Denver Broncos at Baltimore Ravens Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/23/2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018
M&T Bank Stadium
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The Denver Broncos head to M&T Bank Stadium to play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, September 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore as 3.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 43.
The Broncos are 0-1-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Ravens are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-0-0.
Valuable Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 0-1-1 against the spread
Important Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Baltimore Ravens are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Ravens are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
09/16/18 T Jared Veldheer Concussion left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Baltimore
09/04/18 LB Deiontrez Mount Achilles IR
09/04/18 S Jamal Carter Hamstring IR
09/04/18 LB Jerrol Garcia-Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 S Su'a Cravens Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Troy Fumagalli Hernia IR
08/03/18 WR Jordan Taylor Hip IR
Key Baltimore Ravens Injuries
09/17/18 CB Maurice Canady Thigh IR
09/16/18 LB C.J. Mosley Undisclosed is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/16/18 DT Willie Henry Abdominal is questionable Sunday vs Denver
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).
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos are 27th in the National Football League in points scored with 47. They have run 136 plays this year for 855 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 6.3 yards per play, which is 29th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 45 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Denver has run for 314 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in the league. They've run 60 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 13 times for 95 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the NFL in penalties. Case Keenum has passed for 551 yards this year. He's completed 44 throws while attempting 74 passes for a completion percentage of 59.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 73.6. He averages 12.5 yards per completion and 7.4 yards per pass attempt.
Denver is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 43. They have given up a total of 679 yards on D, which is 3rd in the league. The Broncos are 3rd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has allowed 7.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 48 throws on 65 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the league. The Denver pass defense has also surrendered a total of 523 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 43 attempts for 156 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. The Broncos have had 11 penalties for 75 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. They've allowed a score on 32% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the NFL.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baltimore Ravens have run for 183 yards as a team, which ranks 11th in the NFL. They've run 56 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ravens have been penalized on offense 16 times for 129 yards so far this season, which has them 29th in the league in penalties. They are 9th in the NFL in points scored with 70. They have run 155 plays this season for 794 yards, which ranks them 27th in the league in total offense. The Ravens average 5.1 yards per play, which is 31st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 54 1st downs this year, placing them 15th overall as an offensive unit. Joe Flacco averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 10.7 yards per completion. He has completed 57 passes on 89 attempts for a completion percentage of 64%. His quarterback rating is 93.5. He has thrown for 612 yards this season.
The Ravens rush defense has allowed 50 attempts for 191 yards this year, putting them in 15th place in the league against the run. Baltimore has committed 19 penalties for 192 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 25.9% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the league. They are 6th in the league in points allowed on defense with 37. They have surrendered a total of 526 yards on D, which is 12th in the NFL. The Baltimore Ravens are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 4. Their pass defense has given up 4.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 3rd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 35 passes on 75 attempts against the Baltimore defense this season, placing them 14th and 26th in the National Football League. The Ravens pass defense has also given up a total of 335 yards through the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Broncos/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Ravens -3.5
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