Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/30/2018
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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The Baltimore Ravens head to Heinz Field to play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, September 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 48.5.
The Ravens are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Steelers are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-0-0.
Valuable Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
09/23/18 CB Anthony Averett Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
09/23/18 LB C.J. Mosley Knee is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
09/23/18 DT Willie Henry Abdominal is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
09/23/18 DT Michael Pierce Foot is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
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
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 Pittsburgh Steelers Injuries
09/25/18 G David DeCastro Hand is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/25/18 T Marcus Gilbert Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/16/18 RB Le'Veon Bell Holdout is out indefinitely
09/09/18 WR Eli Rogers ACL PUP
09/04/18 TE Jake McGee Achilles IR
09/04/18 LB Olasunkanmi Adeniyi Hamstring IR
09/04/18 TE Ryan Malleck Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 DB Trey Johnson Shoulder IR
08/03/18 T Jerald Hawkins Quad IR
08/03/18 LB Ryan Shazier Back IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens are 9th in the National Football League in points scored with 97. They have run 225 plays this year for 1,136 yards, which ranks them 27th in the NFL in total offense. The Ravens average 5 yards per play, which is 31st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 74 1st downs this season, ranking them 15th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baltimore has run for 260 yards as a unit, which ranks 11th in the league. They've run 84 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 23 times for 181 yards so far this year, which has them 29th in the NFL in penalties. Joe Flacco has passed for 889 yards this year. He's completed 82 throws while attempting 129 passes for a completion percentage of 63.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 92.8. He averages 10.8 yards per completion and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
Baltimore is 6th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 51. They have given up a total of 819 yards on D, which is 12th in the league. The Ravens are 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Their pass defense has allowed 4.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 3rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 57 throws on 109 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 508 yards in the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 74 attempts for 311 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the NFL against the run. The Ravens have had 32 penalties for 312 yards on defense this year. That places them 2nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 23.7% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the NFL.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Pittsburgh Steelers have run for 270 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the NFL. They've run 70 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Steelers have been penalized on offense 37 times for 361 yards so far this season, which has them 21st in the league in penalties. They are 8th in the NFL in points scored with 88. They have run 217 plays this season for 1,360 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the league in total offense. The Steelers average 6.3 yards per play, which is 6th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 80 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. Ben Roethlisberger averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 12.4 yards per completion. He has completed 92 passes on 139 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.2%. His quarterback rating is 96.2. He has thrown for 1,140 yards this season.
The Steelers rush defense has allowed 79 attempts for 367 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in the league against the run. Pittsburgh has committed 32 penalties for 243 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 28th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 31.8% of possessions on defense, which is 7th in the league. They are 7th in the league in points allowed on defense with 90. They have surrendered a total of 1,231 yards on D, which is 5th in the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers are ranked 14th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has given up 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 9th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 68 passes on 118 attempts against the Pittsburgh defense this season, placing them 3rd and 2nd in the National Football League. The Steelers pass defense has also given up a total of 864 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Steelers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Steelers -3
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