Baltimore Ravens at Oakland Raiders Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/8/2017
Sunday, October 8, 2017
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The Baltimore Ravens head to Oakland Coliseum to play the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oakland as 4 point favorites. The total has been set at 38.5. The Ravens are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Raiders are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-3-0.
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Valuable Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
10/01/17 DT Brandon Williams Foot "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/01/17 TE Maxx Williams Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/01/17 CB Jaylen Hill Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
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 Oakland Raiders Injuries
10/02/17 QB Derek Carr Back out indefinitely
10/02/17 QB EJ Manuel None expected to start Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/01/17 CB Gareon Conley Shin "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/01/17 DB Keith McGill II Foot "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
10/01/17 WR Michael Crabtree Chest "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore
09/09/17 K Sebastian Janikowski Back IR
09/05/17 S Obi Melifonwu Knee IR
07/30/17 LB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens are 30th in the National Football League in points scored with 60. They have run 250 plays this year for 1,079 yards, which ranks them 30th in the NFL in total offense. The Ravens average 4.3 yards per play, which is 31st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 71 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baltimore has run for 509 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in the league. They've run 114 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 34 times for 273 yards so far this year, which has them 5th in the NFL in penalties. Joe Flacco has passed for 601 yards this year. He's completed 73 throws while attempting 118 passes for a completion percentage of 61.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 65. He averages 8.2 yards per completion and 5.1 yards per pass attempt.
Baltimore is 15th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 80. They have given up a total of 1,398 yards on D, which is 22nd in the league. The Ravens are 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 13th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 74 throws on 136 attempts against the Baltimore Ravens defense this season, ranking them 5th and 18th in the league. The Baltimore pass defense has also surrendered a total of 889 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 120 attempts for 509 yards this season, putting them in 25th place in the NFL against the run. The Ravens have had 37 penalties for 261 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 30.6% of possessions on defense, which is 9th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
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. 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.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 345 yards as a team, which ranks 24th in the NFL. They've run 84 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 25 times for 238 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the league in penalties. They are 15th in the NFL in points scored with 91. They have run 219 plays this season for 1,151 yards, which ranks them 27th in the league in total offense. The Raiders average 5.3 yards per play, which is 15th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 61 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. EJ Manuel averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 9.6 yards per completion. He has completed 11 passes on 17 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7%. His quarterback rating is 57.5. He has thrown for 106 yards this season.
The Raiders rush defense has allowed 112 attempts for 480 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in the league against the run. Oakland has committed 26 penalties for 213 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 12th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 39.5% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the league. They are 14th in the league in points allowed on defense with 79. They have surrendered a total of 1,412 yards on D, which is 23rd in the NFL. The Oakland Raiders are ranked 28th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has given up 7.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 26th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 82 passes on 121 attempts against the Oakland defense this season, placing them 13th and 5th in the National Football League. The Raiders pass defense has also given up a total of 932 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 6, which is 10th in the National Football League. Oakland kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 693 yards on 13 punts, averaging 53.3 yards per punt. That places them 1st in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is ranked 22nd in the league in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 22 punt return yards and average 4.4 yards per return, which is 27th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 13 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 138 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 27.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 41 yards this year. They are 22nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,091.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Raiders -4
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