The Dallas Cowboys travelled to Chicago for Thursday Night Football as a 3-point favorite despite their recent struggles. The two teams are 6-6, but the Cowboys have lost three of their last four games. Last week, Buffalo’s defense forced two turnovers in the second quarter as the Bills scored 26 straight points to overcome an early 7-0 deficit. Defensive lineman Michael Bennett scolded his teammates in the locker room after the game because of dismal performance.

Ezekiel Elliott, the running back to the team, stated that the players were not pleased with how they had performed. According to, Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones has said there will be no change to the team this season. Therefore, if Garrett can lead the Cowboys to a deep playoff run, he may be able to salvage his job. Dallas leads the NFC East by a game. The Cowboys has control of their destiny. If they win out, they will go to the playoffs.

Only BetMGM has given Cowboys just 2.5 points. Even with the Cowboys on the skids, they still have the support of bettors. 78 percent of FanDuel bettors are giving up the points according to oddsFire. At FanDuel, Dallas is -154, compared to the Bears odds of +134. Cowboys’ bettors represent 53 percent of the straight-up bets, but those wagers equal 77 percent of the money gambled. No precipitation is expected at Soldier Field tonight, with temperatures expected to be in the low 40s. Speaking of low 40s, oddsmakers have put the total points at 43.5 at FanDuel. DraftKings and William Hill have it at 43.