Philadelphia Eagles at Cleveland Browns: 11/22/20 NFL Picks and Prediction
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Cleveland Browns (6-3) vs Philadelphia Eagles (3-5-1)
Game Info: Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm (FirstEnergy Stadium)
Betting Odds: Cleveland Browns -3.5 -- Over/Under: 47.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Philadelphia Eagles will travel to FirstEnergy Stadium to take on the Cleveland Browns this Sunday afternoon in NFL action.
The Philadelphia Eagles had their 2-game winning streak snapped and dropped to 3-5-1 on the season after being defeated by the New York Giants, 27-17, this past Sunday. Philadelphia struggled finding the scoreboard against the Giants defense and could not fight back after Wayne Gallman’s 2nd TD run gave the Giants a 21-11 lead early in the 3rd quarter. Philadelphia was outgained by New York by a 382-346 margin and did not force any Giants turnovers in the loss. Leading the way for the Eagles was RB Miles Sanders who had 85 yards on 15 carries.
On the season, Philadelphia is averaging 22.6 ppg on 358.1 total yards per game (235.3 passing yds/g; 122.8 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Philadelphia has been led by RB Miles Sanders who has 519 rushing yards & 3 TD’s on 86 carries. QB Carson Wentz has completed 58.2% of his passes for 2,091 yards (255.2 yds/g), 12 TD, & 12 INT. The top receiving threats for the Eagles have been Travis Fulgham (30 rec, 443 yards, 4 TD), Greg Ward (37 rec, 282 yards, 3 TD), Richard Rodgers (19 rec, 244 yards), and Dallas Goedert (18 rec, 186 yards, TD). Philadelphia did get Alshon Jeffery back last week, but he was on a snap count and still are without DeSean Jackson & Zack Ertz.
Defensively, Philadelphia is allowing their opponents to average 25.8 ppg on 369.8 total yards per game (236.8 passing yds/g; 133.0 rushing yds/g).
The Cleveland Browns improved to 6-3 on the season after defeating the Houston Texans, 10-7, this past Sunday. In a game played in very poor weather conditions, Cleveland was able to hang on to the victory late after a 9-yard TD run by Nick Chubb gave the Browns a 10-0 lead early in the 4th quarter. Cleveland outgained Houston by a 356-243 margin and did not commit a turnover in the loss. Leading the way for the Browns was RB Nick Chubb who had 126 rushing yards & 1 TD on 19 carries.
On the season, Cleveland is averaging 24.0 ppg on 355.2 total yards per game (196.2 passing yds/g; 159.0 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Cleveland has been led by the RB duo of Kareem Hunt (134 att, 633 yards, 3 TD; 21 rec, 141 yards, 4 TD) & Nick Chubb (76 att, 461 yards, 5 TD). QB Backer Mayfield has completed 61.3% of his passes for 1,646 yards (190.2 yds/g), 15 TD, & 7 INT. The top receiving threats for the Browns have been Jarvis Landry (36 rec, 448 yards), Rashard Higgins (15 rec, 225 yards, 2 TD), Austin Hooper (23 rec, 216 yards, TD), and Harrison Bryant (15 rec, 151 yards, 3 TD). The Browns recently loss Odell Beckham Jr (23 rec, 319 yards, 3 TD) for the season due to a knee injury.
Defensively, Cleveland is allowing their opponents to average 27.1 ppg on 375.2 total yards per game (270.3 passing yds/g; 104.9 rushing yds/g).
The Eagles are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the AFC conference. The Browns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games, however, are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Philadelphia couldn’t capitalize in a great opportunity to take solid control of the pitiful NFC East with their lost against the Giants and there is just not way I can trust the turnover happy Carson Wentz on the road against a Cleveland defense that ranked T-8th in takeaways. Cleveland has had trouble putting up points over their last two games, but a large part of that was due to very poor weather conditions and as I expect the Cleveland offense that now has Nick Chubb back to be able to put up points in this one, I think the play here is to take Cleveland to cover. Good Luck!