Jacksonville Jaguars vs Baltimore Ravens Prediction, 12/20/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 15
Game: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Baltimore Ravens
Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore -14
Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens (8-5) host the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-12) at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday, December 20, 2020. Baltimore opens this matchup as 14-point favorites. The O/U opens at 49.5.
The Jacksonville Jaguars head into this game 1-12 for this season. In their last game they went up against the Tennessee Titans and were beaten 31-10. Gardner Minshew II went 18/31 with 178 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. James Robinson paced the team on the ground in the game. He broke a long run for 47 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 67 yards via 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. Keelan Cole Sr. was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 67 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 9.6 yards per reception in the game. The Jacksonville Jaguars ended up rushing 15 times and earned a total of 91 yards which earned them an average of 6.1 yards per carry. For the game, they finished with a total of 69 plays which added up to 354 yards. For the game, the Jaguars racked up 20 first downs and they had a total of 10 penalties for 80 yards. When discussing the defense, Jacksonville allowed 19 catches on 24 throws for a total of 205 yards, and a completion percentage of 79.0%. In the running game, the Jaguars allowed 249 yards on 40 carries which is an average of 6.2 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Overall, they gave up a total of 454 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
When it comes to scoring, the Jacksonville Jaguars have an average of 20.1 points per game. As a team they hold an average of 102.2 yards on the ground which is 23rd in the league. The Jaguars have tallied 4,389 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Jacksonville has earned 19 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns via the ground. The Jaguars are ranked 28th in the National Football League concerning team defense, giving up 29.5 points per contest. The opposition is running for 4.6 yards per run and 145.5 yards on the ground per game this year. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,892 rushing yards through 13 contests. Regarding yards via the pass, the Jaguars have surrendered 3,554 yards which has them sitting in 28th in the NFL. In their 13 games, they have yielded 273.4 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 69.8%. During this campaign, they have yielded 418.9 yards/outing putting them at 32nd in the NFL.
The Ravens head into this matchup 8-5 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the Cleveland Browns and earned the win by a score of 47-42. Jackson led the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 44 yards and he added 2 TD's for the contest. He ran for 124 yards by way of 9 carries which had him averaging 13.8 yards per carry. Mark Andrews was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 78 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 15.6 yards per reception for that contest. Lamar Jackson went 11/17 with 163 yards passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. The Baltimore Ravens ran the ball 32 times and added 231 yards giving them an average of 7.2 yards per rushing attempt. For the contest, the Ravens racked up 25 1st downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 69 yards. In the game, they ran 57 plays which added up to 385 yards. In terms of defense, Baltimore gave up 29 completions on 48 throws for a total of 355 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. On the day, they gave up 493 yards and forced 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Ravens gave up 138 yards on 28 carries which gave them an average of 4.9 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
During this campaign thus far, the Ravens have earned 2,185 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 168.1 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 31st in the league. The Baltimore Ravens are averaging 341.8 yards/contest which has them sitting 21st in football. They average 173.8 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 2,259 yards in total. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Ravens are ranked 8th out of all teams in the league scoring 27.9 PPG. Concerning passing yardage, the Ravens have given up 3,068 yards which has them ranked 16th in the National Football League. For the year, they have relinquished 349.6 yards per game which has them sitting 15th in the National Football League. The Ravens are sitting in 5th in the league concerning team defense, allowing 21.0 points per contest. They are giving up 4.5 yards per run and 113.6 rushing yards per contest for the year. Over the course of their 13 games played this year, they are allowing 236.0 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 65.0%. For the season, they have allowed 1,477 rushing yards through 13 contests.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jaguars +14
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