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Odds, expert Week 2 NFL picks and props

Our NFL betting expert presents picks and predictions for the Week 2 matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and Cincinnati Bengals at AT&T Stadium on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS.

Cooper Rush is in for the injured Dak Prescott because the Cowboys host the Bengals in a meeting of groups with excessive expectations going through the prospect of beginning the season 0-2.

Cowboys vs. Bengals predictions

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Cowboys vs. Bengals picks and evaluation

With Dak Prescott, the Cowboys’ offense was stagnant, and there are issues about how the working recreation flailed and No. 1 WR CeeDee Lamb carried out. Without Prescott? The Cowboys enter the hazard zone with the Bengals coming into off of a poor exhibiting and loads of firepower on each side of the ball.

Joe Burrow
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Week 2 NFL decide: Bengals -7

Joe Burrow handed the ball to the Steelers 5 occasions in a 23-20 additional time loss the crew had each likelihood to win regardless of trying extra just like the Bungles of outdated.

Dallas has a good protection however that solely holds up if the Cowboys can transfer the chains and preserve the Bout of Burrow’s palms. Linebacker Micah Parsons had two sacks of Tom Brady final week and the concern for Cincinnati can be a leaky edge blocking scheme that allowed an excessive amount of stress to get to Burrow.

The equalizer turns into working again Joe Mixon, a bruiser who ought to be capable of mimic the massive recreation from Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette.

Our Pick: Bengals to cover -7

Week 2 NFL participant prop picks

Burrow may have Tee Higgins (concussion) again after he left the loss to Pittsburgh. The arsenal at his disposal contains Ja’Marr Chase and Mixon, who tied his career-high with seven receptions final week.

Burrow stated he’s cautious of cornerback Trevon Diggs, who had 11 interceptions final season, however that gained’t preserve him from attacking with Chase.

Burrow handed for 338 yards and two touchdowns final week and is capturing for his fourth recreation in a row with 235 yards or extra and two TDs or extra.

Our Pick: Joe Burrow over 1.5 TD passes -130

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The Cowboys gained’t be capable of faucet the brakes with a working recreation that spun its wheels in Week 1 and depends on Prescott to maintain defenses trustworthy. Not with the modest backup Rush on the helm for the primary time since beating the Minnesota Vikings 20-16 final season.

Cincinnati’s man-heavy cross protection gained’t chunk on misdirection and which means Rush must use his arm expertise and hope for a lot higher from Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard. That’s not a profitable recipe for Rush or Dallas.

Our Pick: Cooper Rush over 0.5 interceptions -154

Cowboys vs. Bengals Odds

Odds courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook, correct on the time of publishing and topic to vary.

Team Total: 41.5 Spread Money line
Bengals Over -110 -7.0 (-110) -355
Cowboys Under -110 +7.0 (-110) +278
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