Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals Week 1 NFL Picks & Parlay 9/10/2017
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Paul Brown Stadium
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Paul Brown Stadium is the venue for the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 1.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 43.5. The Bengals were 7-9-0 against the spread last year and their over/under mark was 6-10-0. The Ravens were 7-9-0 ATS and their over/under record was 7-9-0.
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Valuable Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens were 7-9-0 against the over/under last season
The Baltimore Ravens were 7-9-0 against the spread last year
Important Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals were 6-10-0 against the over/under last season
The Cincinnati Bengals were 7-9-0 against the spread last year
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
08/28/17 LB Albert McClellan ACL out for season
08/28/17 WR Breshad Perriman Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
08/28/17 CB Maurice Canady Knee out indefinitely
08/23/17 RB Danny Woodhead Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
08/12/17 G Alex Lewis Shoulder out for season
08/01/17 TE Crockett Gillmore MCL out for season
07/30/17 CB Tavon Young ACL out for season
07/27/17 QB Joe Flacco Back is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Cincinnati
07/25/17 RB Kenneth Dixon Knee out for season
07/22/17 WR Michael Campanaro Toe PUP
07/02/17 TE Darren Waller Suspension out for season
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
08/28/17 HB Jeremy Hill Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
08/28/17 LB Vontaze Burfict Possible Suspension "?" Sunday vs Baltimore
08/25/17 S Shawn Williams Elbow expected to miss 4-6 weeks
07/21/17 CB Adam Jones Suspension expected to miss Sunday vs Baltimore.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens ran for 1,463 yards as a unit last year, which ranked 28th in the league. They ran 367 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Ravens were penalized on offense 125 times for 1,111 yards last season, which had them 5th in the NFL in penalties. They were 21st in the National Football League in points scored with 343. They ran 1,079 plays last year for 5,563 yards, which ranked them 17th in the NFL in total offense. The Ravens averaged 5.2 yards per play, which was 21st in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 316 1st downs last season, ranking them 21st overall as an offensive unit. Joe Flacco completed 436 throws while attempting 672 passes for a completion percentage of 64.9% last year. He passed for 4,317 yards. He averaged 9.9 yards per completion and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating last season was 83.5 and his QBR was 58.4.
The Ravens rush defense gave up 384 attempts for 1,430 yards last season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. They had 94 penalties for 900 yards on defense last year. That placed them 11th in the league. They allowed a score on 28.1% of possessions on defense, which was 2nd in the NFL. Baltimore was 9th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 321. They gave up a total of 5,154 yards on D, which was 7th in the league. The Ravens were 9th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense allowed 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 369 throws on 578 attempts against the Baltimore Ravens defense last season, ranking them 19th and 17th in the league. The Baltimore pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,724 yards in the air, which was 9th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Baltimore Ravens tried 39 field goals last season and made 38, which was 1st in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 97.4%. Baltimore Ravens kickers made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 last season. Their punters accumulated 3,665 yards on 80 punts, averaging 32 yards per punt. That ranked them 13th in the NFL in punting average. Baltimore was 13th in the NFL in punt returns with 32 last year. They totaled 246 punt return yards and averaged 7.7 yards per return, which was 21st in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 28 yards. They returned 28 kicks for 636 yards on special teams, placing them 17th in kick return yardage. The Ravens averaged 22.7 yards per kick return and had a long of 60 yards last season. They were 20th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,688.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals were 24th in the NFL in points scored with 325 last season. They ran 1,050 plays last year for 5,711 yards, which ranked them 13th in the league in total offense. The Bengals averaged 5.4 yards per play, which was 18th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 341 1st downs last year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cincinnati ran for 1,769 yards as a team, which ranked 13th in the NFL. They ran 446 times last year, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bengals were penalized on offense 88 times for 726 yards last season, which had them 30th in the league in penalties. Andy Dalton threw for 4,206 yards last season. He completed 364 passes on 563 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7%. His QBR last year was 58.3 while is quarterback rating was 91.8. He averaged 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 11.6 yards per completion.
Cincinnati was 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 315 last year. They surrendered a total of 5,612 yards on D, which was 17th in the NFL. The Bengals were ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense gave up 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 9th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 374 passes on 593 attempts against the Cincinnati defense last season, placing them 22nd and 25th in the National Football League. The Cincinnati Bengals pass defense also gave up a total of 3,800 yards through the air, which was 11th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 412 attempts for 1,812 yards last year, putting them in 21st place in the league against the run. The Bengals committed 105 penalties for 950 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 21st in the NFL. They gave up a score on 34.7% of possessions on defense, which was 13th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Cincinnati was ranked 8th in the league in punt returns last season with 38. They accumulated 246 punt return yards and averaged 6.5 yards per return, which was 28th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 24 yards. They returned 39 kicks for 1,003 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Bengals averaged 25.7 yards per kick return and had a long of 84 yards last year. They were 4th in the league in all-purpose yards with 7,224. The Cincinnati Bengals attempted 35 field goals last season and made 28, which was 12th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 80.0%. Cincinnati kickers made 83% of their extra points, going 29 for 35 last year. Their punters totaled 3,613 yards on 78 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That placed them 9th in the NFL in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bengals -1.5 and over 43.5 total points
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