Las Vegas at Cleveland Prediction, Game Preview

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Las Vegas at Cleveland Prediction, Game Preview

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Las Vegas at Cleveland prediction, game preview, how to watch: Monday, December 20


Las Vegas at Cleveland How To Watch

Date: Monday, December 20
Game Time: 5:00 ET
Venue: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH
How To Watch: NFL Network
Record: Las Vegas (6-7), Cleveland (7-6)
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Why Las Vegas Will Win

It’s brutal to put a global pandemic into football analysis, but Las Vegas is catching a Cleveland that’s not only coming off a tough win over Baltimore, but it’s also dealing with a crushing bout of COVID-19.

As of this moment, over 12 starters – including Baker Mayfield and Jarvis Landry – are expected to be out along with head coach Kevin Stefanski are expected to be out.

Throw in an injury to Kareem Hunt – with the normal late-season bumps and bruises elsewhere – and this isn’t a fully-functional Cleveland team.

The passing game continues to be dangerous, Derek Carr is putting up monster numbers, and as long as the line can provide the time, the offense should work. However …

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Why Cleveland Will Win

Las Vegas hasn’t exactly been sharp. It’s been a mess after all of the adversity, and now it’s not even close to being able to overcome all the mistakes, including five turnovers last week in the blowout loss to the Chiefs.

For all of the yards and big downfield plays, the Raiders aren’t scoring.

They’ve come up with fewer than 17 points in five of the last six games, and now the O has to deal with an angry team with an us-against-the-world attitude.

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What’s Going To Happen

The Browns have been able to step up in tough spots, but this one is just a wee bit harder than the Week 7 win over Denver.

The team is depleted.

Almost half of the Browns won’t be able to go, the quarterback situation is a mess,

Again, Las Vegas just doesn’t score enough, but it’s about to go against the Cleveland B team, even with the game moved to Monday.

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Las Vegas at Cleveland Prediction, Line

Las Vegas 30, Cleveland 13
Line: Cleveland -1, o/u: 41.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 4

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