Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens NFL Betting Tips 9/29/2019
Sunday, September 29, 2019
M&T Bank Stadium
Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns travel to M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Baltimore Ravens. The odds on this contest have Baltimore as 3-point favorites. The O/U opens at 46.5. The Browns are 1-2-0 ATS and 1-2-0 when betting on the total. The Ravens are 2-1-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-1-0 against the spread.
Key Cleveland Browns Injuries
09/24/19 OL Chris Hubbard Foot is out indefinitely
09/22/19 S Morgan Burnett Quad is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/22/19 T Kendall Lamm Knee is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/22/19 CB Greedy Williams Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/22/19 DB Damarious Randall Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/22/19 DB Denzel Ward Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/22/19 WR Rashard Higgins Knee is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/21/19 LB Christian Kirksey Chest IR
09/20/19 TE David Njoku Wrist IR (eligbile to return 11/14 vs Pittsburgh)
09/16/19 QB Drew Stanton Knee IR
09/02/19 T Drew Forbes Knee IR
09/02/19 CB Phillip Gaines Concussion IR
08/09/19 WR Antonio Callaway Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/7 vs San Francisco)
07/12/19 RB Kareem Hunt Suspension 8-game suspension (eligible to return 11/10 vs Buffalo)
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
09/22/19 CB Jimmy Smith Knee is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
09/22/19 DB Brynden Trawick Elbow is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
08/16/19 CB Tavon Young Neck IR
In their last game, the Cleveland Browns took on the Los Angeles Rams and were beaten 20-13. Nick Chubb paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 13 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 96 yards by way of 23 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.2 yards per run. Jarvis Landry was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 62 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 20.7 yards per reception for that game. Leading the way at QB for the Browns was Baker Mayfield who went 18/36 with 195 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He tossed 1 pick on the day.
The Browns head into this game 1-2 for 2019. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league averaging 16 points per contest, putting them 28th in the league. As a team, they are averaging 89 rushing yards per contest which is 2nd in the conference. For total yards, they are currently ranked 11th among AFC teams and 24th in the league with 991 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Browns have compiled a total of 3 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing TDs. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the division and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game.
The Browns have one of the top tier defenses in the league, giving up 22.0 points per game putting them 9th among AFC teams. When it comes to passing yards, the Browns have conceded 640 yards. Opponents are completing 65.6% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.2 yards per try. They have conceded 5 passing touchdowns and 1 rushing touchdown. When talking about yards on the ground, Cleveland is giving up 102.0 yards per game which has them at 2nd among AFC East teams and 14th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.0 yards per carry putting them 4th in the conference and 10th in the league overall. In total, they have allowed 267 rushing yards through 3 games.
In their last outing, the Baltimore Ravens played the Kansas City Chiefs and took the loss by a score of 33-28. Running the show from under center for the Ravens was Lamar Jackson who went 22/43 with 267 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Mark Ingram II led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 21 yards and he added 3 TD's for the game. He racked up a total of 103 yards on 16 carries which gave him an average of 6.4 yards per carry. Nick Boyle was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 58 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 14.5 yards per catch for the game.
The Ravens head into this game 2-1. Baltimore is making teams fear their ground game this season by averaging 217 yards on the ground per contest, which has them at 1st in the league. As a team, they have a total of 650 yards rushing through 3 games, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Ravens average 512 yards per game overall putting them 1st in the league and 1st in the AFC. When looking at their ability to score points, the Ravens sit in 1st among AFC East teams and 1st out of all the teams in the league averaging 36.7 points per contest.
The Ravens are giving up 20.0 points per contest ranking them 1st among AFC East teams and 10th in the league. Their pass defense is one of the middling units in the league. They are giving up 290 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Ravens are ranked 14th in the AFC. They have conceded 4 passing TDs for 2019. When talking about points allowed, they have allowed 60 points in total. In discussing rushing yards, they are giving up 60 yards per game ranking them 3rd in the league and 1st among AFC East teams. In 2019, they have given up 181 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Browns/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Browns +3
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