Week 13 NFL Betting Predictions – Cleveland vs BuffaloNoah Williams
Two teams that haven’t been in the playoffs in a long time are fighting for an AFC wild card spot this weekend when Brian Hoyer, the recently returned Josh Gordon and the 7-4 Cleveland Browns visit Kyle Orton, Sammy Watkins and the 6-5 Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
The home town Bills are 2.5 point favorites over the visiting Browns, and the game total is at 41 points.
NFL action returns to Ralph Wilson Stadium after last week’s Bills home game had to be moved to Detroit due to an estimated 220,000 tons of snow being dumped inside the stadium.
— Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) November 26, 2014
Matchup: Cleveland Browns vs Buffalo Bills
Date: Nov. 30, 2014
Start Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Buffalo, New York
Stadium: Ralph Wilson Stadium
TV Info: CBS
Radio: Cleveland Vs Buffalo
Point Spread: Bills -2.5
Game Total: 41
Analyzing My Browns Vs. Bills Week 13 NFL Predictions
The Cleveland Browns beat the Atlanta Falcons 26-24 last week and climbed to a 7-4 record, but currently sit at the bottom of the AFC North division, where every team is above .500. The Browns have the 10th best total offense in the NFL, averaging 366.9 yards per game, but 16th in point scored with 22.0 PPG. QB Brian Hoyer has thrown 2864 yards, 11 TDs & 8 INTs with an 82.3 passer rating. WR Andrew Hawkins leads the team with 50 receptions and 694 yards & 2 TDs. Throw in a fres WR Josh Gordon who had eight catches for 120 yards on his comeback game against the Falcons last weekend. RB Isaiah Crowell ran for 88 yards & 2 TDs against Atlanta, and now has a total of 446 yards and 7 TDs.
Browns teammates said Josh Gordon needed to "find himself" http://t.co/rBursf4kvK
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 27, 2014
The Browns defense is 9th against the pass but fourth worst stopping the run. They have forced 20 takeaways this season (15 INTs & 5 Fumbles).
Last week the Bills couldn’t play at their stadium because of the snow storm that attacked Buffalo, but the team already said they will play at home this weekend.
The Buffalo Bills have a 6-5 record and are third in the AFC East division after beating the NY Jets 38-3 on Monday Night Football at Ford Field. They have the 24th ranked total offense in the NFL averaging 322.9 yards and 21.6 points per game. The Bills have the 20th best passing offense led by QB Kyle Orton, who has thrown 1810 yards, 12 TDs & 3 INTs with a 96.2 passer rating. Rookie WR Sammy Watkins has 684 yards and 5 TDs, along WR Robert Woods, who has 479 yards & 3 TDs. Buffalo has the 23rd best running offense with RB Anthony Dixon carrying the ball 80 times with 332 yards, 1 TD.
— NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) November 25, 2014
Buffalo’s defense is an underrated unit that leads the NFL with 46 sacks; seven recorded against the NY Jets on Monday. They have the 4th total defense in the league allowing 312.2 yards and 18.8 points per game. The Bills have forced 22 turnovers this season (13 INTs & 9 Fumbles), tied with San Francisco as third best, only behind Green Bay and Houston.
The Browns are 6-4-1 ATS this season, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a winning home record, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, and 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog.
The Bills are 5-6 ATS, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. AFC, 10-24-2 ATS in their last 36 home games vs. a team with a winning road record, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games, and 9-25-1 ATS in their last 35 games following a SU win.