Cleveland Browns at Indianapolis Colts Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/24/2017
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Lucas Oil Stadium
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The Cleveland Browns head to Lucas Oil Stadium to play the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland as 1 point favorites. The total has been set at 41. The Browns are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Colts are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0.
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Valuable Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
The Cleveland Browns are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Browns are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
The Indianapolis Colts are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Indianapolis Colts are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Cleveland Browns Injuries
09/18/17 WR Corey Coleman Hand out indefinitely
09/18/17 LB Jamie Collins Sr. Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/17/17 NT T.Y. McGill Back "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/06/17 DL Myles Garrett Ankle out indefinitely
09/05/17 DB Howard Wilson Knee PUP
08/23/17 LB Tank Carder ACL IR
Key Indianapolis Colts Injuries
09/17/17 QB Andrew Luck Shoulder out indefinitely
09/17/17 LB Antonio Morrison Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/17/17 WR Chester Rogers Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/17/17 S Darius Butler Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/16/17 T Denzelle Good Undisclosed IR
09/13/17 CB Vontae Davis Groin out indefinitely
09/04/17 TE Erik Swoope Knee IR
08/17/17 C Ryan Kelly Foot out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cleveland Browns are 23rd in the National Football League in points scored with 28. They have run 128 plays this year for 623 yards, which ranks them 17th in the NFL in total offense. The Browns average 4.9 yards per play, which is 18th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 40 1st downs this season, ranking them 11th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cleveland has run for 150 yards as a unit, which ranks 23rd in the league. They've run 46 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Browns have been penalized on offense 15 times for 126 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. DeShone Kizer has passed for 404 yards this year. He's completed 35 throws while attempting 61 passes for a completion percentage of 57.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 55.6. He averages 11.5 yards per completion and 6.6 yards per pass attempt.
Cleveland is 22nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 45. They have given up a total of 627 yards on D, which is 19th in the league. The Browns are 15th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 22nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 49 throws on 70 attempts against the Cleveland Browns defense this season, ranking them 24th and 21st in the league. The Cleveland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 456 yards in the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 49 attempts for 171 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the NFL against the run. The Browns have had 20 penalties for 189 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in the league. They've allowed a score on 26.1% of possessions on defense, which is 7th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Cleveland is 13th in the NFL in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 34 punt return yards and are averaging 8.5 yards per return, which is 12th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 25 yards. They have returned 2 kicks for 32 yards on special teams, placing them 27th in kick return yardage. The Browns average 16 yards per kick return and have a long of 18 yards this season. They are 17th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 738. The Cleveland Browns have tried 2 field goals this season and made 2, which is 23rd in the league. Their punters have accumulated 451 yards on 10 punts, averaging 45.1 yards per punt. That ranks them 16th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indianapolis Colts have run for 151 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in the NFL. They've run 53 times, averaging 2.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Colts have been penalized on offense 12 times for 90 yards so far this season, which has them 20th in the league in penalties. They are 26th in the NFL in points scored with 22. They have run 119 plays this season for 491 yards, which ranks them 27th in the league in total offense. The Colts average 4.1 yards per play, which is 31st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 28 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. Jacoby Brissett averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 12.1 yards per completion. He has completed 22 passes on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 55%. His quarterback rating is 65.3. He has thrown for 267 yards this season.
The Colts rush defense has allowed 58 attempts for 146 yards this year, putting them in 7th place in the league against the run. Indianapolis has committed 13 penalties for 91 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 41.7% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the league. They are 30th in the league in points allowed on defense with 62. They have surrendered a total of 762 yards on D, which is 28th in the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has given up 8.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 31st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 41 passes on 66 attempts against the Indianapolis defense this season, placing them 14th and 16th in the National Football League. The Colts pass defense has also given up a total of 616 yards through the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Indianapolis Colts have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 3, which is 20th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75.0%. Indianapolis kickers have made 50% of their extra points, going 1 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 605 yards on 13 punts, averaging 46.5 yards per punt. That places them 8th in the NFL in punting average. Indianapolis is ranked 3rd in the league in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 23 punt return yards and average 3.3 yards per return, which is 28th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 16 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 79 yards on special teams, ranking 13th in kick return yardage. The Colts average 26.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 30 yards this year. They are 25th in the league in all-purpose yards with 648.
Who will win tonight's Browns/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Colts +1
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