Browns-Ravens Predictions and Expert Picks for NFL Week 1 Game

Browns vs Ravens predictions and expert picks for their Week 1 NFL game.
Browns vs Ravens predictions and expert picks for their Week 1 NFL game. / Rob Leiter/Getty Images

Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season features an AFC North clash between the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens.

Here's how the experts are predicting this game to play out.

Browns vs Ravens Picks Week 1

CBS Sports picks are from their panel of experts, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer, and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 1 NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Ravens (6)
numberFire: Ravens
Sporting News: Ravens
Betting Favorite: Ravens

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Browns (5), Ravens (1)
Sporting News: Ravens

The against the spread picks are what is really interesting in this matchup. It's no surprise that the Ravens are the unanimous pick to win, but the highlighted experts are predicting a close game, with five of seven picking the underdog Browns to cover the spread.

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