Sunday, October 2, 2016
M&T Bank Stadium
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The Oakland Raiders travel to M&T Bank Stadium to play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, October 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Baltimore as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45. The Raiders are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Ravens have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
Derek Carr finished with 249 yards through the air for Oakland last week. He completed 21 passes out of 35 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Raiders were led in rushing by DeAndre Washington, who finished with 57 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Michael Crabtree was the team leader in receiving with a total of 102 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oakland got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 61 total plays for 368 yards for the game. The Raiders ran for 123 yards on 25 attempts.
Joe Flacco finished with 214 yards passing for Baltimore last week. He went 29 for 40, resulting in a 73% completion percentage. The Ravens were led on the ground by Terrance West, who finished with 45 yards on 10 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Steve Smith led the team in receiving with 87 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Baltimore had 18 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 283 yards for the contest. The Ravens ran for 84 yards on 22 carries as a team.
Oakland scores 27 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 8th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 26 passes on 39 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 288 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 8th in the league. The Raiders run for an average of 148 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 5.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 2nd in the league. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 436 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Raiders average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 4th in the NFL. They accumulate 85.7 penalty yards per game via 10.3 penalties, which ranks 2nd in the league.
Oakland allows 340 passing yards per game, ranking 32nd, and they allow 26 points per contest on defense, which ranks 22nd. They give up 24 completions on 36 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 67%. The Raiders allow 136 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 29th in the NFL. Oakland allows 476 total yards per game including 7.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 32nd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 65.3 yards per game, ranking them 19th among NFL teams.
Baltimore averages 19 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 24th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. They throw for 242 yards through the air per game, ranking them 21st. The Ravens run for an average of 82 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 26th on the ground. They also run 67 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for a total of 324 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the league on offense. The Ravens get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 23rd. They average 40.7 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 25th in the NFL.
Baltimore allows an average of 168 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 3rd in the league. Their defense overall allows 15 points per contest, which has them ranked 4th. They give up 20 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Ravens allow 86 rushing yards per contest on 23 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 8th in the NFL. Baltimore allows 254 total yards per game for an average of 4.5 yards per play, which ranks 2nd in the league. They force 7.7 penalties for 74.3 yards in each contest, ranking 24th.
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Baltimore Betting Trends
Baltimore is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Baltimore has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/16 T Menelik Watson Leg injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/25/16 T Austin Howard Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/25/16 OL Matt McCants Knee "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/01/16 DE Mario Jr. Edwards Hip out indefinitely
08/17/16 TE Gabe Holmes Foot out indefinitely
08/11/16 OLB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
09/27/16 G John Urschel Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
09/26/16 G Alex Lewis Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
09/25/16 LB Elvis Dumervil Foot "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
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
Josh's Pick: Take Baltimore
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