Browns vs Saints Week 16 Betting Odds: Cleveland opens as favorites

The Cleveland Browns opened as early 3.5-point favorites towards the New Orleans Saints forward of their Week 16 match-up, in response to DraftKings Sportsbook. The over/beneath on the sport is at present 35.

The Browns (6-8) are coming off of a 13-3 win over the Baltimore Ravens, preserving their slim playoff hopes alive — though they’re nonetheless very slim, hovering at 1% with three video games to go. Cleveland took benefit of a bunch of turnovers by the Ravens, in addition to just a few key stops to power turnovers on downs. Deshaun Watson continued to look higher, however the asterisk to that’s that the offense nonetheless solely scored one landing for the second week in a row.

The Saints (5-9) are coming off of a 21-18 win over the Atlanta Falcons, as that they had the advantage of dealing with a first-time quarterback. The Saints acquired off to a fast 14-0 begin on their first two offensive drives, however couldn’t muster an entire lot the remainder of the sport. Taysom Hill was 2-of-2 in passing for 80 yards and 1 landing, to go together with 4 rushes for 30 yards.

One massive factor to be careful for in subsequent week’s recreation on Christmas Eve: the temperature in Cleveland is just purported to be 14 levels for the excessive, with 30 MPH wind. By the lake, the seems like temperature will most likely be effectively beneath 0 levels.

The over/beneath for the sport is 35.

What odds would you are taking should you had been putting a guess?