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Cowboys Vs. Giants Odds: Dallas Favored By Four At Home

As the Cowboys go into the biggest game of their season coming off a devastating OT loss to Arizona, they still have some believers in Las Vegas. They are favored by -4 points against the New York Giants.

New York, after leading the NFC East for most of the season, has been in a tail-spin, dropping their last four games as their schedule toughened up -- at San Francisco, Philadelphia, at New Orleans, Green Bay.

However, they showed a lot of fight against the unbeaten Packers last week, pushing them to a 38-35 loss and losing on a last-minute Aaron Rodgers drive.

The Giants defense, rated 29th in the NFL against the pass and 23rd against the run, should offer up plenty opportunities for QB Tony Romo and RB DeMarco Murray, although they still have a collection of excellent pass-rushers that could pose problems for the Cowboys young offensive line.

Dallas is expecting WR Miles Austin back after their Pro Bowl WR has missed the last six games with a hamstring injury. 

The Cowboys might need his production immediately, as their pass defense has shown cracks recently, giving up big days in the air to Rex Grossman, Matt Moore and Kevin Kolb.

They'll have an even bigger challenge on Sunday against Eli Manning and New York's explosive group of WR's, as the Giants passing offense is rated 4th in the NFL.

With both defenses looking suspect, the over/under for Sunday night's game is 49.5.

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