Virginia Horse Racing “Guess the Score” Contest: Green Bay @ Dallas ($90 in Prizes!)

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Prizing:

1st Place: $50 Amazon gift card

2nd-5th Place: $10 Starbucks gift card

Top 5 Winners:

1. Travon Matthews (500 points)
2. Dewlius Jones (350 points)
3. Omar Salim (350 points)
4. John Lewandowski (334 points)
5. Donna Wines Norris (329 points)

Overview:

On Sunday, January 15th, at 4:40 P.M. the (10-6) Green Bay Packers will be on the road to take on the (13-3) Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the playoffs.

The Crowd:

“The Crowd” projects a final score of Cowboys 27.1 – Packers 25.6 with an over/under of 52.7.  The Vegas Line has a final score of Cowboys 28.0 – Packers 24.0 with an over/under of 52.0.

2016-17 Statistics (32 total teams):

Yards per game: Cowboys 376.7 (5th) > Packers 368.8 (8th)

Points per game: Packers 27.0 (4th) > Cowboys 26.3 (5th)

Turnover margin: Packers +8 > Cowboys +5

Fewest yards allowed per game: Cowboys 343.9 (14th) > Packers 363.9 (22nd)

Fewest Points allowed per game: Cowboys 19.1 (5th) > Packers 24.2 (21st)

Summary:

Green Bay is red hot riding a seven-game winning streak.  The Packers are averaging 31.9 points per game during their winning streak.  The Giants were one of the best defenses all season but Green Bay still dropped 38 points on them.  The Cowboys enter the game well rested but lost two of their last four games.  The Cowboys tied for the NFL’s best home record at (7-1) while the Packers were (4-4) on the road.  Dallas (+115) ranks 3rd in point differential while Green Bay (+44) is 8th.  Dallas beat the Packers 30-16 earlier this season at Lambeau Field.  Unlike the defensively minded Giants, Dallas can score at the same rate as the Packers.  I think this will be a high-scoring game with two of the NFL’s top five offenses going head to head.  If the Cowboys can control the clock with the running ability of Ezekiel Elliott, they should be able to keep the explosive Green Bay offense off the field.  The Cowboys are the more balanced team on both sides of the ball and should win this one at home.

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Note:

To be eligible to enter a Crowd’s Line contest you must be over 18 years of age, a resident of the United States/Canada, and submit your score prediction on our prediction tool (blog widget). The winner will be selected according to The Crowd’s Line scoring methodology.  If more than one entrant has the same winning score the winner will be selected by random drawing.  Only one prize will be awarded per contest and that winner will receive their prize in 5-7 business days.