Browns vs. Bears Total Pick
Will Sunday's Week 16 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears live up to expectations and turn into a low-scoring affair at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Matchup: Browns (0-14) at Bears (4-10)
TV: CBS, 1:00 p.m. ET
Line: Bears -6.5
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 38 points after hitting the board at 38.5 points. The Bears, meanwhile, are 6.5-point home favorites to beat the Browns, who opened as a 7-point underdog.
PUBLIC BETTING: As of this writing, 56% of public bettors are on the Browns to cover the spread and somewhat surprisingly, 87% of the money is also on Cleveland.
INJURY REPORT: For the Browns, Emmanuel Ogbah (foot), Jamie Collins (knee), and Joe Thomas (triceps) are all out for the season. On the other side, Pernell McPhee (shoulder), Kyle Long (shoulder), and Zach Miller (knee) are all out for the year. Josh Sitton (ankle) and Adrian Amos (hamstring) are also questionable for the Bears.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is a perfect 7-0 in the Browns' last seven games following a double-digit loss at home, is 12-2 in their last 14 games on grass, and is 14-3 in their last 17 games played in Week 16. The under has also gone 37-13-3 in Cleveland's last 53 games played in the month of December, is 12-4 in its last 16 games after allowing more than 350 total yards in its previous games, and is 12-5 in its last 17 games following an ATS loss.
On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Bears' last four games overall, is 7-1 in their last eight games after scoring less than 15 points in their previous game, and is 5-2 in their last seven home games.
NFL WEEK 16 OVER/UNDER PREDICTION: BROWNS/BEARS UNDER 38