Browns Vs Steelers Betting Odds: Opening Odds, Point Spread, Total, Predictions, And Betting Tips For Week 3 Matchup – NFL

In addition to Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football, the NFL is closing its Week 2 Sunday schedule. We have some early odds to get you set for Week 3 in the interim. 

Kickoff for this week’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns is scheduled for 00:15 UTC on Friday, Sept. 23.

After today’s 17-14 loss to the New England Patriots, the Steelers are now 1-1. Starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky was repeatedly booed by the home crowd. The Pat’s defense also sacked Trubisky three times.

The New York Jets staged an incredible comeback, but the Cleveland Browns were on the other end, losing 31-30 in Week 2 after blowing a 13-point lead in the game’s final two minutes. Also, 1-0 going into this game in Cleveland.

Thursday Night Football kicks off Week 3 of the 2022 NFL season with a matchup between rival division teams. In an AFC North clash, the Cleveland Browns will face the Pittsburgh Steelers; both squads are winless after Week 2 losses. 

In 2021, Pittsburgh won both games against Cleveland, who wanted to maintain their home advantage.

Cleveland kickoff is set for 8:15 p.m. ET. The newest Steelers vs. Browns odds see Cleveland as a 5-point favorite while the over/under, or the total number of points Vegas anticipates being scored, is 38.5. 

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The AFC North had a bad weekend this past weekend. Without Dak Prescott, the Cincinnati Bengals fell to the Dallas Cowboys and kept killing Joe Burrow. The Baltimore Ravens lost a sizable lead by allowing four touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

With only two minutes to go, the Browns wasted a 13-point lead against Joe Flacco. Additionally, watching the Steelers’ offense is excruciating.

The Steelers have two offensive touchdowns after two weeks, yet they are somehow 1-0 in the division. The offensive line performed better against New England this week. Still, Matt Canada refused to call downfield passes, Najee Harris didn’t appear to be at full strength, and Mitch Trubisky threw a careless interception.

However, they missed TJ Watt up front. On the other side of the ball, the defense performed admirably, and Minkah Fitzpatrick had another interception. They produced almost no pressure, had no sacks, and could not halt the later stages’ run.

The Browns only want to run the ball. In Week 2, Nick Chubb defeated New York with 87 yards on 17 carries and three touchdowns. Due to their linebackers’ poor tackling in Week 2, I don’t believe the Steeler’s front will be able to prevent Chubb and Kareem Hunt from coming out of the backfield.

The Steelers’ left tackle, Dan Moore Jr., has a pass blocking grade of 78.7 on PFF this year. Last year, he dealt with Myles Garrett with some success, but I don’t think the Steeler’s offensive line will hold up this year. 

Cleveland will apply pressure because Pittsburgh cannot do so, and in a contest that will almost surely depend on errors, Cleveland appears to be in the lead.

Browns -4.5 would be the play, but I could never take it because I won’t wager against my team. After this game, I believe Steelers supporters will be itching to see Kenny Pickett take the field.

Another episode of Thursday Night Football will feature a game between the Browns and the Steelers. Both teams are recovering from heartbreaking defeats in week two, but they are doing so in very different ways. 

  • The Steelers played the entire game from a deficit because they could not ignite their offense at any moment.  To end the first half with a 10-3 lead against the visiting Steelers, Nelson Agholor caught a 44-yard pass from Mac Jones.
  • The Patriots eventually took a 17-6 lead in the third quarter, and even though their defense tightened up, their offense was unable to score enough points to overcome the deficit. 
  • Diontae Johnson and Pat Freiermuth, respectively, would haul in the 8-yard touchdown reception and the succeeding 2-point conversion.
  • With only 168 passing yards on 21-33, Mitch Trubisky had a subpar performance. He also had a touchdown and an interception. Mac Jones completed 21 35 passes for 252 yards, one touchdown, and one pick. Damien Harris added another touchdown with 71 yards of rushing.

The Browns led by 31-17…oops, 30-17 since the extra point was missed. Am I right, kickers? It would be significant if the Jets led by 13 points instead of 14, as they would come back and kick the game-winning extra point 93 seconds later.

 A 66-yard bomb from Joe Flacco found its target in Corey Davis. The Jets were in business after an onside kick. Joe Flacco successfully connected with Garrett Wilson on a 15-yard extended slant to win the game.

The Browns will now look to bounce back in week three. A backdrop between the AFC North rivals will be provided by FirstEnergy Stadium and Brownie the Elf.

Browns vs Steelers

Match Info

Date and Time: 23 Sep 2022, 00:15 UTC

Venue: FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio

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The Browns’ offense averages 380.0 yards per game, ranking them 10th in the NFL, while their defense surrenders 331.5 yards per game, placing them 14th overall.

⭐  The Browns are ninth in the NFL in terms of offensive, averaging 28.0 points per game. They rank 26th defensively, allowing 27.5 points per game.

⭐  The Browns rank 26th in the NFL for passing offense with 179.5 passing yards per game and 26th for passing defense with 258.0 passing yards allowed per game.

⭐  The Browns rank second in rushing offense (200.5 rushing yards per game) and fourth in rushing defense due to their prowess in the running game on both offense and defense (73.5 rushing yards allowed per game).

The Browns have been more productive offensively, ranking fourth with a 53.3% third-down percentage while having the 22nd-ranked defense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (46.2% third-down percentage allowed).

The Browns are averaging 5.5 yards per play this year, ranking 12th in the league while allowing 5.7 yards per play on defense (19th in the NFL).

The Browns force two turnovers (15th in the NFL) while only making one themselves, giving them the ninth-best turnover differential in the NFL at +1. (third in NFL).

