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Baltimore Ravens vs. Dallas Cowboys: Point spread and odds

 Football fans rejoice with the NFL Week 16 Saturday game Baltimore Ravens vs. Dallas Cowboys and we have the latest point spread and betting odds for the gamblers. Fans of both NFL teams had to wait over four years for the Dallas Cowboys (9-5) to host a game against the Baltimore Ravens (9-5) and what better time than Week 16, when the Cowboys and the Ravens are on the second spot on their respective divisions with either team still having the statistical chance to snatch division title from their rivals. The Dallas Cowboys, however, see the Saturday football game as a must win, considering the pressure from the Eagles and even the Redskins, while the Ravens have virtually no competition for their No.2 AFC North position.

 And of course the odds makers online are also looking at this game from the same point of view. The online sportsbook Bookmaker has listed the Dallas Cowboys as the odds favorite to win the Saturday NFL game at -205, while the Baltimore Ravens are underdog sitting on odds +175 to win the game. The Baltimore Ravens vs. Dallas Cowboys point spread is currently at -4 points chalk the Cowboys with the total expected by the sportsbook set at 39.5 points. For those looking at the trends, keep in mind that Baltimore is 7-2 against the spread in its last 9 games, as well as 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 games on the road. Meanwhile Dallas is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 games at home and has won all of its last 5 games at Texas Stadium. Also, the total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road.

 As far as injuries are concerned, both teams have plenty to show. At Baltimore wide receiver Marcus Maxwell is out for Week 16 football with hip injury, while safety Ed Reed missed Thursday practice. Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason, running back Ray Rice, along with cornerbacks Samari Rolle and Fabian Washingto all had limited practice yesterday and remain questionable for the Ravens vs. Cowboys game, but linebacker Terrell Suggs did a full one. At Dallas cornerback Alan Ball, running back Marion Barber and linebacker Bobby Carpenter had a limited Thursday practice, but wide receivers Miles Austin, Isaiah Stanback and Roy Williams, along with cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones and tight end Jason Witten all did a full practice yesterday. The big question at Dallas, star quarterback Tony Romo also had a full Thursday practice, overcoming back injury and is expected to take part in the Ravens vs. Cowboys game tomorrow.

 Published on 12/19/2008

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