2013 NFL Preseason Week 3 Picks: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Dallas Cowboys
The Cincinnati Bengals have averaged 431.5 yards in two preseason games, which is important to consider when making your NFL picks Saturday, as they prepare to meet the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Bengals are 2.5-point road underdogs in the pro football odds, with the betting total sitting at 43.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this nonconference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
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The Cincinnati Bengals have won and covered the spread in their first two exhibition games, including a 27-19 victory over the Tennessee Titans as 2.5-point home favorites last Saturday.
NFL handicappers will find that the Bengals first-team defense hasn't given up a touchdown during the 2013 preseason.
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The Dallas Cowboys will look to bounce back from a disappointing 12-7 setback to the Arizona Cardinals as 3.5-point road underdogs last Saturday.
Cowboys starting quarterback Tony Romo has completed 13 of 18 passes for 230 yards in two games, while wide receiver Dez Bryant has caught seven passes for 129 yards.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Cincinnati Bengals, as they've averaged 211.5 rushing yards during the 2013 NFL preseason.
NFL Pick: Cincinnati Bengals +2.5
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