Point spread favors Giants in battle with Browns

Cleveland BrownsNew York Giants
Oct 7, 1:00 PM | Turf of MetLife Stadium

Cleveland Browns vs New York Giants Odds


The Cleveland Browns will be looking for their first win of the season when they visit the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.

Cleveland has lost 10 straight games, but is a solid 7-2-1 ATS over that stretch and they are 5-0-1 ATS in their past six road games.

They have also dominated as an underdog, going 6-1-1 ATS in their past 8 games in this role. The Giants, meanwhile, are just 2-6-1 ATS in their past 9 games as a favorite.

The total has gone UNDER in five of Cleveland’s last six games and in five of New York’s last six games as well.

View Cleveland vs NY Giants Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The point spread was settled in at 13 favoring the host Giants earlier in the week, according to The over under line was hovering around 44, with movement expected during the week at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Giants sit at No. 12 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Browns are at No. 27 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Giants will win this game 30-17.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 9-ranked offense (27.8 PPG) against a Browns defense that ranks No. 20 at 24.5 PPG. The Giants passing attack has averaged 321.5 yards per game, more than the Browns give up through the air (286 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Browns own the league's No. 14-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 90.5 yards per game when on the road. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 20 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 23-16 loser as they battled the Ravens on the road. The Browns covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Brandon Weeden's 320-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Baltimore earned a 23-16 win over Cleveland on Thursday at M&T Bank Stadium.

In their last action, New York was a 19-17 loser on the road against the Eagles. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (36) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last game, New York's aerial attack generated 309 yards but it was the Eagles coming away with a 19-17 victory over New York at Lincoln Financial Field.

Cleveland Browns Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the division are 2-8

New York Giants Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 7-3

A few Browns at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cleveland's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Giants last 6 games
NY Giants are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Giants last 5 games at home
NY Giants are 3-6-1 ATS in their last 10 games at home

Next up:
Cleveland home to Cincinnati, Sunday, October 14
NY Giants at San Francisco, Sunday, October 14