Sunday, September 18, 2016
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The Baltimore Ravens take on the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at FirstEnergy Stadium. The opening line for this game has Baltimore as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5. The Ravens are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Browns have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
Joe Flacco finished with 258 yards through the air for Baltimore last week. He completed 23 passes out of 34 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Ravens were led in rushing by Justin Forsett, who finished with 41 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Mike Wallace was the team leader in receiving with a total of 91 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 30 yards per reception. As a team in that game Baltimore got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 308 yards for the game. The Ravens ran for 83 yards on 28 attempts.
Robert Griffin III finished with 190 yards through the air for Cleveland last week. He completed 12 passes out of 26 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. The Browns were led in rushing by Isaiah Crowell, who finished with 62 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Corey Coleman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 69 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. Cleveland got a total of 14 first downs in that game. 6 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 50 total plays for 288 yards for the game. The Browns ran for 120 yards on 21 attempts.
Baltimore scores 13 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 27th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 34 attempts for a 68% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 225 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 20th in the league. The Ravens run for an average of 83 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry. That ranks them 21st in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 308 yards per game, ranking their offense 24th overall this season. The Ravens average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 25th in the NFL. They accumulate 35 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 19th in the league.
Baltimore allows 95 passing yards per game, ranking 1st, and they allow 7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 2nd. They give up 15 completions on 22 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Ravens allow 65 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 2.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 8th in the NFL. Baltimore allows 160 total yards per game including 3.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 1st in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 8 penalties for 89 yards per game, ranking them 24th among NFL teams.
Cleveland averages 10 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 30th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 12 passes per game on 26 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. They throw for 168 yards through the air per game, ranking them 28th. The Browns run for an average of 120 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 10th on the ground. They also run 50 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 288 yards per game, ranking them 28th in the league on offense. The Browns get an average of 14 first downs per game, which ranks 29th. They average 15 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, ranking them 29th in the NFL.
Cleveland allows an average of 270 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 21st in the league. Their defense overall allows 29 points per contest, which has them ranked 25th. They give up 22 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 59% per game. The Browns allow 133 rushing yards per contest on 34 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 25th in the NFL. Cleveland allows 403 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 26th in the league. They force 7 penalties for 46 yards in each contest, ranking 22nd.
Baltimore Betting Trends
Baltimore is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Baltimore has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/13/16 G John Urschel Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/11/16 LB Elvis Dumervil Foot "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/11/16 CB Jerraud Powers Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/08/16 DT Carl Davis Undisclosed IR
09/08/16 WR Chris Matthews Undisclosed IR
09/08/16 G De'Ondre Wesley Undisclosed IR
09/08/16 WR Michael Campanaro Calf IR
09/07/16 TE Nick Boyle Suspension expected to miss first 11 games
09/02/16 TE Darren Waller Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/02/16 RB Kenneth Dixon Knee out indefinitely
08/31/16 S Matt Elam Knee IR
08/30/16 RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Foot PUP
08/29/16 CB Kyle Arrington Concussion IR
09/13/16 DB Derrick Kindred Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/13/16 WR Terrelle Pryor Sr. Shoulder probable Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/12/16 QB Robert Griffin III Shoulder IR
09/11/16 DB Marcus Burley Groin "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/02/16 DL Desmond Bryant Pectoral IR
08/11/16 DE Armonty Bryant Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
07/25/16 WR Josh Gordon Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
Josh's Pick: Take Baltimore
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