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Week 3 Prop Bets for Cowboys and Giants; Bank on Pollard and Barkley

The Giants and Cowboys battle in prime time on "Monday Night Football" and their playmakers have enticing player prop bets.

"Monday Night Football" looks to be a low-scoring affair as the Dallas Cowboys (1-1) head north to face their NFC East rivals, the New York Giants (2-0).

If you don’t feel like picking a winner in this one, which is essentially a coin-flip according to oddsmakers, here are a few player props to consider instead.

Tony Pollard over 60.5 rushing + receiving yards (-115)

The Giants have allowed the seventh-most receiving yards and the most receiving TDs to running backs across the first two contests of the year. Offensive coordinator Kellen Moore did his best to get Pollard into this offense by utilizing him as both a pass catcher and a runner. Last week Pollard had 98 total yards and a touchdown, catching four of seven targets from Cooper Rush. This feels like the right spot for Pollard to shine.

Saquon Barkley over 77.5 rushing yards (-110)

Barkley is a beast. He’s averaging 24 touches and 111 yards per game, and he looks incredible. This offense runs through Barkley and the place to beat Dallas is on the ground, as the Cowboys have surrendered an average of 120.5 rushing yards per game. Unlike Ezekiel Elliott, Barkley isn’t sharing the workload. Take the over.

Sterling Shepard over 43.5 receiving yards (-115)

Shepard has a whopping 36.3 percent of the air yards for the Giants, which ranks 12th in the NFL and he has a 26.2 percent target share, which ranks 17th. Kadarius Toney is likely out again, Kenny Golladay has two targets on the season, and Wan’Dale Robinson is officially out for this matchup. That leaves David Sills and Richie James to compete with Shepard, who easily surpasses this receiving prop, even vs. a good Dallas defense.

Noah Brown over 3.5 catches (+105)

With likely no Dalton Schultz and Michael Gallup on a snap count, the Cowboys are down to CeeDee Lamb and Brown. Brown has been very good to start the season and he shows chemistry with Cooper Rush. He has caught five passes in each game to start the year and those 10 catches lead all Cowboys wide receivers. His 159 receiving yards also leads the team and if the Giants try to shut down Lamb, Rush will look for Brown.