Sunday, October 16, 2016
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The Cleveland Browns travel to LP Field to play the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, October 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.5. The Browns are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Titans have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
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Charlie Whitehurst finished with 182 yards through the air for Cleveland last week. He completed 14 passes out of 24 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Browns were led in rushing by Isaiah Crowell, who finished with 22 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Gary Barnidge was the team leader in receiving with a total of 76 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 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 12 came through the air. They ran 59 total plays for 262 yards for the game. The Browns ran for 27 yards on 22 attempts.
Marcus Mariota finished with 163 yards passing for Tennessee last week. He went 20 for 29, resulting in a 69% completion percentage. The Titans were led on the ground by DeMarco Murray, who finished with 121 yards on 27 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Delanie Walker led the team in receiving with 66 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Tennessee had 23 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 398 yards for the contest. The Titans ran for 235 yards on 41 carries as a team.
Cleveland scores 17 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 29th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 34 attempts for a 62% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 225 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 26th in the league. The Browns run for an average of 125 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 7th in the league. They also run 62 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 349 yards per game, ranking their offense 20th overall this season. The Browns average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 24th in the NFL. They accumulate 60.2 penalty yards per game via 7.4 penalties, which ranks 13th in the league.
Cleveland allows 288 passing yards per game, ranking 25th, and they allow 30 points per contest on defense, which ranks 31st. They give up 24 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63%. The Browns allow 114 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 20th in the NFL. Cleveland allows 403 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 29th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 55.6 yards per game, ranking them 24th among NFL teams.
Tennessee averages 18 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 24th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. They throw for 209 yards through the air per game, ranking them 28th. The Titans run for an average of 149 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 2nd on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 358 yards per game, ranking them 15th in the league on offense. The Titans get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 23rd. They average 59.2 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, ranking them 12th in the NFL.
Tennessee allows an average of 222 passing yards per game, which ranks 9th in the league. Their defense overall allows 20 points per contest, which has them ranked 11th. They give up 20 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 61% per game. The Titans allow 98 rushing yards per contest on 23 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 14th in the NFL. Tennessee allows 321 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 10th in the league. They force 8.4 penalties for 75.4 yards in each contest, ranking 28th.
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/16 DL Xavier Cooper Shoulder injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/10/16 QB Cody Kessler Chest is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/09/16 QB Charlie Whitehurst Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/09/16 TE Gary Barnidge Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/09/16 DB Tramon Williams Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/09/16 TE Seth DeValve Knee "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/06/16 C Austin Reiter ACL out for season
10/04/16 TE Randall Telfer Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/29/16 WR Josh Gordon Personal out indefinitely
09/24/16 WR Corey Coleman Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/24/16 K Patrick Murray Knee IR
09/19/16 OL Cameron Erving Lung expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/19/16 QB Josh McCown Shoulder out indefinitely
09/12/16 QB Robert Griffin III Shoulder IR
09/02/16 DL Desmond Bryant Pectoral IR
10/09/16 CB Cody Riggs Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/09/16 S Da'Norris Searcy Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/05/16 DL Al Woods Calf expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/22/16 G Chance Warmack Hand IR
08/11/16 T Byron Bell Ankle IR
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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