Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens Week 17 NFL Picks & Parlay 12/31/2017
Sunday, December 31, 2017
M&T Bank Stadium
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The Baltimore Ravens host the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday, December 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has Baltimore as 10 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 41. The Ravens have an over/under record of 8-7-0 and they are 8-6-1 against the spread. The Bengals have an ATS record of 8-7-0 while their over/under record is 6-9-0.
Valuable Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals are 6-9-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bengals are 8-7-0 against the spread
Important Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 8-7-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 8-6-1 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
12/24/17 LB Jordan Evans Concussion left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Baltimore
12/24/17 G Andre Smith Knee is "?" Sunday vs Baltimore
12/24/17 T Cedric Ogbuehi Shoulder is "?" Sunday vs Baltimore
12/24/17 S Shawn Williams Concussion left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Baltimore
12/24/17 LB Vontaze Burfict Shoulder left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Baltimore
12/24/17 HB Joe Mixon Ankle left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Baltimore
12/22/17 LB Nick Vigil Ankle IR
12/21/17 C T.J. Johnson Pectoral IR
12/15/17 LB Kevin Minter Hamstring IR
12/09/17 CB Adam Jones Groin IR
12/07/17 WR John Ross Shoulder IR
11/11/17 HB Jeremy Hill Ankle IR
11/08/17 T Jake Fisher Illness IR
10/12/17 TE Tyler Eifert Back IR
09/05/17 QB Jeff Driskel Thumb IR
08/30/17 HB Cedric Peerman Shoulder IR
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
12/23/17 WR Jeremy Maclin Knee is "?" Sunday vs Cincinnati
12/03/17 CB Jimmy Smith Achilles is out for season
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
09/04/17 G Alex Lewis Shoulder IR
09/04/17 TE Crockett Gillmore MCL IR
09/04/17 CB Tavon Young ACL 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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals have run for 1,220 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in the NFL. They've run 347 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bengals have been penalized on offense 104 times for 967 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the league in penalties. They are 28th in the NFL in points scored with 259. They have run 852 plays this season for 4,129 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the league in total offense. The Bengals average 4.8 yards per play, which is 26th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 245 1st downs this year, placing them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. Andy Dalton averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.3 yards per completion. He has completed 274 passes on 452 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.6%. His quarterback rating is 86.3. He has thrown for 3,098 yards this season.
The Bengals rush defense has allowed 463 attempts for 1,928 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. Cincinnati has committed 101 penalties for 859 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37.3% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the league. They are 15th in the league in points allowed on defense with 322. They have surrendered a total of 5,113 yards on D, which is 21st in the NFL. The Bengals are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 6th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 311 passes on 514 attempts against the Cincinnati Bengals defense this season, placing them 15th and 16th in the National Football League. The Cincinnati pass defense has also given up a total of 3,185 yards through the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Cincinnati Bengals have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 17, which is 27th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89.5%. Cincinnati Bengals kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 28 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,759 yards on 81 punts, averaging 46.4 yards per punt. That places them 11th in the NFL in punting average. Cincinnati is ranked 2nd in the league in punt returns with 42. They've accumulated 384 punt return yards and average 9.1 yards per return, which is 10th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 40 yards. They have returned 32 kicks for 653 yards on special teams, ranking 14th in kick return yardage. The Bengals average 20.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 41 yards this year. They are 31st in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,421.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens are 8th in the National Football League in points scored with 368. They have run 980 plays this year for 4,574 yards, which ranks them 26th in the NFL in total offense. The Ravens average 4.7 yards per play, which is 31st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 292 1st downs this season, ranking them 15th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baltimore has run for 1,738 yards as a unit, which ranks 14th in the league. They've run 434 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 86 times for 702 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the NFL in penalties. Joe Flacco has passed for 2,938 yards this year. He's completed 327 throws while attempting 502 passes for a completion percentage of 65.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 81.4. He averages 9 yards per completion and 5.9 yards per pass attempt.
Baltimore is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 272. They have given up a total of 4,842 yards on D, which is 9th in the league. The Ravens are 5th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 5th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 310 throws on 525 attempts against the Baltimore defense this season, ranking them 12th and 24th in the league. The Ravens pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,208 yards in the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 405 attempts for 1,634 yards this season, putting them in 14th place in the NFL against the run. The Baltimore Ravens have had 90 penalties for 747 yards on defense this year. That places them 3rd in the league. They've allowed a score on 30% of possessions on defense, which is 6th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Baltimore is 22nd in the NFL in punt returns with 26. They've totaled 280 punt return yards and are averaging 10.8 yards per return, which is 2nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 77 yards. They have returned 28 kicks for 739 yards on special teams, placing them 7th in kick return yardage. The Ravens average 26.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 96 yards this season. They are 24th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,789. The Baltimore Ravens have tried 35 field goals this season and made 32, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 91.4%. Baltimore kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 36 for 36 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,432 yards on 77 punts, averaging 44.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NFL in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bengals +10 and under 41 total points
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