|Written by Michael|
Bet on the NFL The New England Patriots travel to Cleveland to take on the Browns in Week 9 of the 2010 NFL season. The Pats are on a roll with 5 consecutive wins for a 6-1 record this season. The Browns come into this weekend after a bye week in Week 8. Week 7 brought them a huge win against the reigning Super Bowl Champs the New Orleans Saints at 30-17. The two teams haven't met since 2007, when the Pats won 34-17 at home. The Pats currently sit atop the AFC East. QB Tom Brady completed 16 of 27 passes last week for 240 yards with one touchdown. When betting on sports note: Pats offense is ranked 19th overall at 330 yards per game and have the 16th ranked pass game with 317 yards per game. They are 14th in running game at 112 yards per game, and score the most amount of points per game at 29.3.
In football betting Sportsbook lists the Patriots as the -5 point road favorites over the Browns with the total over under at 44 points.
The Browns have a 2-5 record so far this season. They couldn't be coming into this game vs. the Pats in a better situation, an epic Week 8 win followed by a week of rest. The Browns currently sit tied last in the AFC North. In the last game vs. the Saints QB Colt McCoy made 9 of 1 passes for 74 yards. Runningback Peyton Hillis had 16 carries for 69 yards with a touchdown. Coach Eric Mangini is still not committed to his starting quarterback for the Patriots game. McCoy appears to be the front-runner to make his third consecutive start. The third-round pick, who showed extraordinary confidense and composure in road starts at Pittsburgh and New Orleans to begin his NFL career, was the only one of the trio to practice on Monday.