Ravens vs. Browns Total Prediction

Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns, 10/4/18 Predictions & Odds

AFC North rivals square off in Cleveland on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. ET when the Browns host the Baltimore Ravens. Will the game turn into a defensive struggle or can the two teams light up the scoreboard?

Game Snapshot

451 Baltimore Ravens at 452 Cleveland Browns

1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, October 7

FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Ravens are 3-point favorites to beat the Browns. The total, meanwhile, sits at 45.5 points. As of this writing, 64% of the public betting tickets are on the Ravens to cover the point spread.

Baltimore Ravens

NFL.com's Tom Pelissero reports Alex Collins' (knee) absence from Thursday's practice was "precautionary." Per Pelissero, the Ravens want Collins "ready to rip" against the Browns. Collins was downgraded from limited to DNP on Thursday, which usually signals an absence. If Collins does indeed suit up, he will find himself on the RB2/3 borderline thanks to his fumbling issues and Buck Allen's goal-line work.

Cleveland Browns

According to ESPN's Tony Grossi, Tyrod Taylor has not asked for a trade. At least not yet. Taylor acknowledged the possibility of being dealt prior to the October 30 trade deadline, but it doesn't sound like an opportunity he's actively pursuing. "There’s nothing to be angry about," said Taylor when asked about being benched for No. 1 pick Baker Mayfield. "Right now, I’m focusing on getting healthy and continue to keep getting better and what I can do for the team, and that’ll do it." Despite being passed over on the QB depth chart, coach Hue Jackson insists Taylor "isn't going anywhere." Headed for free agency after this season, the 29-year-old will surely be playing elsewhere in 2019.

NFL Betting Trends


The under is 4-1 in the Dolphins’ last five games played against an opponent with a winning record.


The under is 16-5 in the Browns’ last 21 home games.


The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Cleveland and I like Sunday to be relatively high-scoring as well. Under Baker Mayfield, this Browns offense has some life and after a hot start, Cleveland’s defense took one on the chin a week ago in Oakland. After some heavy traveling last week and forced to play overtime, I’m also banking on the Browns defense wearing down in the second half and the Ravens taking advantage.


NFL Week 5 Prediction: Ravens/Browns over 45.5


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