Fans who bet on NFL games know that the Cleveland Browns are still good for some American football betting if nothing else, for example when they host the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, December 11th at LastEnergy Stadium. Here are the sportsbook odds for the event:
Bengals -4 (-115) 43½ (-110)
Browns +4 (-105) 43½ (-110)
The Cincinnati Bengals (4-7-1) defeated the Eagles 32-14 on Sunday. Andy Dalton threw 23 of 31 for 332 yards with two TD passes. Rex Burkhead had 38 yards on eight carries. Brandon LaFell had 95 yards and one TD on five receptions. Mike ‘Ted’ Nugent kicked 4 of 4 field goals. Vontaze Burfict had 10 tackles and two interceptions. Carlos Dunlap and DeShawn Williams combined for one tackle. The Bengals snapped a three-game losing streak.
The Browns (0-12) did what they do 13-27 against the NY Giants on November 27th. Josh McCown finished 25 of 43 for 322 yards with one TD pass. Isaiah Crowell ran for 44 yards on 16 carries. Terrell Pryor had 131 yards on six receptions. Briean Boddy-Calhoun had four tackles. Corey Lemonier sacked Eli Manning once.
Cinci ranks 7th in passing yards (265.6), 8th in total yards (372.0), 15th in rushing yards (106.4), and 23rd in points (20.4) per game, 14th in points (21.6), 16th in passing yards (251.0), 21st in total yards (365.9), and 22nd in rushing yards (114.9) allowed per game. Dalton is 282 of 439 (64.2%) for 3375 yards with 14 TDs and six picks. Jeremy Hill has run for 677 yards and seven TDs on 170 carries. A.J. Green has 964 yards on 66 catches while LaFell has five receiving TDs. Burfict has 91 combined tackles. Dunlap has seven sacks.
Cleveland ranks 26th in passing (223.7), 27th in rushing yards (90.1), 29th in total yards (313.8), and 31st in points (16.4) per game, and 21st in passing yards (259.4), and 31st in points (29.3), total yards (400.0), and rushing yards (259.4) allowed per game. Crowell has run for 605 yards and five TDs on 145 carries. Pryor has 855 yards and four TDs on 62 catches. Christian Kirksey has 114 combined tackles. Emmanuel Ogbah has three sacks.
Trends for Bengals fans who bet on NFL games: 1-6 against the spread and 1-5-1 straight-up in the last seven games, 0-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last five road games, and 5-1 against the spread and straight-up in the last six games versus the Browns. The total has gone under in four of Cincinnati’s last five road games, and under in four of the Bengals’ last five games versus the Browns.
Trends for Browns fans who bet on NFL games: 0-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last five games, 0-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last five home games, and 1-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last six games versus the Bengals. The total has gone under in four of Cleveland’s last five games, under in four of the Browns’ last five home games, and under in four of the Browns’ last five games versus the Bengals.