Baltimore Ravens vs Cleveland Browns News & Picks
Baltimore Ravens vs Cleveland Browns Odds
|Baltimore Ravens||+2½ -110||42 -110o||+115|
|Cleveland Browns||-2½ -110||42 -110u||-135|
**Odds as of 12/06**
The division-leading Baltimore Ravens (8-4) head to Cleveland to take on the Browns (6-6) for a Week 14 AFC North battle at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Ravens were a Sunday-night loser, 20-19, at Pittsburgh, eschewing an extra point in the closing seconds before failing on a two-point conversion. The Browns will be well-rested coming off their bye week. Live NFL odds opened with Cleveland at -2½, with the point total at 42½,
Both teams are 5-7 against the spread.
The Ravens continue to battle their way through a plethora of injuries, the latest a season-ender to corner Marlon Humphrey. The offense has struggled to move the ball the last four games, averaging just 15.3 points, while Lamar Jackson has tossed eight interceptions over that span.
Baltimore’s last four games have gone under, not surprising given the offensive woes and a strong stand from the defense. The Ravens have allowed an average of 16.3 points, including 10 to Cleveland the last time they played one another a couple of weeks ago. That was a 16-10 Raven win, despite four Jackson picks.
A scheduling quick finds the Browns playing two consecutive games Baltimore, with that bye thrown in.
Baltimore’s defense has held opponents to 20.9 points per game and a second-ranked 84.2 yards on the ground.
The Cleveland Browns, at .500, are eying the rest of the division ahead of them in the AFC North. The offense hasn’t topped 13 points in their last three games averaging a pitiful 10 points. Baker Mayfield has been picked off three times over that span, while the rushing attack was bottled up for 40 yards against the Ravens.
The defense is holding opponents to a solid 315.6 yards (3rd), 210 yards through the air (7th) while snagging 14 turnovers on the year (15th). In their last two games, the defense has allowed just 26 points.
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