This season, the Steelers offense has produced 255.0 total yards per game, which ranks third-worst in the NFL, and has been a bottom-five squad in total offense. With 404.0 yards allowed per game, they are in 27th place defensively.

With 18.5 points scored per game on offense and 18.5 points allowed per game on defense, the Steelers are ranked 12th and 21st, respectively, in the NFL. This season, the Steelers have struggled with both passing offense and defense, finishing fifth-worst in passing yards (172.0 per game) and third-worst in yards passing allowed (275.5 per game).

⭐  The Steelers score 83.0 running yards per game from an offensive perspective (26th-ranked). Defensively, they are ranked 22nd in the NFL (128.5 rushing yards given up per game).

⭐  The Steelers are converting third downs at a rate of 40.0% from an offensive standpoint (16th-ranked). Their defensive efficiency (allowing 51.5% third-down rate) places them 27th in the NFL.

With 4.3 yards per play, the Steeler’s offense has been underperforming and is currently third-worst in the NFL. They have improved on defense, giving up 5.1 yards per play (12th-ranked).

The Steelers’ +4 turnover margin, which is second-best in the NFL, comes from their six forced turnovers and two own turnovers this season.

Browns vs Steelers Team News

In five straight games, Cleveland has failed to cover the spread despite being the home favorite. The Browns have covered just three times in their last 13 games in this situation.

Following the destruction of Cleveland’s secondary by Joe Flacco and the Jets, Pittsburgh’s elite pass-catching core should succeed. Given that Mitch Trubisky and the Steelers are one of the few teams without a quarterback advantage, Pittsburgh’s advantages should prevail across the board.

  • Injury Report: Browns

 TE and OT Jack Conklin are both doubtful (knee). Jesse James: Biceps are out, DE OUT Jadeveon Clowney (Ankle), OG Joel Bitonio: Doubtful (Biceps), OT Christ Hubbard: Doubtful (Illness), DE Chase Winovich is not available (hamstring), TE Questionable (Thumb), DE for Harrison Bryant Thomas, Isaiah: Probably (Hand)

  • Injury Report: Browns

Panthers: LB Devin Bush Jr.: Doubtful (Foot), FB  Karl Joseph (Ankle) 

Browns vs Steelers Head-to-Head Stats

This season, the Browns have compiled a 1-1-0 record against the spread. The Browns had never won when they were at least 5.5-point favorites and failed to cover the spread (0-1).

Only once this season has Cleveland been our favorite, and that time they lost the game. Only one game this season has Cleveland been our favorite of -210 or less, and that game ended in a defeat.

Games involving the Browns have hit the over twice this season. This season, the over has been hit twice in games involving the Browns. The Steelers have only once beaten the spread (1-0-1).

The Steelers have a perfect ATS record of 1-0 in games they have played as underdogs of 5.5 points or more. Pittsburgh has gotten a split in the two games it has played this season as the underdog.

Pittsburgh has only played as a +180 or more underdog all season, and they have won that game. The total has not yet been broken in a Steelers game this year.

The Steelers are our selection to win this game, and we anticipate they will cover the spread (Browns -5.5).  Finally, this game’s scoring exceeded the reported total of 39 points.

Last Five Games For Browns

🏈  On 9-18-2022, the Browns lost the match against New York Jets at 30 – 31.

🏈  On 9-11-2022, Browns won the match against Carolina Panthers at 26 – 24.

🏈  On 8-27-2022, the Browns lost the match against Chicago Bears at 20 – 21.

🏈  On 8-21-2022, the Browns lost the match against Philadelphia Eagles at 20 – 21.

🏈  On 8-12-2022, Browns won the match against Jacksonville Jaguars at 24 – 13.

Last Five Games For Steelers

 🏈  On 9-18-2022, the Steelers lost the match against New England Patriots at 14 – 17.

🏈  On 9-11-2022, Steelers won the match against Cincinnati Bengals at 23 – 20.

🏈  On 8-28-2022, Steelers won the match against Detroit Lions at 19 – 9.

🏈  On 8-20-2022, Steelers won the match against Jacksonville Jaguars at 16 – 15.

🏈  On 8-13-2022, Steelers won the match against Seattle Seahawks at 32 – 25.

NFL Points Table

  • AFC North
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
3Cleveland Browns 210857266.7%
2Baltimore Ravens 110625150.0%
1Pittsburgh Steelers 120546633.3%
4Cincinnati Bengals 02037430.0%
  • AFC South
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
1Jacksonville Jaguars 110462850.0%
2Houston Texans 011293625.0%
3Indianapolis Colts 011204425.0%
4Tennessee Titans 02027620.0%
  • AFC East
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
1Miami Dolphins 2006245100.0%
2Buffalo Bills 2007217100.0%
3New England Patriots 110243450.0%
4New York Jets 110405450.0%
  • AFC West
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
1Kansas City Chiefs 2007145100.0%
2Los Angeles Chargers 110484650.0%
3Denver Broncos 110322650.0%
4Las Vegas Raiders 02042530.0%
  • NFC North
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
1Minnesota Vikings 110303150.0%
2Green Bay Packers 110343350.0%
3Detroit Lions 110716550.0%
4Chicago Bears 110293750.0%
  • NFC South
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
1Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2003913100.0%
2New Orleans Saints 110374650.0%
3Carolina Panthers 02040450.0%
4Atlanta Falcons 02053580.0%
  • NFC East
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
1Philadelphia Eagles 2006242100.0%
2New York Giants 2004036100.0%
3Washington Football Team 110555850.0%
4Dallas Cowboys 110233650.0%
  • NFC West
#TeamWonLostTiedPts ForPts AgWin %
1San Francisco 49ers 110372650.0%
2Los Angeles Rams 110415850.0%
3Seattle Seahawks 110244350.0%
4Arizona Cardinals 110506750.0%

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