- The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants face off in an NFC East battle on Monday Night Football.
- Both offenses have struggled, and Dak Prescott’s absence has this game with some interesting MNF bets for Cowboys & Giants team and player props.
- The Giants have surprisingly gone 2-0 this season, so the money should be on their side.
The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants face off in an NFC East battle. Simply put, neither quarterback should be a prop bet factor as Cooper Rush and Daniel Jones haven’t exactly been the most exciting to watch.
Cowboys vs Giants Prop Bets
There should be plenty of prop bets to hammer for the rest of the offensive pieces. Let’s dive in for this Monday Night Football props for Cowboys vs Giants.
Cooper Rush Prop Bets Week 3
Let’s examine both Rush prop bets in one go. Now, as strange as this seems, go with the over on both of these. The 210.5 passing yards number is about right, but Rush should be able to go well past that number.
In Week 1, Rush took over for Dak Prescott and went 7-13 for 64 yards. In Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals, Rush threw for 235 yards and one score in a 20-17 victory.
Now, the Giants defense is still a work in progress, so Rush could have another solid day through the air. In Week 1, New York allowed Ryan Tannehill to throw for 266 yards and a pair of scores. Baker Mayfield didn’t have as much success, but the Carolina Panthers’ offense is a mess.
To make things better for Rush and Dallas, Michael Gallup practiced on Thursday, so he could be ready to go for Monday Night, giving Mike McCarthy another weapon on offense — even though he is on a pitch count.
Rush could easily throw for 250 yards and a pair of scores, so go ahead and hammer the over on both prop bets above.
Sterling Shepard: Over 3.5 Receptions (-160)
What do we make of this Giants’ wide receiver room? Nobody has any idea. Kadarius Toney has barely seen the field this year, and Kenny Golladay was so frustrated after Week 2 that he emptied his locker after the game.
Richie James Jr. (who?) emerged as the leading receiver with 51 yards on five catches, and former practice squad member David Sills V added three grabs for 37 yards.
However, Sterling Shepard was far and away the favorite target for Jones. Shepard had six catches for 34 yards on 10 targets, and he should once again see the majority of the action in the passing game. In Week 1 he had just two catches for 71 yards and a score on four targets, but Week 2 is much more indicative of the type of role he should have.
Nonetheless, just 3.5 catches is an extremely low line, so go ahead and take advantage and smash this prop bet before it changes.
Saquon Barkley: Under 103.5 rushing yards (-115)
Yes, Saquon Barkley has gotten off to a roaring start to begin the season and Giants fans are loving every second of it.
However, don’t think he eclipses this 103.5 number against the tough Cowboys defense. Dallas did allow Leonard Fournette to rush for 127 yards on 21 carries in Week 1, but they bounced back and kept Joe Mixon in check (19 carries, 57 yards).
The Cowboys defense looks to be one of the best in the NFL, and unless Barkley can rattle off a long run, he doesn’t get anywhere close to the 100-yard mark.
This is a more risky prop bet given Barkley’s workload, but the Cowboys defense is too tough to overlook.