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Ravens are double-digit road favorites vs. Browns in potential Week 16 revenge game

The Ravens are double-digit road favorites over the Cleveland Browns ahead of their game Sunday, according to Las Vegas sportsbooks.

After a blowout loss Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals, the Browns opened as seven-point underdogs, but the line has since grown to 10. The Ravens (12-2) have been double-digit favorites away from M&T Bank Stadium just once this season, covering a 10½-point spread last month with a 49-13 rout of the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Cleveland (6-8) was the last team to beat the Ravens, but the teams’ paths have diverged since the Browns’ 40-25 win in Week 4. The Ravens have won a franchise-record 10 straight games since that home defeat, while Cleveland has gone 4-6, suffering indignities on the field and off. Their loss Sunday ensured that they will be the only NFL team not to record a single winning season this decade.

With a 6-1 record overall and 5-1-1 mark against the spread, the Ravens have been reliable on the road this season. (Their lone blemishes were a five-point loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, who were 4½-point favorites, and a 26-23 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, who were three-point underdogs.) The Browns, meanwhile, have not fared well as significant underdogs. According to CBS Sports, Cleveland is 2-48 overall in its past 50 games as an underdog of at least seven points.

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One of those upset victories, however, came this season, and the Browns have won two of the teams’ past three meetings. Before a loss at FirstEnergy Stadium last season, the Ravens had won four straight games in Cleveland. They lead the series 30-11 overall.

The over-under for the game is 48½ points.

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