Dallas -3 over Minnesota (8:25 PM ET Thursday, December 1)
The Dallas Cowboys try for their 11th straight victory when they visit the Minnesota in the NFL’s Thursday night game Kick-off is set for 8:25 PM ET at U.S. Bank Stadium where the Cowboys are favored by -3. The total is 44. Dallas will clinch a playoff spot with a victory and either a loss by Washington or a loss or tie by Tampa Bay.
Dallas (10-1, 9-2 SU) hasn't lost since the season opener and they can clinch a playoff spot with a victory and a New York Giants loss. The could be a bit weary after playing three games in 12 days.
Minnesota (6-5 SU & ATS) will also be playing for the third time in 12 days. They've been in a spiral since sprinting out to a 5-0 start. The Vikings have dropped five of their last six, including a 16-13 loss at Detroit on Thanksgiving Day to fall one game behind the Lions in the NFC Central.
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Ezekiel Elliott is the league's leading rusher with 1,199 yards while fellow rookie Dak Prescott, who has 18 TD passes against only two interceptions and has posted a passer rating of at least 100 in nine of the last 10 games. Dallas ranks 31st in pass defense (280.4 yards) and has made only four interceptions.
Minnesota cornerback Xavier Rhodes has as many interceptions as the Cowboys and is part of a defense that ranks second in the league with 17.5 points allowed and paces the NFC with a plus-12 turnover differential. With a stagnant running game and an offense that has been limited to 16 points of fewer four times in the last six games, quarterback Sam Bradford is pushing for the coaches to open the playbook and take shots downfield.