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Cleveland has been consistently hopeless on the road

The Cleveland Browns are 0-16 SU and 3-12-1 ATS in their last 16 games on the road. That road misery is likely to continue this Sunday against Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions.

SHARK BITES
  • The Lions are 7-1 SU in their last eight games against the Browns.
  • The Browns are 1-5 ATS in their last six games in the early afternoon.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of the Browns’ last 15 games as underdog.

The Browns have just one win since December 13, 2015, compiling a 1-26 SU and 6-20-1 ATS record over their last 27 games. Cleveland ranks 31st in the NFL in points scored with 14.9 per game and 28th in points allowed with 25.3 per game, losing their games this year by an average margin of over 10 points per game. Browns backers haven’t been given much reason to believe that things will get better any time soon.

Detroit snapped an 0-3 SU and ATS slump with a 30-17 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football. Stafford passed for 361 yards and two touchdowns in the win, his third straight game with at least 312 passing yards. In their last 15 games as a home favorite, the Lions are 12-3 SU and 8-7 ATS. The Lions lost their only game as a home favorite this season in a 27-24 setback to Carolina.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors who were going with the Detroit Lions in this one found them listed as 9.5-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Fans betting on totals have seen that number set earlier in the week at 41 for Sunday.

OddsShark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 30-14 victory for the Lions. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Cleveland Browns vs Detroit Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Lions sport a record of 4-4 and 4-4 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Cleveland Browns sit at 0-8 and 2-6 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER totals records are 5-3 for the Lions and 3-5 for the Browns. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Lions sit at No. 18 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Browns are at No. 30 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 25.75 PPG, against a Browns defense that ranks No. 28 this week at 25.25 PPG. The Lions aerial game is averaging 256 yards per game, more than the Browns secondary allows through the air, 229.25 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Browns feature the league's No. 18-rated road run defense, allowing 117 yards per game. The Lions, meanwhile, rank No. 32 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Browns suffered a Week 8 loss against Minnesota in their last game, falling 33-16 at Twickenham Stadium.

In their last game, Detroit's aerial attack generated 361 yards and the Lions came away with a 30-17 victory over Green Bay at Lambeau Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Cleveland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 16 games
  • Cleveland is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Jacksonville, Sunday, November 19
Detroit at Chicago, Sunday, November 19

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