2015 Season NFL Football Past Picks
August 13, 2015
Dallas at Los Angeles
Thursday 08/13 10:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Los Angeles -3.5 (-110) (risk 0.5 to return 0.95) RESULT: WIN
This is a tough preseason situation for the Cowboys, heading out on the road in the opener. The Dallas starters won't play against the Chargers, so the QB rotation is weak with Brandon Weeden, Dustin Vaughn and undrafted rookie Jameill Showers. Dallas coach Jason Garrett is 7-10 straight-up and 5-11-1 ATS in preseason. Dallas lost star RB DeMarco Murray in the offseason and this defense is still weak, and short on depth. San Diego is home and has a very good QB rotation, one that is deep on experience with Philip Rivers, Kellen Clemson, Brad Sorenson and Chase Rettig. A year ago San Diego opened preseason against Dallas and rolled, 27-7. In fact, they were 2-0 SU/ATS at home allowing 7 and 9 points. In that game the Chargers dominated Dallas in yards, 395-274, and riddled a suspect Cowboy secondary for 14-of-16 passing, 243 yards, 1 TD and no picks. Dallas is on a 1-7 SU/ATS preseason run under Garrett and opens 2015 with back-to-back road games, making this a great spot for the home team. Play on San Diego.