Kansas City Chiefs vs Baltimore Ravens Prediction, 9/28/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 3
Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Baltimore Ravens
Date: Monday, September 28, 2020
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore -2
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs go to M&T Bank Stadium on Monday where they'll meet the Baltimore Ravens. The odds on this matchup have Baltimore as 2-point favorites. The over/under is set at 52.5.
The Kansas City Chiefs head into this matchup 2-0 this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Los Angeles Chargers and notched a win by a score of 23-20. Patrick Mahomes went 27/47 with 302 yards passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Mahomes led the team in rushing for that contest as well. He tore off a long run of 21 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 54 yards via 6 carries which gave him an average of 9.0 yards per run. Tyreek Hill was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 99 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 19.8 yards per reception for that contest. The Kansas City Chiefs rushed the ball a total of 22 times and earned 125 yards which gave them an average of 5.7 yards per run. In the game, they ran 70 plays for a total of 414 yards. Overall, the Chiefs got 23 1st downs and they had 11 infractions for 90 yards. When discussing the defense, Kansas City allowed 22 completions on 33 tries totaling 296 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. In the running game, the Chiefs allowed 183 yards on 44 runs which is an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded a total of 479 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
The Chiefs have tallied 783 total yards for the year. As a unit they're holding an average of 145.5 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 8th in the NFL. In terms of getting in the endzone, Kansas City has totaled 5 touchdowns through the air and 1 touchdown on the ground. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Kansas City Chiefs hold an average of 28.5 points per game. The Chiefs are sitting in 9th in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 20.0 points per game. They are giving up 4.6 yards per rushing attempt and 150.5 yards on the ground per contest over the course of this year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 301 running yards through 2 games. In terms of passing yards, the Chiefs have conceded 538 yards which has them ranked 24th in the NFL. Over the course of their 2 games, they have given up 269.0 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 64.6%. Over the course of this year, they have surrendered 419.5 yards/game ranking them 27th in the NFL.
The Ravens head into this game 2-0 this season. In their last game they played the Houston Texans and ended up getting the victory by a score of 33-16. Gus Edwards paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 22 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 73 yards on 10 carries which gave him an average of 7.3 yards per run. Marquise Brown led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 42 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 8.4 yards per reception for the game. Lamar Jackson went 18/24 with 204 yards passing and added 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Baltimore Ravens ended up running the ball 37 times and racked up 234 yards which gave them an average of 6.3 yards per rushing attempt. For the game, the Ravens earned a total of 23 1st downs and they totaled 3 infractions for 21 yards. In the game, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 411 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Baltimore gave up 25 completions on 36 tries totaling 253 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. On the day, they gave up 304 yards and earned 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Ravens gave up 51 yards on 17 attempts which is an average of 3.0 yards per carry allowed.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Ravens have thrown for 447 passing yards along with an average of 223.5 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 24th in football. The Baltimore Ravens are averaging 394.0 yards per game ranking them 12th in the NFL. They have an average of 170.5 run yards per game and have run for 341 yards for this season. Concerning putting points on the board, the Ravens are ranking 3rd in the NFL averaging 35.5 PPG. The Ravens are ranked 1st in the NFL in terms of team defense, giving up 11.0 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per rush and 94.5 rushing yards per game for the season. In total, they have given up 189 rushing yards through 2 games. Regarding passing yards, the Ravens have given up 421 yards which ranks them 6th in the league. Over the course of their 2 games played this year, they have given up 210.5 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 61.3%. During this campaign, they have relinquished 305.0 yards/game ranking them 2nd in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Under 52.5
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