Las Vegas Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys 8/26/2023 – Get ready for a thrilling encounter as the Las Vegas Raiders take on the Dallas Cowboys in Week 3 NFL Preseason Action at AT&T Stadium on Saturday night. With a 2-0 record, the Raiders are set to face the 0-2 Cowboys. Let’s dive into this matchup and see who comes out on top. The Las Vegas Raiders have kicked off the preseason in impressive fashion, securing a 2-0 record. In their recent game, they clinched a convincing 34-17 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. The Dallas Cowboys are experiencing a challenging preseason, with a 0-2 record after their recent 22-14 loss to Seattle. The NFL preseason betting picks are updated for bettors with all the details of this entertaining game.
Las Vegas Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys 8/26/2023
|When:||Saturday, August 26, 2023 8:00 PM ET|
|Raiders||-4.5 (-110)||38.5 o (-110)||-263|
|Cowboys||+4.5 (-110)||38.5 u (-110)||‘+210|
The countdown to the preseason finale ⏰
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Josh McDaniels vs Mike McCarthy
Aidan O’Connell showcased his skills with 163 passing yards and 2 touchdowns on 11 of 18 passing attempts. Brian Hoyer contributed 144 passing yards and an interception on 12 of 22 passing, while Jimmy Garoppolo added to the mix, going 4 for 4 for 39 yards. On the rushing front, Zamir White led with 40 yards, and Brandon Bolden scored a rushing touchdown. Phillip Dorsett stood out with 76 receiving yards, and Tre Tucker contributed 66 receiving yards. Keelan Cole Sr. and Kristian Wilkerson each had 5 receptions, with Cole Sr. gaining 60 receiving yards and Wilkerson accumulating 54 yards along with a touchdown. The Raider defense showcased its prowess, with Drake Thomas recording 12 total tackles, 9 of which were solo tackles. David Agoba secured a sack, and Isaiah Pola-Mao added a 50-yard pick-six.
Will Grier threw for 136 yards and an interception on 13 of 18 passing attempts, and Cooper Rush tossed for 96 yards and a touchdown on 9 of 14 passing. On the ground, Rico Dowdle led with 38 receiving yards, while Malik Davis contributed 32 rushing yards. Additionally, Jalen Tolbert stood out with 66 receiving yards, and Dontario Drummond added a pair of grabs for 42 yards. Dowdle’s receiving touchdown was a highlight for the Cowboys. On defense, Juanyeh Thomas recorded 9 total tackles, 7 of which were solo tackles. Isaiah Land and Sam Williams each secured a sack in their effort.
The Las Vegas Raiders (6-11 last season) are gearing up to face the Dallas Cowboys (13-5 last season) at AT&T Stadium. The Raiders are entering this contest as 6-point favorites, and the over/under is set at 40.
Las Vegas Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys Preseason Matchup: Stats, Performances, and Analysis
The Raiders concluded the previous season with a 6-11 record. Their last matchup was against the Chiefs, resulting in a 31-13 loss. Jarrett Stidham completed 22/36 passes for 219 yards and 1 touchdown, along with an interception. Davante Adams showcased his skills with 73 yards on 5 catches. On the ground, Jarrett Stidham led with 7 carries for 50 yards. The Raiders ran 67 plays, totaling 279 yards. They ran the ball 25 times for 99 yards, averaging 4.0 yards per carry. Defensively, the Raiders allowed 168 rushing yards over 28 attempts, averaging 6.0 yards surrendered per rush. They also allowed 181 passing yards, completing 18 of 26 attempts for a 69.2% completion rate.
In terms of scoring points, the Raiders averaged 23.2 points per contest. Their ground game averaged 121.1 yards, ranking 17th in the NFL. The Raiders totaled 5,993 yards, recording 193 first downs while facing 113 penalties for 932 yards. They turned the ball over 21 times (17 interceptions and 4 fumbles), scoring 28 passing touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns.
Defensively, the Raiders allowed an average of 24.6 points per game. They allowed 4.5 yards per rush and 122.8 rushing yards per contest. Over 17 games, they gave up 2,087 rushing yards. In terms of passing yards, the Raiders ranked 29th, allowing 4,129 yards. They allowed an average of 242.9 passing yards per game and a completion percentage of 67.6%. They surrendered 365.6 total yards per game, allowing 25 passing touchdowns and 20 rushing touchdowns.
On the other side, the Cowboys ended their season with a 13-5 record. Their last game was a 19-12 defeat against the 49ers. Ezekiel Elliott carried the ball 10 times for 26 yards, and CeeDee Lamb stood out with 10 receptions for 117 yards. Dak Prescott threw for 206 yards, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions on 23/37 passing. Defensively, the Cowboys allowed 32 rush attempts for 113 yards and a completion percentage of 65.5%, yielding 199 yards on 19/29 passing. Overall, the Cowboys managed 282 yards on 60 plays, averaging 4.7 yards per play.
NFL Odds: Dallas Cowboys (+6) Total/Over-Under: 40
In terms of scoring points, the Cowboys ranked 4th in the league with an average of 27.5 points per game. They threw for 3,736 passing yards, averaging 219.8 yards per game, and rushed for 2,298 yards. The Cowboys’ offense averaged 354.9 yards per game, with 842 penalty yards on 104 violations. They conceded 18 interceptions, lost 5 fumbles, and earned 194 first downs.
Defensively, the Cowboys allowed 20.1 points per game, ranking 5th in the league. They surrendered 200.9 passing yards per game, ranking 8th, and 3.5 yards per rush for a total of 2,198 rushing yards. They gave up 342 total points, took the field for 1,101 plays, and recorded 33 turnovers (17 fumbles recovered and 16 interceptions) during the season.
Las Vegas Raiders Betting Trends
Las Vegas are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Las Vegas’s last 6 games.
Las Vegas are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Dallas.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Las Vegas’s last 14 games on the road.
Las Vegas are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Dallas.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Las Vegas’s last 5 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
Dallas are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ last 6 games.
Dallas are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’ last 6 games at home.
Dallas is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Las Vegas.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas’ last 5 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference.
Las Vegas Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys Betting Pick
As the Las Vegas Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys face off in this preseason showdown, fans are in for an action-packed battle on the field. Both teams will strive to showcase their strengths and work on their weaknesses as they gear up for the upcoming NFL season. With anticipation building, football enthusiasts are eager to see which team will emerge victorious in this thrilling matchup at AT&T Stadium. The NFL sportsbook betting odds are leaning towards the Cowboys to win this exciting game.