NFL picks and predictions 2013, Bills vs. Browns: Cleveland favored on Thursday Night Football against Buffalo


NFL experts are making their picks for the Week 5 Thursday Night Football matchup between the Bills and Browns.

The Browns will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday Night Football in Week 5. Cleveland has won two straight games with new quarterback Brian Hoyer at the helm and are looking to extend that streak against the 2-2 Bills on a short week. Buffalo enters Week 5 after a win at home against the Ravens. The upset win may give Buffalo some momentum entering its clash against Cleveland.

The Browns are favored by 4.5 points at home. The spread has the CBS Sports experts a bit divided with a 5-3 vote in favor of the Browns. However, when the spread is not considered, the Browns are a straight sweep in the straight picks for the CBS panel.

For the SB Nation group of five, the pick for this game was simple. All five panelists picked the Browns to get their third-straight victory.

The Browns will host the Bills at 8:25 p.m. ET on Thursday Night Football. The game will air on NFL Network.

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