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Cowboys at Panthers prop bets: Dak Prescott, Brandin Cooks seem like solid bets this week

What prop bets are you willing to take for this week’s Cowboys game?

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When the Dallas Cowboys play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, we’ll all be rooting for a Cowboys victory, but there is a way to add a little more spice to the game. Prop bets!

DraftKing Sportsbook has a dizzying array of interesting prop bets for the game, so we’ll take a look at a few to try and get an idea of how the game may go.

First, a brief primer on the odds:

All the betting odds at North American sportsbooks are based around a bet of $100. A plus sign (positive odds) indicates your profit on a bet of $100, while a minus sign (negative odds) indicates the amount you would have to bet for a $100 profit.

So, a +200 line means that, should the sports bettor win, they receive $200 profit for every $100 they wager (plus their original $100 back). If the wager had a minus sign (i.e. -200), it would mean that the sports bettors will earn $100 profit for every $200 they wager.

Bryce Young over .5 passing TDs (-145)

Like last week, we have a quarterback who has an over/under line of .5 touchdown passes, which is unusually low as 1.5 is usually the standard. We said take the over for Tommy DeVito last week and we were right. The Cowboys got into fourth-quarter garbage time again and that allowed DeVito to actually get his second TD pass of the game.

Take the over on Young even though the Panthers offense has been abysmal. This game could easily have a long garbage-time element to it, allowing Young the opportunity to put one on the board.

Dak Prescott over 1.5 passing TDs (-166)

Like the Bryce Young prop above, you have to bet a lot to win a decent return for this Dak Prescott prop. Still, with the way Prescott has been playing, this feels like easy money. The Cowboys like to pass for touchdowns in the redzone, and Prescott has also been hitting deep passes for TDs. Take the over.

Brandon Cooks over 35.5 receiving yards (-115)

We like the over here. After Cooks had a breakout game last week, the Cowboys will want to force some passes his way to keep it going. It is very important they develop a second wide receiver option behind CeeDee Lamb, and that process started to bloom last week. They will nourish it this week.

Tony Pollard under 18.5 receiving yards (-115)

This seems like a ridiculously low number for Pollard, but the Cowboys just aren’t utilizing him much in the passing game. We’ll take the under here as there is not a real reason to believe he will be more involved with catching passes than usual, and if Rico Dowdle is taking some of his snaps, that’s even worse for the over.

Where do you stand on these prop bets? Which would you take? Hit the comments.

Those are only a small fraction of the prop bets available for the game. Check out DraftKings for more.

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