Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles NFL Betting Preview for Week 18

by | Jan 5, 2022

Philadelphia (9-7) brings a four-game winning streak into a matchup with Dallas (11-5) on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Lincoln Financial Field. The Cowboys are considerable favorites in this one, with the spread posted at 7 points. The over/under for the contest is 42.5 points.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles – Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field
Cowboys vs Eagles Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Cowboys -7 -110 -110 42.5 -111 -109

Dallas Cowboys & Philadelphia Eagles Injuries

Player Pos. Injury Status
Jayron Kearse S Hamstring Limited Participation In Practice
Player Pos. Injury Status
Quez Watkins WR Knee Limited Participation In Practice
Shaun Bradley LB Stinger Did Not Participate In Practice
Jack Anderson OG Illness Did Not Participate In Practice
Miles Sanders RB Hand Did Not Participate In Practice
Jalen Hurts QB Ankle Limited Participation In Practice
Landon Dickerson OL Thumb Did Not Participate In Practice

Dallas Cowboys Betting Info

  • Against the spread, Dallas is 12-4-0 this season.
  • The Cowboys have an ATS record of 4-2 as 7-point favorites or more.
  • Out of 16 Dallas games so far this year, seven have gone over the total.
  • The Cowboys have averaged nine more points this season (29.9) than the Eagles have allowed (20.9).
  • Dallas is 9-3 overall when scoring more than 20.9 points this year.
  • The Eagles’ defense has allowed an average of 319.7 yards per game so far this season, 83.1 yards fewer than the 402.8-yard average from the Cowboys’ offense. The Cowboys gain 6 yards per play and the Eagles give up 5.3.
  • In contests where the Dallas offense has totaled over Philadelphia’s average yard allowance this season (319.7) the Cowboys are 11-2.
  • Dallas Cowboys Leaders

  • Dak Prescott has thrown for 4,154 yards (259.6 ypg) to lead Dallas, completing 68.4% of his passes and collecting 32 touchdown passes compared to 10 interceptions this season.
  • Ezekiel Elliott has carried the ball 219 times for a team-high 915 yards on the ground and has found the end zone 10 times as a runner. He’s also tacked on 46 catches for 284 yards (17.8 per game) and two touchdowns via the passing game.
  • CeeDee Lamb’s 1,057 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 118 times and has collected 77 catches and six touchdowns.
  • Micah Parsons has racked up 13 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 20 TFL and 84 tackles.
  • Jayron Kearse, Dallas’ leading tackler, has 98 tackles, nine TFL, one sack, and two interceptions this year.
  • Trevon Diggs has a team-leading 11 interceptions to go along with 52 tackles and 21 passes defended.
  • Dallas Cowboys Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 291.1 (4658) 4
    Rush yards 121.8 (1948) 10
    Points scored 29.9 (479) 1
    Pass yards against 259.9 (4158) 24
    Rush yards against 110.6 (1769) 15
    Points allowed 20.8 (332) 7

    Philadelphia Eagles Betting Info

  • Philadelphia’s record against the spread is 9-7-0.
  • The Eagles have won once ATS (1-1) as a 7-point underdog or more this season.
  • Out of 16 Philadelphia games so far this year, nine have gone over the total.
  • The Eagles have put an average of 26.1 points per game on the board this season, 5.3 more than the 20.8 the Cowboys have surrendered.
  • Philadelphia is 8-5 overall when scoring over 20.8 points this year.
  • The total number of yards the Eagles’ offense has put up and the Cowboys’ defense has given up per game this year is within 9.5 yards (362.8 compared to 353.3). The Eagles average 5.9 yards per play, while the Cowboys give up 5.9.
  • Philadelphia’s record this season when it accumulates more than Dallas’ season average in yards allowed (353.3 per game): 5-3.
  • Philadelphia Eagles Leaders

  • Jalen Hurts has thrown for 3,144 yards on 265-of-432 passing with 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 784 yards and 10 rushing touchdowns.
  • Devonta Smith has racked up 875 receiving yards on 61 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring five touchdowns as a receiver.
  • Javon Hargrave paces the team with 7.5 sacks, and also has nine TFL and 63 tackles.
  • Philadelphia’s leading tackler, T.J. Edwards, has 124 tackles, five TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
  • Darius Slay has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 52 tackles, five TFL, and nine passes defended.
  • Philadelphia Eagles Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 212.3 (3397) 27
    Rush yards 160.4 (2566) 1
    Points scored 26.1 (418) 12
    Pass yards against 229.4 (3671) 10
    Rush yards against 103.9 (1663) 7
    Points allowed 20.9 (334) 8

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