At 1:00 ET, the Steelers and Browns meet at Cleveland Browns Stadium for a week 11 NFL game. TV coverage is provided by CBS, and the game takes place on Sunday, November 19th. The odds for this week 11 AFC North matchup have the Browns as the 4 point favorites at home. Are they a lock to cover vs. the Steelers? Read on to find out.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS VS CLEVELAND BROWNS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Pittsburgh Steelers +4
This game will be played at Cleveland Browns Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 18-17 in favor of the Browns.
- Our projections have P.J. Walker finishing with 206.983 passing yards on 18.921/31.343 passing.
- The Browns are projected to finish with 291 yards of offense compared to the 285 yards for the Steelers.
Is a Road Win Possible for Pittsburgh?
This week will be the Steelers’ 7th game against an AFC opponent. Their overall record is 6-3 while going 4-2 against other teams in the AFC. In the standings, Pittsburgh is 2nd in the division and 5th in the AFC. With a scoring margin of -2.9, the Steelers’ have achieved an ATS record of 6-3 so far.
Pittsburgh’s offense comes in with an average of 17.3 points per game, which is currently 23rd in the league. Looking at their performance in the passing game so far, Pittsburgh is 28th in passing yards per game, where they have an average of 180.3. Additionally, their passing yards per attempt of 5.7, places them 19 in the league.
On the ground, the Steelers have carried the ball an average of 25.6 times per game and currently rank 19th in rushing yards. Their average rushing yards per attempt is 4.
The Steelers are 27th in the league in terms of yards allowed, giving up 379.7 yards per contest. Pittsburgh’s defense comes in with an average of 20.2 points per game allowed, which is 10th in the NFL.
Does Cleveland Have a Shot at a Home Win?
This week will be the Browns’ 7th game against an AFC opponent. Their overall record is 6-3 while going 4-2 against other teams in the AFC. In the standings, Cleveland is 3rd in the division and 6th in the AFC. The Browns’ current scoring margin stands at +4.9, which has them coming in with a 5-3-1 ATS record.
Cleveland’s offense is 10th in the league, with an average of 23.8 points per contest. Coming into this week’s game Cleveland’s passing game is ranked 25th in passing yards. Additionally, they are positioned 16th in pass attempts, with an average of 34 passes per game.
The Browns are currently average 4.2 yards per rushing attempt while carrying the ball an average of 34.9 times per game. In terms of rushing yardage, they hold the 2nd position in the league.
So far the Browns’ defense has given up an average of 242.7 yards per game and 18.9 points per contest (5th). Coming into the game, they have allowed a completion percentage allowed of 55.5% and have given up nine passing touchdowns. Against the run, they are 7th in the NFL.