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Cowboys vs. Vikings Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

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Thursday, Dec. 1, the Dallas Cowboys take on the Minnesota Vikings. The game, to be played at U.S. Bank Stadium, is slated for an 8:25 p.m. ET start time. Read on for our Cowboys vs. Vikings preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Minnesota wins the matchup between the two teams 61.6% of the time. The spread, however, favors the Cowboys.

Spread: Dallas -3

Game Time: 8:25 p.m. ET

Channel: NBC

Cowboys vs. Vikings preview:

The Cowboys are good. They have answered every question thrown their way, and dominated opponents on the ground in just about every matchup. Dak Prescott is efficient, and Ezekiel Elliott is electric as the Cowboys’ offensive line continues to be the MVP of the NFL season. Dallas took down the Redskins on Thanksgiving Day and sport the league's best record.

After losing four straight games, the Vikings finally got back in the win column, defeating the Arizona Cardinals 30-24. It was a much needed victory for a team that started 5-0. The defense and special teams looked as good as ever, with Xavier Rhodes running back one of his interceptions for a touchdown and Cordarrelle Patterson returning a kickoff for another score. And then the Vikings went ahead and lost to Detroit...

The Cowboys and Vikings have played 29 times in history. The regular season series is split 11-11, but the Cowboys hold a 4-3 edge in the playoffs.

Cowboys vs. Vikings prediction:

The Cowboys have been one of the best teams in the NFL all season, while the Vikings have struggled mightily as of late.

Can the Vikings defense do anything to slow down the Cowboys ridiculous rookies? It won't matter if Sam Bradford and company can't score enough points, which has been a huge problem this year.

The Cowboys keep rolling behind a big night for Ezekiel Elliott.

Cowboys 24, Vikings 13