Cleveland Browns vs. Atlanta Falcons picks, predictions: Who wins NFL Week 4 game?

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic
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The Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons play on Sunday in a game on the NFL Week 4 schedule.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these NFL Week 4 picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 10 a.m. MST on CBS.

The Browns are a 2.5-point favorite in the game.

NFL Week 4 picks, predictions:

The Arizona Republic: Bills 35, Ravens 28

Jeremy Cluff writes: "Both of these teams are 2-1 and expected to be among the final teams remaining in the AFC. Something tells us Buffalo will be pumped for this game after its Week 3 loss."

Draft Kings: Go with the Browns to cover in game vs. Falcons

It writes: "Cleveland’s defense should be dominant again and the run game will continue to perform well against Atlanta’s defense. The Falcons are showing a lot of potential, but they’ll struggle to contain Cleveland’s offense and that ultimately will do them in."

NFL Week 4 odds:

FanDuel: Bet Cleveland to cover against Falcons

Adam Taylor McKillop writes: "This game should play close, according to both the opening betting lines and ESPN's FPI. I'll take the strong rushing attack of the Browns against a vulnerable Falcons defense. Atlanta ranks just 28th in Football Outsiders' rush-defense DVOA metric, meaning Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt should run wild. Take Cleveland and the points." Take the Falcons on the moneyline vs. Browns

Bill Speros writes: "The Falcons are in full-rebuild mode with Marcus Mariota at QB and Arthur Smith as head coach. But don't tell that to the operator of your favorite book. The Falcons are 3-0 against the line this season and won outright at Seattle in Week 3. The Browns beat the Steelers on Thursday but it wasn't convincing. The Falcons are getting 3 points at home. We like them to win it outright."

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Will Nick Chubb and the Cleveland Browns beat the Atlanta Falcons in their NFL Week 4 game?

Sports Betting Dime: Browns 29.8, Falcons 26.6

The site's formula predicts that the Browns will beat the Falcons in the NFL Week 4 game.

Betting Pros: Go with the Falcons with the points vs. Browns

It writes: "There’s a lot to like about this Atlanta Falcons team. The Falcons lost to the Saints by one and took a four-point loss to the Rams. They’re competing and have a solid offense of young talent between Drake London and Kyle Pitts. Pitts will ultimately break out soon, and when the Falcons beat the Seahawks on Sunday, Atlanta could be a pick-em against the Browns the following week. The Browns will have extra time to prepare, but if they lose to the Steelers, the Falcons could ultimately become favorites in this game at home. I’ll gladly take the three points with the Falcons in this one. Atlanta has kept their first two games close. Now their next two games are actual winnable games."

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Top Bet: Browns 29, Falcons 24

It writes: "The Falcons finally hooked a victory, thanks to their explosive rushing attack in the Seattle game. Cordarrelle Patterson rushed for 141 yards and a touchdown on just 17 carries, while Marcus Mariota also had a rushing score. Mariota passed for 229 yards and a touchdown with an interception on 13/20 completions, There are plenty of young guys on Atlanta’s roster but many of them are capable of torching opponents especially once they start to mature. Kyle Pitts and Drake London led the downfield for the Falcons with 87 and 54 receiving yards, respectively, with London also coming away with TD. Finally with momentum, look for the Falcons to play with so much more confidence than in previous games this season. The Falcons are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five contests."

ESPN: Browns have a 52.1% chance to win the game

The site's Football Power Index gives the Falcons a 47.3% shot at picking up the victory.

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