Vikings test Cowboys on Thursday Night Football, Prescott against a stingy defense

Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott will try to extricate from the stringent defense of the Vikings in tonight’s NFL game.

The Dallas Cowboys take on the Minnesota Vikings in WEEK 13 of the Thursday Night Football, start time at 8:25 PM ET, at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The Cowboys continue to impress the football world with a 10-1 record. The Cowboys defeated the Washington Redskins, 31-26, last week in which Dak Prescott completed 17 of 24 passes for 195 yards and a touchdown, and added 39 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Ezekiel Elliott led in rushing with 97 yards and two touchdowns in 20 carries. In receiving, Dez Bryant posted 72 yard in five receptions while Cole Beasley added 56 yards in five catches. Jason Witten contributed 33 yards in three catches.

Offensively, the Cowboys are averaging 28.7 points and 407.6 total yards per game (250.4 in passing and 157.3 in rushing). Defensively, the Cowboys are yielding 19.4 points and 362.2 total yards per game (280.0 in passing and 81.8 in rushing).

The Minnesota Vikings (6-5) are coming from a 16-13 loss to the Detroit Lions last week. Sam Bradford completed 31 of 37 passes for 224 yards, no touchdowns but with an interception. On the ground, Jerick McKinnon rushed for 31 yards in nine carries while Matt Asiata added 27 yards and a touchdown in five carries. In receiving, Kyle Rudolph posted 64 yards in seven receptions while Adam Thielen added 53 yard in eight catches. Jerick McKinnon contributed 45 yards in three catches.

Offensively, the Vikings are averaging 19.8 points and 294.9 total yards (223.8 in passing and 71.1 in rushing). Defensively, the Vikings are yielding 17.7 points and 307.0 total yards (206.8 in passing and 100.2 in rushing).

Cowboys vs Vikings odds is currently at +3.5 on Minnesota. Thursday Night Football is televised on NBC.

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