Sunday, October 18, 2015
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The Denver Broncos take on the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The opening line for this game has Denver as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42.
Peyton Manning finished his last game with 266 yards through the air for Denver. He completed 22 passes out of 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by C.J. Anderson, who finished with 22 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Emmanuel Sanders led the team in receiving with 9 receptions for 111 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Denver got a total of 15 first downs by way of 2 rushing, 11 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 55 total plays for 297 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 43 yards on 18 attempts.
Josh McCown finished his last game with 457 yards through the air for Cleveland. He completed 36 passes out of 51 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Browns were led in rushing by Isaiah Crowell, who finished with 49 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Gary Barnidge led the team in receiving with 8 receptions for 139 yards. He had an average of 17 yards per reception in the contest. Cleveland got a total of 25 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 18 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 80 total plays for 505 yards for the game. The Browns ran for 83 yards on 25 attempts.
Denver is scoring 23 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 24 passes on 38 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 183 yards per game through the air as well. The Broncos carry the ball for an average of 72 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season. They also run 62 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 303 yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 18 first downs per game and they accumulate 73.4 penalty yards per game via 7.8 penalties.
Denver gives up an average of 193 passing yards and 16 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 24 completions per game on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 67%. The Broncos allow 85 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for a 3.7 average per play. Denver allows 278 total yards per game including 4.3 yards per play. They force 2.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.2 penalties for 50.8 yards per game.
Cleveland averages 24 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 180 yards through the air per game thus far. The Browns carry the ball for an average of 88 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 377 yards per game. The Browns get an average of 19 first downs per game and they average 72.8 penalty yards per game via 8.6 penalties.
Cleveland gives up 251 passing yards per outing and 26 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Browns allow 149 rushing yards per contest on 30 carries for a 5 average per rush. Cleveland allows 400 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 8.6 penalties for 65.8 yards in each contest.
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 1-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Denver has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 5-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/13/15 LB Demarcus Ware Back expected to miss Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/13/15 RB Ronnie Hillman Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/11/15 CB Aqib Talib Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/11/15 WR Cody Latimer Groin "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/11/15 T Ty Sambrailo Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/04/15 DT Marvin Austin Groin IR
05/29/15 OT Ryan Clady Knee out for season
10/13/15 QB Josh McCown Ankle probable Sunday vs. Denver
10/11/15 RB Shaun Draughn Back "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/11/15 LB Craig Robertson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/11/15 CB Joe Haden Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/11/15 S Tashaun Gipson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
10/11/15 RB Robert Turbin Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/07/15 CB Charles Gaines Hamstring IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 8)
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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