Dallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams picks, predictions: Who wins NFL Week 5 game?

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic
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The Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams play on Sunday in a game on the NFL Week 5 schedule.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these NFL Week 5 picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 1:25 p.m. MST on Fox.

The Rams are a 5.5-point favorite in the game.

NFL Week 5 picks, predictions:

The Arizona Republic: Rams 31, Cowboys 24

Jeremy Cluff writes: "No Dak Prescott, no problem? Cooper Rush and the Cowboys are 3-1, but the Rams' defense will give the QB fits in Los Angeles." Take the under in Cowboys vs. Rams game

Bill Speros writes: "This is likely the earliest Dak Prescott could return from his thumb injury. But Cooper Rush is 4-0 as a starter both against the line and straight up. Jerry Jones will no doubt advise Mike McCarthy to make whatever the wrong decision is if Prescott is fully healthy. The Rams are looking ominous again after their humbling to the Bills in Week 1. LA will be coming off a Monday night affair against division-rival San Francisco."

NFL Week 5 odds:

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ESPN: Rams have a 68.8% win probability

The site's Football Power Index gives the Cowboys a 30.9% chance to win the NFL Week 5 game.

Draft Kings: Go with the Rams to cover vs. Cowboys

It writes: "It remains to be seen whether it will be Rush or Dak Prescott possibly starting under center for Dallas, but the defending Super Bowl champions present a formidable challenge regardless. The Cowboys have surrendered an average of just 1.7 sacks per game, but they have to face a pass rush that is led by the likes of Aaron Donald. After a season-low 10 points scored in the opener, the Rams’ offense seems to be finding its footing and it should lead Los Angeles to a win over the Cowboys in this matchup."

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Sports Betting Dime: Cowboys 14.1, Rams 12

The site's formula predicts that the Cowboys will edge the Rams in a low-scoring game on Sunday.

Fan Duel: Rams will cover vs. Cowboys in Week 5

Larry Rupp writes: "The Rams could pull away in the second half of this battle, according to the opening betting lines. ESPN's FPI also thinks LA will emerge victorious and I agree. Head coach Sean McVay's defense has shut down one rushing attack after another this season, which could put a ton of pressure on quarterback Cooper Rush to perform. Even if Prescott makes his return to start instead of Rush, he would have to shake off the rust against a veteran defense."

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