Tennessee Titans vs Cleveland Browns Prediction, 9/24/2023 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 3
Game: Tennessee Titans vs Cleveland Browns
Date: Sunday, September 24, 2023
Location: Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Browns (-4.5)
The Cleveland Browns (1-1) will try to defeat the Tennessee Titans (1-1) at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday. Tennessee opens this game as 4.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 41.5.
The Tennessee Titans head into this game 1-1 this season. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Titans went up against the Chargers and went home with a win by a final score of 27-24. Ryan Tannehill connected on 20/24 with 246 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 123.3 and finished the game with no picks. Derrick Henry led the offense in rushing for the Titans with 25 carries for 80 yards (3.2 yards per carry). Treylon Burks had an average of 25.3 yds per catch by accounting for 76 yards on 3 receptions. The Tennessee Titans ran the ball 34 different times and accumulated 141 yards, which had them averaging 4.1 yds per attempt. Overall, they ran 63 plays which gave them a total of 341 yards. Tennessee gave up 27 completions on 41 tries for 281 yds, and a completion percentage of 65.9%. When it came to stopping the run, the Titans gave up 61 yds on 21 attempts, which is an average of 2.9 yards per rush surrendered.
The Titans have tallied 626 total yards for the year. Tennessee has earned 17 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 13 infractions for 90 yds. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Tennessee has amassed 1 touchdown in the air and 2 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the ball 3 different times (3 interceptions and 0 fumbles lost). As a team they hold an average of 122.5 yards on the ground which has them sitting 11th in the National Football League. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Tennessee Titans have an average of 21.0 PPG.
In terms of passing yardage, the Titans have given up 563 yards which has them ranked 28th in the league. They have given up 281.5 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.6%. Overall, they have given up 346.5 yards per contest putting them at 20th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.7 yards per running attempt and 65.0 rushing yards per contest this season. For the season, they have allowed 130 running yards through 2 games. The Titans are sitting in 11th in the NFL in relation to team defense, conceding 20.0 PPG.
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The Browns step onto the field holding a record of 1-1 this season. When they last took the field, the Browns took a loss by a score of 26-22 against the Steelers. Jerome Ford ran the ball 16 times for 106 yds, ending the game with 6.6 yds per attempt for Cleveland. Amari Cooper was the top contributor in the passing game for the Browns, catching 7 footballs for 90 yds (12.9 yds per catch). Deshaun Watson (1 touchdown) finished the game with 235 yards on 22/40 through the air while his quarterback rate was 70.3. He threw 1 pick and his avg yards per attempt was 5.9 yards. Cleveland allowed 21 run attempts for 55 yards (2.6 yds per carry). The Browns passing defense conceded a completion rate of 50.0%, relinquishing 200 yds on 15 for 30 passing. The Browns finished with 408 yards and they ran 81 plays (5.0 yds per play). Cleveland ran the ball for 5.7 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 198 yards on 35 carries.
The Cleveland Browns are averaging 379.0 yards per contest which ranks them 6th in football. They have an average of 202.0 run yards per game and have rushed for 404 yards for this season. They have tossed 2 interceptions while losing 4 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 21 1st downs. The Cleveland offense has racked up 124 penalty yds on 13 infractions, which is 12th in the league in terms of making mistakes. During the season thus far, the Browns have compiled 354 yards through the air along with an average of 177.0 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 26th out of all NFL teams. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Browns are 17th in football with 23.0 PPG.
The Browns are allowing 14.5 points per game, which has them sitting 2nd in the league. They have given up 1 touchdown via the pass as well as 133.5 yards/game, which has them ranked 2nd in football. Cleveland has yielded a total of 130 rushing yards (65.0 yards/game) and 0 touchdowns by ground for the year. The Browns defense has taken part in 107 plays, which is 3rd in the NFL. They have tallied 2 takeaways (1 fumble recovery and 1 interception) for the season. This year, they have surrendered 29 total points.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Browns NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Browns -4.5
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