Browns vs Texans: Mayfield, Watson look to keep their winning streaks alive
Browns vs Texans NFL odds, spreads and predictions
When is it? Sunday December 2nd
What time is kick off? 1:00 p.m. ET
Where is it being played? NRG Stadium
Which channel is it on? CBS
The Houston Texans go for their ninth consecutive win against the resurgent Cleveland Browns.
Houston (8-3) defeated the Tennessee Titans 34-17 and became the first team in NFL history to win eight straight games after beginning a season (0-3).
The Texans set a franchise record with 281 rushing yards led by Deshaun Watson and Lamar Miller.
Watson was spot on completing 19 of 24 passes for 210 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions, adding nine carries for 70 yards and a touchdown.
Miller rushed 12 times for 162 yards and one touchdown, including a 97-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter.
Houston's defense also had themselves a day with six sacks and one fumble recovered.
The Cleveland Browns (4-6-1) ended their 25-game road losing streak after defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-20.
Baker Mayfield set a career high in touchdown passes throwing for 258 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions.
Nick Chubb was a workhorse for Cleveland carrying the ball 28 times for 84 yards and one touchdown, catching three passes for 44 yards and another score.
David Njoku led the way in the receiving department catching all five of his targets for 63 yards and a touchdown.
Notably, Cleveland won consecutive games for the first time since 2014.
Browns vs Texans Spread
The Browns are getting 6 points in this matchup.
One of these two streaks will have to come to an end on Sunday.
Offensively these teams match up well which should keep this tightly contested, but Houston holds an advantage on defense.
Cleveland ranks second worst in total defense (415.4 ypg) while Houston ranks eighth (333.6 ypg).
Take the Browns to cover.
Browns vs Texans Over/Under
The over/under in this matchup is set at 47.5 points.
My final score prediction: Cleveland Browns 20, Houston Texans 24
Take the under in this game.
Browns vs Texans Moneyline
Think Cleveland can win back to back road games? You'd have to pay $50 to win a $105 profit.
Like the Texans to win their ninth game in a row? Spending $265 wins $100 profit.
Where the game will be won or lost
This matchup will be decided by which team can generate the most success running the ball.
Cleveland's rushing attack ranks ninth in the NFL with (128.7 ypg) while Houston ranks fourth averaging (136.5 ypg).