Baltimore Ravens vs Houston Texans Prediction, 9/20/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: Baltimore Ravens vs Houston Texans
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
Location: NRG Stadium in Houston, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Houston +6
Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens are headed to NRG Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Houston Texans. The odds on this matchup have Baltimore as 6-point favorites. The total opens at 54.5.
The Baltimore Ravens come into this matchup with a record of 1-0 for this year. In Week 1 they played the Cleveland Browns and notched a win by a score of 38-6. Running the show from under center for the Ravens was Lamar Jackson who went 20/25 with 275 yards passing and completed 3 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. Jackson paced the team on the ground as well in the game. He broke a long run for 16 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 45 yards on 7 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.4 yards per tote. Marquise Brown led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 101 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 20.2 yards per catch in the game. The Baltimore Ravens ran the ball a total of 30 times and earned a total of 107 yards earning them an average of 3.6 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, they ran 58 plays for a total of 377 yards. In the game, the Ravens totaled 23 first downs and they had 7 infractions for 66 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Baltimore allowed 21 catches on 39 attempts for a total of 168 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.0%. On the ground, the Ravens allowed 138 yards on 27 attempts which is an average of 5.1 yards per carry allowed. On the day, they conceded 306 yards and earned 3 turnovers.
To this point in his career, Mark Ingram has played in 122 contests and has gained 7,054 yards carrying the ball. He has been handed the ball 1,533 times for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. He's averaging 57.8 yds per game and has gotten into the endzone 60 different times on the ground. Ingram has coughed up the ball 17 different times in his career and his longest run is 59 yards. Marquise Brown has laced them up in 15 games in his career. His percentage of caught passes sits at 66.2% and he earned that by hauling in 51 out of the 77 passes that went his way. He has tallied 685 yards and has an average of 13.4 yards/reception. Thus far in his career, Brown has caught 7 receiving touchdowns and has a long catch of 83 yards. His receptions per contest and yards per game average are 3.4 and 45.7 yards.
The Texans come into this game with a record of 0-1 this season. Last week they faced the Kansas City Chiefs and were defeated 34-20. David Johnson led the team in rushing in the game. He had a long run of 19 yards and he tallied 1 TD during the game. He ran for a total of 77 yards on 11 carries which had him averaging 7.0 yards per carry. Will Fuller was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 112 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per reception in the game. Running the show from under center for the Texans was Deshaun Watson who went 20/32 with 253 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He threw 1 pick in the game. The Houston Texans rushed the ball a total of 22 times and earned 118 yards giving them an average of 5.4 yards per rush. In the game, the Texans got 21 first downs and they totaled 5 infractions for 37 yards. On the day, they ran 58 plays which added up to 360 yards. When discussing the defense, Houston gave up 24 completions on 32 throws totaling 203 yards, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. For this contest, they gave up a total of 369 yards but weren't able to force a turnover. Against the run, the Texans gave up 166 yards on 34 runs which gave them an average of 4.9 yards per attempt allowed.
Fuller (16 TD's) has compiled an average of 54.5 yards per contest receiving and he averages 3.8 receptions per game throughout his career. His longest reception of his career went for 73 yds and he's been able to haul in 61.2% of the balls thrown in his direction. He has snatched 164 balls which averages 14.3 YPC. Fuller has totaled 2,343 yards as a receiver in 43 games for his career. Randall Cobb has snatched up 6,375 yards as a receiver in 121 games throughout his career. He's snatched 527 passes which means he averages 12.1 yards per reception. His longest catch of his career went for 75 yards and he's been able to haul in 69.3% of the passes thrown in his direction. Cobb (44 receiving touchdowns) has accumulated an average of 52.7 yds per game receiving and he averages 4.4 receptions per contest in his career.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Texans NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Texans +6
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