Browns vs Chargers Prediction & NFL Odds For 5
Check out our free Chargers vs Browns prediction for the NFL week 5 game in Cleveland. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Chargers vs Browns Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 5
On Sunday, October 9th, the Los Angeles Chargers travel to take on the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.
Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup. Will Los Angeles pull off the win as a slight road favorite? Or, will Cleveland take care of business at home? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Chargers vs Browns prediction.
- Spread: LAC -3.0 | CLE +3.0
- MoneyLine: LAC +-156 | CLE 132
- Total: 47.5
Chargers vs Browns Prediction: Spread
Heading into week 5, the Chargers have played all of their games against AFC opponents. So far, they have a record of 2-2. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -4.0 points per game. So far, the Chargers have been favored in 3 of their 4 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -5.
Through their last 5 road contests, the Chargers offense has averaged 32.0 points per game while allowing an average of 29.8. Los Angeles posted an overall record of 2-3-0 while going 3-2 ATS. Going back to their previous 5 games as the favorite, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 3-2 while going 3-2 straight up.
Heading into this week 5 contest vs Los Angeles, the Browns have an overall record of 2-2. This includes going 1-1 in the AFC. On the season, Cleveland has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 9th with an average differential of 2.5 points. Coming into this week’s action, the Browns will be the betting underdog for just the 2nd time this year. In the only other game as the underdog, the point spread was 2 points.
Through their last 5 home contests, the Browns offense has averaged 23.6 points per game while allowing an average of 20.4. Cleveland posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 2-3 ATS. Cleveland heads into this matchup with a 3-2 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 1-4 straight up in these matchups.
In this matchup between the Browns and Chargers, we see the best bet being to take Cleveland to cover as +3.0 point underdogs. This season, the team has ran the ball well and we see this continuing in week 5.
Free Spread Prediction: Cleveland Browns 3.0
Chargers vs Browns Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Chargers have an over-under record of 2-2. So far, the Chargers have put together the 12th ranked scoring offense at 23.0 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 27.0 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Browns have an over-under record of 3-1. So far, the Browns have put together the 6th ranked scoring offense at 26.25 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 23.75 points per contest.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 57 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 47.5
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