Dolphins-Cowboys Thanksgiving betting primer

MIAMI DOLPHINS (3-7, 1-4 road) at DALLAS COWBOYS (6-4, 4-1 home)

Time: 4:15pm ET (CBS)
Opening line: Cowboys -7/44
Current line: Cowboys -7/45
Current betting trends: 68% of the public is on Dallas, 70% on the OVER.

Miami Dolphins: 4-5-1 against the spread, UNDER is 8-1-1
Dallas Cowboys: 4-5-1 against the spread, OVER is 5-5

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INTERESTING TRENDS

1. The Dolphins are 4-0 ATS in their last four games overall.
2. The Dolphins are 11-4-1 ATS in their last 16 games as a road underdog.
3. The UNDER is 8-0-1 in the Dolphins’ last nine games overall.
4. The Cowboys are 6-0 ATS in their last six Thursday games.
5. The Cowboys are 1-5 ATS in their last six games against teams with a losing record.
6. The OVER is 13-3 in the Cowboys’ last 16 games as a home favorite of 3.5-10.0.

KEY INJURIES

Miami Dolphins: OUT: K Dan Carpenter (right groin), QUESTIONABLE: C Ryan Cook (back), DE Igor Olshansky (calf)

Dallas Cowboys: OUT: WR Miles Austin (hamstring), RB Tony Fiammetta (illness), CB Mike Jenkins (hamstring), QB Jon Kitna (back), QUESTIONABLE: RB Felix Jones (ankle), G Kyle Kosier (foot), S Gerald Sensabaugh (foot), PROBABLE: LB Sean Lee (wrist), P Mat McBriar (left foot)

ANALYSIS

Two of the NFL’s hottest teams clash in Big D Thursday afternoon as the Miami Dolphins—who have covered four straight spreads—head to JerryWorld to take on a Dallas Cowboys team that has covered the number in four of their last five outings.

Tony RomoRomo and the Cowboys look to stay hot against a suddenly surging Dolphins team.

The linesmakers in Las Vegas got this one right, as the Cowboys opened as a 7-point favorite Sunday evening and have held steady through the week. With just over two hours remaining until kickoff, the Cowboys are still listed at -7 all over Las Vegas as well as offshore. 68% of the public is currently backing a Dallas team that is 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 games as a favorite of 3.5-10.0. Be advised that Miami is 13-5-1 in their last 19 road games.

Not surprisingly, 70% of the public is currently backing the OVER, but take note that the Dolphins have only seen one game go OVER this season and that came back in Week 1 against the New England Patriots.

With this game sitting on the key number of 7, be sure to buy the half point no matter which team you decide to back.

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