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Cowboys vs Rams Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 5 NFL Game

Devon Platana
Cowboys vs. Rams expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game.
Cowboys vs. Rams expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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The 2022 NFL season is underway and the Week 5 schedule is full of exciting showdowns. One of the more interesting matchups is an NFC clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams.

With Dak Prescott injured, Cooper Rush continues to lead the Cowboys to victory, scoring a 25-10 win against the Washington Commanders in Week 4. Meanwhile, the Rams hope to see more offense than last week after being unable to get things going in a 24-9 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Can Dallas win their fourth straight game of the year with Rush under center? Or will the defending Super Bowl champs get back on track with a win at home?

Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Cowboys vs Rams Week 5 matchup.

Cowboys vs Rams Projections

ESPN FPIRams (74.1%)
numberFireRams (60.1%)
FiveThirtyEightRams (66%)
Betting FavoriteRams (-5.5)

Projected Winner: Rams (4)

Cowboys vs Rams Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Rams (5), Cowboys (2)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsRams (3), Cowboys (2)
CBS Sports ExpertsCowboys (6), Rams (1)

Expert Totals: Cowboys (10), Rams (9)

On one hand, all four of the highlighted projections side with Los Angeles. Despite that outcome, 52.6% of experts have Dallas emerging as the victor.

When it comes to a Cowboys upset, their best shot at winning comes in at 39.9% on numberFire. While those aren't the greatest odds, the experts do prove that Dallas has a fighting chance.

The Rams might be the favorites on paper, but their inconsistent play thus far has opened the door for the Cowboys to potentially surprise them on Sunday.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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