NFL: Jets vs. Cleveland Browns Prediction 12/28/2023

The New York Jets (6-9) travel to face off against the Cleveland Browns (10-5) on Thursday, December 28th. This game will be played at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland Browns Stadium and televised on AMZN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 8:15 ET.

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The Jets Are Coming Off A Win

After a 30-28 victory over the Commanders, the Jets are looking for another win in week 17. Even with a victory, the Jets couldn’t cover the spread against the Commanders, going in favored by 3.

For the game, quarterback Trevor Siemian attempted 49 passes and finished with 27 completions for 217. His passer rating for the game was 64.

On the defensive front, the Jets picked off the Commanders two times and allowed 143 passing yards in total. The rush defense conceded 102 yards on 22 attempts.

This week will be the Jets’ 11th game against an AFC opponent. Their overall record is 6-9 while going 3-7 against other teams in the AFC. In the standings, New York is 3rd in the division and 13th in the AFC.

Against the spread, the Jets have a record of 5-9-1. Their average scoring margin for the season is currently -5.6. Against the over/under, the Jets have a record of 6-9. In their games, the average over/under betting line has been 38.4 points, and the games have averaged 36.4 points per contest.

Jets Injury Report

  • John Franklin-Myers – Ankle/groin (Questionable)
  • Jeremy Ruckert – Concussion (Out)
  • Zach Wilson – Concussion (Out)
  • Ashtyn Davis – Abdominal (Questionable)
  • Bradlee Anae – Undisclosed (Out)
  • C.J. Uzomah – Knee (Out)
  • Connor McGovern – Knee (Out)
  • Quinton Jefferson – Hip (Out)
  • Wes Schweitzer – Calf (Out)
  • Al Woods – Achilles (Out)
  • Aaron Rodgers – Achilles (Out)
  • Duane Brown – Back (Questionable)
  • Greg Zuerlein – Quad (Questionable)
  • Chuck Clark – Knee (Out)
  • Tanzel Smart – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Ifeadi Odenigbo – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Justin Hardee – Foot (Questionable)
  • Israel Abanikanda – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Perrion Winfrey – Foot (Out)
  • Alijah Vera-Tucker – Achilles (Out)
  • Zaire Barnes – Hamstring (Out)

The Browns Are Coming Off A Wincleveland browns betting

The Browns notched a victory in their previous game, defeating the Texans with a score of 36-22. Cleveland was favored by 3 against the Texans and notched an ATS victory.

In terms of offensive production, Joe Flacco finished with 368 passing yards with a completion rate of 64%. The Browns ran the ball 30 times for 54 yards. The team’s third-down conversion rate was 6/16.

The Cleveland’s defense was up against a Houston offense that had 49 passing attempts in week 16, resulting in 178 yards through the air. On passing plays, the Browns allowed a completion rate of 53.1%, and they surrendered a total of 250 yards of offense to the Texans.

In the AFC-North standings, the Browns find themselves in 2nd place with a record of 10-5. In the AFC, Cleveland is in 5th place as week 17 approaches.

Taking a look at the Browns’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at +2.3. This has resulted in an ATS record of 9-5-1. To date this season, games involving Cleveland rank 19th in total points. Their over/under record stands at 8-6-1, and the average over/under line for their games is 38.6 points.

Browns Injury Report

  • Myles Garrett – Shoulder (Probable)
  • Michael Woods II – Suspension (Out)
  • Dawson Deaton – Knee (Out)
  • Dawand Jones – Knee (Out)
  • Martin Emerson Jr. – Shin (Questionable)
  • Dorian Thompson-Robinson – Hip (Out)
  • Grant Delpit – Groin (Out)
  • Jacob Phillips – Pectoral (Out)
  • Jedrick Wills Jr. – Knee (Out)
  • Corey Bojorquez – Quad (Questionable)
  • Wyatt Teller – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Ogbo Okoronkwo – Pectoral (Questionable)
  • Juan Thornhill – Calf (Questionable)
  • Jordan Kunaszyk – Calf (Questionable)
  • Drew Forbes – Illness (Out)
  • Jakeem Grant Sr. – Knee (Out)
  • Jack Conklin – Knee (Out)
  • Amari Cooper – Heel (Questionable)
  • Joel Bitonio – Back/knee (Questionable)
  • Ty Nsekhe – Bicep (Out)
  • Marquise Goodwin – Knee (Questionable)
  • Dustin Hopkins – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Rodney McLeod Jr. – Bicep (Out)
  • Maurice Hurst II – Pectoral (Out)
  • Geron Christian – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Nick Chubb – Knee (Out)
  • Kareem Hunt – Groin (Questionable)
  • Ethan Pocic – Stinger (Questionable)
  • Anthony Walker Jr. – Knee (Questionable)
  • Deshaun Watson – Shoulder (Out)
  • David Njoku – Knee (Questionable)

Jets Offense Breakdown

New York’s offense comes in with an average of 15.4 points per game, which is currently 27th in the league.

In terms of the passing game, Jets have an average 173.1 passing yards per game, placing them 31st in the league rankings. At present, 62.2% of their first downs have come through the passing game.

The Jets come in with an average of 4 yards per rushing attempt while running the ball an average of 21.7 times per game. In terms of total rushing yardage, they currently rank 27th in the league.

Browns Offense Breakdown

At home, the Browns are averaging 20.5 points per contest compared to their overall numbers of 23 points per game. In the league, Cleveland is 10th in overall scoring.

Looking at their passing game, the Browns come in with an average of 216.8 passing yards per game, which is 20th in the league. Presently, 53.4% of their first downs are credited to the passing game.

With 119.1 rushing yards per game, the Browns hold the 11th spot in the NFL. This average is coming on an average of 31.1 rushing attempts (4th).

Jets Team Defense

New York’s defense has come up with 22 turnovers so far this season. This figure has them 5th in the NFL. Heading into week 17, they are allowing 21 points per game and 294.8 yards.

Browns Team Defense

Thus far, the Browns’ defense has given up an average of 260.3 yards per game and 20.7 points per contest (12th). Going into this game, they’ve allowed a completion percentage of 55.0% and have surrendered 19 passing touchdowns. When it comes to run defense, they rank 10th in the NFL.

Jets vs Browns Trends

  • Through their last three road games, New York has an ATS record of just 0-3. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 6 points per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Browns have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 3-6-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 22 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, New York has an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Browns have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 5-0 in these scenarios.

Jets vs Browns Prediction

New York’s pass defense has some momentum after containing Washington’s passing attack in their last game. Even as 7 point underdogs at away, I’m backing them to cover against Cleveland.

Not only does our model have a projected total of 38 points in this matchup, but the eye test has me feeling this line of 35.5 is low. I like New York and Cleveland to exceed 35.5 points.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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