New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns Prediction, 9/18/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 2
Game: New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Browns (-6)
FirstEnergy Stadium is the location where the Cleveland Browns (1-0) will take on the New York Jets (0-1) on Sunday. New York opens this game as 6-point underdogs. The betting total is set at 43.5.
The New York Jets come into this matchup with a record of 0-1 this season. In their last game, the Jets played the Ravens and took a loss by a final of 24-9. Michael Carter was the rushing leader for the Jets with 10 carries for 60 yards (6.0 yards per carry). Michael Carter averaged 5.7 yds per catch by accounting for 40 yards on 7 catches. Joe Flacco finished 37/59 with 307 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rate of 74.6 and ended the game with 1 interception. When it came to stopping the run, the Jets gave up 63 yds on 21 tries, which calculates to 3.0 yds per rush allowed. New York gave up 17 pass completions on 30 tries for a total of 211 yards, and a completion rate of 56.7%. In all, they had 79 plays which converted into 378 yards. The New York Jets ended up running the ball 17 different times and compiled 83 yds, which came out to an average of 4.9 yards per carry.
Concerning putting points on the board, the New York Jets are averaging 9.0 points per outing. As a team they hold an average of 83.0 yards in the run game ranking them 21st in the league. The Jets have earned 378 yards in total for the year. New York has accrued 18 1st downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 6 penalties for 81 yds. They have turned the ball over 2 times. In terms of notching touchdowns, New York has amassed 1 touchdown in the air and 0 touchdowns via the ground.
The Jets are sitting in 22nd in the NFL concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 24.0 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.0 yards per run and 63.0 rushing yards per contest this year. In total, they have given up 63 rushing yards through 1 outing. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Jets have conceded 211 yards which ranks them 14th in the league. They have yielded 211.0 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 56.7%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 274.0 yards/outing putting them at 8th in the league. They have yielded 3 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 0 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Browns head into this matchup 1-0 for this season. The last time they stepped on the football field, the Browns got the win with a final of 26-24 against the Panthers. Nick Chubb carried the football 22 times for 141 yds, ending the game with 6.4 yards per attempt for Cleveland. Donovan Peoples-Jones was a featured target for the Browns, grabbing 6 balls for 60 yds (10.0 yds per catch). Jacoby Brissett (1 touchdown) ended the game with 147 yds on 18/34 passing while his QB rating was 74. He didn't throw any interceptions and his avg yards per attempt was 4.3 yards. Cleveland surrendered 19 running attempts for 54 yards (2.8 yards per carry). The Browns passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 59.3%, relinquishing 207 yards on 16 out of 27 passing. The Browns finished with a total of 355 yards while they ran 74 plays (4.8 yards per play). Cleveland rushed the ball for 5.6 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 217 yards on 39 attempts.
When it comes to their ability to score points, the Browns are 7th in football averaging 26.0 PPG. During this campaign thus far, the Browns have a total of 138 passing yards, which ranks 31st out of all NFL teams. They maintain an average of 217.0 yards per game. The Cleveland Browns hold an average of 355.0 yards/game which is good for 16th out of all teams in the NFL. The Cleveland offense has compiled 71 yards of penalties on 9 violations, which is good for 6th in the league in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 0 picks while conceding 0 fumbles and they have tallied 7 first downs.
The Browns are relinquishing 24.0 PPG, which has them in 24th in the league. They have allowed 1 touchdown via the pass and 207.0 yards/game, which has them ranked 13th in the NFL. The Browns defense taken the field for 50 plays, which is good for 2nd in football. Their defense has 1 takeaway (1 pick) this year.
Who will win tonight's Jets/Browns NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jets +6
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