The Cleveland Browns (2-4, 1-1 Away) will be out to halt their losing streak when they head to face the Baltimore Ravens (3-3, 1-2 Home) at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday. The Ravens are 6.5-point favorites, and the total is 45.5. Cleveland is coming off a deflating 38-15 loss at the hands of the New England Patriots at FirstEnergy Stadium last Sunday, their third consecutive defeat. Jacoby Brissett was 21 of 45 for 266 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions.
Nick Chubb ran 12 times for 56 yards. Donovan Peoples-Jones caught four passes for 74 yards. Baltimore lost 24-20 to the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium last Sunday. Lamar Jackson threw for 210 yards, a touchdown, and an interception. Kenyan Drake carried 10 times for 119 yards and a touchdown. Mark Andrews also scored once. He was targeted 11 times, hauling in seven receptions for 106 yards.
The teams split their two meetings last season, the last of which was a 24-22 win for the Browns in December. Baker Mayfield threw two touchdowns for Cleveland.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Browns are averaging 24.7 points per game for the season, seventh in the NFL, and they are facing a Ravens defense that has surrendered 23.5 PPG (20th). Meanwhile, Baltimore has scored 26.3 points a game this season, fifth in the league, and Cleveland is allowing 27.2 PPG (30th).
The Browns rank as the league’s top team in rushing yards per game (172.0, 1st), while they are 23rd in passing yards (221.0). The Ravens are 27th in passing yards allowed per game (283.7) and seventh against the run (103.8).Baltimore is 25th in the league in passing yards per game (212.8) and sixth in rushing (155.7), while the Browns are allowing 240.3 passing yards (17th) and 131.5 rushing yards per game (24th).
Through six games, Jacoby Brissett has thrown for six touchdowns (5 INT) and 221.0 yards per game to lead Cleveland in passing. In two away games this season, he has one TD (1 INT) and an average of 190.5 yards passing.
Nick Chubb leads the team in rushing with an average of 108.2 yards a game over six games. He has seven touchdowns on the ground. Amari Cooper is the Browns’ leading receiver with 58.0 yards a game and four TDs. He is averaging 5.2 receptions on 9.2 targets per game.
Lamar Jackson has 13 passing touchdowns (6 INT) with 212.8 yards per game through six games to lead Baltimore. In three home games this season, he has thrown for five TDs (3 INT) and an average of 212.0 yards. Lamar Jackson also leads the team in rushing with an average of 75.2 yards per game. He has two touchdowns on the ground.
Mark Andrews has been the primary target in the Ravens’ aerial attack. He has five touchdowns and a 75.8 yard per game average through six appearances. Mark Andrews is averaging 9.5 targets per game (6.5 receptions).
SportsTips’ NFL Pick:
Cleveland Browns (+220)
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