Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals Week 12 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/25/2018
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Paul Brown Stadium
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The Cleveland Browns head to Paul Brown Stadium to play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 48.
The Browns are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Bengals are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-3-0.
Valuable Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
The Cleveland Browns are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Browns are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bengals are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Cleveland Browns Injuries
11/18/18 OL Desmond Harrison Illness is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
11/07/18 LB Christian Kirksey Hamstring IR
11/07/18 DB E.J. Gaines Concussion IR
10/15/18 WR Rod Streater Neck IR
10/13/18 WR Derrick Willies Collarbone IR
10/02/18 DB Terrance Mitchell Forearm IR
08/03/18 DB Howard Wilson Knee IR
07/25/18 WR Ricardo Louis Neck IR
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
11/18/18 WR A.J. Green Foot is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
11/18/18 WR Josh Malone Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
11/18/18 LB Nick Vigil Knee is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
11/18/18 LB Preston Brown Knee is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
11/18/18 TE Tyler Kroft Foot is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
11/04/18 DE Carl Lawson ACL IR
10/24/18 TE Mason Schreck Knee IR
10/07/18 TE Tyler Eifert Ankle IR
09/24/18 DT Ryan Glasgow Knee is out indefinitely
09/04/18 TE Cethan Carter Shoulder IR
09/04/18 CB Davontae Harris Knee IR
09/04/18 S Trayvon Henderson Knee IR
07/28/18 OL Rod Taylor ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cleveland Browns are 32nd in the National Football League in points scored with 218. They have run 682 plays this year for 3,554 yards, which ranks them 24th in the NFL in total offense. The Browns average 5.2 yards per play, which is 23rd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 196 1st downs this season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cleveland has run for 1,332 yards as a unit, which ranks 18th in the league. They've run 276 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Browns have been penalized on offense 76 times for 569 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. Baker Mayfield has passed for 1,984 yards this year. He's completed 176 throws while attempting 285 passes for a completion percentage of 61.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 87.5. He averages 11.3 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt.
Cleveland is 31st in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 263. They have given up a total of 4,197 yards on D, which is 14th in the league. The Browns are 10th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 24th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 259 throws on 415 attempts against the Cleveland Browns defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 8th in the league. The Cleveland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,876 yards in the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 284 attempts for 1,321 yards this season, putting them in 7th place in the NFL against the run. The Browns have had 70 penalties for 618 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.6% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Cleveland is 8th in the NFL in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 198 punt return yards and are averaging 9 yards per return, which is 29th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 33 yards. They have returned 27 kicks for 544 yards on special teams, placing them 9th in kick return yardage. The Browns average 20.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 31 yards this season. They are 23rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,531. The Cleveland Browns have tried 18 field goals this season and made 13, which is 31st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 72.2%. Cleveland Browns kickers have made 77% of their extra points, going 13 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,877 yards on 65 punts, averaging 44.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 9th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals have run for 900 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in the NFL. They've run 201 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bengals have been penalized on offense 62 times for 542 yards so far this season, which has them 12th in the league in penalties. They are 26th in the NFL in points scored with 256. They have run 578 plays this season for 3,293 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the league in total offense. The Bengals average 5.7 yards per play, which is 28th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 198 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Andy Dalton averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 11.4 yards per completion. He has completed 216 passes on 348 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.1%. His quarterback rating is 90.5. He has thrown for 2,466 yards this season.
The Bengals rush defense has allowed 309 attempts for 1,536 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in the league against the run. Cincinnati has committed 70 penalties for 569 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 15th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 49.1% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the league. They are 16th in the league in points allowed on defense with 312. They have surrendered a total of 4,494 yards on D, which is 18th in the NFL. The Cincinnati Bengals are ranked 7th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Their pass defense has given up 7.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 4th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 259 passes on 387 attempts against the Cincinnati defense this season, placing them 15th and 23rd in the National Football League. The Bengals pass defense has also given up a total of 2,958 yards through the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bengals have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 9, which is 27th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75.0%. Cincinnati kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 31 for 32 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,872 yards on 44 punts, averaging 42.5 yards per punt. That places them 11th in the NFL in punting average. Cincinnati is ranked 1st in the league in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 145 punt return yards and average 12.1 yards per return, which is 14th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 38 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 540 yards on special teams, ranking 16th in kick return yardage. The Bengals average 23.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 51 yards this year. They are 31st in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,135.
Who will win tonight's Browns/Bengals NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bengals -3
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