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Lions vs. Cowboys Week 17 thread: Dallas is desperate

Dallas returns home after a two-game road losing streak

Detroit Lions v Dallas Cowboys Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images

The Detroit Lions won the NFC North for the first time in 30 years a week ago after beating the Minnesota Vikings. That game felt more like Nick Mullens gave it away than Dan Campbell winning.

Regardless, congrats to the Lions for snapping the second-longest streak as a division winner. That record now belongs to the Cleveland Browns.

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys had a streak where they scored over 30 points five games in a row. Then, they had to travel. Trips to Buffalo and Miami saw the offense struggle, where they scored a combined 30 points.

Saturday night feels like a hangover for Jared Goff and the Lions, as they go through the motions after clinching a week ago. Meanwhile, the Cowboys get to do what they do best and play the bully at home. DraftKings Sportsbook has the Cowboys as 6-point favorites in this game.

Dallas has a 15-game home winning streak. They are the first team ever to score 30+ points in their first seven home games. The Cowboys have a +167 point differential at home, which is the seventh highest since the merger. Dallas should win.