Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/13/2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Paul Brown Stadium
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The Baltimore Ravens travel to Paul Brown Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, September 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Baltimore as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.
The Ravens have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Bengals have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Valuable Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bengals are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
09/10/18 RB Kenneth Dixon Knee is out indefinitely
09/09/18 DT Willie Henry Abdominal is questionable Thursday vs Cincinnati
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
08/24/18 TE Hayden Hurst Foot is out indefinitely
08/21/18 CB Jimmy Smith Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/7 vs Cleveland).
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
09/09/18 WR Cody Core Back is questionable Thursday vs Baltimore
09/09/18 LB Preston Brown Ankle injured last game, is questionable Thursday vs Baltimore
09/04/18 TE Cethan Carter Shoulder IR
09/04/18 CB Davontae Harris Knee IR
09/04/18 QB Matt Barkley Knee IR
09/04/18 S Trayvon Henderson Knee IR
08/31/18 LB Vontaze Burfict Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/07 vs Miami)
07/28/18 OL Rod Taylor ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens are 9th in the NFL in points scored with 47. They have run 74 plays this season for 369 yards, which ranks them 27th in the league in total offense. The Ravens average 5 yards per play, which is 31st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this year, placing them 15th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baltimore has run for 117 yards as a team, which ranks 11th in the NFL. They've run 34 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 9 times for 78 yards so far this season, which has them 29th in the league in penalties. Joe Flacco has thrown for 236 yards this season. He has completed 25 passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 73.5%. His quarterback rating is 121.7. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 9.4 yards per completion.
Baltimore is 6th in the league in points allowed on defense with 3. They have surrendered a total of 153 yards on D, which is 12th in the NFL. The Ravens are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 2.5. Their pass defense has given up 1.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 3rd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 11 passes on 33 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 70 yards through the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 22 attempts for 83 yards this year, putting them in 15th place in the league against the run. The Ravens have committed 10 penalties for 100 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 6.7% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals have run for 101 yards as a unit, which ranks 31st in the league. They've run 20 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Bengals have been penalized on offense 8 times for 94 yards so far this year, which has them 12th in the NFL in penalties. They are 26th in the National Football League in points scored with 34. They have run 50 plays this year for 330 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the NFL in total offense. The Bengals average 6.6 yards per play, which is 28th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Andy Dalton has completed 21 throws while attempting 28 passes for a completion percentage of 75%. He has passed for 243 yards this year. He averages 11.6 yards per completion and 8.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 109.7.
The Bengals rush defense has given up 22 attempts for 75 yards this season, putting them in 30th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 7 penalties for 91 yards on defense this year. That places them 15th in the league. They've allowed a score on 45.5% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the NFL. Cincinnati is 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 23. They have given up a total of 380 yards on D, which is 18th in the league. The Bengals are 7th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Their pass defense has allowed 5.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 4th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 39 throws on 53 attempts against the Cincinnati Bengals defense this season, ranking them 15th and 23rd in the league. The Bengals pass defense has also surrendered a total of 305 yards in the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Bengals NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Ravens -3
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