NFL: Jaguars vs. Cleveland Browns Prediction 12/10/2023

The Jacksonville Jaguars (8-4) travel to face off against the Cleveland Browns (7-5) on Sunday, December 10th. This game will be played at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland Browns Stadium and televised on CBS. Both the Jaguars and Browns will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 ET.

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The Jaguars Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Jaguars hosted the Bengals in their last game but lost by a score of 34-31. With the 3 point loss to the Bengals, the Jaguars also took a loss vs. the spread as 10-point favorites.

Against Cincinnati, quarterback Trevor Lawrence had a passer rating of 125 while completing 75% of his passes. Overall, he ended the game with 258 yards through the air.

In their matchup vs. the Cincinnati offense, the Jacksonville’s defense was thrown against 39 times, yielding 335 passing yards. On passing plays, the Jaguars allowed a completion rate of 84.6%, and they permitted a total of 491 yards of offense.

As they face the Browns, the Jaguars will be looking to improve upon their 8-4 record. This has them positioned 1st in the AFC-South and 4th in the AFC.

The Jaguars’ scoring margin for the season is currently +2.2. This has contributed to their ATS record of 8-4. So far this season, Jacksonville games are 10th in total points. They come in with an over/under record of 6-6, with an average over/under line for their games set at 44.2 points.

Jaguars Injury Report

  • Jamal Agnew – Shoulder/ribs (Out)
  • Cam Robinson – Knee (Out)
  • Chris Claybrooks – Commissioner Exempt List (Out)
  • Jaylon Moore – Knee (Out)
  • Cooper Hodges – Knee (Out)
  • Christian Braswell – Hamstring (Out)
  • Ventrell Miller – Achilles (Out)
  • Leonard Taylor – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Christian Kirk – Groin (Questionable)
  • Folorunso Fatukasi – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Tre Herndon – Head (Questionable)
  • Trevor Lawrence – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Walker Little – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Brenton Strange – Foot (Questionable)

The Browns Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Last time they played, the Browns were handed a 36-19 loss by the Rams. Alongside their 17-point loss, the Browns also suffered an ATS defeat. They were 3.5-point underdogs before the game.

Joe Flacco wrapped up the game with 254 passing yards and a passer rating of 75. Overall, he completed 23 of 44 passes.

Cleveland’s defense went up against a Los Angeles offense that turned to the pass 37 times, resulting in 279 yards gained through the air. On passing plays, the Browns allowed a completion percentage of 59.5%, and they conceded a total of 399 yards in offensive production to the Rams.

As they take on the Jaguars, the Browns will be looking to build on their 7-5 record. This currently places them at 3rd in the AFC-North and 6th in the AFC.

The current scoring margin for the Browns’ is +1.1, and this has contributed to their ATS record of 6-5-1. The Browns are currently working with an average over/under line of 38.6 points this season. Their games have been averaging 41.9 points per game, resulting in an over/under record of 6-5-1.

Browns Injury Report

  • Michael Woods II – Suspension (Out)
  • Dawson Deaton – Knee (Out)
  • Cameron Mitchell – Shoulder (Out)
  • Drew Forbes – Illness (Out)
  • Jedrick Wills Jr. – Knee (Out)
  • Jacob Phillips – Pectoral (Out)
  • Dorian Thompson-Robinson – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Nick Chubb – Knee (Out)
  • Denzel Ward – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Jack Conklin – Knee (Out)
  • Jakeem Grant Sr. – Knee (Out)
  • Deshaun Watson – Shoulder (Out)
  • Amari Cooper – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Rodney McLeod Jr. – Bicep (Out)
  • Ty Nsekhe – Bicep (Out)
  • Marquise Goodwin – Concussion (Questionable)

Jaguars Offense Breakdown

With an average of 23.8 points per contest, the Jacksonville offense currently ranks 9th in the league.

Looking at their performance in the passing game so far, Jacksonville is 9th in passing yards per game, where they have an average of 243.6. Additionally, their passing yards per attempt of 7, places them 6 in the league.

The Jaguars come into the game handing the ball off 28.8 times per game and are currently 22nd in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 3.6.

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The Browns come in with an average 21.5 points per game on offense, which has them 15th in the NFL.

In the passing game, the Browns are averaging 186.1 passing yards per game, which is 24th in the league. So far, 47.9% of their first downs have come through the passing game.

The Browns hold the 7th position in the NFL with 135.1 rushing yards per game. This average has come on an average of 32.5 rushing attempts (1st).

Jaguars Team Defense

Defensively, the Jaguars are currently ranked 18th in tackles for loss and 14th in sacks. Their opponents have been putting up an average of 21.6 points per game against them and accumulating 354.8 yards per contest.

Browns Team Defense

On defense, the Browns are giving up an average of 153.4 passing yards per game and 107.1. In terms of sacks, Cleveland is 8th among other defenses and they are giving up 20.4 points per game and 260.5 yards.

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  • Across their last three road contests, Jacksonville has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 25 points per game.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Browns offense has averaged 22 points per game while allowing an average of 25. Cleveland posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 3-6-1 ATS.
  • As the betting underdog, the Jaguars have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 2-1.
  • The Browns have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Jaguars vs Browns Prediction

A key matchup to watch in this game is the Jaguars’ offense vs. the Browns’ defense. Our projections have the Jaguars building on their most recent 376 yard performance on offense and putting together another big game vs. Cleveland. I like the Jaguars at +1.5.

Cleveland games have an average margin of +1.2 vs. their over/under lines this season. With the over/under line at 34, our prediction is that this game will go over, concluding with a combined total of 42 points.

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