Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns: Line and Betting Trends for Week 17

Written by on December 29, 2020

AFC North rivals meet when the Cleveland Browns (10-5) host the Pittsburgh Steelers (12-3) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 FirstEnergy Stadium. Cleveland is favored by a touchdown. An over/under of 42.5 is set for the contest.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 3, 2021
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Stadium: FirstEnergy Stadium
Place a bet on the Browns or the Steelers in their Week 17 matchup.

Betting Information

Browns vs Steelers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Browns -7.0 -110 -110 42.5 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Browns Betting Insights

  • Cleveland is just 6-9 against the spread.
  • The Browns have a split ATS record of 1-1 when favored by at least 7.0 points.
  • Cleveland’s games have hit the over in eight out of 15 outings this season (53.3%).
  • The Browns have put an average of 25.6 points per game on the scoreboard this season, 6.4 more than the 19.2 the Steelers have surrendered in each contest.
  • In games where Cleveland score at least 25.6 points this season, they are 7-1 overall and 4-4 against the spread.
  • Pittsburgh is 6-0 overall and 4-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 19.2 points.
Bet on the Browns to win the Super Bowl.

Steelers Betting Insights

  • Eight Pittsburgh’s 15 games this year have gone over the point total (53.3% of its opportunities).
  • Pittsburgh has compiled a 9-6 record against the spread this season.
  • The Steelers are just 2-3 ATS when an underdog by at least 7.0 points.
  • The Steelers average points scored this season (26.3) and the Browns points allowed (26.5) are within 0.2 points of each other.
  • Pittsburgh is 8-0 overall and 8-0 against the spread when they score at least 26.3 points this season.
  • When Cleveland allows opposing offenses to put 26.5 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 6-2 overall and 4-4 against the spread.
Bet on the Steelers to win the Super Bowl.

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Browns vs Steelers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Steelers (+7) Over (42.5) Steelers 27 Browns 22

Total Facts

  • The Browns and their opponents have scored no less than 42.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in 10 of 15 outings (66.7%) this season.
  • In 10 of 15 games (66.7%) this season, Pittsburgh and its opponents have combined to score more than 42.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 9.4 more points per game (51.9) than this game’s total of 42.5 points.
  • The Browns and the Steelers have seen their opponents average a combined 3.2 more points per game than the point total of 42.5 set for this outing.
  • The average over/under the Browns have had set in matchups this year is 9.6 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Steelers this season is 3.0 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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Browns vs Steelers: Last 5 Meetings

Pittsburgh holds a 3-2 advantage over Cleveland in the last five matchups between these two squads. The Steelers have a 2-1 record against the spread in those games against the Browns. Pittsburgh has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, recording 119 points while Cleveland put up 80.

Browns vs Steelers: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/18/2020 Steelers Steelers -3.00 50.00 -175 +150 277-220 PIT 38-7 PIT
12/1/2019 Browns Steelers -1 40 -120 +105 323-279 PIT 20-13 PIT
11/14/2019 Browns Browns -3 41.5 -152 +133 293-236 CLE 21-7 CLE
10/28/2018 N/A Steelers N/A N/A N/A N/A 421-237 PIT 33-18 PIT
9/9/2018 N/A Browns N/A N/A N/A N/A 472-327 PIT 21-21 tie

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Cleveland has gone 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 overall over the last three contests.
  • The under has been familiar to Cleveland. They have failed to reach the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Browns total over the last three games is 8.8 points more than the 42.5 total given for this matchup.
  • Pittsburgh is just 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 straight up over their last three contests.
  • Pittsburgh has gone over the total two times in their last three games.
  • The Steelers total over the last three games is 3.2 points greater than the 42.5 over/under listed for this matchup.

Injury Report

Browns: OT Chris Hubbard: Out (Knee), WR Jarvis Landry: Out (Illness), WR Odell Beckham Jr.: Out (Torn Acl), LS Charley Hughlett: Out (Illness), ILB B.J. Goodson: Out (Illness), WR Rashard Higgins: Out (Illness), WR Taywan Taylor: Out (Neck), WR Ryan Switzer: Out (Illness), WR JoJo Natson: Out (Acl), SS Ronnie Harrison Jr.: Out (Shoulder), G Wyatt Teller: Questionable (Ankle), OLB Trevon Young: Out (Undisclosed), ILB Tae Davis: Questionable (Ankle), WR KhaDarel Hodge: Out (Illness), CB Greedy Williams: Out (Shoulder), ILB Sione Takitaki: Questionable (Ankle), WR Donovan Peoples-Jones: Out (Illness), DE Curtis Weaver: Out (Foot), S Grant Delpit: Out (Torn Achilles), C Nick Harris: Questionable (Knee), LB Jacob Phillips: Out (Illness), OT Jedrick Wills Jr.: Questionable (Illness), DE George Obinna: Out (Triceps), S Elijah Benton: Out (Illness)

Steelers: K Chris Boswell: Questionable (Groin), OT Matt Feiler: Out (Pectoral), OLB Bud Dupree: Out (Knee (acl)), OT Zach Banner: Out (Torn Acl), RB Trey Edmunds: Out (Hamstring), FS Marcus Allen: Questionable (Neck), OLB Olasunkanmi Adeniyi: Questionable (Shoulder), ILB Robert Spillane: Out (Knee), TE Zach Gentry: Out (Knee), ILB Ulysees Gilbert III: Out (Ankle), ILB Devin Bush: Out (Acl), RB Anthony McFarland Jr.: Questionable (Illness)


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