The current version of the Cleveland Browns franchise has only been listed as a road favorite 10 times, and Brian Hoyer and company are increasing chalk away from home for this Sunday afternoon against the winless Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Browns opened as 3-point road favorites against the Jaguars for their Sunday matchup, and over the past few days that line has moved to Cleveland -5.5 at Jacksonville. Overall the Browns have been lucrative as road favorites, going 8-1 SU and 7-1-1 ATS in their previous nine outings.
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The biggest line move so far this week has been seen in the Minnesota at Buffalo matchup, with the Bills moving from 3.5-point to 7-point home favorites at the sportsbooks. The Vikings are coming off a 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions at home in which Teddy Bridgewater threw for just 188 yards with three interceptions while getting sacked eight times.
Washington has moved from a 4-point favorite to a 5.5-point favorite at home against Tennessee, with Baltimore going from -6 to -7.5 at home against Atlanta, the Lions falling from -2.5 to -1 at home against New Orleans, and the Chargers dropping from a 5.5-point favorite to a 4-point favorite at home against Kansas City.
And in the big matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos on Sunday night at Mile High it’s Peyton Manning and company who have improved from 6-point favorites to 7-point favorites since the Week 7 opening lines were posted at the online sportsbooks. Manning is gunning for a record-breaking touchdown pass.
Week 7 NFL Betting Lines:
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16
NY Jets at New England (-7.5), 8:25pm ET
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19
Atlanta at Baltimore (-7.5) (OPEN -6), 1:00pm ET
Tennessee at Washington (-5.5) (OPEN -4), 1:00pm ET
Seattle at St. Louis (+7.5) (OPEN +6.5), 1:00pm ET
Cleveland at Jacksonville (+5.5) (OPEN +3), 1:00pm ET
Cincinnati at Indianapolis (-3) (OPEN -3), 1:00pm ET
Minnesota at Buffalo (-7) (OPEN -3.5), 1:00pm ET
Miami at Chicago (-3) (OPEN -3.5), 1:00pm ET
New Orleans at Detroit (-1) (OPEN -2.5), 1:00pm ET
Carolina at Green Bay (-7.5) (OPEN -6.5), 1:00pm ET
Kansas City at San Diego (-4) (OPEN -5.5), 4:05pm ET
Arizona at Oakland (+3.5) (OPEN +4), 4:25pm ET
NY Giants at Dallas (-7) (OPEN -5), 4:25pm ET
San Francisco at Denver (-7) (OPEN -6), 8:30pm ET
MONDAY, OCTOBER 20
Houston at Pittsburgh (-3) (OPEN -4), 8:30pm ET