Sunday, September 25, 2016
Sun Life Stadium
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The Cleveland Browns travel to Sun Life Stadium to play the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42.5. The Browns are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Dolphins have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Josh McCown finished with 260 yards through the air for Cleveland last week. He completed 20 passes out of 33 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Browns were led in rushing by Isaiah Crowell, who finished with 133 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Corey Coleman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 104 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Cleveland got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 2 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 59 total plays for 387 yards for the game. The Browns ran for 145 yards on 23 attempts.
Ryan Tannehill finished with 389 yards passing for Miami last week. He went 32 for 45, resulting in a 71% completion percentage. The Dolphins were led on the ground by Tannehill, who finished with 35 yards on 6 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Jarvis Landry led the team in receiving with 137 yards and 10 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Miami had 23 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 19 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 459 yards for the contest. The Dolphins ran for 70 yards on 16 carries as a team.
Cleveland scores 15 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 29th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 16 passes on 30 attempts for a 53% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 205 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 27th in the league. The Browns run for an average of 133 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 6 yards per carry. That ranks them 8th in the league. They also run 55 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 338 yards per game, ranking their offense 24th overall this season. The Browns average 16 first downs per game which ranks them 28th in the NFL. They accumulate 37 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 23rd in the league.
Cleveland allows 286 passing yards per game, ranking 21st, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 26th. They give up 24 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59%. The Browns allow 107 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 18th in the NFL. Cleveland allows 393 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 20th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 37.5 yards per game, ranking them 14th among NFL teams.
Miami averages 17 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 27th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. They throw for 270 yards through the air per game, ranking them 13th. The Dolphins run for an average of 67 yards per game on 18 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 27th on the ground. They also run 58 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 337 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the league on offense. The Dolphins get an average of 17 first downs per game, which ranks 26th. They average 44.5 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, ranking them 29th in the NFL.
Miami allows an average of 272 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 17th in the league. Their defense overall allows 22 points per contest, which has them ranked 14th. They give up 26 completions on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Dolphins allow 137 rushing yards per contest on 35 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 31st in the NFL. Miami allows 409 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 27th in the league. They force 7.5 penalties for 67 yards in each contest, ranking 24th.
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Miami Betting Trends
Miami is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Miami has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/16 QB Charlie Whitehurst Acquired probable Sunday vs. Miami
09/20/16 TE Randall Telfer Neck injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/19/16 OL Cameron Erving Lung expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/19/16 DL Carl Nassib Hand expected to miss Sunday vs. Miami
09/19/16 QB Cody Kessler None expected to start Sunday vs. Miami
09/19/16 QB Josh McCown Shoulder is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Miami
09/12/16 QB Robert Griffin III Shoulder IR
09/02/16 DL Desmond Bryant Pectoral IR
08/11/16 DE Armonty Bryant Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
07/25/16 WR Josh Gordon Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/20/16 LB Spencer Paysinger Neck "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/19/16 RB Arian Foster Groin expected to miss Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/19/16 C Mike Pouncey Hip doubtful Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/18/16 RB Isaiah Pead Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/14/16 DT Earl Mitchell Calf IR
09/01/16 CB Chris Culliver Knee PUP
08/31/16 LB Zach Vigil Back PUP
08/30/16 DE Dion Jordan Knee PUP
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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