- Ezekiel Elliott may have a diminished role, but he can still shine for the Dallas Cowboys.
- Elliott has -115 odds to go over 35.5 rushing yards.
- He went over 35.5 rushing yards all but two games in the regular season – but those two games were his most recent.
DALLAS - Ezekiel Elliott has seen his role diminish over the course of the season with the emergence of Tony Pollard, but could still play a key role as the Dallas Cowboys take on the San Francisco 49ers.
Total Rushing Yards - Ezekiel Elliott Odds
- Over 35.5 -115
- Under 35.5 -115
Elliott has -115 odds on either side of 35.5 rushing yards, a number that he hit in every game this season – except his last two.
He put up ten yards on eight attempts against the Washington Commanders in Week 18, and a genuinely concerning 27 yards on 13 attempts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Wild Card round.
It’s possible that Elliott just doesn’t have the juice for January football, but it’s still worth noting that he’d never gone below the 35.5 mark this year before those two games.
Total Receiving Yards - Ezekiel Elliott Odds
- Over 5.5 -110
- Under 5.5 -120
Elliot’s minor presence as a receiver has decreased even more than his rushing presence, as Tony Pollard is getting many of the hybrid WR/RB reps.
The online sportsbooks know that Elliot has only gone over 5.5 receiving yards five times this season. He has only two games with more than two targets.
Total Rushing & Receiving Yards - Ezekiel Elliott Odds
- Over 43.5 -115
- Under 43.5 -115
NFL betting fans should notice that adding Elliot’s receiving and rushing yards props together ends up below their combined total odds.
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This suggests that this prop may not be the way to go, and taking the individual components might be a smarter idea.
Anytime Touchdown Scorer – DAL vs. SF Odds
- Christian McCaffrey -162
- Tony Pollard +120
- Deebo Samuel +145
- Ezekiel Elliott +150
Elliot’s decline as a force to be reckoned with can be seen in his odds to score a touchdown, which are fourth, behind not only two opposing offensive forces in Christian McCaffrey and Deebo Samuel, but his own backfield partner, Tony Pollard.
Elliott has scored 12 touchdowns this season, and actually had a solid touchdown scoring streak from Week 6 to Week 17, but has not scored a touchdown since then.
Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys will take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. EST.
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