The Cleveland Browns are living up to their franchise reputation by missing out on the playoffs once again. Nonetheless, their meeting with the NY Giants on Sunday, November 27th at FirstEnergy Stadium still provides an opportunity for some NFL gambling. These are the online sportsbook odds for the NFL betting public:
Giants -7 (-105) 44 (-110) -290
Browns +7 (-115) 44 (-110) +230
The Giants (7-3) beat the Chicago Bears 22-16 on Sunday. Eli Manning finished 21 of 36 for 227 yards with two TDs. Rashad Jennings ran for 85 yards and one TD on 21 carries. Sterling Shepard had 50 yards and one TD on five receptions. Robbie Gould kicked 1 of 1 field goals. Landon Collins had six tackles and one interception. Jason Pierre-Paul had 2½ sacks. The Giants have won five games in a row.
The Browns (11-0) fell 9-24 to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Cody Kessler threw 7 of 14 for 128 yards, while Josh McCown threw a TD pass to Gary Barnidge, and ran for 11 yards on two carries, and lost a fumble. Terrelle Pryor had 97 yards on five receptions. Cody Parkey made 1 of 1 field goals. Christian Kirksey had six tackles.
The Giants rank 9th in passing yards (262.9), 20th in total yards (339.9), 23rd in points (20.4), and 31st in rushing yards (77.0) per game, and 8th in rushing yards (92.2), 11th in points (20.0), 16th in total yards (354.9), and 20th in passing yards (262.7) allowed per game. Brother Eli is 246 of 386 (63.7%) for 2708 yards with 17 TDs and 10 picks. Jennings has run for 340 yards and two TDs on 100 carries. Odell Beckham has 819 yards and six TDs on 59 catches. Collins has 66 combined tackles and five interceptions. Pierre-Paul has four sacks.
Cleveland ranks 25th in rushing yards (93.0), 27th in passing yards (218.1), 29th in total yards (311.1), and 30th in points (16.7) per game, and 22nd in passing yards (265.5), and 31st in points (29.5), total yards (409.5), and rushing yards (265.5) allowed per game. McCown is 65 of 122 (53.3%) for 778 yards with five TDs and six picks. Isaiah Crowell has run for 561 yards and five TDs on 129 carries. Pryor has 724 yards and four TDs on 56 catches. Kirksey has 103 combined tackles. Emmanuel Ogbah has three sacks. Joe Haden has intercepted three passes.
NFL gambling trends for the Giants include the following: 4-1 against the spread in the last five games, 4-6-2 against the spread in the last 12 games, 5-0 straight-up in the last five games, and 1-2-2 against the spread in the last five road games. The total has gone under in five of the NY Giants' last seven games, and under in four of the Giants’ last five road games.
NFL gambling trends for the Browns include the following: 0-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last five games, and 0-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last five home games. The total has gone under in six of Cleveland's last eight home games.