Dallas Cowboys

Squares are ignoring Cowboys-Giants, but Sharps pounding G-Men

by John Ewing • December 6, 2017

The Cowboys-Giants Week 14 showdown isn’t the must-watch matchup many would have expected entering the season. Big Blue is a raging dumpster fire (2-10 record, fired head coach and GM, benched two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback) and the Cowboys are a .500 team a year after getting the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Even […]


NFL trends to feast on during Thanksgiving

by John Ewing • November 20, 2017

What’s Thanksgiving without football? Between mouthfuls of turkey and pumpkin pie, chow down on these tasty betting trends. Thursday’s slate 12:30 pm ET: Lions vs. Vikings (-2) 4:30 pm ET: Cowboys (pick’em) vs. Chargers 8:30 pm ET: Redskins (-7.5) vs. Giants Give thanks for favorites  Favorites on Thanksgiving are 24-11 (68.6%) ATS since 2003. Teams […]


Value on the Cowboys to Miss the playoffs

by John Ewing • November 15, 2017

If the playoffs started today, eight new teams would be in the postseason. Only the Patriots, Steelers, Chiefs and Seahawks would be holdovers from last year. The NFL prides itself on parity but this is bonkers. Bovada is offering prop bets on four teams (Dallas, Atlanta, Green Bay and Seattle) to make or miss the […]


The Under is the best bet for Cowboys-Eagles

by John Ewing • November 15, 2017

Sunday night we get a critical division bout between the Cowboys and Eagles. Philly can all but clinch the division with a win over their NFC East rival. Recreational bettors are pounding the NFL-best 8-1 ‘Iggles (+80% of spread bets). Marky Mark explains why that is a mistake in his Opening Line Report from Sports […]


NFL Division Value Bets (Week 1 Update)

by John Ewing • September 13, 2017

One week down, 16 more to go. After a wildly entertaining opening week how have the division odds changed? Which teams should you bet to win the division crowns? To determine if a team has value we look at what their current odds are to win the division at 5Dimes and compare that to our […]


2017 NFL Simulation (Week 1 Update)

by John Ewing • September 12, 2017

Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books. It is easy to overreact to one game but before you say the Brady/Belichick era is over, here is a look at our updated NFL simulations after the first game of the season. Our projections are based on 10,000 simulations of the 2017-18 season using […]


2017 NFL Week 1 Trends

by John Ewing • September 3, 2017

There is incredible power in understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios. Using Bet Labs massive database of proprietary sports betting information you can easily build and explore data-driven betting systems. Each week we will provide a betting trend for the top NFL games. Some trends will be team specific […]


How to bet the 2017 NFC East

by John Ewing • August 29, 2017

The NFC East is expected to be competitive once again. Dallas is the defending champions but the Ezekiel Elliott suspension has put a dark cloud over the team’s season outlook. If Zeke misses games can another team knock the Cowboys from the top spot in the division? Here is how to bet the 2017 NFC […]


Cowboys are still a safe bet without Zeke

by John Ewing • August 14, 2017

The NFL announced last Friday that running back Ezekiel Elliott would be suspended for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. The six-game ban caused sportsbooks to suspend betting on the Dallas Cowboys futures. Now that the betting markets have had a chance to analyze the impact of Zeke’s suspension how have the odds changed to […]


What is the impact of Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension?

by John Ewing • August 11, 2017

The NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games. The punishment is for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. What is the impact of Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension? As a rookie, Zeke led the NFL in rushing (1,631 yards). The Pro Bowl back could do it all catching 32 balls for 363 […]