Cincinnati Bengals vs Baltimore Ravens Prediction, 10/24/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs Baltimore Ravens
Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Ravens (-7)
M&T Bank Stadium is where the Baltimore Ravens (5-1) will meet the Cincinnati Bengals (4-2) on Sunday. Baltimore opens this contest as 7-point favorites. The over/under comes in at 48.
The Cincinnati Bengals come into this game with a record of 4-2 this season. In their last contest, the Bengals went up against the Lions and notched a win by a score of 34-11. Joe Burrow connected on 19/29 with 271 yards through the air and 3 TDs. He had a QB rating of 115.7 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. Ja'Marr Chase had an average of 24.3 yards per catch by earning 97 yds on 4 receptions. Joe Mixon was the best rusher for the Bengals with 18 totes for 94 yds (5.2 yds per attempt). Once the final whistle blew, they ran 68 plays for 398 yds. The Cincinnati Bengals ran the football 36 different times and compiled 142 yds, which is an average of 3.9 yards per tote. On the ground, the Bengals conceded 36 yards on 18 attempts, which averages out to 2.0 yards per rush surrendered. Cincinnati surrendered 28 pass completions on 42 attempts for 192 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%.
The Bengals currently have 2,067 total yards for the season. Cincinnati has amassed 67 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 29 infractions for 251 yards. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Cincinnati has compiled 15 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the ball 8 times (7 picks and 1 fumble). As a unit they're averaging 106.2 yards on the ground ranking this team at 20th in the NFL. Concerning scoring, the Cincinnati Bengals are sitting at 24.7 points per contest.
Regarding passing yards, the Bengals have surrendered 1,443 yards which ranks them 16th in the league. They have allowed 240.5 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 68.4%. In total, they are surrendering 331.0 yards/contest putting them at 8th in the NFL. They have given up 6 touchdowns by air as well as 5 touchdowns via the ground game. They are allowing 3.9 yards per rushing attempt and 90.5 yards on the ground per contest for the year. In total, they have allowed 543 rushing yards through 6 games. The Bengals rank 5th in the league when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 18.5 PPG.
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The Ravens come into this game with a record of 5-1 this year. The last time they took the gridiron, the Ravens went home victorious with a score of 34-6 against the Chargers. Lamar Jackson (1 touchdown) walked away from the game with 167 yds on 19/27 through the air while his QB rating was 68. He had 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 6.19 yards. Mark Andrews was the best receiver for the Ravens, grabbing 5 balls for 68 yds (13.6 yds per reception). Devonta Freeman carried the ball 9 times for 53 yards, finishing the contest with 5.9 yds per carry for Baltimore. The Ravens finished the contest with 327 yds and they ran 68 plays (4.8 yds per play). Baltimore ended up running for 4.9 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 187 yards on 38 carries. Baltimore conceded 12 run attempts for 26 yds (2.2 yards per rush). The Ravens secondary gave up a completion rate of 56.4%, relinquishing 182 yds on 22 out of 39 through the air.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Ravens are 7th in football with 28.3 points per game. During the season to this point, the Ravens currently have a total of 1,599 yards through the air as well as an average of 266.5 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 11th in the league. They maintain an average of 155.2 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 931 yards overall. The Baltimore Ravens have an average of 421.7 yards per contest which is good for 4th out of all teams in the NFL. The Baltimore offense has compiled 339 yds of penalties on 35 infractions, which is good for 22nd in the league in terms of making mistakes. They have thrown 5 interceptions while allowing opponents to recover 3 fumbles and they have been able to record 80 first downs.
The Ravens are conceding 20.5 points per game, ranking them 7th in the NFL. Baltimore has allowed the opposition a total of 492 rushing yards (82.0 yards per game) and 6 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have yielded 9 touchdowns via the pass and 277.3 yards per outing, which has them in 25th in the NFL. The Ravens defense has participated in 364 plays, which is 13th in football. Overall, they have relinquished 123 points in total. They have earned 6 takeaways (2 fumbles recovered and 4 interceptions) on the season.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Ravens -7
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