BROWNS Vs BENGALS THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL TIPS, & PICKS
- Browns Vs Bengals Betting Analysis
The Bengals will be starting Week 2 at 0-1. There is much to cheer about, as Joe Burrow seems to be the real deal. Will he be able overcome the poor offensive line throughout the season? This was a major issue in Week 1 and limited the offensive’s ability to move the ball down the field. They will be tested once again as the browns vs bengals take on the bengals. Myles Garrett is the NFL’s best pass rusher. The rest of the offense will be able function at a reasonable level if he is slowed down.
- This Game: Browns vs Bengals
The browns vs bengals offense continues to look awful under Baker Mayfield. The Browns had just 168 yards passing on 39 attempts in Week 1. Mayfield is still struggling with accuracy, and his receivers aren’t keeping up with him.
The offense is not the Browns’ biggest problem right now. Lamar Jackson averaged 11 yards per attempt through Cleveland’s defense on Sunday, as the pass defense was utterly destroyed. The team isn’t equipped to handle a proficient passing game because of the number of injuries to its secondary. The Bengals have a lot of talent at the receiver position, so Thursday night could prove to be a huge test for the Browns.
The Browns must win this game. They are at home, and need to avoid a 0-2 start. Notable is the fact that the Bengals have lost 12 consecutive games on the road in recent weeks. Cleveland has performed well at home, however. The Browns won four of their five previous games at FirstEnergy Stadium. There will be a few thousand people there to see this AFC North matchup.
DraftKings has the Browns as the favorite to win the game, even though the moneyline is very low.
Consider taking the Bengals against spread in this game. Both teams will be motivated and Cincinnati has done well in keeping these games close. The Bengals have won eight of the 11 previous games against the Browns, and nine of their 11 last meetings have been covered by the spread.
This game is likely to come down to the last possession
These are the two offenses that will be looking to score early in the season. Although each defense will not be able to resist, you shouldn’t expect this to be a high-scoring match. Each team will struggle to score more than 20 points, which should allow the under to win comfortably.
You can expect a slow Thursday Night Football match in which the Browns lose, the Bengals cover, and the under hitting in Cleveland.