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Steelers vs. Browns NFL Weather Forecast: Expect Strong Winds for Thursday Night Football

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  • The NFL weather report for Steelers vs. Browns on Thursday Night Football is calling for very strong winds in Cleveland tonight.
  • Windy weather conditions aren't exactly great news for either offense, as gusty breezes can blow passes and field-goal attempts off-target.
  • Based on the latest NFL weather forecast, we detail how strong the wind will be for Steelers vs. Browns, including how it's affecting Thursday Night Football odds.

Steelers vs. Browns Odds

Steelers Odds +4
Browns Odds -4
Over/Under 38.5
Date Thursday, Sept. 22
Time 8:15 p.m. ET
Channel Amazon Prime Video

*Odds as of Thursday morning

A quarterback duel consisting of Mitch Trubisky vs. Jacoby Brissett doesn’t scream high-scoring game, so an opening total of 41 for Steelers vs. Browns on Thursday Night Football was to be expected.

However, if you’re a fan of offense in the NFL, you may want to avoid looking at the latest NFL weather report for Steelers vs. Browns.

To put it mildly — Thursday night’s weather conditions in Cleveland will not be friendly for either offense, and Steelers vs. Browns odds movement is shows that the betting market is taking note as well.

With this in mind, let’s dig into the updated Steelers vs. Browns weather report, including how it’s affecting NFL odds for Thursday Night Football.

Steelers vs. Browns Weather Report

According to the National Weather Service, 16-21 mph winds are expected at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on Thursday night, with gusts touching 32 mph and a 20% chance of rain.

Sports Insights’ weather data predicts even more drastic conditions, including steady breezes of 19-20 mph blowing throughout tonight’s Steelers vs. Browns matchup.

Windy weather makes it more difficult for quarterbacks to throw the ball accurately, especially on deep, downfield attempts that can result in quick scores.

In addition, wind is no friend to kickers trying to connect on longer-range field goals, either.

It’s easy to understand why strong winds can negatively impact scoring, which is exactly why the Steelers vs. Browns over/under has already dipped to between 38 and 38.5 across the market (click here for live NFL odds).

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