Sunday, December 6, 2015
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The Cincinnati Bengals matchup against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.
Andy Dalton finished his last game with 233 yards through the air for Cincinnati. He completed 20 passes out of 27 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Bengals were led in rushing by Jeremy Hill, who finished with 86 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. A.J. Green led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 61 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Cincinnati totaled 376 yards by way of 59 plays. They rushed the ball 31 times for a total of 140 yards on the game and the Bengals totaled 19 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 12 passing and 1 by penalty.
Josh McCown finished his last game with 212 yards through the air for Cleveland. He completed 21 passes out of 38 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Browns were led in rushing by Duke Johnson Jr., who finished with 27 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Gary Barnidge led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 91 yards. He had an average of 13 yards per reception in the contest. Cleveland totaled 338 yards by way of 68 plays. They rushed the ball 18 times for a total of 63 yards on the game and the Browns totaled 21 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 15 passing and 2 by penalty.
Cincinnati is scoring 27 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 22 passes on 33 attempts for a 67% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 260 yards per game through the air as well. The Bengals carry the ball for an average of 116 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They run 64 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 376 total yards each outing. The Bengals get 21 first downs per game and they average 61.2 penalty yards via 7.2 penalties each contest.
Cincinnati gives up an average of 244 passing yards and 18 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 25 completions per game on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 64%. The Bengals give up 100 rushing yards per contest on 22 carries for a 4.5 average per carry. Cincinnati allows 343 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.6 penalties for 65.5 yards per game.
Cleveland averages 19 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 62% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 262 yards through the air per game thus far. The Browns carry the ball for an average of 74 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. They run 65 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 336 total yards per game. The Browns are averaging 18 first downs per outing and accumulate 68.9 penalty yards via 7.7 penalties each game.
Cleveland gives up 265 passing yards per outing and 28 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Browns give up 136 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. Cleveland allows 401 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 7.2 penalties for 57.3 yards in each contest.
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 6-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 9-1-1 this season
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 8-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 4-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/01/15 RB Jeremy Hill Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
12/01/15 LB Vontaze Burfict Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/30/15 TE Tyler Eifert Stinger probable Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/29/15 CB Chris Lewis-Harris Ribs "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/29/15 DT Pat Sims Knee "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/24/15 CB Darqueze Dennard Shoulder IR
12/01/15 QB Josh McCown Collarbone out indefinitely
11/30/15 WR Andrew Hawkins Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
11/30/15 CB Joe Haden Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
11/30/15 CB Justin Gilbert Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
11/30/15 DL Randy Starks Knee "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
11/30/15 WR Taylor Gabriel Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
11/30/15 G Joel Bitonio Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
11/04/15 TE Rob Housler Hamstring IR
10/15/15 LB Scott Solomon Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take Cleveland
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