The Dallas Cowboys aim to stay unbeaten at AT&T Stadium when they host the Philadelphia Eagles for a pivotal NFC East showdown on Sunday Night Football. The Cowboys are 9-3 overall, including four straight wins, and Dallas is 6-0 at home. Philadelphia is 10-2 overall, including a win over Dallas in Week 9, and the Eagles are 5-1 on the road in 2023. The winner will sit atop the NFC East with only four weeks to play in the regular season.

Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m. ET. For this game, the SportsLine Consensus lists the Cowboys as three-point favorites, while the over/under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 52 in the latest Cowboys vs. Eagles odds. Before you make any Eagles vs. Cowboys picks and NFL predictions, you need to see what proven SportsLine expert Larry Hartstein has to say, given his mastery of picks involving the Cowboys.

A former lead writer for Covers and The Linemakers, Hartstein combines a vast network of Vegas sources with an analytical approach he honed working for Pro Football Focus. He tied for 52nd place (out of 1,598 entries) in the 2022 Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest, going 53-34-3 ATS. Those selections form the basis of his weekly SportsLine NFL best bets, which are 60-40-2 since the start of last season, including a 2-1 record last week.

He also has a stellar 20-6 record in his last 26 picks involving the Cowboys, returning $1,225 to $100 bettors. Anyone who has followed him is way up.

Now, Hartstein has set his sights on Eagles vs. Cowboys and just locked in his picks and NFL predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Now, here are several NFL odds and betting lines for Eagles vs. Cowboys:

  • Cowboys vs. Eagles spread: Cowboys -3
  • Cowboys vs. Eagles over/under: 52 points
  • Cowboys vs. Eagles money line: Cowboys -177, Eagles +150
  • PHL: Eagles are 7-3-2 against the spread this season
  • DAL: Cowboys are 8-4 against the spread this season
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Why the Eagles can cover

Philadelphia's offense is performing at an elite level this season, keying the team's 10-2 start. The Eagles are averaging 27.4 points per game, No. 4 in the NFL, and rank near the top of the league in scoring points on 45.3% of possessions. The Eagles have a well-documented strength in short-yardage situations, leading to the NFL's best mark on fourth down (73.7%), and Philadelphia is also strong on third down, converting 47.9% of opportunities. The Eagles are No. 2 in first downs (273), and are averaging 361.7 total yards per game.

Philadelphia's running game is highly efficient, producing 126.0 yards per game and 18 rushing touchdowns. The Eagles take advantage of the mobility and strength of standout quarterback Jalen Hurts. Philadelphia is converting 61.7% of red zone trips into touchdowns. Hurts averaged 9.0 yards per attempt with three touchdowns and no interceptions in the first meeting against Dallas and is No. 2 with 12 rushing touchdowns this season. See which team to pick here.

Why the Cowboys can cover

Dallas has a wildly impressive profile through 12 games in 2023. The Cowboys have the best point differential in the NFL, out-scoring opponents by 168 points. Dallas also has the benefit of hosting this game at AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys have an active 14-game winning streak in Arlington, including a 6-0 mark this season. Dallas has out-scored opponents by 25.2 points per game at home in 2023, generating 41.0 points per game and 438.0 total yards per game on offense. The Cowboys have scored at least 40 points in four consecutive home tilts, tying the longest single-season streak in NFL history. 

Overall, the Cowboys are excelling on offense, leading the league with 32.3 points per game. Dallas also sits atop the NFL with 2.74 points per possession and a scoring percentage of 51.2%, and the Cowboys have the fewest turnovers (10) in the league. The Cowboys are No. 1 in first downs (280), No. 1 in passing touchdowns (26), No. 2 in third down efficiency (48.5%), No. 3 in passing yards (3,161), and No. 5 in total yards (380.4 per game) this season. See which team to pick here.

How to make Eagles vs. Cowboys picks

Hartstein has analyzed this matchup and while we can tell you he's leaning Over the point total, he has discovered a critical X-factor that has him jumping all over one side of the spread. He's only sharing what it is, and which side to back, at SportsLine.

Who wins Eagles vs. Cowboys on Sunday Night Football? And which critical X-factor makes one side of the spread a must-back? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Eagles vs. Cowboys spread is a must-back, all from the expert on a 20-6 roll on picks involving Dallas, and find out.