The Cleveland Browns are bad, bad, bad.
At least that’s the view of the betting public.
The Dolphins, who haven’t won since the 2015 season, are whopping 10 1/2-point favorites against Cleveland this Sunday.
That, at least as of Tuesday, tied them with the Seattle Seahawks (who host the San Francisco 49ers) as the biggest favorites in the league in Week 3.
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The line might be more of a reflection of the inferiority of the hobbled Cleveland Browns than the superiority of the Dolphins.
Cleveland will start their third quarterback of the season Sunday in Cody Kessler, a rookie out of USC. Both opening-day starter Robert Griffin III and his backup Josh McCown are out with shoulder injuries.
For the Dolphins, it’s a total reversal from the opener. The Dolphins were double-digit underdogs in Seattle, a game in which they covered, but lost.
Their seven-point loss in New England was exactly what Las Vegas expected.