Sunday, September 20, 2015
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The Baltimore Ravens take on the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at O.co Coliseum. The opening line for this matchup has the Ravens as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 41.5.
The Ravens lost their first game of the season 19-13 to the Denver Broncos. Joe Flacco had a rough outing in Week 1, throwing for only 117 yards with no touchdowns and 2 interceptions. He was 18 of 32 and was sacked twice in the game. Marlon Brown and Crockett Gillmore were the leading receivers for Baltimore, but they each only had 2 catches for 25 yards against a stout Denver defense. Justin Forsett didn't do much on the ground for the Ravens either, rushing for only 43 yards on 14 carries. For the game Baltimore only had 11 first downs and 173 yards of total offense.
Oakland got blown out by the Bengals in Week 1 by a score of 33-13 and lost quarterback Derek Carr in the process. Carr only threw for 62 yards on 7 of 12 before leaving with an injury, and his status for Week 2 currently lists him as questionable. Matt McGoin filled in for Carr by throwing for 142 yards on 23 of 31 passes with 2 touchdowns. Rookie Amari Cooper led Oakland with 5 receptions for 47 yards and Michael Crabtree had 5 receptions as well. Latavius Murray led Oakland on the ground with 44 yards on 11 carries.
The Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss, they are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss, and they are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a double-digit loss at home. Oakland is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after scoring less than 15 points in their previous game, they are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing more than 30 points in their previous game, and they are 24-49-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record. The over is 4-0 in the Raiders last 4 games overall, is 6-0-1 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record, and is 4-0 in their last 4 games on grass. The over is also 5-0 in the Raiders last 5 vs. the AFC, is 4-0 in their last 4 games following a SU loss of more than 14 points, and is 7-1 in their last 8 games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game.
The Ravens are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games after accumulating less than 150 yards passing in their previous game, they are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games after accumulating less than 250 total yards in their previous game, and they are 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 vs. the AFC. Baltimore is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games after allowing less than 250 total yards in their previous game and they are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. The under is 3-0-1 in the Ravens last 4 games on grass, is 4-0 in their last 4 games following a S.U. loss, and is 4-0-1 in their last 5 games following an ATS loss. The under is also 6-1 in the Ravens last 7 games after accumulating less than 250 total yards in their previous game, is 5-1-1 in their last 7 games overall, and is 5-1-1 in their last 7 vs. the AFC.
In head to head matchups, the home team is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 meetings and the Ravens are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings. The under is 5-2-1 in the last 8 meetings.
Baltimore Betting Trends
Baltimore is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Baltimore has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/14/15 T Eugene Monroe Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
09/13/15 RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Knee "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
09/13/15 CB Rashaan Melvin Thigh "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
09/13/15 LB Terrell Suggs Achilles injured last game, out for season
09/13/15 DT Timmy Jernigan Knee "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
09/10/15 DE Brent Urban Bicep IR - designated to return
09/07/15 WR Breshad Perriman Knee out indefinitely
09/04/15 S Matt Elam Bicep IR
08/19/15 TE Dennis Pitta Hip PUP
09/15/15 DT Justin Ellis Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/14/15 S Nate Allen Knee out indefinitely
09/13/15 DE Benson Mayowa Knee "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/13/15 S Charles Woodson Arm "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/13/15 QB Derek Carr Hand injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/07/15 T Menelik Watson Achilles IR
Josh's Pick: Take Baltimore
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