Los Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Preview 8-13-2016
The Dallas Cowboys head to the road to battle the LA Rams in a week one NFL preseason game scheduled for Saturday.
Start Time: 8PM ET
Location: Los Angeles
NFL Point Spread Odds: LA -3 1/2
Money Line: Rams -190 odds and Cowboys +160 odds
Over Under Total: 35 ½ points
Notes: The Cowboys were the last place team in the NFC East division as they were without Tony Romo for much of the season due to injury. They have been unable to find a suitable backup as the team is 1-14 when a backup starts in place of Romo. They were the 31st scoring offense in the NFL as they averaged 17.2 points per game. Tony Romo may see limited work in the opener. Backup Kellen Moore is out with a broken leg. Rookie Dak Prescott a rookie will see work as the team’s third round draft pick. Jameill Showers enters his second year with the team and is competing for a roster spot.
The Rams make their return to the LA Coliseum after spending 21 years in St Louis. The franchise has been down for several years. They were the 32nd worst passing and total offense team in the NFL last year. Veteran Case Keenum will get the start under center. He enters his fifth season in the league and has started 15 games in his career. Rookie Jared Goff will see some work. Sean Mannion was an accurate passer in his college years at Oregon St and enters his second season with the club. He saw mop up work in one game last year. Dylan Thompson will look for a roster spot after spending his rookie year at San Francisco last year.