Las Vegas Raiders vs Cleveland Browns Prediction, 11/1/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Las Vegas Raiders vs Cleveland Browns
Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland -5.5
Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders (3-3) travel to FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Cleveland Browns (5-2). Las Vegas opens this contest as 5.5-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 53.5.
The Las Vegas Raiders head into this matchup 3-3 for this season. In their last outing they played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and lost 45-20. Derek Carr went 24/36 with 284 yards passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He threw 1 interception on the day. Jalen Richard paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 9 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 24 yards on 7 carries which had him averaging 3.4 yards per carry. Nelson Agholor led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 107 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 21.4 yards per catch for that contest. The Las Vegas Raiders ended up rushing 24 times and earned a total of 76 yards giving them an average of 3.2 yards per run. On the day, they ran 63 plays for a total of 347 yards. For the contest, the Raiders had a total of 19 first downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 35 yards. In terms of defense, Las Vegas allowed 33 completions on 45 tries for a total of 369 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.0%. Against the run, the Raiders allowed 85 yards on 25 runs which means they had an average of 3.4 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they gave up 454 yards but didn't get any takeaways.
The Raiders have earned 2,344 total yards for this campaign. Offensively they average 113.5 yards in the run game which is 17th in the league. In terms of notching touchdowns, Las Vegas has compiled 13 touchdowns through the air and 6 rushing touchdowns. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Las Vegas Raiders are sitting at 28.5 points per outing. The Raiders are ranked 31st in the league in relation to team defense, giving up 32.8 points per contest. The opposition is running for 4.6 yards per running attempt and 119.8 yards on the ground per game this season. For the season, they have conceded 719 rushing yards through 6 outings. When talking about yards through the air, the Raiders have surrendered 1,703 yards which has them ranked 22nd in the NFL. During their 6 games, they have allowed 283.8 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 64.9%. Overall, they are granting 403.7 yards per contest which puts them 26th in the National Football League.
The Browns come into this game with a record of 5-2 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the Cincinnati Bengals and earned the win by a score of 37-34. Kareem Hunt paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 76 yards on 18 carries which gave him an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Rashard Higgins was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 110 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 18.3 yards per reception for that contest. Baker Mayfield went 22/28 with 297 yards through the air and tossed 5 touchdowns. He threw 1 interception on the day. The Cleveland Browns ran the football 22 times and racked up 82 yards which earned them an average of 3.7 yards per attempt. For the contest, the Browns totaled 23 first downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 40 yards. In all, they ran 51 plays for 398 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Cleveland gave up 36 completions on 48 attempts totaling 387 yards, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. For this contest, they conceded 468 yards and earned 2 turnovers. On the ground, the Browns gave up 81 yards on 21 attempts which gave them an average of 3.9 yards per carry allowed.
For the year to this point, the Browns have compiled 1,452 passing yards as well as an average of 207.4 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 27th in the league. The Cleveland Browns hold an average of 364.4 yards/outing which is good for 18th in the NFL. They are averaging 157.0 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,099 yards in total. Regarding how much they score, the Browns rank 10th out of all teams in the NFL holding an average of 28.6 points per outing. When it comes to passing yards, the Browns have conceded 2,017 yards which ranks them 30th in the league. Over the course of this year, they have given up 380.3 yards/outing which puts them 21st in football. The Browns are ranked 29th in the NFL when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 31.6 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.8 yards per rush and 92.1 rushing yards per game this year. During their 7 games played this season, they have given up 288.1 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 67.1%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 645 rushing yards through 7 games.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Browns -5.5 and over 53.5 total points
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free NFL picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert NFL Picks