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Saints vs Browns Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

by USA WagerDecember 20, 2022

Check out our free Saints vs Browns prediction for the NFL week 16 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.

Saints vs Browns Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

On Saturday, December 24th, the New Orleans Saints travel to take on the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Saturday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with Cleveland getting a slight edge on the spread. However, New Orleans will head to FirstEnergy Stadium looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Saints vs Browns prediction.

  • Spread: NO +3.0 | CLE -3.0
  • MoneyLine: NO +142 | CLE -172
  • Total: 32.0

Saints vs Browns Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 16 contest against the Browns, the Saints have a 4-6 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 5-9 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 -2.07 points per game. So far, the Saints have been favored in 9 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 3.

Across the Saints last 5 road games, the team averaged 14.8 points per game while allowing 22.8. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-4, while going 0-5-0 straight-up. The Saints have a straight up record of 1-4 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 2-3.

Heading into this week 16 contest against the Saints, the Browns have a 4-7 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 6-8. This season, Cleveland currently has an average point differential of -0.93 points per game, placing them 17th in the league. So far, the Browns have been favored in 6 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -4.

When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Cleveland has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 22.2 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games. Looking back on the team’s last 5 games as the favorite, the Browns have a straight up record 3-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-2.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Saints on the spread as +3.0 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 12th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.

Free Spread Prediction: New Orleans Saints 3.0

Saints vs Browns Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Saints have an over-under record of 6-8. On the season, New Orleans is ranked just 22nd in points per game at 20.43. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 22.5 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Browns have an over-under record of 7-6-1. This season, the Browns are averaging 22.36 points per contest, placing them 13th in the league. Defensively, the team is ranked just 20th in points allowed per game.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 43 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 32.0

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