Baltimore Ravens at Minnesota Vikings Week 7 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/22/2017
Sunday, October 22, 2017
U.S. Bank Stadium
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U.S. Bank Stadium is the venue for the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 4.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 39.5. The Vikings are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-4-0. The Ravens are 3-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-3-0.
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Valuable Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
The Minnesota Vikings are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Vikings are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
10/15/17 DT Brandon Williams Foot "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/15/17 LB Tim Williams Thigh "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/15/17 WR Jeremy Maclin Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/15/17 TE Maxx Williams Ankle left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/15/17 WR Breshad Perriman Concussion left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/15/17 DT Carl Davis Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/15/17 CB Jaylen Hill Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/10/17 RB Terrance West Calf expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/09/17 OL Matt Skura ACL out indefinitely
09/27/17 DE Brent Urban Foot IR
09/20/17 LB Bam Bradley ACL IR
09/20/17 G Marshal Yanda Ankle IR
09/16/17 CB Sheldon Price Concussion IR
09/13/17 RB Danny Woodhead Hamstring IR
09/05/17 CB Maurice Canady Knee IR
09/04/17 G Alex Lewis Shoulder IR
09/04/17 CB Tavon Young ACL IR
09/04/17 TE Crockett Gillmore MCL IR
08/28/17 LB Albert McClellan ACL IR
07/25/17 RB Kenneth Dixon Knee IR
07/02/17 TE Darren Waller Suspension out for season
Key Minnesota Vikings Injuries
10/16/17 QB Case Keenum None has been named the starter Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/16/17 QB Sam Bradford Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/15/17 S Andrew Sendejo Groin "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/15/17 LB Anthony Barr Concussion left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/15/17 WR Michael Floyd Calf injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/15/17 C Nick Easton Calf "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/15/17 WR Stefon Diggs Groin "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/02/17 RB Dalvin Cook ACL out for season
09/05/17 DE Datone Jones Shoulder IR
09/05/17 QB Teddy Bridgewater Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens have run for 777 yards as a unit, which ranks 7th in the league. They've run 179 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 43 times for 347 yards so far this year, which has them 9th in the NFL in penalties. They are 22nd in the National Football League in points scored with 114. They have run 385 plays this year for 1,735 yards, which ranks them 27th in the NFL in total offense. The Ravens average 4.5 yards per play, which is 30th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 106 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Joe Flacco has completed 116 throws while attempting 185 passes for a completion percentage of 62.7%. He has passed for 1,003 yards this year. He averages 8.6 yards per completion and 5.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 66.1.
The Ravens rush defense has given up 199 attempts for 848 yards this season, putting them in 30th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 45 penalties for 329 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in the league. They've allowed a score on 29.3% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the NFL. Baltimore is 15th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 124. They have given up a total of 1,985 yards on D, which is 18th in the league. The Ravens are 10th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 12th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 96 throws on 179 attempts against the Baltimore Ravens defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 5th in the league. The Baltimore pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,137 yards in the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Baltimore Ravens have tried 4 field goals this season and made 3, which is 27th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 75.0%. Baltimore Ravens kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 796 yards on 18 punts, averaging 44.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 22nd in the NFL in punting average. Baltimore is 15th in the NFL in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 42 punt return yards and are averaging 7 yards per return, which is 18th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 15 yards. They are 30th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 871.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Minnesota Vikings are 14th in the NFL in points scored with 122. They have run 385 plays this season for 2,136 yards, which ranks them 5th in the league in total offense. The Vikings average 5.5 yards per play, which is 12th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 118 1st downs this year, placing them 11th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Minnesota has run for 703 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the NFL. They've run 173 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Vikings have been penalized on offense 39 times for 378 yards so far this season, which has them 20th in the league in penalties. Case Keenum has thrown for 1,134 yards this season. He has completed 102 passes on 159 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 93.1. He averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 11.1 yards per completion.
Minnesota is 7th in the league in points allowed on defense with 103. They have surrendered a total of 1,773 yards on D, which is 11th in the NFL. The Vikings are ranked 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense has given up 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 14th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 130 passes on 206 attempts against the Minnesota defense this season, placing them 22nd and 23rd in the National Football League. The Vikings pass defense has also given up a total of 1,301 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 146 attempts for 472 yards this year, putting them in 6th place in the league against the run. The Minnesota Vikings have committed 45 penalties for 368 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 22nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 31.8% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Minnesota is ranked 29th in the league in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 23 punt return yards and average 7.7 yards per return, which is 16th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 13 yards. They have returned 7 kicks for 180 yards on special teams, ranking 4th in kick return yardage. The Vikings average 25.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 39 yards this year. They are 3rd in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,430. The Minnesota Vikings have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 6, which is 12th in the National Football League. Minnesota kickers have made 75% of their extra points, going 6 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 472 yards on 11 punts, averaging 42.9 yards per punt. That places them 28th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Vikings NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Vikings -4.5
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