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Streaking Cowboys are now Las Vegas favorites to reach Super Bowl

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett celebrates with quarterback Dak Prescott (4) after a game winning touchdown pass to tight end Jason Witten, not pictured, in overtime during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles. They are now betting favorites to reach the Super Bowl.
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett celebrates with quarterback Dak Prescott (4) after a game winning touchdown pass to tight end Jason Witten, not pictured, in overtime during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles. They are now betting favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Special to the Star-Telegram

The Dallas Cowboys have not only shocked the NFL with their surprising start to the 2016 season but they are now a betting favorite to reach the Super Bowl out of the NFC.

Per SportsLine, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook lists Dallas as 3/1 favorites to win the NFC, surpassing the Seattle Seahawks (7/2) and the Minnesota Vikings (7/2).

Dallas is now 7/1 to win the Super Bowl, just behind the New England Patriots at 8/5.

Westgate had the Cowboys at 14/1 to win the Super Bowl to open the season.

The Cowboys have moved to the front of the pack in the NFC, thanks to a 6-1 start, including a six-game winning streak heading into Sunday’s game against the winless Cleveland Browns.

The Cowboys have only won three playoff games since their last Super Bowl title in 1995. They have not even reached the NFC title game since 1995.

But the hot start, energized by the dueling rookie of the year candidates in quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott, has renewed hopes among Cowboys fans that they can finally break through again.

Las Vegas is seemingly in agreement.

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