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Both the and entered 2021 with high expectations. Cleveland finally returned to the playoffs in 2020 and added to an already-balanced roster. Minnesota, meanwhile, seemingly bolstered its traditionally stout defense to pair with an up-and-coming offense headlined by stars like and . Only one of the two teams has cruised through the first three weeks, with the Browns starting 2-1 and barely falling to the reigning AFC champion . But the Vikings have quietly been just as explosive, losing close ones to the and before routing the . Seth DeValve Jersey On Sunday, we'll get a better idea of exactly where these teams belong when they go head to head. Are the Browns truly the cla s of the AFC North? Their performance thus far says so, but can they come out on top in another shootout? As for the Vikings, are they overlooked because of their crunch-time misfortunes the first two weeks? Or is their offense just a flashy Trevon Coley Jersey feature of an uneven team?We've got you covered below with odds, predictions, key questions, information on how to watch, and more:Date:Sunday, Oct. 3|Time:1 p.m. ETLocation:U.S. Bank Stadium (Minneapolis)TV: CBS|Stream:Paramount+ ( )Follow:Odds:Browns -2, O/U 51.5 How will the Vikings' offensive line hold up? Minnesota has held up pretty well, all things considered, but the Browns' front Austin Corbett Jersey is a different animal. , in particular, poses a threat to ' comfort. If Cleveland disrupts the pocket on a regular basis, the Vikings' big aerial attack could be slowed.Which secondary is more equipped for this game? The Browns boast one of the 's top pa s defenses but will be without cornerback Greg Newsome, who's injured and will give way to . The Vikings, meanwhile, have gotten uneven production from , and Co.Can Kevin Stefanski outsmart Mike Zimmer? The former colleagues have different advantages on each other: Zimmer's defensive looks have the potential to stuff Stefanski's signature run game, but Stefanski's deep lineup should allow him to pick on Minnesota's back end. Latest Odds: Minnesota Vikings PK Cousins deserves more credit than he' Austin Seibert Jersey s getting for the hot start he's had in 2021, with Jefferson and and even shining downfield. Throw in Cook, who's coming off a week of rest post-injury, and a defense whose strength (up front, and in the middle) should match up decently against the Browns' run-heavy attack, and it's easy to foresee Minnesota giving the Browns a run for their money. Zimmer, remember, has his guys at home for the second straight week and knows Stefanski well.But while a Vikings upset would not be surprising, the Browns still have an edge in overall talent, and Stefanski has proven repeatedly that he knows how to call a balanced game. If Odell Beckham Jr. Jersey isn't finding room on the ground, probably will as a pa s target. Odell Beckham Jr. alone should also cause problems for Minnesota's corners, and then there's Cleveland's own front seven, which is more than capable of forcing a game-changing turnover.Pick: Browns 31, Vikings 30