Sunday, October 2, 2016
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The Cleveland Browns travel to FedExField to play the Washington Redskins on Sunday, October 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Washington as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.5. The Browns are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Redskins have an over/under record of 3-0-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
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Cody Kessler finished with 244 yards through the air for Cleveland last week. He completed 21 passes out of 33 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Browns were led in rushing by Isaiah Crowell, who finished with 79 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Terrelle Pryor was the team leader in receiving with a total of 144 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Cleveland got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 430 yards for the game. The Browns ran for 169 yards on 32 attempts.
Kirk Cousins finished with 296 yards passing for Washington last week. He went 21 for 35, resulting in a 60% completion percentage. The Redskins were led on the ground by Matt Jones, who finished with 65 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. DeSean Jackson led the team in receiving with 96 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Washington had 20 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 68 total plays for 403 yards for the contest. The Redskins ran for 90 yards on 30 carries as a team.
Cleveland scores 18 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 27th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 19 passes on 32 attempts for a 59% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 224 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 25th in the league. The Browns run for an average of 145 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 5.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 4th in the league. They also run 61 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 368 yards per game, ranking their offense 16th overall this season. The Browns average 17 first downs per game which ranks them 27th in the NFL. They accumulate 55 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, which ranks 9th in the league.
Cleveland allows 294 passing yards per game, ranking 24th, and they allow 28 points per contest on defense, which ranks 25th. They give up 24 completions on 40 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60%. The Browns allow 109 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 19th in the NFL. Cleveland allows 404 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 26th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 47.3 yards per game, ranking them 13th among NFL teams.
Washington averages 23 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 18th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 27 passes per game on 42 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. They throw for 331 yards through the air per game, ranking them 2nd. The Redskins run for an average of 76 yards per game on 20 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 29th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 406 yards per game, ranking them 5th in the league on offense. The Redskins get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 16th. They average 58.7 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, ranking them 8th in the NFL.
Washington allows an average of 302 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 26th in the league. Their defense overall allows 31 points per contest, which has them ranked 29th. They give up 25 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 71% per game. The Redskins allow 123 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 4.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 25th in the NFL. Washington allows 425 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 29th in the league. They force 7 penalties for 82.7 yards in each contest, ranking 22nd.
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 3-0-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 DB Tramon Williams Shoulder probable Sunday vs. Washington
09/26/16 QB Cody Kessler Arm probable Sunday vs. Washington
09/25/16 RB Duke Johnson Jr. Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/25/16 DB Ibraheim Campbell Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/25/16 DB Joe Haden Groin "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/24/16 WR Corey Coleman Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/24/16 K Patrick Murray Knee IR
09/21/16 DL Carl Nassib Hand out indefinitely
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
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
09/27/16 WR Josh Doctson Achilles "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/27/16 C Kory Lichtensteiger Calf injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/27/16 G Shawn Lauvao Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/26/16 CB Bashaud Breeland Ankle doubtful Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/26/16 S DeAngelo Hall Knee IR
09/25/16 DE Kendall Reyes Groin "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/25/16 LB Martrell Spaight Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/25/16 RB Matt Jones Head injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/21/16 NT Kedric Golston Hamstring IR
08/31/16 TE Derek Carrier Knee PUP
08/31/16 RB Keith Marshall Elbow IR
07/26/16 LB Junior Galette Achilles IR
Tony's Pick: Take Cleveland
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