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Surging Giants Aim to Extend Browns' Misery with Sixth Straight Win

The red-hot New York Giants shoot for a sixth straight victory, and their second outright win of the year as road underdogs, when they take on the winless Cleveland Browns on Sunday in an NFL Week 12 matchup at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in four of the Browns' last five games at home against teams with winning records.
  • The Browns are 0-7 ATS in their last seven games after losing the previous game in a matchup.
  • The Giants are 8-2 SU and ATS in their last 10 games on the road after consecutive home games.

The Giants improved their record to 7-2 with last weekend's narrow 22-16 win over Chicago, but failed to cover as 7-point chalk, ending a five-game unbeaten stretch against the spread. New York is unbeaten in seven when favored by seven or more, but has struggled at the sportsbooks, covering in just three of those contests.

The Browns are coming off another devastating loss last weekend, this time to Pittsburgh, which handed them a 24-9 pounding as 8-point road chalk. Cleveland has now lost 14 straight SU, covering in just three of those contests, and has tallied 10 or fewer points in each of its past three.

The Giants have been favored by 7.5 or more points in three of their past four against Cleveland. New York won and covered in two of those contests, but suffered a 35-14 defeat as 8-point chalk in its last visit to Cleveland eight years ago.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds at sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Cleveland Browns pegged as 6.5-point underdogs in this betting matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 45.

A 29-14 result in favor of the Giants is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

New York Giants vs Cleveland Browns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Cleveland Browns are 0-11 overall and 2-9 ATS against the spread, while the Giants are 7-3 and 4-4-2 ATS. As for the totals, Cleveland is 6-5 on the OU, and New York is 3-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs New York injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 31-rated Cleveland Browns and the No. 19-rated New York Giants in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Cleveland Browns No. 30-ranked offense (16.73 PPG) against a New York Giants defense that ranks No. 11 at 20 PPG. The Browns passing attack has averaged 218.09 yards per game, less than the Giants give up through the air (262.9 YPG on average).

Defensively, the New York Giants feature the league's No. 16-rated road run defense, allowing 106.5 yards per game. The Cleveland Browns, meanwhile, ranks No. 32 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Eli Manning threw a pair of TD passes in New York's last match, defeating Chicago 22-16 in Week 11 action on Sunday.

Betting Trends
  • NY Giants is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Giants is 4-6-2 ATS in its last 12 games
  • NY Giants is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Giants's last 7 games
  • Cleveland is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Cleveland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Pittsburgh, Sunday, December 4th
Cleveland home to Cincinnati, Sunday, December 11th

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