Jets vs Browns Prediction: Odds, Picks & Betting Preview Week 2 – September 18, 2022

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On Sunday, September 18, 2022, the New York Jets (0-1) go on the road to challenge the Cleveland Browns (1-0) at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Browns vs. Jets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Browns as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Browns have -250 odds to pick up the win, while the Jets are listed at +210 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 39 points.

Game Info

How to Watch Browns vs. Jets Live?

  • Game Day: Sunday, September 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Stadium: FirstEnergy Stadium

Betting Preview


  • The average points per game for the Browns last season, 20.5, was 9.1 fewer than the 29.6 the Jets gave up.
  • Cleveland was 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 overall last season when the team notched more than 29.6 points.
  • The Jets’ defense allowed 397.6 yards per game last year, 56.9 more than the 340.7 the Browns’ offense averaged. The Browns gained 5.5 yards per play and the Jets allowed 5.9.
  • In games that Cleveland amassed over 397.6 yards last season, the team was 3-1 against the spread and 1-3 overall.
  • The Jets allowed opposing rushing attacks to average 138.3 yards per game last season, compared to the 145.4 yards the Browns’ offense averaged on the ground.
  • Cleveland had a 6-4 ATS record and a 7-3 overall record when the team rushed for over 138.3 yards last year.


  • The Browns gave up an average of 21.8 points last year, 3.6 more than the 18.2 the Jets put on the board.
  • New York was 5-1 against the spread and 3-3 overall last season when the team put up more than 21.8 points.
  • The Jets’ offense accumulated 306.4 yards per game last year, within 5.1 yards of the 311.5 the Browns’ defense allowed. The Jets picked up 5.0 yards per play and the Browns gave up 5.0.
  • When New York totaled more than 311.5 yards last season, the team was 4-4 against the spread and 3-5 overall.
  • The Browns’ defense conceded an average of 109.2 yards to opposing running games last season. That is 11.1 more yards than the Jets gained running the football (98.1).
  • New York had a 3-1 ATS record and a 2-2 overall record when the team rushed for more than 109.2 yards last year.

Browns vs. Jets Injury Report


Browns: OT Jack Conklin: Questionable (Knee), DE Stephen Weatherly: Out (Knee), OG Dawson Deaton: Out (Acl), C Nick Harris: Out (Knee), OT Chris Hubbard: Out (Elbow)


Jets: P Braden Mann: Questionable (Back), FB Jordan Whitehead: Questionable (Ankle), FB John Franklin-Myers: Questionable (Toe), WR Braxton Berrios: Questionable (Heel), OT George Fant: Questionable (Knee), QB Zach Wilson: Out (Meniscus), TE C.J. Uzomah: Doubtful (Hamstring)

Browns vs. Jets Betting Analysis

Browns Betting Insights

  • The Browns beat the spread seven times in 17 games last season.
  • The Browns had one win ATS (1-3) as a 6.5-point favorite or more last season.
  • Cleveland won 77.8% of the games last season when it was the moneyline favorite (7-2).
  • Cleveland won all four games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -250 or shorter.
  • The Browns had seven of its 17 games go over the point total last season.

Jets Betting Insights

  • The Jets covered the spread six times in 17 games last year.
  • The Jets’ ATS record as underdogs of 6.5 points or more was 3-5 last season.
  • Last season, New York was the underdog 16 times and won three, or 18.8%, of those games.
  • New York had a record of 2-7 in games where oddsmakers had them as underdogs of at least +210 on the moneyline.
  • Out of the 17 Jets’ games last season, 10 hit the over.

Browns vs. Jets Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 45.7 43.7 48.0
Implied Total AVG 25.3 25.1 25.5
ATS Record 7-10-0 3-6-0 4-4-0
Over/Under Record 7-10-0 3-6-0 4-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 7-2 6-2 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-7 0-1 1-6


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 44.1 44.4 43.8
Implied Total AVG 25.9 25.8 26.0
ATS Record 6-11-0 4-5-0 2-6-0
Over/Under Record 10-7-0 6-3-0 4-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-13 2-6 1-7

Players to Watch


  • Nick Chubb rushed for eight touchdowns last year, and racked up 1,259 total rushing yards (89.9 per game and 5.5 per attempt).
  • Chubb’s contributions include 20 receptions (1.4 per game) on 25 targets for 174 yards (12.4 per game) and one receiving touchdown.
  • Amari Cooper put together a 2021 stat sheet that included 68 catches for 865 yards and eight receiving touchdowns over 15 games played for the Cowboys. He was on the receiving end of 103 targets and averaged 4.5 receptions per game.
  • Kareem Hunt rushed for five touchdowns last year and totaled 386 rushing yards (48.3 per game and 4.9 per attempt).
  • Hunt’s offensive output included 22 receptions (2.8 per game) on 27 targets for 174 yards (21.8 per game), but he did not found the end zone in the passing game.
  • D’Ernest Johnson puts up 31.4 rushing yards per game through 17 games (534 total yards), with three rushing touchdowns.
  • In 2021, Myles Garrett put up 51 tackles, 17.0 TFL, and 16.0 sacks through 17 games.
  • Anthony Walker had 113 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.0 sack.
  • In the 2021 campaign, Jadeveon Clowney had 37 tackles, 11.0 TFL, and 9.0 sacks in 14 games.
  • Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah’s stats included 76 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and four passes defended in 14 games


  • In 13 games last year, Zach Wilson passed for 2,334 yards (179.5 yards per game) while recording nine touchdowns, 11 interceptions and a 55.6% completion percentage.
  • In addition to the stats he produced in the passing game, Wilson chipped in 185 rushing yards and four touchdowns.
  • Michael Carter generated 639 rushing yards (4.3 yards per carry) and four TDs.
  • As a receiver, Carter tallied 36 receptions (on 55 targets) for 325 yards and zero touchdowns.
  • Last year Elijah Moore reeled in 43 balls on 77 targets for 538 yards and five touchdowns.
  • In 16 games last year, Ty Johnson piled up 238 rushing yards (3.9 yards per carry) and two touchdowns.
  • Ty Johnson compiled 34 receptions on 55 targets for 372 yards and two touchdowns as a receiver.
  • On defense C.J. Mosley, who played in 16 games, compiled 168 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 2.0 sacks.
  • On defense, Quincy Williams recorded 2.0 sacks to go with 9.0 TFL and 110 tackles.
  • Bryce Hall was on the field for 17 games and compiled 79 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and 16 passes defended.
  • Jordan Whitehead was a significant contributor on D last season for the Buccaneers, with two interceptions to go with 74 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and eight passes defended.

Browns vs. Jets Predictions and Pick

Our pick to win this matchup is the Browns, and we expect that Browns will cover the spread (Browns -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 39 points.

How to Bet on Browns vs. Jets

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Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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