Our Pittsburgh vs Dallas pick for Sunday, November 8, 2020 features the top team in the AFC North, the Steelers, playing the third-place team in the NFC East, the Cowboys. Pittsburgh, which is 7-0, is at -14.0 (-111). The 2-6 Cowboys are +15.0 (-120). The Steelers are 6-1 versus the spread, while Dallas is 0-8.
Last week, the Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 28-24, while Dallas suffered its third-straight defeat. The Philadelphia Eagles took down the Cowboys 23-9. This game will be played on the Cowboys’ home turf, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:25 pm ET. The forecast is for cloudy skies with temperatures in the low 60s
Pittsburgh vs Dallas Pick – Offenses
The Steelers are averaging 30.1 PPG. Their offense is generating 351.4 YPG. Pittsburgh is accumulating 233.4 YPG in passing and 118.0 YPG in rushing. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger has performed well. Thus far, Roethlisberger has tossed 15 TD passes and just four picks. He’s been sacked 10 times. Roethlisberger enjoys a deep stable of receivers. Six different players have caught two of more TD passes. RB James Conner, who has 110 attempts for 498 yards and five scores, leads the rush attack.
On the other hand, for the season, the Cowboys are averaging 23.1 PPG. However, as of late, that average has dipped dramatically. Over the last three games, the Cowboys are averaging just 7.3 PPG. With Dak Prescott and Andy Dalton out, and Ezekiel Elliot nursing a hamstring, we expect Dallas to continue to struggle when it comes to point production. Ben DiNucci gets the call at QB again. DiNucci is completing just 53.5% of his passes. He has not tossed a TD pass nor a pick. The ground attack is led by Elliot. This season, he’s rushed for 521 yards and five scores on 132 attempts.
Steelers vs Cowboys Spread Pick – Defenses
Our Pittsburgh vs Dallas pick notes that along with having an edge on offense, the Steelers also have the upper hand on defense. Pittsburgh is allowing 20.3 PPG, while Dallas is giving up 33.3. The Cowboys are especially vulnerable when it comes to defending against the run.
For Pittsburgh, LB Vince Williams and corner Joe Haden are top-notch defenders. Williams has three sacks, 12.5 TFL, and 37 tackles. Haden has defended six passes and grabbed one pick. The Steelers have accumulated 30 sacks, 60.5 TFL, 10 INTs, and 36 PD. In contrast, Dallas has recorded just 17 sacks, 36 TFL, 3 INTs, and 23 PD. The standout on defense for the Cowboys is corner Trevor Diggs who’s made two picks and defended 10 passes.
Pittsburgh vs Dallas Pick – Final Word
Our Pittsburgh vs Dallas pick sees this as being the Steelers’ game to lose. They are superior on offense and defense. Plus, Dallas is dealing with major injury issues. We’re taking Pittsburg at -14.0 (-111). Along with this spread pick, we also have the totals pick for Seattle and Buffalo. That game starts at 1 pm ET.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Dallas Cowboys Summary
Pittsburgh Steelers at -14.0 (-111)