Bet The Chargers Vs BrownsNoah Williams
The Cleveland Browns are running out of time to win their first game of the season. This weekend they will try to get it done when they host the San Diego Chargers. The Week 16 NFL San Diego vs Cleveland odds favor the Chargers by 5.5-points. Kick-off is this Saturday, December 24th at 1:00 PM ET on CBS from the FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio.
San Diego Chargers Vs Cleveland Browns Spread & ATS Pick
What: San Diego Chargers (5-9) at Cleveland Browns (0-14)
When: Saturday, December 24, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
Where: Cleveland, OH
Stadium: FirstEnergy Stadium
Spread: Chargers -5.5
Moneyline: San Diego -235 vs Cleveland +195
Game Total: 43.5
Stream: CBS Sports
Listen: San Diego vs Cleveland
Why Bet The San Diego Chargers To Beat The Browns
The Chargers have lost their last three games in a row, including a 19-16 home loss to the Oakland Raiders last week. They are 5-9 SU and 7-7 ATS this season. They average 26.0 points per game (5th) and allow 26.1 points per game (29th).
San Diego averages 257.6 passing yards per game (8th). QB Philip Rivers (3795 yards, 29 TDs & 18 INTs) leads the NFL in interceptions thrown. WR Tyrell Williams (59 rec, 925 yards, 6 TDs) and Dontrelle Inman (51 rec, 715 yards, 4 TDs) are the two most dynamic players in this offense. The Chargers average 96.2 rushing yards per game (26th). With RB Melvin Gordon (254 car, 997 yards, 10 TDs) out for the rest of the season, Kenneth Farrow (51 car, 164 yards, 0 TDs) is the number one ball carrier for the San Diego.
The Chargers have the 18th-ranked total defense in the NFL. They allow 257.0 passing yards per game (22nd) and 95.7 rushing yards per game (9th). San Diego has recorded 25 sacks this season (27th). Korey Toomer leads the defense with 70 tackles and rookie Joey Bosa has 7.5 sacks.
Why Bet The Cleveland Browns To Beat The Chargers
The Browns continued their historic run with a 33-13 loss to the Buffalo Bills last week. They are 0-14 SU and 2-12 ATS this season. They average 15.7 points per game (31st) and allow 29.1 points per game (21st).
Cleveland averages 209.4 passing yards per game (28th). QB Robert Griffin III (490 yards, 0 TDs & 2 INTs) completed 17 of 28 passes for 196 yards against the Bills last week. He hasn’t thrown a touchdown pass but has recorded two rushing TDs since he returned to the starting job.
"I think there was some improvement," Browns head coach Hue Jackson said of RGIII. "There were some things I thought he did much better than the first time he played. Hopefully, there will be another jump this game."
WR Terrelle Pryor Sr. (67 rec, 877 yards, 4 TDs) is the leading receiver on the team and will be a free agent next season. The Browns average 96.8 rushing yards per game (25th). RB Isaiah Crowell (163 car, 746 yards, 5 TDs) was not effective against the Bills last week. He ran only 28 yards on eight carries.
The Browns have the 31st-ranked total defense in the NFL. They allow 245.0 passing yards per game (15th) and 155.7 rushing yards per game (31st). Cleveland has sacked opposite quarterbacks only 22 times this season (32nd). Christian Kirksey has 126 tackles and Emmanuel Ogbah has 5.5 sacks.
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- San Diego is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- San Diego is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
- San Diego is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
- San Diego is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
- San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
- Cleveland is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
- Cleveland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Expert ATS Pick & Final Score Prediction
There is no reason to trst the Browns with you hard earned money. They will go winless this season to prove me right.
My final score prediction is San Diego 27, Cleveland 19.