NFL Week 7 Indianapolis Colts v Cleveland Browns

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Fri, 2012-10-19 10:30 -- TheFootballLines
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The Indianapolis Colts look to bounce back after their loss to the Jest last week as they take on the Cleveland Browns. The opening money line odds for this game were posted at Colts -175 Browns +155, those numbers have seen quite a bit of movement with the current odds reading Indianapolis -135 ($1.74) and Cleveland +122 ($2.22). The Latest NFL Lines see the average sportsbook point spread of Colts -2.5 Browns +2.5 which is in a half point from the opener. The over under total is O/U 45 which is up a half point from the opening.

Memories of the Colts 30-27 win over the Packers in week 5 were quickly erased by a 26 point loss to Jets last week (9-35). They sit with a 2-3 record having averaged 20 points per game while allowing an average of 29 for a negative point’s differential of -9. In NFL yards per play stats the Colts have averaged 5.9 yards on offense and allowed 5.2 for a differential of +.70. In wagering results Indianapolis are 2-3 (-$110) against the spread, 3-2 in over under results and they are +$59 against the closing moneyline odds.

Cleveland record their first win of the season last week, 34-24 over the Bengals as slight home underdogs at +107 (+1). Their 1-5 record is made up losses to the Eagles (16-17), Bengals (27-34), Bills (14-24) Ravens (16-23) and Giants (27-41). The Browns have averaged 22.13 points per game while conceding 27.16 giving them a differential of -4.86. Pat Shurmur's Browns have a 3-2-1 (+$85) point spread record, 3-3 over under record and they are -$393 against the closing money line odds.

The last time they met was in 2011 and it was the Browns who prevailed 27-19 as -120 ($1.83) road favorites. They covered the point spread of -2 by 6 points and the game total of 46 went over the closing over under line of O/U 39.5.

TheFootballLines.com sees some value on offer in this game. We are leaving the point spread and the total alone however we have made a play in the money line market. You can grab our pick below or jump aboard with one of NFL Picks packages.

TheFootballLines.com's Pick: 
We would have liked to have taken Cleveland at their opening odds of +155 however we blinked and down they came. We still see value at the current odds and we have taken Cleveland at +122 ($2.22). Probably would not want to go too much below +120.
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