Baltimore Ravens vs Cleveland Browns Prediction, 12/14/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 14
Game: Baltimore Ravens vs Cleveland Browns
Date: Monday, December 14, 2020
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland +3
Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens (6-5) go to FirstEnergy Stadium on Monday where they'll meet the Cleveland Browns (9-3). Baltimore opens this contest as 3-point favorites. The over/under opens at 48.
The Baltimore Ravens come into this matchup with a record of 6-5 for this year. In their last game they played the Dallas Cowboys and earned the victory by a score of 34-17. Lamar Jackson went 12/17 with 107 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 pick on the day. Gus Edwards led the team in rushing during the game. He had a long run of 36 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 101 yards via 7 carries which means he ran for an average of 14.4 yards per run. Marquise Brown led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 39 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 7.8 yards per reception during the game. The Baltimore Ravens ended up running the ball 37 times and racked up 294 yards which earned them an average of 7.9 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 54 plays for 401 yards. For the game, the Ravens racked up a total of 19 first downs and they had 4 penalties for 23 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Baltimore gave up 31 catches on 48 throws totaling 277 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. On the ground, the Ravens gave up 111 yards on 28 tries which means they had an average of 4.0 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they allowed a total of 388 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Baltimore Ravens are sitting at 26.3 points per outing. As a team they average 169.0 yards in the run game ranking them 1st in the NFL. The Ravens have tallied 4,059 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Baltimore has compiled 18 touchdowns through the air and 14 rushing touchdowns. The Ravens are ranked 3rd in the National Football League concerning team defense, conceding 19.3 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt and 111.6 yards on the ground per contest for the season. For the year, they have conceded 1,339 rushing yards through 12 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Ravens have conceded 2,713 yards which ranks them 14th in football. Over the course of their 12 games, they have relinquished 226.1 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 65.4%. Over the course of this year, they are surrendering 337.7 yards/game which puts them 8th in the National Football League.
The Browns head into this matchup 9-3 this year. In their last game they played the Tennessee Titans and ended up getting the win by a score of 41-35. Nick Chubb led the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 29 yards and he added 1 TD during the game. He rushed for 80 yards by way of 18 carries which meant he was running for 4.4 yards per run. Rashard Higgins led the team in receiving yardage by earning 95 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 15.8 yards per reception during the game. Baker Mayfield went 25/33 with 334 yards passing and tossed 4 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Cleveland Browns ran the ball a total of 36 times and totaled 118 yards which gave them an average of 3.3 yards per rush. For the game, the Browns racked up 26 1st downs and they had a total of 13 penalties for 92 yards. In the game, they totaled 70 plays which gave them a total of 458 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Cleveland gave up 29 catches on 45 attempts for a total of 369 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. For this contest, they allowed a total of 431 yards and forced 3 takeaways. In the running game, the Browns gave up 62 yards on 18 carries which is an average of 3.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
During this campaign to this point, the Browns have compiled 2,478 passing yards in addition to an average of 206.5 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 27th in football. The Cleveland Browns maintain an average of 364.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 16th in the NFL. They are averaging 157.8 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,893 yards for the season. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Browns sit 15th out of all teams in the league with 25.5 PPG. Regarding passing yardage, the Browns have conceded 3,083 yards which ranks them 23rd in the league. During this campaign, they are allowing 361.3 yards per outing which has them sitting 19th in the National Football League. The Browns are ranked 23rd in the NFL in relation to team defense, allowing 26.8 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.1 yards per tote and 104.3 rushing yards per game this season. In their 12 games played, they have conceded 256.9 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 65.3%. In total, they have given up 1,252 yards via the ground game in 12 games.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Browns NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Browns +3
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