Cleveland @ New York
Current Records: Cleveland 9-4; New York 5-8
What to Know
The New York Giants will stay at home another week and welcome the Cleveland Browns at 8:20 p.m. ET Dec. 20 at MetLife Stadium. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they’ll have plenty of motivation to get the ‘W.’
The game between the Giants and the Arizona Cardinals last week was not a total blowout, but with New York falling 26-7 at home, it was darn close to turning into one. QB Daniel Jones had a memorable game, but not in the way you want to be remembered: besides failing to produce a single touchdown, he fumbled the ball once with only 127 yards passing.
Meanwhile, the Browns were within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap this past Monday as they fell 47-42 to the Baltimore Ravens. Despite their defeat, Cleveland got to see several of their players rise to the challenge and make noteworthy plays. RB Kareem Hunt, who punched in one rushing touchdown in addition to catching six passes for one TD and 77 yards, was the best among equals.
New York is expected to lose this next one by 6. Those burned by picking them against the spread last week might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
The losses put New York at 5-8 and Cleveland at 9-4. A pair of offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Giants are second worst in the league in overall offensive touchdowns, with only 21 on the season. To make matters even worse for New York, the Browns come into the matchup boasting the third most rushing yards per game in the NFL at 156.2.
How To WatchWhen: Sunday at 8:20 p.m. ETWhere: MetLife Stadium — East Rutherford, New JerseyTV: NBCOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppOdds
The Browns are a solid 6-point favorite against the Giants, according to the latest NFL odds.
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New York won the only game these two teams have played in the last six years.
Nov 27, 2016 – New York 27 vs. Cleveland 13
Published: 2020-12-20 01:20:15
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