Cowboys vs Titans Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Thursday Night Football (Dallas Offense Explodes in TNF Showdown)

Devon Platana
Dallas Cowboys vs Tennessee Titans prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL Week 17.
Dallas Cowboys vs Tennessee Titans prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL Week 17. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Cowboys vs Titans Week 17 Game Info

2022 NFL Regular Season Game
Dallas Cowboys (11-4, 3-3 Away) vs. Tennessee Titans (7-8, 3-4 Home)
Date: Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022
Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
Venue: Nissan Stadium — Nashville, TN
Coverage: Amazon Prime Video

Week 17 of the 2022 NFL season features an exciting slate of matchups, including a Thursday Night Football tilt between the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans.

The Cowboys are coming off an exciting NFC East rivalry game, having picked up a 40-34 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Christmas Eve. Meanwhile, the Titans lost for the fifth straight time over the weekend, falling 19-14 to the rival Houston Texans.

Can the Cowboys continue building momentum to close out the regular season? Or will the Titans figure out a way to save their campaign before it's too late?

Cowboys vs Titans Odds & Spread

All NFL betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: DAL (-500) | TEN: (+385)
Spread: DAL: -10.5 (-105) | TEN: +10.5 (-115)
Total: 41.5 —Over: (-104) | Under: (-118)

The Cowboys enter this contest as clear road favorites on the moneyline and spread on FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This Thursday Night Football matchup also features an over/under of 41.5, which is about average compared to the other Week 17 totals. 

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Cowboys vs Titans Prediction & Pick

With quarterback Ryan Tannehill being ruled out for the rest of the season, there isn't much of a reason to like the Titans. After all, they just lost to the worst team in football last week and now face a Cowboys team that just defeated the league-leading Eagles. Sure, Philadelphia was without Jalen Hurts, but there's no denying that momentum is on Dallas' side after that massive victory.

Titans rookie QB Malik Willis will likely have a tough time on Thursday as well. On top of allowing the 11th-fewest passing yards (202.5), the Cowboys' defenders have accumulated the third-most sacks (49) and are tied for the fifth-most interceptions (14).

I also don't see how the Titans can stop the Cowboys' high-flying offense. Dallas has scored an average of 38.8 points in its last four games, whereas Tennessee has surrendered 34-plus in two of its last four outings. Unless the Titans have their best performance of the season, this could get ugly fast.

Back the Cowboys winning without breaking a sweat.

Final Score Prediction: Cowboys: 38 | Titans: 17

Cowboys vs Titans Betting Trends

- Dallas is 11-4 against the spread (ATS) in its last 15 road games.
- Tennessee is 0-5 straight up in its last five games.
- The total has hit the over in each of Dallas' last five games.
- The total has hit the under in 10 of Tennessee's last 12 home games.

Cowboys vs Titans Best Bet

A 10.5-point spread can be daunting, but the Cowboys are in a great position to cover it this Thursday. The Titans have looked horrible on both sides of the ball, highlighted by two of their last four losses being coming by at least 14 points. With the offensive weapons that Dallas possesses, another blowout loss isn't out of the question.

Furthermore, the Cowboys have covered the spread in 11 of their last 14 road games, whereas the Titans are 0-4-1 ATS during their five-game skid. With Dallas also covering the spread in four of its last five trips to Nissan Stadium, I'll take the Cowboys covering yet again.

Bet: Cowboys -10.5 (-105)


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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