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NFL Capsule: Underdog 49ers Welcome Cowboys to Levi's



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    NFL capsule: Underdog 49ers welcome Cowboys to Levi's

    DALLAS (2-1) at SAN FRANCISCO (1-2)
    Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox

    OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 3

    RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dallas 2-0-1, San Francisco 1-2

    SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 17-16-1

    LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Cowboys 28-17, Sept. 7, 2014

    LAST WEEK - Cowboys beat Bears 31-17; 49ers lost to Seahawks 37-18

    AP PRO32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 14 (tie), 49ers No. 28



    49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (11), PASS (30).

    49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (23), PASS (14).

    STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cowboys won three of past four meetings. ... Dallas rookie QB Dak Prescott has no INTs in 99 passes in first three starts. ...Cowboys have converted league best 52.5 percent of third downs. ... Dallas outscoring opponents 23-0 in first quarter. ... Cowboys lead NFL with seven TDs rushing after having only eight all last season. 49ers stand second best with six. ... Dallas WR Cole Beasley leads league with 10 catches on third down, with nine converted for first downs. ... San Francisco has scored 27 points in first three quarters for third-worst total in NFL, and league-best 46 points in fourth quarter. ... 49ers allowed league-worst 33.5 points per game on road past two seasons and league-best 15 points per game at home. ... San Francisco QB Blaine Gabbert last in league with 5.5 yards per attempt. ... 49ers have gone three-and-out on 34.9 percent of drives, second most in NFL. ... 49ers tied for league best with two sacks allowed. ... San Francisco has been penalized league-low 12 times. ... Fantasy Tip: San Francisco RB Carlos Hyde ran for 103 yards last week and is tied for league lead with four TDs on ground this season.