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Eagles vs Browns Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for NFL Preseason Game on FanDuel Sportsbook (Aug 21)

Devon Platana
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cleveland Browns prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL preseason game.
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Eagles vs Browns Preseason Game Info

2022 NFL Preseason Game
Philadelphia Eagles (0-1) vs. Cleveland Browns (1-0)
Date: Sunday, August 21, 2022
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Venue: FirstEnergy Stadium — Cleveland, OH
Coverage: NFL Network

Week 2 of the NFL preseason includes a showdown between the Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns. After being up 14-0 at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles blew the lead against the New York Jets in their preseason opener, ultimately losing by a final score of 24-21.

The Browns experienced a different fate last week, scoring a 24-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The takeaway of the game was quarterback Deshaun Watson's poor play, going 1-of-5 for just seven yards and a 39.6 passer rating.

Eagles vs Browns Odds & Spread

All NFL preseason betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: PHI: (-140) | CLE: (+120)
Spread: PHI: -2.5 (-110) | CLE: +2.5 (-110)
Total: 36.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

The Eagles enter this contest as the favorite on the moneyline and the spread. This 1 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 36.5, which is lower than most of this week's NFL projected totals.

Eagles vs Browns Prediction & Pick

The Eagles have gone 2-10-1 in their last 13 exhibition contests, proving that they don't always put its best foot forward in August. Last week's loss shows that the Eagles have a lot to work on, including their third-down efficiency (5-of-17, 29.4%), an offensive line that gave up five sacks and a run game that averaged only 3.1 yards on 28 carries.

The Browns might be controversial, but it can't be denied that they're usually a good preseason team. Cleveland has won five straight exhibition games and looks to make it six come Sunday. Nevertheless, the Browns are 1-5 straight up in their last six meetings with the Eagles, which is a trend they must avoid.

Having said that, the Eagles have a lot of issues that can't be fixed in a week. Look for the Browns to emerge as the victors.

Final Score Prediction: Browns: 27 | Eagles: 20

Eagles vs Browns Betting Trends

- Philadelphia is 1-4 against the spread (ATS) in its last five games.
- Cleveland is 6-1 ATS in its last seven home games against Philadelphia.
- The total has hit the over in five of Philadelphia's last seven games.
- The total has hit the under in each of Cleveland's last six games against Philadelphia.

Eagles vs Browns Best Bet

All NFL preseason betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Both teams have aspects to work on, but the Browns looked closer to being ready for the regular season last week. Cleveland also has the advantage of playing at FirstEnergy Stadium, which could help swing momentum in its favor. There's some value to be had on the moneyline, so back the Browns outright at home.

Bet: Browns ML (+120)

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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