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ESPN Releases Its 2nd Half Prediction For The Saints-Browns Game

A New Orleans Saints helmet sitting on the field.

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 13: A New Orleans Saints helmet sits on the turf before the start of the Saints and Baltimore Ravens preseason game at M&T Bank Stadium on August 13, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Browns, coming off their Week 1 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers, were a big underdog heading into this afternoon's game against the Saints. New Orleans, a popular Super Bowl pick, was scored on easily by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last weekend. Most experts expected them to rebound well against Cleveland.

That's not happening today, though. The Browns are in control.

Cleveland is winning, 6-3, after two quarters of play. The Browns haven't done a ton on offense - Tyrod Taylor has 66 passing yards, Carlos Hyde has 23 rushing yards - but the Saints haven't done anything, either.

New Orleans has just 21 rushing yards and Drew Brees has zero touchdowns.

Will the Saints be able to pull off a win in the second half? ESPN's Football Power Index has updated its prediction.

ESPN gives the Saints a 58.2 percent chance to beat the Browns in the second half.

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The Browns going into New Orleans to face a Saints team looking for a rebound win and coming away with their first victory in more than a year would be quite the upset.

The second half is set to begin in minutes. Who do you have?