|Game||New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns|
|Date & Time||Monday September 16, 2019, 8:15 PM (EDT)|
MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ
CLE -2.5 Total 46
On Monday, the Cleveland Browns visit MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey to play the New York Jets. The Browns lost their season opener 43-13 to the Tennessee Titans. Cleveland was penalized 18 times for 182 yards. The Browns also lost left tackle Greg Robinson who was ejected for kicking Kenny Vaccaro. Dating back to 1999, the Browns are 1-19-1 in season openers.
The New York Jets began their Le’Veon Bell era on the wrong foot as the Jets lost to Buffalo 17-16 after leading in the second half 16-0. Le’Veon Bell did his part for the Jets with two touchdowns and 60 yards rushing, while catching six passes for 32 yards. Bell played ever offensive snap. Jamison Crowder caught 14 passes for 99 yards to lead the Jets.
Baker Mayfield leads Cleveland with 285 yards passing, one touchdown and three interceptions. The leading rusher for the Browns is Nick Chubb with 17 carries for 75 yards. Odell Beckham Jr. leads all Browns receivers with seven receptions for 71 yards. Joe Schobert leads Cleveland in tackles with nine.
Sam Darnold has thrown for 175 yards and one touchdown for the Jets. Le’Veon Bell is the leading rusher with 17 carries for 60 yards. The leading receiver is Jamison Crowder with 14 receptions for 99 yards, while Bell has six receptions for 32 yards and one touchdown. Three players are tied for the lead in tackles for the Jets with eight apiece.
Recent Betting Trends
- Cleveland is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 versus an opponent with a losing record
- The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Browns last 9 versus an AFC opponent
- New York is 0-5-1 ATS in its last 6 at home
- The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Jets last 8 at home
Both teams had high expectations entering the season but both lost their season openers. The Jets played well on both sides of the ball during the first half against Buffalo but collapsed in the second half allowing 17 unanswered points. Cleveland played subpar the entire game against Tennessee and its defense looked porous against the pass. Take the points and the road dogs. Final Score Prediction, New York Jets win and cover ATS 27-24