Browns vs Jets Prediction: Week 17 Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – December 28, 2023

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On Thursday, December 28, 2023, the Cleveland Browns (10-5) host the New York Jets (6-9) at FirstEnergy Stadium and will try to extend a three-game winning streak.

Browns vs. Jets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with bookmakers listing the Browns as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Browns have -340 odds to pick up the win, while the Jets are listed at +270 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 33.5 points.

Game Info

How to Watch Browns vs. Jets Live?

  • Game Day: Thursday, December 28, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: AMZN
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Stadium: FirstEnergy Stadium

Betting Preview


The Browns own the 13th-ranked offense this year (335.9 yards per game), and they’ve been even better defensively, ranking best with just 260.3 yards allowed per game. The Browns are averaging 23 points per game on offense (10th in NFL), and they rank 12th on defense with 20.7 points allowed per game.

The Browns sport the 20th-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (216.8 passing yards per game), and they’ve been more effective on defense, ranking best with only 160.1 passing yards allowed per game. The Browns are totaling 119.1 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 11th in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 10th, giving up 100.2 rushing yards per contest.

The Browns have the best third-down defense this season (28.7% third-down percentage allowed), but they rank fourth-worst on the offensive side of the ball (31.5% third-down conversion rate). While the Browns rank fifth-worst in the NFL in yards per play at 4.7, it’s been a different situation on the other side of the ball, as they rank best (4.5 yards per play allowed). With 25 forced turnovers (second in NFL) against 32 turnovers committed (32nd in NFL), the Browns (-7) have the 26th-ranked turnover margin in the league.


Offensively, the Jets are bottom-five, putting up only 263.5 total yards per game (worst). Fortunately, they are thriving on the defensive side of the ball, giving up 294.8 total yards per contest (third-best). The Jets have not been getting things done offensively, ranking third-worst in the NFL with 15.4 points per game. They have been more productive on defense, surrendering 21 points per contest (14th-ranked).

The Jets rank second-worst in passing yards per game on offense (173.1), but at least they’ve been playing well on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best in passing yards allowed per contest (168.6). The Jets’ running game has not been getting things done, ranking fifth-worst in the NFL with 90.3 rushing yards per game. They have been better on the defensive side of the ball, giving up 126.2 rushing yards per contest (24th-ranked).

The Jets’ offense has been struggling on third down, ranking worst in the NFL with a 25.5% third-down conversion percentage. They have been better on defense, surrendering a 38.5% third-down rate (16th-ranked). While the Jets’ offense has been sputtering in terms of yards per play, ranking third-worst at 4.3, their defense is third-best with only 4.6 yards surrendered per play. The Jets have forced 22 turnovers this season and have turned the ball over 30 times, resulting in a -8 turnover margin that is fourth-worst in the NFL.

Browns vs. Jets Injury Report


Player Pos. Injury Status
Marquise Goodwin WR Knee Probable
Ogbonnia Okoronkwo DE Pectoral Out
Sam Kamara DE Gameday inactive Out
Dustin Hopkins K Hamstring Out
Corey Bojorquez P Quad Out
Amari Cooper WR Heel Out
Anthony Walker LB Knee Out
Dorian Thompson-Robinson QB Hip Out
Luke Wypler C Gameday inactive Out


Player Pos. Injury Status
Zach Wilson QB Concussion Out
Duane Brown OT Back Out
Bryce Hall CB Gameday inactive Out
Greg Zuerlein K Quad Probable
Jeremy Ruckert TE Concussion Out
Allen Lazard WR Illness Out
Israel Abanikanda RB Ankle Probable

Browns vs. Jets Betting Analysis

Browns Betting Insights

The Browns have gone 9-5-1 against the spread this season. In games they have played as 7-point favorites or more, the Browns have a perfect ATS record of 1-0.

This season, eight Browns games have gone over the point total.

Jets Betting Insights

The Jets have covered the spread five times in 15 games with a set spread. The Jets are 1-4 ATS when playing as at least 7-point underdogs.

Games involving Jets have hit the over six times this season. The Jets have been underdogs in 12 games this season and won four (33.3%) of those contests.

This season, the Jets have been at least a +270 underdog on the moneyline four times, losing each of those contests.

Browns vs. Jets Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 39 38.7 39.3
Implied Team Total AVG 21.7 21.6 21.7
ATS Record 9-5-1 7-1-0 2-4-1
Over/Under Record 8-6-1 1-6-1 7-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 7-1 5-0 2-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-4 2-1 1-3


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 38.3 38.7 37.8
Implied Team Total AVG 21.9 21.9 21.8
ATS Record 5-9-1 4-5-0 1-4-1
Over/Under Record 6-9-0 4-5-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 1-0 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 4-8 3-5 1-3

Players to Watch


  • Amari Cooper’s 1,250 receiving yards this season (sixth in the NFL) have come from 72 receptions on 128 targets. He’s averaging 4.8 catches and 83.3 yards per game, with five receiving touchdowns.
  • Jerome Ford’s rushing output this season includes 743 yards and four TDs. He’s averaging 49.5 yards per game and 3.9 per attempt (27th in the NFL).
  • Ford’s 57 targets in the passing game have turned into 40 catches (2.7 per game) for 236 yards (15.7 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • David Njoku has six touchdown catches this season, and has 75 catches for 748 yards on 115 targets, while averaging five catches and 49.9 yards per game.
  • In the running game, Kareem Hunt averages 3 yards per attempt (46th in the NFL) and 29.2 yards per game for 380 total rushing yards. He has recorded eight rushing touchdowns this season.
  • On defense, Myles Garrett has 39 tackles, 16 TFL, 13 sacks, and three passes defended in 2023.
  • Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah has 87 tackles, 18 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and two interceptions this season. He leads the Browns in tackles.
  • Martin Emerson has collected 56 tackles, one TFL, and four interceptions this year. He’s third on the Browns in tackles.
  • Greg Newsome II has 0.5 sacks to go with his four TFL, 46 tackles, and two interceptions on the season.


  • Breece Hall has rushed for four touchdowns this year, and has 732 total rushing yards (48.8 per game and 4.2 per attempt).
  • Hall’s contributions include 65 receptions (4.3 per game) on 84 targets for 537 yards (35.8 per game) and three receiving touchdowns.
  • Garrett Wilson has put together a 2023 campaign that includes 88 catches for 958 yards and three receiving touchdowns in 15 games played. He has been on the receiving end of 153 targets and is averaging 5.9 receptions per game.
  • Through 15 games played this season, Tyler Conklin has 54 catches (3.6 receptions per game on 5.3 targets per game) for 560 yards, but no receiving touchdowns.
  • Allen Lazard has been targeted 49 times, resulting in 23 catches for 311 yards .
  • So far in 2023, Quincy Williams has two sacks to go with 15 TFL, 124 tackles, and one interception over 15 games.
  • C.J. Mosley has registered 0.5 sacks in addition to his five TFL, 136 tackles, and one interception over 15 games.
  • Jordan Whitehead has 0.5 sacks in addition to his three TFL, 89 tackles, and four interceptions.
  • Quinnen Williams’ season stats include 56 tackles, eight TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one interception through 15 games.

Browns vs. Jets Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this game is the Browns, and we project that Browns will cover the spread (Browns -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 33.5 points.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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