Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos 11-26-23 NFL Week 12 Analysis, Best Picks, and Odds

Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos 11/26/23 – As NFL Week 12 approaches, an anticipated clash between the Cleveland Browns (7-3) and Denver Broncos (5-5) on Sunday has drawn the interest of football free pick analysts and fans. Slated to start at 4:05 PM ET at Empower Field at Mile High and broadcast live by FOX, this game could prove decisive in NFL Week 12.

Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos

Date & Time: Sunday, November 26, 2023, at 4:05 PM ET

Location: Empower Field at Mile High


Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos 11/26/23 Betting Odds

Browns-151-1.5 (-116)42 over (-111)
Broncos+129+1.5 (-106)42 under (-111)

Cleveland Browns Analysis

The Cleveland Browns’ offense has been an impressive mix of aerial agility and ground dominance this season. Deshaun Watson quickly found his footing again after missing the start of the year due to injury, quickly connecting with Amari Cooper’s outstanding receiving corps. Cooper’s ability to convert short gains into big plays was instrumental for their offensive success in passing game while Jerome Ford spearheaded an effective running attack that kept up their success through strong running game as well. Together these characteristics make Cleveland unpredictable and difficult to defend against; their dual threat capability makes them unpredictable and tough defenders will struggle against their dual threat capability this season!

However, the Browns’ defense has shown inconsistencies that are vulnerable to being exploited by an explosive Broncos offense. While their defensive line can create pressure when needed against teams with strong offensive fronts, their secondary has sometimes proven vulnerable against deep passes thrown by Russell Wilson and Co. To counter Denver’s offense effectively, they need to improve their pass rush while tighten coverage in their secondary.

Denver Broncos Analysis

The Denver Broncos under the leadership of Russell Wilson have found an efficient rhythm in their offensive play. Wilson’s experience and playmaking ability have been evident as he efficiently distributed the ball among his receivers; Courtland Sutton stands out with his ability to outmaneuver defenders in red zone situations – making him a primary target. Their passing game, while impressive, needs support from their running game in order to avoid becoming one-dimensional; Javonte Williams has been a steady presence but for maximum impact against defenses such as Browns defense, they must establish more potent running game early.

Defensively, the Broncos have been formidable, particularly their secondary which has proven effective at disrupting opposing quarterbacks’ rhythms and their pass rush – led by an effective defensive line – has also proven its worth in collapsing pockets and forcing hurried throws. Their run defense may face more of a test when facing Browns’ rushing attack; accordingly their linebackers and defensive line must remain disciplined in gap assignments and tackles to stop Browns from creating their ground game.

Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos Against the Spread

The Cleveland Browns have posted an impressive 4-1-1 against the spread over their last six games, especially on the road. Unfortunately, their record against Denver at Mile High has been less than stellar; 2-11 in 13 games against them and 1-7 overall over 8 matches at Mile High.

On the other side, Denver has had mixed success against the spread (ATS) recently at home with two out of seven games going 2-2 ATS against Cleveland; their overall performance has improved however with four wins out of five this month and their historical advantage could play a large part in this matchup.

Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos Free Pick

Based on the odds, trends, and team stats, here are the picks:

Moneyline: Broncos +129

Denver’s strong home-field advantage and recent form make them a favorable pick.

Spread: Broncos +1.5 (-106)

Given the Broncos’ defensive solidity and the Browns’ struggles in Denver, taking the Broncos with the points is a prudent choice.

Total: 42 under (-111) 

Both teams have shown tendencies for games to go under, especially Denver with their defense-first approach.

Predicted Score: Denver Broncos 21, Cleveland Browns 17

While Cleveland Browns boast a better record, Denver Broncos offer more reliable odds to Canadian sports betting enthusiasts due to their home advantage and recent uptick in performance. Their defense gives them an edge that gives them the edge in what promises to be an even game.