NFL Hall Of Fame Game 2023: Jets vs. Browns Latest Betting Odds  


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Aaron Rodgers practices with the New York Jets at the team training facility.

The football preseason kicks off with the New York Jets vs. the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Hall of Fame Game on Thursday, Aug. 3. Real, live pro football action is back, and top sports betting sites are ready. Let’s take a look at betting on the Jets vs. Browns in the preseason opener, what to expect, and the latest NFL Hall of Fame Game odds.  

Compare NFL Hall of Fame Game betting odds

Below are the latest betting odds for the 2023 NFL Hall of Fame Game between the Jets and Browns from top online sportsbooks. Use the drop-down arrow to view the latest lines for specific wagers. If you see a bet that you’d like to place, click on the odds to get started. 

Latest NFL Hall of Fame Game odds

New York Jets to Win
Cleveland Browns to Win
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Head To Head

STATS
Jets logo Jets NYJ
Browns logo Browns CLE
Offense Ranking OFF RNK31st14th
Defense Ranking DEF RNK3rd1st
Offense Net Yards Per Game OFF NET YPG268.6335.9
Defense Net Yards Per Game DEF NET YPG292.3270.2
Passing Yards Per Game PASS YPG171.7217.2
Turnovers Committed Per Game TOC PG1.92.2

When is the 2023 NFL Hall of Fame Game? 

Here are the key details for the 2023 NFL Hall of Fame Game between the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns

Jets vs. Browns futures odds

The latest NFL futures odds provide some insight into the general expectations surrounding the Jets and Browns.  

FuturesJetsBrowns
Super Bowl 
Division winner
To make the playoffs
Total wins 
MVPAaron Rodgers
Deshaun Watson

Looking back to last year, New York went 3-0 in exhibition games, while Cleveland went 1-2. For the regular season, the two clubs posted matching records of 7-10 and finished in last place in their respective divisions.

The Jets have been the subject of a lot of buzz throughout the offseason. In April, the club swung a trade with the Packers for Aaron Rodgers. Landing an elite arm has raised the bar, and many observers are now viewing the Jets as a potential contender. 

The Browns could also take some steps forward this season. After going through the first 11 weeks of last season without Deshaun Watson due to a suspension, they’ll have their franchise QB under center on day one of the regular season. 

While things could be looking up for both franchises, they also reside in two of the league’s most competitive divisions: the AFC East and AFC North. New York opens at home in Week 1 versus the Buffalo Bills, while the Browns host the rival Cincinnati Bengals.  

Are any starters playing in the 2023 Hall of Fame Game?  

It’s unlikely that we’ll see much — if any — playing time for starters on the Jets and Browns. The Hall of Fame Game is the first of four exhibition contests for both teams, so there’s ample time for key players to see some action in advance of the regular season. 

Exhibition or not, there’s always the risk of injury when players step onto the field. Quite simply, it’s not worth the risk for either club, so we can expect the majority of playing time to go to rookies and players who are fighting for roster spots. 

Looking back to last season’s preseason opener between the Jaguars and Raiders, we saw just that. The most notable offensive player to see extensive time was Las Vegas RB1 Josh Jacobs. He finished with five carries for 30 yards and two receptions for 14 yards. 

Recent NFL Hall of Fame Game results

Here’s a look back at the last 10 editions of the NFL Hall of Fame Game, including the game-time betting lines and results. 

SeasonResultSpread/TotalCorrect Wagers
2022Raiders 27, Jaguars 11Raiders -2.5, 30.5Favorite, Over
2021Steelers 16, Cowboys 3Steelers -2.5, 31.5Favorite, Under
2019Broncos 14, Falcons 10Broncos -2.5, 34.0Favorite, Under
2018Ravens 17, Bears 16Ravens -1.5, 35.0Underdog, Under
2017Cowboys 20, Cardinals 18Cowboys -1.0, 35.0Favorite, Over
2015Vikings 14, Steelers 3Vikings -3, 35.0Favorite, Under
2014Giants 17, Bills 13Bills -1, 32.5Underdog, Under
2013Cowboys 24, Dolphins 20Dolphins -3, 34.0Underdog, Push
2012Saints 17, Cardinals 10Saints -3, 37.0Favorite, Under
2010Cowboys 16, Bengals 7Bengals -3, 33.0Underdog, Under

*Note: The NFL HOF Game did not take place in 2011, 2016, or 2020.

Over that span, moneyline favorites have had the advantage with a record of 7-3 overall, including wins in the last six in a row. The favored side also has a slight 6-4 lead on the spread, while Under has been the correct call on totals in seven of the last 10 games.  

Traditionally, the preseason is rather unpredictable due to the general uncertainty over playing time. However, there is one research point that has proven to be popular among those who like to wager on exhibition campaigns. 

Some see head coach records in preseason games as an indicator of how the two sides may approach the contest. New York’s Robert Saleh is 5-0 overall in the preseason and 2-0 in openers. Cleveland’s Kevin Stefanski is also 2-0 in game one and 4-2 in total.