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Matchup rating: 27.9 | Spread: CLE -7 (44)

What to watch for: Can Browns QB Baker Mayfield and receiver Odell Beckham Jr. build off their breakout performance Week 2? They finally connected on several big plays together, including a 43-yard touchdown. Before that, OBJ had only had four TD grabs since being traded to Cleveland last spring. — Jake Trotter

Bold prediction: Beckham Jr. will have his first 100-yard receiving day since Oct. 13 last season. He had 74 yards last week and is now facing a secondary that has allowed too many players to get behind it. Washington will be so focused on stopping running backs Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt that Beckham will benefit off play-action. Beckham has two catches for 59 yards off play-action this season; he’ll add to that total. — John Keim

Stat to know: Washington leads the NFL with 11 sacks over its first two games. And 13.8% of opponent pass attempts have resulted in sacks, the second highest rate in the NFL behind Indianapolis (15.2%).

Injuries: Washington | Browns

What to know for fantasy: Half of Beckham Jr.’s points this season have come on a single catch, but that could work out, as only two teams have allowed more 25-plus-yard receptions than Washington this season. See Week 3 rankings.

Betting nugget: The Browns have failed to cover in their last five games, dating back to last season. Read more.

Keim’s pick: Browns 21, Washington 17

Trotter’s pick: Browns 27, Washington 19

FPI prediction: CLE, 63.4% (by an average of 4.8 points)

Matchup must-reads: Call a game from 2,300 miles away? Washington radio crew gets it done … Browns duo of Chubb and Hunt punishing NFL defenses



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