Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens-12/22/19, NFL, Odds, Pick, & Prediction

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Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens

Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM (First Energy Stdaium)

Baltimore Ravens -10.0 . Total 48.0

TV: CBS

The Baltimore Ravens are on the road for a battle with the Cleveland Browns.  The Ravens are (12-2), coming off a 42-21 win over the New York Jets.  The Browns are (6-8), after falling to the Arizona Cardinals, 38-24.

In the Ravens win over the Jets, Baltimore was led on offense by quarterback, Lamar Jackson.  Jackson completed 15 of 23 passes for 212 yds and 5 touchdowns, while adding 86 yds rushing.  Seth Roberts contributed 66 yds receiving on 3 receptions and a score.  The Ravens out gained the Jets, 430 to 310. The Ravens out rushed the Jets, 212 to 207 in the game. Baltimore forced 2 turnovers on defense.  

In the Browns loss to the Cardinals, Cleveland was guided on offense by quarterback Baker Mayfield.  Mayfield connected on 30 of 43 pass attempts for 247 yds, while throwing 2 touchdowns and 1 pick.  Nick Chubb registered 127 yds rushing on 17 carries and 1 score.  The Browns were out gained offensively, 445 to 393.  The Browns committed 2 turnovers in the loss, while only forcing 1 turnover.  Cleveland's rush defense did not help their chances of winning, allowing 226 yds rushing to the Cardinals.

Recent Betting Trends:

Ravens are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs the AFC.

Ravens are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.

The over is 5-2 in Ravens last 7 road games.

Browns are 6-22-2 ATS vs a team with a winning record in their last 30 games.

Browns are 17-37-1 ATS in their last 55 games as the underdog.

The under is 7-2 in Browns last 9 games as an underdog.

The Ravens have won 7 of the last 10 matchups in this series.  However, the Browns did hand the Ravens one of their two losses this season, in a 40-25 road win for the Browns.  The Browns have lost 2 of their last 3 games overall.  The Ravens offense have since found their stride, since their mini 2 game losing streak earlier in the year.  The Ravens defense is giving up just over 18 per game, while the Browns are averaging over 21 offensively.  The Browns are going to have a difficult time sustaining consistency on offense.  The Ravens offense is averaging nearly 35 points per game, which ranks 1st in the league.  The Browns just gave up 38 points to the Cardinals, I'll side with the Ravens offense on the road to clinch home field advantage.  Final score prediction, Ravens will win and cover, 31-17. 

Chris’s Pick BAL -10.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.