At 8:15 ET, the Jets and Browns square off at Cleveland Browns Stadium in a week 17 NFL matchup. TV coverage belongs to AMZN with the game being played on Thursday, December 28th. h


The Pick: New York Jets +7

This game will be played at Cleveland Browns Stadium at 8:15 ET on Thursday, December 28th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 21-17 in favor of the Browns.
  • Our projections have Joe Flacco finishing with 221.975 passing yards on 18.246/31.921 passing.
  • The Browns are projected to finish with 308 yards of offense compared to the 280 yards for the Jets.

Can The Jets Secure a Win at Cleveland?

As they prepare to face the Browns, the Jets hold a 6-9 record. Within the AFC-East, they currently sit in 3rd place and are 13th place in the AFC. When it comes to the spread, the Jets have a 5-9-1 record. Heading into week 17, their scoring margin is at -5.6 (per game).

Coming into week 17, the Jets offense is 27th in the league at 15.4 points per contest. Heading into week 17, New York ranks 10th in passing attempts and is averaging 4.8 yards per attempt (18). With 173.1 passing yards per game, they hold the 31st spot in the league.

The Jets have been running the ball an average of 21.7 times per game and currently hold the 27th spot in the league in rushing yards. Their average yards per rushing attempt is 4.

In terms of yards allowed, the Jets are 3rd in the league while giving up 294.8 yards per contest. New York's defense has allowed 21 points per game, placing them 14th in the NFL.

Will Cleveland Make it Happen at Home?

Heading into week 17, the Browns are 2nd in the AFC-North on a record of 10-5. When comparing their mark to other teams in the AFC, they are 5th. So far, they have gone 7-1 at home and 3-4 on the road. The current scoring margin for the Browns' is +2.3, and this has contributed to their ATS record of 9-5-1.

So far this season, the Browns have actually been a better offensive unit on the road, averaging 25.9 PPG on the road compared to 20.5 points at home. Overall, they are 10th in the NFL in scoring. This season, the Cleveland's passing offense is 3rd in passing attempts. Their average of 216.8 passing yards per contest, has them 20th in the NFL.

At 119.1 rushing yards per game, the Browns are currently ranked 11th in the NFL. In terms of attempts, they are carrying the ball an average of 31.1 time per game which is 4th.

In terms of turnovers, the Cleveland defense has 25 takeaways, which is 2nd in the NFL. Overall, they are giving up 20.7 points per game and 260.3 yards.