Baltimore Ravens vs Buffalo Bills Pick, Odds, Week 14 Prediction 12/8/2019
Game: Baltimore Ravens vs Buffalo Bills
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: New Era Field in Orchard Park, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Buffalo +7
New Era Field is the site where Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills will play the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The line on this game has Baltimore as 7-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 43. The Ravens are 10-2-0 ATS and 7-5-0 when betting on the total. The Bills are 3-9-0 when wagering on the over/under and 9-3-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Baltimore Ravens went up against the San Francisco 49ers and won by a score of 20-17. Leading the way at QB for the Ravens was Lamar Jackson who went 14/23 with 105 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Lamar Jackson led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 14 yards and he ran for 1 TD during the game. He ran for a total of 101 yards by way of 16 carries which meant he was running for 6.3 yards per carry. Mark Andrews was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 50 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 16.7 yards per catch for that game. The Baltimore Ravens ran the ball 38 times and totaled 178 yards which earned them an average of 4.7 yards per carry. In the game, the Ravens got 21 1st downs and they had 3 penalties for 23 yards. For the game, they finished with a total of 62 plays which added up to 283 yards. When discussing the defense, Baltimore gave up 15 catches on 21 tries for a total of 157 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. For the game, they conceded 331 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Ravens gave up 174 yards on 29 runs which is an average of 6.0 yards per attempt allowed. Another prediction you may want to look into is the free pick against the spread from Parlays Pundit on the Bengals vs Browns game.
The Ravens come into this matchup with a record of 10-2 for the 2019 season. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the division and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yards, they currently sit at 1st among AFC teams and 2nd in the league with 5,049 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Ravens currently have a total of 26 passing TDs and 18 rushing TDs. They are one of top scoring teams in the league with an average of 34 points per game, which has them at 1st in the league. As a unit, they are averaging 208 rushing yards per game which is 1st in the AFC.
The Ravens have one of the best defenses in the league, allowing 18.3 points per contest putting them 3rd in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Ravens have allowed 2,742 yards. Opponents are completing 61.2% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.2 yards per try. They have conceded 10 passing TDs and 11 rushing TDs. In discussing yards on the ground, Baltimore is giving up 94.9 yards per game which has them at 1st among AFC North teams and 6th in the NFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per carry putting them 10th among AFC teams and 22nd in the league overall. In total, they have conceded 2,494 rushing yards through 12 contests.
The last time they took the field, the Buffalo Bills played the Dallas Cowboys and notched a win by a score of 26-15. Running the show from under center for the Bills was Josh Allen who went 19/24 with 231 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. Devin Singletary paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 26 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 63 yards on 14 carries which meant he averaged 4.5 yards per carry. Cole Beasley was the receiving yardage leader by earning 110 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 18.3 yards per reception for the game. The Buffalo Bills ran the football 34 times and earned a total of 124 yards which earned them an average of 3.6 yards per attempt. Overall, the Bills earned 22 first downs and they totaled 7 infractions for 53 yards. For the game, they finished with a total of 63 plays which added up to 356 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Buffalo gave up 32 completions on 49 tries for a total of 323 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. Against the run, the Bills gave up 103 yards on 19 carries which is an average of 5.4 yards per attempt allowed. Overall, they conceded a total of 426 yards and forced 2 turnovers. Guy Bruhn has a free NFL pick ATS for the contest between the Redskins and Packers.
The Bills head into this game 9-3. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Bills leave a lot to be desired in terms of scoring in the league. When looking at their ability to score points, the Bills are currently ranked 2nd in the AFC East and 19th out of all the teams in the league averaging 21.4 points per game. Buffalo has made teams respect their running game by averaging 138 yards on the ground per game, which has them at 5th in the NFL. As a team, they have a total of 1,655 yards rushing through 12 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Bills average 353 yards per contest overall which has them at 17th among NFL teams and 8th in the conference.
The Bills are conceding 15.7 points per game which puts them at 2nd in the division and 3rd in the NFL. Their passing defense is one of the most dominate units in the league. They are conceding 196 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Bills are currently ranked 2nd among AFC teams. They have allowed 9 passing TDs for this season. In discussing points given up, they have given up 188 points in total. In terms of yards rushing, they are allowing 104 yards per game which puts them at 14th in the league and 3rd in the AFC East. In 2019, they have conceded a total of 1,251 yards on the ground and 11 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Bills NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Ravens -7
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