Washington Redskins at Baltimore Ravens Preseason NFL Picks & Predictions 8/10/2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
M&T Bank Stadium
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The Washington Redskins head to M&T Bank Stadium to play the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore as 1 point favorites. The total has been set at 38. The Redskins were 10-6-0 against the spread last season and their over/under record was 12-4-0. The Ravens were 7-9-0 against the spread and their over/under mark was 7-9-0.
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Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins were 12-4-0 against the over/under last season
The Washington Redskins were 10-6-0 against the spread last year
Important 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
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
07/30/17 S DeAngelo Hall Knee PUP
07/30/17 TE Jordan Reed Toe PUP
07/30/17 DE Trent Murphy Suspension expected to miss weeks 1-4
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins were 12th in the National Football League in points scored with 396 last year. They ran 1,009 plays for 6,454 yards, which ranked them 3rd in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins averaged 6.4 yards per play, which was 2nd in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 345 1st downs last season, ranking them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington ran for 1,696 yards as a unit, which ranked 21st in the league. They ran 379 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins were penalized on offense 110 times for 909 yards last year, which had them 12th in the NFL in penalties. Kirk Cousins passed for 4,917 yards last year. He completed 406 throws while attempting 606 passes for a completion percentage of 67.0%. His quarterback rating last season was 97.2 and his QBR was 71.7. He averaged 12.1 yards per completion and 8.1 yards per pass attempt.
Washington was 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 383. They gave up a total of 6,046 yards on D, which was 28th in the league. The Redskins were 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 23rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 387 throws on 589 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense last season, ranking them 27th and 22nd in the league. The Washington pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,130 yards in the air, which was 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 423 attempts for 1,916 yards last season, putting them in 24th place in the NFL against the run. The Redskins had 100 penalties for 1023 yards on defense last year. That placed them 28th in the league. They allowed a score on 38.5% of possessions on defense, which was 21st in the NFL.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens ran for 1,463 yards as a team last year, which ranked 28th in the NFL. They ran 367 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ravens were penalized on offense 125 times for 1111 yards last season, which had them 5th in the league in penalties. They were 21st in the NFL in points scored with 343. They ran 1,079 plays last season for 5,563 yards, which ranked them 17th in the league in total offense. The Ravens averaged 5.2 yards per play, which was 21st in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 316 1st downs last year, placing them 21st overall as an offensive unit.
The Ravens rush defense allowed 384 attempts for 1,430 yards last year, putting them in 5th place in the league against the run. Baltimore committed 94 penalties for 900 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 11th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 28.1% of possessions on defense, which was 2nd in the league. They were 9th in the league in points allowed on defense with 321. They surrendered a total of 5,154 yards on D, which was 7th in the NFL. The Ravens were ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense gave up 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 369 passes on 578 attempts against the Baltimore defense last season, placing them 19th and 17th in the National Football League. The Baltimore Ravens pass defense also gave up a total of 3,724 yards through the air, which was 9th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Ravens -1
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