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Browns are a Red-Hot OVER Bet

The Cleveland Browns aren’t a notoriously good bet, however that’s a trend that appears to be reversing itself. Cleveland may just be 2-4 SU but have covered in four of those games. The OVER has also gone a perfect 6-0 when the Browns take the field, making them the top OVER team in the league.

Shark Bites
  • The Browns are 1-3 SU and ATS in their last four games against the Rams.
  • The Rams are 8-1 SU and ATS in their last nine games as home favorites in October.
  • The Rams are 6-2 SU in their last eight games after the bye at home.

The St. Louis Rams have the task of taking on the Browns in Week 7. St. Louis has been solid on defense (10th in the NFL) but own the worst offense in the entire league heading into the contest. The Rams have mustered up just 16.8 points per game in five matchups.

Since turning back to veteran signal caller Josh McCown, the Browns have looked fairly solid. McCown has eight touchdowns and 1,416 passing yards while tossing three interceptions in five appearances.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening betting line for this matchup, the St. Louis Rams sat as -4.5-point favorites at shops such as BetOnline. The total, has been pegged by the odds makers at GTbets.eu at 42.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rams to win this game on Sunday 26-19. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Cleveland Browns vs St. Louis Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Rams currently sport a record of 2-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-3 ATS. The Cleveland Browns are 2-4 and 3-2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the St. Louis Rams post a 2-3 over under record this season, while the Cleveland Browns have gone 6-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Cleveland injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 18-rated St. Louis Rams and the No. 25-ranked Cleveland Browns, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the St. Louis Rams No. 31-ranked offense (16.8 PPG) against a Cleveland Browns defense that ranks No. 23 at 26.33 PPG. The Rams passing attack has averaged 183.2 yards per game, less than the Browns give up through the air (257.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Cleveland Browns own the league's No. 27-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 142 yards per game when on the road. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 32 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland lost its last outing 26-23 against Denver on Sunday, getting a 117-yard receiving performance from Travis Benjamin in a losing cause at FirstEnergy Stadium.

 

Todd Gurley went over the 100-yard mark (159) in his team's latest effort, but Green Bay still defeated St. Louis by a score of 24-10.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • St. Louis is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Arizona, Sunday, November 1st
St. Louis home to San Francisco, Sunday, November 1st

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