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Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans NFL Football Betting Odds

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Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans NFL Betting Odds

An interesting NFL football betting matchup is set for this weekend’s lineup in the Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans pairing. The Browns have a lot to prove as they’ve consistently been labeled as the worst team in the NFL. But with Baker Mayfield calling the shots, the Browns look like a new team. The Texans on the other hand, are firmly focused on extending their current 8-game winning streak in order to lock down the AFC South. So what kind of matchup are the NFL sportsbook odds predicting for this Week 13 pairing?

Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans – Sunday, December 2nd      

When: 1:00 pm ET

Where: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas

TV: CBS

Stream: CBS Sports, NFL Game Pass

NFL Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Browns +5½ (-110) 47 (-110)   +207
Texans -5½ (-110) 47 (-110) -250
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Cleveland Browns        

The Browns step into this Sunday’s matchup sporting a 4-6-1 record that ranks them dead last in the AFC North. Considering they failed to win a single game this season, 2018 has been a solid turnaround for the organization. Although their head coach got fired, Cleveland has won their last 2 games defiantly. With that in mind, it’s safe to say that this organization is rebuilding successfully – finally. As for this Sunday’s matchup, the odds aren’t giving Cleveland much of a shot against the red hot Texans. Looking over the stats, it’s clear that Cleveland will be at a disadvantage this weekend. Right now Cleveland is scoring 23.0 per game, which isn’t too far from the 24.8 figure that Houston delivers. However, Cleveland’s defense is more susceptible than the Texans since the Browns give up 25.7 while the Texans only give up 20.2.

Players to Watch: Baker Mayfield (2,242 passing yards, 17 TD, 7 INT), Nick Chubb (663 rushing yards, 6 TD, 0 F), and Jarvis Landry (630 receiving yards, 2 TD, 60 REC).  

Houston Texans

The Texans enter this weekend’s matchup sporting an 8-3 record. There’s no question that Houston is one of the hottest teams in the league right now with their 8-game winning streak. Considering that the season only has 16-games, winning 8 of them consecutively is a pretty big deal. Especially since Houston kicked the season off with three straight losses. The only question is how high is the ceiling for this team. Sure they can kick butt during the regular season, but how will they measure up against the Chiefs or Patriots come January?

Players to Watch: Deshaun Watson (2,807 passing yards, 20 TD, 9 INT), Lamar Miller (773 rushing yards, 3 TD, 0 F), and DeAndre Hopkins (1,024 receiving yards, 8 TD, 73 REC).

Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Cleveland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 8 games when playing Cleveland
  • Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cleveland
  • Houston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans Betting Picks

So which side should cell phone betting fans take in Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans matchup? All things considered, Houston is the only way to bet here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 27-24 Houston.

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