Bengals' defense to be tested again by Browns even without Nick Chubb

Browns (4-2) at Bengals (1-4-1)

1 p.m. ET | CBS

Matchup rating: 27.3 | Spread: CLE -3 (50.5)

What to watch for: The Browns were dominant in the first meeting between these teams, though they came away with only a five-point win. While the Bengals have improved since then, especially in run defense, the Browns still have the top rushing attack in the NFL, even without running back Nick Chubb. -- Ben Baby

Bold prediction: Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett will sack Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow and force him to fumble for a second time this season, once again setting up a crucial late Browns touchdown. -- Jake Trotter

Stat to know: Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is averaging career lows in targets per game (6.7), catches per game (3.8), receiving yards (53.2), yards after the catch per reception (1.96) and percentage of routes targeted (23.5%). And his yards after the catch per reception ranks 86th out of 92 qualified wide receivers this season.

Injuries: Browns | Bengals

What to know for fantasy: Cleveland running back Kareem Hunt is averaging 19 fantasy points in victories this season (including 24.1 in the Week 2 win over Cincinnati), way up from 9.9 in losses. See Week 7 rankings.

Betting nugget: Cincinnati is 4-0 ATS in its past four games following a loss, dating back to last season. Read more.

Trotter's pick: Browns 30, Bengals 28

Baby's pick: Browns 27, Bengals 21

FPI prediction: CLE, 55.1% (by an average of 1.8 points)

Matchup must-reads: Stefanski: If healthy, Mayfield is Browns' starter ... Bengals' Green happy to "feel like my old self again" ... Why Burrow's deep struggles shouldn't be concern for Bengals