Cowboys vs. Patriots Weather Forecast: Severe Wind & Rain Will Pound Foxborough
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- The weather forecast for today's Cowboys vs. Patriots game (4;25 p.m. ET, FOX) at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough is one bettors need to know.
- Here's a detailed look at how heavy wind and rain could affect this matchup.
Today’s Cowboys vs. Patriots matchup is arguably the most highly-anticipated game of the NFL season so far.
At the time of writing, New England sits as a 5.5-point favorite for this afternoon’s Week 12 game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, with the over/under at 43.5.
While fans, bettors and mainstream sports media spent most of the week breaking down how this game will play out on the field and what it will mean for whichever team wins or loses, the conversation has quickly turned to the Cowboys vs. Patriots weather forecast.
Let’s take a look at the expected conditions at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough this afternoon, as well as what it means for Cowboys vs. Patriots bettors.
Cowboys vs. Patriots Weather Forecast
This is a bit tricky because Tom Brady’s injury status drove odds for this game off the board, but numbers are back up again across the market.
Heavy rain is expected in Foxborough on Sunday afternoon. In addition, bettors and fantasy players will also need to worry about the wind.
Sports Insights‘ weather data is projecting 14 mph winds at kickoff that get more severe as the game progresses.
In fact, the National Weather Service is calling for gusts as high as 32 mph. That’s not particularly optimal for scoring.
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Since 2003, NFL games played in consistent double-digit breezes have gone under the total 56.1% of the time over a sample of 861 games.
In fact, the “windy under” betting angle has been profitable in seven straight NFL seasons, including a 17-12 record in 2019.