Two completely different video games on the NFL’s Week 10 schedule may very well be impacted by inclement climate on Sunday. The Cleveland Browns are set to host the Houston Texans, and the Inexperienced Bay Packers are set to host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. And whereas neither matchup is going through any form of weather-related delay or postponement, anticipated rain and gusty winds simply may curtail scoring.
The Climate Channel is calling for an 30 % probability of rain in Cleveland on Sunday, with 25-35 mph winds. Forecasts recommend a mixture of solar and clouds within the afternoon, when the Browns kick off towards the Texans at 1 p.m. ET, however Cleveland can also be beneath a excessive wind warning from 1 p.m. Sunday to 11 p.m. Sunday evening, with winds anticipated as much as 60 mph all through the day.
In Inexperienced Bay, the place the Packers kick off towards Jacksonville at 1 p.m. ET, The Climate Channel predicts equally inclement situations: After drizzles Sunday morning, the realm is predicted to endure cloudy, windy climate with an 60 % probability of rain with snow showers between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. There might be an opportunity of flurries after 4 p.m. Winds, in the meantime, are anticipated between 25-35 mph, with occasional gusts over 50 mph. Inexperienced Bay has a wind advisory.
Right here is Lambeau Discipline Sunday morning:
The forecasts are notable if solely as a result of excessive scoring initially appeared probably in a single or each contests. Whereas the Jaguars are heavy underdogs towards Inexperienced Bay, the Packers boast one of many NFL‘s finest offenses and have averaged greater than 30 factors. Each the Browns and Texans, in the meantime, personal bottom-10 defenses, every permitting near or greater than 30 factors per sport, so a shootout might have been anticipated there.
Latest modifications to betting strains mirror this actuality, as SportsLine’s Matt Severance famous on Friday:
(Most) video games every week are taking heavy leans to the Over, however there are two Sunday taking enormous leans to the Beneath at William Hill sportsbook largely as a consequence of anticipated climate situations: Texans at Browns, and Jaguars at Packers.
(The Browns-Texans) complete has plummeted from an open of 54 at William Hill to 49. A whopping 94 % of all wagers on the full are on the Beneath and 60 % of tickets offered … (The Packers) complete vs. the Jaguars has dropped from an open of 53 to 50 with 95 % of all cash wagered on the Beneath and 54 % of tickets offered.
“These strikes are weather-related,” William Hill’s Nick Bogdanovich informed SportsLine. “Inexperienced Bay’s presupposed to have a bunch of wind, Cleveland a bunch of wind, (and) each look to be nasty. With the brutal wind, meaning much more operating, laborious to throw clearly. Wind is the worst when projecting the full; rain and snow does not imply almost as a lot. The wind is the important thing.”