New York Giants vs Baltimore Ravens Prediction, 12/27/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 16
Game: New York Giants vs Baltimore Ravens
Date: Sunday, December 27, 2020
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore -10.5
The New York Giants (5-9) travel to M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Baltimore Ravens (9-5). The odds on this matchup have Baltimore as 10.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.
The New York Giants head into this game 5-9 this year. In their last game they went up against the Cleveland Browns and lost 20-6. Colt McCoy went 19/31 with 221 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with no picks. Alfred Morris paced the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 14 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 39 yards by way of 7 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.6 yards per tote. Darius Slayton led the team in receiving yardage by earning 74 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 18.5 yards per reception during the game. The New York Giants ended up rushing 21 times and racked up a total of 74 yards earning them an average of 3.5 yards per rush. In the game, they ran 54 plays which gave them a total of 288 yards. Overall, the Giants earned a total of 14 first downs and they had 2 penalties for 25 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, New York allowed 27 completions on 32 attempts for a total of 286 yards, and a completion percentage of 84.0%. Against the run, the Giants allowed 106 yards on 30 attempts which is an average of 3.5 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they allowed 392 yards but weren't able to force a turnover.
The Giants have tallied 4,189 total yards for the year. As a unit they have an average of 113.5 yards via the ground game ranking them 16th in the league. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, New York has compiled 9 touchdowns through the air and 12 rushing touchdowns. When talking about putting points on the board, the New York Giants hold an average of 17.4 PPG. The Giants rank 9th in the NFL concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 22.2 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.9 yards per rush on the ground and 101.8 rushing yards per contest for the year. During the season, they have allowed 1,425 rushing yards through 14 games. In terms of passing yardage, the Giants have allowed 3,425 yards which ranks them 21st in the NFL. In their 14 games, they have given up 244.6 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 68.3%. For the year, they have surrendered 346.4 yards/game which puts them 12th in the National Football League.
The Ravens come into this game with a record of 9-5 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Jacksonville Jaguars and ended up getting the win by a score of 40-14. J.K. Dobbins paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 11 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for 64 yards by way of 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.6 yards per run. Marquise Brown was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 98 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 16.3 yards per catch for the game. Lamar Jackson went 17/22 with 243 yards passing and added 3 TD's. He tossed 1 interception on the day. The Baltimore Ravens ran the ball a total of 37 times and racked up a total of 159 yards earning them an average of 4.3 yards per rush. For the contest, the Ravens earned a total of 26 1st downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 40 yards. Overall, they ran 64 plays which gave them a total of 409 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Baltimore allowed 22 completions on 29 attempts totaling 205 yards, and a completion percentage of 76.0%. On the day, they gave up a total of 267 yards and forced 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Ravens allowed 62 yards on 22 tries which is an average of 2.8 yards per run allowed.
During this campaign to this point, the Ravens have thrown for a total of 2,435 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 173.9 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 31st in the NFL. The Baltimore Ravens average 346.6 yards/contest which ranks them 21st in the NFL. They are averaging 172.7 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 2,418 yards for the year. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Ravens are ranked 6th in football averaging 28.8 points per game. Concerning passing yards, the Ravens have allowed 3,273 yards which puts them in 14th in the league. For the season, they are conceding 343.7 yards/game putting them 9th in the league. The Ravens are ranked 4th in the league concerning team defense, allowing 20.5 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per run and 109.9 rushing yards per game for the year. In their 14 games, they have relinquished 233.8 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 65.5%. For the year, they have allowed 1,539 yards via the ground game in 14 contests.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +10.5
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