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Browns vs Commanders Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17
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Browns vs Commanders Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Browns vs Commanders prediction for the NFL week 17 game in Landover. 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.

Browns vs Commanders Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Sunday, January 1st, the Cleveland Browns travel to take on the Washington Commanders at FedEx Field. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with Washington getting a slight edge on the spread. However, Cleveland will head to FedEx Field looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Browns vs Commanders prediction.

  • Spread: CLE +2.5 | WAS -2.5
  • MoneyLine: CLE +117 | WAS -141
  • Total: 40.5

Browns vs Commanders Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 17 contest against the Commanders, the Browns have a 4-7 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 6-9 This season, Cleveland currently has an average point differential of -1.33 points per game, placing them 17th in the league. So far, the Browns have been favored in 8 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

Although Cleveland has a straight up record of 1-4-0 in their last 5 road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 2-2-1. The team averaged 19.4 points per game in these games. Spanning across their last 5 games as the underdog, Cleveland has an ATS record of 2-3 while going 2-2-1 straight up.

Heading into this week 17 contest against the Browns, the Commanders have a 4-6-1 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 7-7-1. 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 -1.87 points per game. So far, the Commanders have been favored in 7 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -2.

In their last 5 games at home, the Commanders have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-2-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 17.6 points per game in these contests. Through their last 5 games as the favorite, the Commanders have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 3-1-1.

If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Commanders to cover the spread vs Cleveland. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 17. Even though Washington is ranked just 13th in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.

Free Spread Prediction: Washington Commanders -2.5

Browns vs Commanders Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Browns have an over-under record of 7-7-1. This season, the Browns are averaging 21.53 points per contest, placing them 14th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 21st in points allowed per game. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Commanders have an over-under record of 5-10. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 19.0 points per game, placing them 24th in the league. However, the Washington defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 20.87 points per contest.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Browns and Commanders combining for 40 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 40.5

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