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The Dallas Cowboys (12-5) host the San Francisco 49ers (10-7) at AT&T Stadium Sunday afternoon in the first round of the NFC playoffs. It’s the second of three games that day, kickoff at 4:30 PM ET. Dallas, the No. 3 seed, ended the regular season with a 51-26 road spanking of the Eagles. The 49ers needed a come-from-behind, 27-24 overtime road win over the Rams to punch their ticket. NFL betting lines opened with the Cowboys as -3 favorites, the point total set at 51.
The 49ers battled back from a 17-0 deficit in LA, led by Deebo Samuel’s 140 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns.
Keep an eye on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Despite finishing with two interceptions (coming off a finger injury), he’s had his pockets of fine play, as evidenced by 19 touchdowns and nearly 3,500 passing yards.
Defensively, the 49ers have been one of the more consistent units in the NFL as they rank third in total defense (310 yards per game) while conceding a tied-for-ninth average of 21.5 points. The Joey Bosa-lead defensive line is one of the league’s best, allowing just over 100 yards per game on the ground. Bosa finished with 15½ sacks on the season.
Dallas enter the playoffs with big momentum, going 5-1 in the final six games of the season. Quarterback Dak Prescott tossed five touchdowns in the win at Philly, breaking the franchise record with 37 seasonal TD passes. Overall, the ‘Boys ranked first in both total offense (407 yards per game) and scoring (31.2 points/game).
The Cowboys also feature one of the best defensive groups in the league. They bend (351 yards per game), but seldom break (21 points/game). Dallas thieved their way to a league-leading 34 takeaways, including 26 interceptions, 11 by cornerback Trevon Diggs.
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