the field. It all starts with the run game.

 

How To Watch Ravens – Cowboys

  • Date: Tuesday, Dec. 8
  • Time: 8:05 p.m. ET
  • Location: M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, Maryland)
  • TV: FOX, NFL Network, Amazon

 

Betting Picks and Score Prediction

Anyone who is still betting on the Cowboys at this point in the season deserves to lose money. The Cowboys have been a shell of themselves since Dak Prescott’s injury and the Ravens present a horrific matchup for them. Take Baltimore laying the points and watch Lamar Jackson run the ball right down the Cowboys’ throats.

 

Final Score Prediction: Ravens win 31-12