Baltimore Ravens vs Buffalo Bills Prediction, 1/16/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Divisional Playoffs
Game: Baltimore Ravens vs Buffalo Bills
Date: Saturday, January 16, 2021
Location: Bills Stadium in Orchard Park, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Buffalo -3
Bills Stadium is the site where Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills (13-3) will play the Baltimore Ravens (11-5) on Saturday. Baltimore opens this contest as 3-point dogs. The total is set at 50.
The Baltimore Ravens head into this matchup 11-5 for this season. In the Wildcard round they went up against the Tennessee Titans and won 20-13. Lamar Jackson went 17/24 with 179 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with 1 interception in the game. Jackson led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 48 yards and he tallied 1 TD in the game. He scurried for 136 yards on 16 carries which meant he averaged 8.5 yards per carry. Marquise Brown was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 109 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 15.6 yards per reception for that game. The Baltimore Ravens ran the ball a total of 54 times and racked up a total of 404 yards giving them an average of 7.5 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, they ran 73 plays for 525 yards. In the game, the Ravens racked up 24 1st downs and they had 6 penalties for 49 yards. When discussing the defense, Baltimore gave up 6 completions on 21 throws totaling 48 yards, and a completion percentage of 29.0%. In the running game, the Ravens gave up 147 yards on 19 tries which means they had an average of 7.7 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed a total of 195 yards and forced 2 turnovers.
The Ravens currently have 5,810 total yards for the season. As a unit they're averaging 191.9 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 1st in the NFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Baltimore has amassed 27 passing touchdowns and 24 touchdowns via the ground. In terms of scoring points, the Baltimore Ravens are sitting at 29.3 points per outing. The Ravens are ranked 2nd in the league concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 18.9 points per contest. They are giving up an average of 4.6 yards per rushing attempt and 108.8 yards on the ground per contest for the season. For the season, they have conceded 1,740 rushing yards through 16 games. Concerning passing yards, the Ravens have given up 3,536 yards which ranks them 6th in the NFL. In their 16 games played this season, they have given up 221.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.8%. Over the course of this season, they are allowing 329.8 yards per game which puts them 7th in the league.
The Bills step onto the field holding a record of 13-3 for this season. In the 1st round of the Playoffs they took on the Indianapolis Colts and notched a win by a score of 27-24. Josh Allen paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 16 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the contest. He racked up a total of 54 yards via 11 carries which meant he averaged 4.9 yards per run. Stefon Diggs led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 128 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 21.3 yards per catch for the game. Josh Allen went 26/35 with 324 yards passing and added 2 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Buffalo Bills ended up running the ball 25 times and earned a total of 78 yards which gave them an average of 3.1 yards per rush. For the game, the Bills got 24 1st downs and they had a total of 3 penalties for 16 yards. Overall, they ran 64 plays which gave them a total of 455 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Buffalo gave up 36 completions on 59 throws for a total of 384 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. On the day, they allowed 454 yards and earned 4 turnovers. On the ground, the Bills gave up 70 yards on 20 attempts which is an average of 3.5 yards per carry allowed.
Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Bills are ranked 2nd in the league by scoring 31.3 PPG. During this campaign so far, the Bills have racked up 4,620 passing yards not to mention an average of 288.8 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 3rd in the league. They hold an average of 107.7 rushing yards per game and have run for 1,723 yards in total. The Buffalo Bills average 396.4 yards per contest which ranks them 2nd in the NFL. The Bills are ranked 16th in the NFL in relation to team defense, conceding 23.4 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.6 yards per running attempt and 119.6 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,914 rushing yards through 16 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Bills have surrendered 3,726 yards which ranks them 13th in the NFL. In their 16 games, they have surrendered 232.9 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 64.4%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 352.5 yards/game which has them ranked 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Bills NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bills -3
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