Is OBJ on the trading block again? We discuss that and more in our NFL Week 9 betting picks. The Cleveland Browns will be trying to bounce back from their loss to Pittsburgh when they face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday afternoon. The game will be played at Paul Brown Stadium and is scheduled to begin at 1 PM. ET.
Cleveland Browns Analysis:
The Browns have struggled in recent weeks, losing three of their last four games. They will try to turn things around with a win over the Bengals, which will give them their second win in their last five games.
Cleveland is averaging 22.9 points per game. They are throwing for 221.4 yards and rushing for 161.1 yards per game.
Baker Mayfield has completed 66.7 percent of his passes for 1,699 yards, six touchdowns, and three interceptions. Nick Chubb leads the team with 584 rushing yards and four touchdowns, while David Njoku leads the team with 323 receiving yards and one touchdown. View the latest list of updated Super Bowl 2022 odds and lines.
Cleveland has played well defensively, giving up 22.5 points per game. They gave up 15 points in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to win this game.
Cincinnati Bengals Analysis:
The Bengals had their two-game winning streak snapped by the Jets in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Browns, which will give them their third win in their last four games.
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Cincinnati is averaging 27.5 points per game. They are throwing for 264.5 yards and rushing for 98.6 yards per game.
Joe Burrow has completed 67.9 percent of his passes for 2,215 yards, 20 touchdowns, and nine interceptions. Joe Mixon leads the team with 572 rushing yards and five touchdowns, while Ja’Marr Chase leads the team with 786 receiving yards and seven touchdowns.
Cincinnati has also played well defensively, giving up 20.3 points per game. They gave up 34 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win.
Odds and Predictions:
The Bengals are favored to win this game by 2.5 points. The over/under on total points scored is 46.5.
The Browns have a good offense, but they have struggled in recent weeks due to injuries. They are facing a Bengals team that has one of the best offenses in the league that scored at least 30 points in three straight games and will have a hard time keeping up with them, so go with the Bengals to cover and the under.