CLEVELAND, Ohio — Today, the Cleveland Browns (2-1) travel to Arlington, Texas to take on the Dallas Cowboys (1-2). The Browns are five-point under dogs despite having a better record than Dallas.
Part of the reason the Cowboys are favored is because it’s a home game and because on paper they have one of the most talented offenses in football. Sound familiar?
The Cowboys two losses have come against the Los Angeles Rams and the Seattle Seahawks, two teams likely to go far in the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Browns got blown out by a great Baltimore Ravens team and then beat two struggling teams — the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Football team.
Cowboy’s quarterback, Dak Prescott threw for at least 450 yards in their last two games while the Browns have been content to pound the ball with Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt.
Both defenses give up a lot of points, so this could well be a shootout that comes down to who has the ball last.
The Browns have played the Cowboys five times since 1994, with their only win coming in 1994, 19-14.
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