Will Baldwin stay hot?
The Seattle Seahawks have seen their pass game flourish as of late, with Doug Baldwin seeing improved numbers. Will that continue today against the Cleveland Browns?
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Seattle is the overwhelming favorite in this game, as the Seahawks are getting odds of -14.5 points against the Browns. The over/under total for the game has been set at 42.5 points. These two meet today at 4:05PM ET and the game airs live on FOX.
Despite some tough injuries to skill players, Seattle (8-5, 6-6-1 ATS) seems to have found its groove on offense as of late. The Seahawks have won four straight, scoring 29 points or more in all four wins. One of the players benefiting from that is Baldwin, who is now having a career year in his fifth season with the Seahawks. Baldwin has 61 receptions for 860 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2015. The 11 touchdown catches ranks tied for fourth in the NFL. In this four-game win streak, Baldwin has 23 receptions for 381 yards and eight touchdowns.
In today’s game with Cleveland (3-10, 5-8 ATS), oddsmakers have listed Baldwin with an over/under of 4.5 receptions and 67.5 receiving yards. The Browns come into this game with the 22nd-ranked pass defense, allowing 253.8 yards per game. When it comes to opposing receivers, Cleveland is allowing the sixth-most fantasy points. Cleveland has been beat up for 160 catches for 2,378 yards and 16 TDs to receivers this season. With Jimmy Graham, Thomas Rawls and Marshawn Lynch still out for Seattle, look for more big things from Baldwin in a home game.