Teams trending in opposite directions meet on Monday Night Football when the Baltimore Ravens visit the Cleveland Browns. The Browns (9-3) have won four in a row and have moved into second place in the AFC North standings. The Ravens (7-5), meanwhile, are 1-3 over the past four games and will have to fight to make the NFL playoff bracket. Baltimore is 6-5 against the spread this season, while Cleveland is 5-7.
Kickoff from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland is set for 8:15 p.m. ET. The Ravens are three-point favorites in the latest Ravens vs. Browns odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while the over-under is 45.5. Before making any Browns vs. Ravens picks, check out the NFL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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- Ravens vs. Browns spread: Ravens -3
- Ravens vs. Browns over-under: 45.5 points
- Ravens vs. Browns money line: Ravens -170, Browns +150
- BAL: Has registered 28 sacks for 214 yards
- CLE: Is tied for fourth in turnover differential at plus-7
Why the Ravens can cover
Baltimore has a three-pronged rushing attack led by quarterback Lamar Jackson and running backs Gus Edwards and J.K. Dobbins. The three have combined for more than 1,500 yards. In his last appearance at Cleveland, Edwards rushed for 66 yards, and he's now looking for his third game in a row against a division foe with a rushing touchdown. Edwards has also rushed for a touchdown in three of his past four road games.
Dobbins also had a big game against the Dallas Cowboys, rushing for 71 yards and a touchdown. He is looking for his third game in a row with 70 or more rushing yards and a rushing TD. He had a career-high two rushing touchdowns in the Week 1 meeting against the Browns. For the season, Dobbins has carried 83 times for 451 yards and four touchdowns. He has four explosive plays and converted 23 first downs.
Why the Browns can cover
Cleveland has a one-two punch at running back with a pair of formidable backs. Despite playing in just eight games, Nick Chubb leads the team in rushing with 799 yards on 133 carries and seven touchdowns.
For his career, Chubb has carried the rock 623 times for 3,289 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also has caught 63 passes for 502 yards and two TDs.
Also leading the ground game is Kareem Hunt, who has carried the ball 171 times for 739 yards and four touchdowns. His best game was a two-touchdown performance at Dallas on Oct. 4, when he had 11 carries for 71 yards. He also rushed for 104 yards against the Houston Texans on Nov. 15.
How to make Ravens vs. Browns picks
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