Baltimore Ravens at Carolina Panthers Week 8 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/28/2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Bank of America Stadium
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The Carolina Panthers host the Baltimore Ravens at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, October 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Baltimore as 1 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.5.
The Panthers have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread. The Ravens have an ATS record of 4-3-0 while their over/under record is 2-5-0.
Valuable Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Carolina Panthers Betting Trends
The Carolina Panthers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Carolina Panthers are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
10/21/18 G Alex Lewis Neck is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
10/21/18 CB Anthony Averett Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
10/21/18 C Bradley Bozeman Calf injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
10/21/18 CB Marlon Humphrey Thigh is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
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 Carolina Panthers Injuries
10/21/18 LB Andre Smith Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
10/21/18 DE Mario Addison Back left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
10/19/18 LB Jared Norris Toe IR
09/27/18 S Da'Norris Searcy Concussion IR
09/12/18 T Daryl Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 S Damian Parms Shoulder IR
09/04/18 RB Elijah Hood Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Fred Ross Hip IR
09/04/18 T Jeremiah Sirles Hamstring IR
09/04/18 CB Kevon Seymour Shoulder IR
09/04/18 T Matt Kalil Knee IR
09/04/18 CB Ross Cockrell Leg IR
08/03/18 RB Fozzy Whittaker Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens have run for 672 yards as a team, which ranks 11th in the NFL. They've run 197 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 49 times for 396 yards so far this season, which has them 29th in the league in penalties. They are 9th in the NFL in points scored with 176. They have run 519 plays this season for 2,709 yards, which ranks them 27th in the league in total offense. The Ravens average 5.2 yards per play, which is 31st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 171 1st downs this year, placing them 15th overall as an offensive unit. Joe Flacco averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 11.1 yards per completion. He has completed 187 passes on 303 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.7%. His quarterback rating is 88.5. He has thrown for 2,067 yards this season.
The Ravens rush defense has allowed 166 attempts for 631 yards this year, putting them in 15th place in the league against the run. Baltimore has committed 57 penalties for 505 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 23.2% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the league. They are 6th in the league in points allowed on defense with 101. They have surrendered a total of 1,964 yards on D, which is 12th in the NFL. The Ravens are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Their pass defense has given up 4.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 3rd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 141 passes on 244 attempts against the Baltimore Ravens defense this season, placing them 14th and 26th in the National Football League. The Baltimore pass defense has also given up a total of 1,333 yards through the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Baltimore Ravens have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 12, which is 7th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.7%. Baltimore Ravens kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,340 yards on 29 punts, averaging 46.2 yards per punt. That places them 21st in the NFL in punting average. Baltimore is ranked 19th in the league in punt returns with 20. They've accumulated 177 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 5th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 51 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 211 yards on special teams, ranking 5th in kick return yardage. The Ravens average 23.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 37 yards this year. They are 19th in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,795.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Carolina Panthers are 12th in the National Football League in points scored with 142. They have run 376 plays this year for 2,180 yards, which ranks them 19th in the NFL in total offense. The Panthers average 5.8 yards per play, which is 21st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 132 1st downs this season, ranking them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Carolina has run for 818 yards as a unit, which ranks 4th in the league. They've run 157 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 36 times for 301 yards so far this year, which has them 32nd in the NFL in penalties. Cam Newton has passed for 1,427 yards this year. He's completed 137 throws while attempting 209 passes for a completion percentage of 65.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 94.7. He averages 10.4 yards per completion and 6.8 yards per pass attempt.
Carolina is 11th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 131. They have given up a total of 2,132 yards on D, which is 7th in the league. The Panthers are 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has allowed 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 19th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 145 throws on 213 attempts against the Carolina defense this season, ranking them 22nd and 15th in the league. The Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,562 yards in the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 135 attempts for 570 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the NFL against the run. The Carolina Panthers have had 33 penalties for 287 yards on defense this year. That places them 9th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.9% of possessions on defense, which is 18th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Carolina is 5th in the NFL in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 72 punt return yards and are averaging 8 yards per return, which is 19th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 30 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 63 yards on special teams, placing them 11th in kick return yardage. The Panthers average 21 yards per kick return and have a long of 26 yards this season. They are 16th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 199. The Carolina Panthers have tried 8 field goals this season and made 8, which is 17th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 100.0%. Carolina kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 11 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 929 yards on 20 punts, averaging 46.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 12th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Panthers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Ravens -1
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