New York Giants massive underdogs vs. Dallas Cowboys | NFL Week 5 odds, betting lines

Daniel Jones (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)
Daniel Jones (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images) /

The Giants are 9.5 point underdogs in Sunday’s NFC East game against the Dallas Cowboys

The Giants will be massive underdogs in Sunday’s NFC East clash against the Dallas Cowboys, when they take the field at AT&T Stadium.

After losing their first four games to open the season, and while mired in a two-plus game touchdown drought, the Giants are 9.5-point road underdogs, according to Bovada, despite the fact that the Cowboys are 1-3 and are allowing a league-high 38.5 points per game.

One of the reasons odds makers have installed the Giants as the third-biggest underdog is the fact that the offense is currently among the most inept in the league. Led by quarterback Daniel Jones, the Giants are averaging a league-low 11.7 points per game.

While Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has struggled to get anything going through the air with just two touchdowns and five interceptions, Dak Prescott is having the kind of season that would likely have him in the MVP conversation, if the Cowboys were off to a better start. Prescott has completed 68.2 percent of his passes for 1,690 yards with nine touchdowns and three interceptions.

The over/under is currently 54 points.

Giants head coach Joe Judge is seeking his first victory, and understands how much more valuable it would be to come away with a division win.

“I think it’s no secret when it comes to the NFL, it’s about your division to start with,” Judge said Monday. “We have to do a good job. Obviously, we have five in the next six weeks against the division, so we have to do a good job coming out here and being ready to roll.”

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