Cowboys vs. Saints Odds

Which team should you pick in the Dallas Cowboys vs. New Orleans Saints series that’s never included a tie or postseason game? 

If you’d like to bet on a matchup between these NFC teams, it’s important to know the latest Cowboys vs. Saints odds. You should also learn more in-depth knowledge besides the Saints vs. Cowboys spread, including statistics about the rivalry, so you can make informed bets.  

Cowboys vs. Saints: Highlights and Past Stats

Week 4 (2019) 

Line: Dallas -2.5

 Over/Under: 47.5

Result: Saints 12, Cowboys 10  

Dallas Cowboys 

In Week 4 of the regular season, the NFC East’s Dallas Cowboys faced the NFC South’s New Orleans Saints. This game was a prime-time Sunday Night Football (SNF) showdown for 2.5-point favorite Dallas to stay undefeated. 

The five-time Super Bowl champion Cowboys crushed the AFC East’s Miami Dolphins 31-6 last week to stay undefeated. Cowboys QB Dak Prescott completed nearly 75% of his passes, connected with WR Amari Cooper for 248 yards, and tossed four touchdowns.

Running back Ezekiel Elliott held out during training camp, but he still ranked fourth in the league with 289 yards. Rookie Tony Pollard and Elliott both rushed for 100+ yards versus Miami.

Dallas’ defense totaled three sacks through Week 3 and limited the Dolphins to 283 total yards.

New Orleans Saints 

New Orleans was 5-1 during its last six games at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

New Orleans defeated the Seattle Seahawks 33-27 last week.  

The Saints were playing without their all-time passing leader, Drew Brees, who was recovering from thumb surgery.

Backup QB Teddy Bridgewater was 18-12 playing as an NFL starter. The Saints’ offensive weapons included WR Michael Thomas and running back Alvin Kamara.  

Other key players included return man/punt returner Deonte Harris. He received rave reviews since the NFL draft and led the league in punt return yards.

The football team from the city known as “The Big Easy” was 9-3 during the last 12 matchups with “America’s Team.”

Cowboys vs. Saints: Past Betting Trends

Week 4 (2019)

In terms of betting lines for the NFL Week 4 game, oddsmakers opened the over/under at 3 points, later dropping it slightly to 2.5. 

During their last 10 games as the road favorite, Dallas was  6-3-1 against the spread (ATS). New Orleans was 1-7 ATS in their previous eight games.  

Cowboys vs. Saints: All-Time Series Facts

The New Orleans Saints and the Dallas Cowboys have gone head-to-head 30 times. The Cowboys have been victorious 17 times, and the Saints have won 13 games. 

In 1967, Dallas won the first matchup 14-10. 

Cowboys vs. Saints: How to Bet on Games

When reviewing the Cowboys vs. Saints spread, here are some types of bets you can place:

Total: This bet is popular in pro leagues like the NBA, MLB, NHL, and NFL. It’s also referred to as the over/under. 

Bettors must pick over or under the projected total score of the NFL teams in a matchup. For example, you could pick over or under on Raiders vs. Ravens at 51. 

Live Betting: After learning the game’s Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) start time, for example, you can place bets after the opening kickoff and during different stages of the game. Examples include the first half or second half.

Proposition Bet: These prop bets allow you to bet on an individual player or specific game event. For example, you can bet on whether the New York Jets or New England Patriots will score a game’s first points. 

You can also pick which Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Atlanta Falcons player will get a sack or interception, for example.  

Moneyline: This straight-up (SU) bet requires bettors to select the winner or loser of the contest. For example, in a Cardinals vs. Giants matchup, you predict whether Arizona or New York will win. 

Parlays: This is an accumulator bet that you can win by winning every part or “leg” of the bet. For example, in a 4-leg parlay, you can win by making correct NFL picks for these matchups:

Philadelphia Eagles vs.Carolina Panthers 

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars  

Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans 

Point Spread: The bet’s outcome is determined by the number of points by which the football team wins or loses. A minus sign (-) indicates the favorite, and a plus sign (+) indicates the underdog.

Here’s an example of the point spread of NFL odds:

Packers -3 vs. Rams +3

The Packers are 3-point favorites and the Rams are field goal underdogs.