Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 16 [2023]

Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 16 [2023]

The Houston Texans will face the Cleveland Browns in NFL Week 16 action at NRG Stadium on Sunday, starting at 1:00PM ET.'s comprehensive betting preview for this week's Browns vs. Texans matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Browns vs. Texans Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used innovative machine learning and data analysis to simulate the outcome of Sunday's NFL game between the Browns and Texans 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NFL picks.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Browns a 65% chance of beating the Texans in Week 16 of the NFL season, and our predicted final score has the Browns winning 21-18.

According to our model, the Browns (-3) have a 56% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 39.5 points has a 51% chance of going over.

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Browns vs. Texans Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Browns Texans
Spread -3 (-108) +3 (-110)
Moneyline -158 +140
Total o39.5 (-115) u39.5 (-105)
  • The Texans are +3 underdogs versus the Browns, with -110 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Browns (-3) to cover the spread, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -108.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Texans at +140. That means you can bet $100 to profit $140, earning a total payout of $240, if they win.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Browns at -158, where you can risk $158 to win $100 for a total payout of $258 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under sits at 39.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -115, as well as the best odds for the Under at -105.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out the sports betting sites you have access to in your state for the best NFL odds and lines.

Browns vs. Texans Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Browns -3 -108 πŸ”₯
Moneyline Browns -158 πŸ”₯
Total Under 39.5 -105


When you see a πŸ”₯, you know it's one of our best bets of the day across all sports.

Despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 39.5 is our best bet owing to the better odds (-105) that are available from FanDuel Sportsbook.

Our NFL best bets are based on detailed modeling and gambling expertise to serve you the best possible plays every week of the season.

Browns vs. Texans TD Scorers

Who will score the first touchdown in Browns vs. Texans?

According to our model, Houston's Devin Singletary is most likely to score the first TD in Browns vs. Texans.

Our projections give Singletary a 10.4% chance of scoring the first TD at NRG Stadium, while the Texans RB is a 41.2% chance of registering an anytime touchdown.

First Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Cleveland Browns

Player First TD Probability
Amari Cooper 8.9%
David Njoku 8.7%
Jerome Ford 8.6%
Kareem Hunt 6.9%
Elijah Moore 5.8%

Houston Texans

Player First TD Probability
Devin Singletary 10.4%
Nico Collins 9.4%
Noah Brown 6.4%
Dalton Schultz 6.2%
Dameon Pierce 4.0%

Anytime Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Cleveland Browns

Player Anytime TD Probability
Amari Cooper 34.7%
David Njoku 33.5%
Jerome Ford 32.7%
Kareem Hunt 28.0%
Elijah Moore 24.1%

Houston Texans

Player Anytime TD Probability
Devin Singletary 41.2%
Nico Collins 35.9%
Noah Brown 26.5%
Dalton Schultz 25.5%
Dameon Pierce 16.1%

Browns vs Texans Player Props

Here, you will find detailed projections for all of the key offensive players from the Browns and Texans, including passing, rushing and receiving yards.

Browns vs. Texans Quarterbacks

Of the starting quarterbacks, the Browns' Joe Flacco is projected for 241 passing yards. The Texans' Case Keenum is expected to throw for 206 yards.

Player Proj. Pass Yards
Joe Flacco (CLE) 241 yds
Case Keenum (HOU) 206 yds

Browns Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Jerome Ford 49 yds
Kareem Hunt 43 yds
Pierre Strong 9 yds

Texans Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Devin Singletary 57 yds
Dameon Pierce 22 yds
Case Keenum 8 yds

Browns Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Amari Cooper 72 yds
David Njoku 51 yds
Elijah Moore 34 yds
Cedric Tillman 33 yds
Jerome Ford 18 yds

Texans Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Nico Collins 64 yds
Noah Brown 45 yds
Dalton Schultz 37 yds
Robert Woods 21 yds
Xavier Hutchinson 20 yds

Don't forget, our model updates frequently, so refresh this page for the latest betting insights before the Browns vs. Texans on Sunday December 24, 2023.

Browns vs. Texans Game Information

The NFL Week 16 matchup between the Texans and Browns at NRG Stadium is scheduled to begin at 1:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of Browns vs. Texans includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live updates.

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