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Browns vs Steelers Predictions and Expert Picks for NFL Wild Card Game

Larry Rupp
Browns vs Steelers predictions and expert picks for NFL Wild Card game.
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It's an AFC North battle in the NFL Wild Card round as the Cleveland Browns (11-5) travel to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) on Sunday night. These two teams split their regular season meetings and the Steelers head into this game as 6-point favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook's NFL betting odds.

It'll be interesting to see if this spread changes as the Browns continue to deal with certain COVID-19 protocols. Here is what the experts are predicting to happen in the Browns-Steelers Wild Card showdown.

Browns vs Steelers Picks Wild Card

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 Wild Card NFL odds.

CBS Sports: Steelers (5)
numberFire: Steelers
Sporting News: Steelers
Betting Favorite: Steelers -6

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Steelers (3), Browns (2)
Sporting News: Steelers

The experts and analysts unanimously predict the Steelers to emerge victorious in this game and move on to the divisional round. However, two experts did go against the majority and picked the Browns to keep this one close when it comes to covering the spread.

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