Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) vs. Cleveland Browns (6-3)
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns 11/19/23 – As NFL Week 11 approaches, we anticipate an intriguing matchup between Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns – each currently boasting an impressive 6-3 record – which has generated considerable buzz in daily NFL picks conversations. Set to take place at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 19th 2023, this showdown promises not to disappoint either fans or betting markets alike.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have displayed an effective offensive strategy this season, particularly their rushing and receiving games. Najee Harris led with 464 rushing yards with three touchdowns over nine games at 51.6 average rushing yardage per game average; George Pickens provided depth in their receiving game with 33 receptions totaling 566 receiving yards that included three touchdowns at 17.2 average reception yardage per reception rate to give their receiving game depth and breadth.
On the flipside of things, Cleveland boasts an efficient offensive game – particularly their rushing and receiving departments. Jerome Ford leads Cleveland in terms of rushing with 532 yards and two touchdowns from 9 games at an average 59.1 average rushing distance; Cooper has been key contributor in their aerial attack with 41 receptions totalling 715 receiving yards with two touchdowns scored from them as an integral component of their offensive strategy.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns 11/19/23 Game Info
|When:||Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Cleveland Browns Stadium|
|Stream:||NFL Game Pass|
Kenny Pickett QB vs. Deshaun Watson QB
Kenny Pickett has made headlines this season as the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback with his remarkable 155 completion rate out of 253 attempts and amassing 1,616 passing yards and six touchdowns despite facing challenges such as 4 interceptions and 18 sacks; his 81.1 passer rating speaks to both his resilience as well as ability to perform key plays under pressure; Pickett will play an instrumental role in devising strategies against Cleveland Browns defense.
Deshaun Watson of the Cleveland Browns has also played an integral part in their season. Over six games, Watson completed 105 passes for 1,115 yards and seven touchdowns with an 84.3 passer rating, showing his effectiveness as a quarterback. Furthermore, 17 sacks will prove critical as they oppose Pittsburgh Steeler defensive strategies in an upcoming encounter; making his performance pivotal in its outcome.
NFL Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland Browns -200, Total Odds: 38.5
The Browns enter this game as bookmakers’ favorites with a moneyline of -200 and spread of -4.5, reflecting bookmakers’ confidence in their home field advantage and recent form. A total set at 38.5 suggests it might not be a high scoring contest due to both teams having strong defensive capabilities.
Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Trends
The Steelers have been impressive ATS, going 4-1 over their last five games. Their ability to outperform expectations, particularly on the road where they have gone 6-1 ATS over their last seven contests makes them an alluring pick for bettors; however, their recent history of six out of seven total UNDER performances could indicate strong defense but potentially struggling offense.
Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
The Browns, like the Steelers, have a strong SU record in their recent games, going 4-1 in their last 5. At home, they have consistently kept scores low, with the total going UNDER in 7 of their last 8 games. This trend, coupled with their 4-2 SU record in their last 6 games against AFC opponents, paints them as a formidable opponent, especially on their home turf.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns 11/19/23 Betting Picks
When considering the final pick for this game, one must weigh the Steelers’ road prowess against the Browns’ home-field strength. The Steelers have outperformed the spread consistently, making them an attractive pick for the +4.5 spread. However, the Browns’ ability to control the game at home cannot be underestimated.
For those seeking consensus sports expert picks, the key is to look at the underdog Steelers to cover the spread, while the Browns might edge out a victory. The under on the total points also looks appealing, given both teams’ tendencies to engage in lower-scoring, defensively strong games.
Free Pick and Prediction: Cleveland Browns 21, Pittsburgh Steelers 17