Baltimore Ravens at Atlanta Falcons Week 13 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
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The Baltimore Ravens head to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to play the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 47.5.
The Ravens are 5-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6-0. The Falcons are 3-8-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-5-0.
Valuable Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 5-6-0 against the spread
Important Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
The Atlanta Falcons are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Falcons are 3-8-0 against the spread
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
11/25/18 RB Alex Collins Foot is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
11/25/18 G James Hurst Back is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
11/25/18 QB Joe Flacco Hip is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
11/25/18 CB Tavon Young Groin is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
11/25/18 LB Tim Williams Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
10/24/18 DT Willie Henry Hernia IR
09/17/18 CB Maurice Canady Thigh IR
09/12/18 RB Kenneth Dixon Knee IR
09/06/18 CB Jaylen Hill Knee is out indefinitely
09/04/18 T Greg Senat Foot IR
09/04/18 WR Jaleel Scott Hamstring IR
09/03/18 CB Bennett Jackson Undisclosed IR
09/03/18 S DeShon Elliott Forearm IR
09/03/18 CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste Forearm IR
Key Atlanta Falcons Injuries
10/24/18 G Brandon Fusco Ankle IR
10/16/18 RB Devonta Freeman Foot IR
09/25/18 S Ricardo Allen Achilles IR
09/19/18 G Andy Levitre Triceps IR
09/09/18 S Keanu Neal ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens are 9th in the National Football League in points scored with 271. They have run 783 plays this year for 4,118 yards, which ranks them 27th in the NFL in total offense. The Ravens average 5.3 yards per play, which is 31st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 255 1st downs this season, ranking them 15th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baltimore has run for 1,343 yards as a unit, which ranks 11th in the league. They've run 327 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 74 times for 565 yards so far this year, which has them 29th in the NFL in penalties. Lamar Jackson has passed for 415 yards this year. He's completed 34 throws while attempting 56 passes for a completion percentage of 60.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 73.1. He averages 12.2 yards per completion and 7.4 yards per pass attempt.
Baltimore is 6th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 198. They have given up a total of 3,249 yards on D, which is 12th in the league. The Ravens are 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Their pass defense has allowed 5.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 3rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 227 throws on 393 attempts against the Baltimore Ravens defense this season, ranking them 14th and 26th in the league. The Baltimore pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,236 yards in the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 261 attempts for 1,013 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the NFL against the run. The Ravens have had 80 penalties for 720 yards on defense this year. That places them 2nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 29% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Baltimore is 19th in the NFL in punt returns with 30. They've totaled 328 punt return yards and are averaging 10.9 yards per return, which is 5th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 70 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 457 yards on special teams, placing them 5th in kick return yardage. The Ravens average 22.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 39 yards this season. They are 19th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,008. The Baltimore Ravens have tried 23 field goals this season and made 21, which is 7th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 91.3%. Baltimore Ravens kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 26 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,070 yards on 45 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Atlanta Falcons have run for 914 yards as a team, which ranks 13th in the NFL. They've run 234 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 61 times for 540 yards so far this season, which has them 20th in the league in penalties. They are 15th in the NFL in points scored with 280. They have run 708 plays this season for 4,400 yards, which ranks them 8th in the league in total offense. The Falcons average 6.2 yards per play, which is 5th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 248 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. Matt Ryan averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 11.9 yards per completion. He has completed 310 passes on 434 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating is 110.6. He has thrown for 3,683 yards this season.
The Falcons rush defense has allowed 268 attempts for 1,361 yards this year, putting them in 9th place in the league against the run. Atlanta has committed 72 penalties for 685 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 13th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 45.1% of possessions on defense, which is 21st in the league. They are 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 307. They have surrendered a total of 4,364 yards on D, which is 9th in the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Their pass defense has given up 7.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 10th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 280 passes on 399 attempts against the Atlanta defense this season, placing them 25th and 16th in the National Football League. The Falcons pass defense has also given up a total of 3,003 yards through the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Atlanta Falcons have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 19, which is 8th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100.0%. Atlanta kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,531 yards on 37 punts, averaging 41.4 yards per punt. That places them 16th in the NFL in punting average. Atlanta is ranked 30th in the league in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 68 punt return yards and average 4.9 yards per return, which is 21st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 14 yards. They have returned 20 kicks for 483 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 24.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 53 yards this year. They are 5th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,168.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Falcons NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons +3
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