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Point spread, total, moneyline and more for Browns-Broncos in Week 9

In what is expected to be one of the lowest scoring games of the week, Steve Buchanan dives into all the betting information for the Browns and Broncos.

Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb runs with the ball as Seattle Seahawks cornerback Tre Flowers defends during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Browns are favorites in this game but it hasn’t exactly gone well for them in that scenario. In the three games, they’ve been favored, they’re 1-2 in both their record and against the spread. It’s another week of tough matchups, especially for the passing game. Baker Mayfield ($5,100) is coming off a 12.6 DKFP performance against the Patriots and could be in line for a similar game against the Broncos. Opposing quarterbacks are averaging just 11.1 DKFP and 205 passing yards, both of which are amongst the lowest in the league. The only real intriguing play here is Nick Chubb ($7,300) who just came away with 138 yards against one of the best run defenses in the Patriots. This is not a Broncos run defense you fear and just allowed 24.1 DKFP to the Colts in Week 8.

The Broncos are a tough team to nail down in Week 9 as Brandon Allen ($4,100) will be making his NFL debut despite being with two different teams prior to landing with the Broncos. The Browns secondary has been a bit underrated up to this point and in terms of fantasy points allowed, have the fifth-lowest total in the league. This could end up being a lot of handoffs to Phillip Linsday ($5,300) and Royce Freeman ($4,900) against a league average Browns run defense. Until we see what we get from Allen, it’s really hard to trust this Broncos team in what isn’t a great matchup to, begin with.

All odds provided by DraftKings Sportsbook

Browns at Broncos

Betting Odds

Point Spread: Browns -3.5
Total Points: 39
Money Line: Browns -186; Broncos +160

Records

Overall 2019: Browns 2-5; Broncos 2-6
ATS 2019: Browns 2-5; Broncos 4-4
O/U 2019: Browns 3-4; Broncos 2-6

Notable Prop Bets

Broncos under 17.5 points -139
Browns under 20.5 points -104
Browns total touchdowns under 2.5 -155
Browns moneyline and under parlay +188

Betting Trends

  • The Broncos have won 11 of their last 12 games against the Browns.
  • The Browns have failed to cover the spread in 13 of their last 15 games in November.
  • Fourteen of the Broncos’ last 15 games as underdogs have gone under the total points line.
  • Royce Freeman has scored the first touchdown in each of the Broncos’ last two games
  • Phillip Lindsay has scored at least one touchdown in five of his light eight appearances with the Broncos as underdogs
  • Nick Chubb has scored two or more touchdowns in two of the Browns’ last three day games.

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