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Dallas Cowboys open as 7.5-point favorites for Week 5 game against New York Giants

Oddsmakers are projecting another easy win for the Cowboys.

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The Dallas Cowboys have won three games in a row and people are starting to take notice. This, of course, includes the oddsmakers, and if you are someone who has liked the odds that they have given the Dallas Cowboys so far this season, you are likely a very happy person.

After four games the Cowboys do not only have three wins to their name, but they are also a perfect 4-0 against the spread. Most oddsmakers had Dallas as underdogs against both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Los Angeles Chargers, but they covered fairly easily. Dallas obviously handled Philadelphia with ease and took care of the Panthers with enough room to spare.

Next Sunday is the second divisional matchup of the season for the Cowboys, this one against the New York Giants. The G-Men won for the first time in Week 4 and will be feeling fairly confident, but it is hard to see their offense going shot-for-shot with that of the Cowboys.

DraftKings Sportsbook has the largest opening line of the season for the Dallas Cowboys. They have Dallas as 7.5-point favorites against the Giants.

It is difficult to use last year’s games against the Giants as a measurement of any sorts for the Cowboys heading into this contest. During the first matchup between the two teams Dallas won, but they lost starting quarterback Dak Prescott to injury in the process. The two also met in Week 17 with a playoff spot sort of on the line, a game that the Giants won much more handily than the scoreboard truly reflected.

But times are different for the Cowboys. They are 3-1 this season and have won six of their last eight games dating back to last year. They are taking the ball away at a rate nobody expected of the group and the offense is scoring at will with the extra possessions.

At first glance 7.5 points feels really nice for this particular game, especially given Dallas’ success against the spread this year. However, this is the NFL and nothing is ever easy. It will be interesting to see how things unfold throughout the week.

Disclaimer: Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See draftkings.com/sportsbook for details.