NFL Week One: Cowboys vs Bucs Odds, Props And Best Bets

September 9, 2022

Will the Dallas Cowboys be able to take advantage of playing at home with Tampa Bay‘s offensive line woes to get revenge after last year? Or will a rejuvenated Tom Brady come out ahead of Micah Parsons’ pass rush? I can’t wait for September 11th to get here to find out. In the meantime, these are the bets we are making.

When the schedule first came out, I thought this would be an easy bet to make. I mean Tom Brady had “unretired” and was going to lead the Tampa Bay Bucs again this season. Yes, Bruce Arians decided to retire and not coach this season. Todd Bowles became the head coach for Tampa Bay. As the season got closer then fans started hearing rumors about Brady not coming to training camp. Tom Brady left camp for reasons unknown, but he’s back now.

Us, Dallas Cowboys fans thought we had it bad when left tackle, Tyron Smith got injured. However, Tampa has had it worse on their offensive line. Their left guard, Ali Marpet unexpectantly retired while the right guard went to Cincinnati. Then Tom Brady favorite center, Ryan Jensen suffered a possible season-ending knee injury early in training camp. Then Marpet’s replacement at left guard, Aaron Stinnie suffered a torn ACL and MCL during the second preseason game.

Dallas’ defense was a positive aspect of the team last season with Micah Parsons and DeMarcus Lawrence as the leaders. Pressuring Tom Brady right up the middle has to be one of the Cowboys’ goals. Another one of their goals has to be finding an offensive rhythm with the new wide receiving corps and quarterback, Dak Prescott. Last season, he threw for 403 yards with three touchdowns.

Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, Sept. 11th
  • Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
  • Location: AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas
  • TV: NBC

Cowboys vs Bucs Odds

With the Cowboys being at home for this year’s season opener, I think they take the game both on the moneyline and with this spread due to the Buccaneers’ offensive line not being able to keep Tom Brady upright and allow him time to throw.

Moneyline Pick: Dallas (+122) at Caesar’s as of September 8th at 8:00 pm

The Spread Pick: Dallas (+2.5) (-105) at DraftKings as of September 8th at 8:00 pm

Over/Under Pick: Under 50.5 (-107) at PointsBet as of September 8th at 8:00 pm

Dallas vs Tampa Bay Player Props

These Cowboys vs Bucs props are consensus player props as of September 8th at 8:00pm.

Dallas: CeeDee Lamb Over 69.5 Receiving Yards (-115) at BetMGM and DraftKings

Dallas: CeeDee Lamb Over 5.5 Receptions (-140) at BetMGM

Dallas: Dak Prescott Over 268.5 Pass Yards (-114) at FanDuel

Dallas: Dak Prescott Over 24.5 Completions (-119) at Barstool and BetRivers

Dallas: Dak Prescott Over 13.5 Rushing Yards (+100) at Caesars

Dallas: Dak Prescott Over .5 Interceptions (+104) at Caesars

Dallas: Dalton Schultz Over 4.5 Receptions (-130) at BetMGM

Dallas: Ezekiel Elliott Over 46.5 Rushing Yards (-110) at FanDuel

Dallas: Ezekiel Elliott Under 19.5 Receiving Yards (-110) at BetMGM

Dallas: Ezekiel Elliott Over 12.5 Rushing Attempts (-115) at BetMGM

Dallas: Ezekiel Elliott Over 2.5 Receptions (-185) at Caesars

Dallas: Noah Brown Over 30.5 Receiving Yards (-115) at DraftKings

Dallas: Tony Pollard Over 17.5 Receiving Yards (-115) at BetMGM

Dallas: Tony Pollard Over 30.5 Rushing Yards (-115) at BetMGM

Tampa Bay: Leonard Fournette Over 55.5 Rushing Yards (-114) at FanDuel

Tampa Bay: Tom Brady Over 273.5 Passing Yards (-115) at BetRivers

This is what I’m betting on today for Sunday for fun and entertainment purposes. You do not have to bet any of these picks or all of these picks. It is totally your choice. Do your research on teams and players. If you feel like you have a problem with gambling or anyone close to you thinks you have a gambling problem, please stop and call 1–800-GAMBLER. Answer their questions honestly so they can make an appropriate referral to someone in your local area. Good luck.