Ravens vs Seahawks Predictions, Picks, Week 7 Odds 10/20/2019
Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens head to CenturyLink Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Seattle Seahawks. Baltimore opens this matchup as 4-point dogs. The total is set at 50.5. The Ravens are 4-2-0 ATS and 4-2-0 when betting on the total. The Seahawks are 4-2-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-1-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Baltimore Ravens faced the Cincinnati Bengals and ended up getting the victory by a score of 23-17. Lamar Jackson paced the team in rushing in the game. He had a long run of 36 yards and he tallied 1 TD in the game. He ran for a total of 152 yards via 19 carries which gave him an average of 8.0 yards per run. Mark Andrews was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 99 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 16.5 yards per reception in the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Ravens was Lamar Jackson who went 21/33 with 236 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Baltimore Ravens ran the football 43 times and generated 269 yards earning them an average of 6.3 yards per run. On the day, they ran 77 plays which gave them a total of 497 yards. In the game, the Ravens racked up 26 1st downs and they had 10 penalties for 81 yards. In terms of defense, Baltimore conceded 21 completions on 39 throws totaling 217 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.0%. For the game, they conceded 250 yards and earned 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Ravens conceded 33 yards on 14 attempts which gave them an average of 2.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Josh Schonwald has a free NFL pick ATS for the game between the Dolphins and Bills.
Ravens Rise to 4-2 After Win
The Ravens come into this matchup with a record of 4-2 this year. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the AFC North and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 1st in the conference and 1st in the league with 2,704 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Ravens currently have a total of 12 passing TDs and 9 rushing touchdowns. They are one of top scoring teams in the league averaging 31 points per contest, which has them at 2nd in the league. As a unit, they are averaging 205 yards on the ground per game which is 1st in the conference.Watch: College Football Picks Week 8 | 10 IN 10 Show [Saturday, October 19]
The Ravens have one of the middle tier defenses in the league, giving up 23.3 points per contest putting them 10th in the conference. When it comes to yards on the ground, Baltimore is giving up 80.7 yards per game which has them at 1st in the division and 4th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per rush which has them at 8th in the conference and 18th in the NFL overall. In total, they have allowed 1,230 yards rushing through 6 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Ravens have allowed 1,617 yards. Opponents are completing 61.4% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 7.3 yards per attempt. They have conceded 6 passing TDs and 8 rushing touchdowns.
In their last contest, the Seattle Seahawks went up against the Cleveland Browns and won by a score of 32-28. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Seahawks was Russell Wilson who went 23/33 with 295 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Chris Carson paced the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 25 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for a total of 124 yards on 24 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. Tyler Lockett was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 75 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 15.0 yards per reception during the game. Take a look where the Seahawks are ranked in Doc's Week 7 NFL power rankings. The Seattle Seahawks ended up running the ball 38 times and totaled 170 yards giving them an average of 4.5 yards per carry. Overall, the Seahawks had a total of 29 1st downs and they had a total of 10 penalties for 65 yards. Overall, they ran 74 plays for 454 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Seattle allowed 22 completions on 37 throws for a total of 249 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. Against the run, the Seahawks allowed 157 yards on 24 tries which gave them an average of 6.5 yards per carry allowed. For this contest, they conceded 406 yards and earned 4 turnovers.
Seahawks End Up at 5-1 After Win
The Seahawks head into this game 5-1. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Seahawks have one of the average offenses in the league. When looking at their ability to score points, the Seahawks are currently ranked 2nd in the division and 7th out of all the teams in the league averaging 27.5 points per contest. Seattle is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 131 yards on the ground per game, putting them 9th in the NFL. As a team, they have a total of 783 rushing yards through 6 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Seahawks average 399 yards per contest overall putting them 5th in the league and 3rd in the NFC.
The Seahawks are allowing 24.3 points per game which puts them at 2nd among NFC West teams and 20th among NFL teams. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre groups in the NFL. They are conceding 267 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Seahawks are currently ranked 10th among NFC teams. They have conceded 8 passing touchdowns for the 2019 season. When talking about points allowed, they have allowed 146 points in total. In terms of yards rushing, they are allowing 93 yards per contest ranking them 11th in the league and 2nd in the division. This year, they have allowed 557 rushing yards and 8 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Seahawks -4
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