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Raiders vs. Browns Odds, Predictions, NFL Picks: How Experts Are Betting Monday’s COVID-Impacted Matchup

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  • The Browns are still missing key pieces despite the delay, including Baker Mayfield and head coach Kevin Stefanski. So how are our experts finding value on this game?
  • They detail two ways they're betting and/or looking to live bet Monday night's early NFL clash between the Raiders and Browns based on the latest NFL odds.

NFL Odds, Picks, Predictions

Pick
Browns Team Total Under 19.5 (-110)
Live Bet Raiders +3.5 or ML


Browns Under 19.5

Raheem Palmer: The Browns enter this game without starting quarterback Baker Mayfield and second-string QB Case Keenum. They’ll also be missing wide receiver Jarvis Landry and tight end Austin Hooper, among others, so we can expect a lot of running from this offense with third-string QB Nick Mullens starting.

I don’t expect a ton of points from these Browns, so I played their team total under at 20.5 and would like it down to 19.5 (-110), which is available at BetMGM as of writing.


Raiders Live

Brandon Anderson: I’m hoping to take advantage of the severe first- and fourth-quarter splits.

Cleveland is the better team early in games, and potentially even more so with a third-string QB and a few scripted drives. But weather is also a factor of this postponement, with Saturday’s rains giving way to Monday’s clear skies, so Derek Carr should have his way against Cleveland’s mostly second-string secondary — especially late, when the Raiders are terrific and the Browns shrink.

I’ll sit this one out pre-game but look to bet the Raiders live if the Browns take an early lead that looks scripted or unsustainable. (You can follow me in the Action app to receive notifications whenever I track a pick.)

If I can get the Raiders at a plus number, I’ll either bet the live moneyline or play for a cover at +3.5 or longer — likely sometime in the second quarter or at the half — and hope the Raiders’ depth and superior talent wins out against a Browns team still missing far too much.

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