3 bold predictions for the Ravens vs. Browns Week 4 matchup

The Ravens square off against a familiar foe in week 4 after a disappointing loss in Week 3

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Following a disappointing loss to the Colts last Sunday, the Ravens head to Cleveland to face the Browns for their second divisional matchup of the season after having beaten the Cincinnati Bengals earlier this month.

Cleveland is coming off of an impressive 27-3 victory against the Titans last weekend and they feature a 2-1 record through the first 3 weeks.

Here are 3 bold predictions for Sunday's Week 4 matchup.

1. Lamar Jackson rushes for 125+ yards and two more touchdowns

The Browns defense has been lights out so far this season. They have been dominant on both sides of the ball, allowing by far the least amount of total yards and passing yards per game.

Through the first three weeks of play, the Browns have allowed just 335 passing yards to opposing quarterbacks. It doesn't get much easier on the ground, where they've allowed the second least amount of rushing yards per game this season.

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Although it'll definitely be a tall task, I think the Ravens will look to establish the running game against the Browns.

Rashod Bateman and Odell Beckham Jr. have both not practiced yet this week, meaning their chances of playing on Sunday are pretty slim. Without two of the offenses' top weapons, I think we could see the Ravens put a heavy emphasis on the running game and we've seen Lamar Jackson hurt the Browns with his legs in the past.

This game also projects to be very close, meaning that we could see a lot of runs designed for Lamar Jackson this week.

As was evident in Week 3's matchup with the Colts, the Ravens love to put the ball in Lamar's hands when it gets to crunch time--I wouldn't be shocked if this was the case again this week.