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BetNow’s Top Preview for Sunday’s Showdown Between Chicago and Cleveland 09/26/2021
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago and Cleveland 09/26/2021 – FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio will play host to the Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon for an exciting week 3 NFL game. The Bears are doing much better in their conference by holding second place below the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North. The Cleveland Browns are in third place, stuck between the Ravens at second and the Bengals at fourth place in the AFC North. Though both teams are heading into week 3 with a score of 1-1, the NFL betting sites pick the Cleveland Browns for a win in this game.
Chicago and Cleveland 09/26/2021
Chicago and Cleveland 09/26/2021
Week 2 of NFL action saw Chicago enjoying their first win of the year last Sunday. The game between the Bears and the Cincinnati Bengals produced a score of 20-17, leaving the Bengals with a loss. Rookie Justin Fields had his moments in the game, leaving fans enamored with the quarterback. In the season opener, the rookie scored a touchdown against the Rams and ran the ball 10 times for 31 yards. However, the rookie is still facing challenges common to a newbie. Andy Dalton, the Red Rifle, also contributed heavily, completing 9 of 11 passes for 56 yards with one touchdown.
Players to watch: A. Dalton QB (GP 2, CMP 36, ATT 49, CMP% 73.5, YDS 262, AVG 5.3, YDS/G 150, LNG 19, TD 1, INT 1, SACK 4, SYL 36, RTG 83.9), D. Montgomery RB (GP 2, ATT 36, YDS 169, AVG 4.7, LNG 41, BIG 1, TD 1, YDS/G 84.5, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 9), D. Mooney WR (GP 2, REC 11, TGTS 15, YDS 92, AVG 8.4, TD 0, LNG 21, BIG 1, YDS/G 46, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 11, FD 5).
The last game for the Browns was fruitful when they defeated the Houston Texans 31-21 in week 2. QB Baker Reagan Mayfield was spectacular in his form as he completed 19 of his 21 passes against Houston with one touchdown. In week 1 of the NFL, the quarterback also threw for 321 yards in passing play against Kansas City. On the ground, Nick Chubb has covered the most distance for Cleveland with 95 yards with 11 carries and a single score. Chubb has also been nominated for NFL’s Ground Player of the week. Running back Demetric Felton led the way in receiving with a score on two catches covering 51 yards.
Players to watch: B. Mayfield QB (GP 2, CMP 40, ATT 49, CMP% 81.6, YDS 534, AVG 10.9, YDS/G 281, LNG 45, TD 1, INT 2, SACK 4, SYL 31, RTG 101.9), N. Chubb RB (GP 2, ATT 26, YDS 178, AVG 6.8, LNG 26, BIG 2, TD 3, YDS/G 89, FUM 1, LST 1, FD 9), D. Njoku TE (GP 2, REC 5, TGTS 8, YDS 94, AVG 18.8, TD 0, LNG 43, BIG 2, YDS/G 47, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 35, FD 3).
Chicago and Cleveland Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
Chicago and Cleveland Betting Picks
What the Browns lack in strategy against the Bears, they make up for it in their running game. With Nick Chubbs in their team, they might have the best running game in the NFL as of now. What they’ll have to look out for is the Bears’ defense which is their key factor. NFL betting experts are predicting a win for the Cleveland Browns with a score of 21-10.