Green Bay Packers vs Baltimore Ravens Prediction, 12/19/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 15
Game: Green Bay Packers vs Baltimore Ravens
Date: Sunday, December 19, 2021
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Ravens (+2.5)
M&T Bank Stadium is the location where the Baltimore Ravens (8-5) will play the Green Bay Packers (10-3) on Sunday. Baltimore opens this contest as 2.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 44.
The Green Bay Packers step onto the field holding a record of 10-3 for this year. In their last contest, the Packers went up against the Bears and walked away with a win by a score of 45-30. Aaron Rodgers finished 29/37 with 341 yds through the air and 4 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 141.1 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. Davante Adams had an average of 12.1 yds per reception by totaling 121 yards on 10 catches. AJ Dillon led the offense in rushing for the Packers with 15 totes for 71 yards (4.7 yards per attempt). In all, they tallied 64 plays which gave them 439 yards. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball a total of 24 times and tallied 119 yds, which came out to an average of 5.0 yards per attempt. On the ground, the Packers gave up 137 yds on 23 tries, which averages out to 6.0 yards per rush surrendered. Green Bay surrendered 18 completions on 33 tries for 210 yards, and a completion rate of 54.5%.
The Packers have racked up 4,699 total yards for the year. Green Bay has compiled 173 first downs, and they have been called for 57 penalties for 568 yds. With reference to getting in the endzone, Green Bay has earned 28 touchdowns through the air and 9 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 10 different times (5 picks and 5 fumbles). As a team they average 107.6 yards via the ground game ranking them 20th in the NFL. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Green Bay Packers have an average of 25.2 points per outing.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Packers have surrendered 2,840 yards which ranks them 9th in football. They are conceding 218.5 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 62.3%. In total, they have surrendered 323.6 yards/game which puts them 6th in the league. They have conceded 23 touchdowns via the pass as well as 9 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up 4.5 yards per rush and 105.2 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. Overall, they have allowed 1,367 rushing yards through 13 games. The Packers rank 7th in the NFL in relation to team defense, allowing 20.9 PPG.
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The Ravens come into this matchup with a record of 8-5 for this year. The last time they took the gridiron, the Ravens took a loss by a final score of 24-22 when they played the Browns. Tyler Huntley (1 touchdown) walked away from the contest with 270 yards on 27/38 through the air while his QB rate was 99.7. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yds per pass attempt was 7.11 yds. Mark Andrews was a featured target for the Ravens, snagging 11 passes for 115 yards (10.5 yds per reception). Devonta Freeman carried the ball 13 times for 64 yards, ending the contest with 4.9 yds per attempt for Baltimore. The Ravens finished the game with a total of 389 yards and they ran 69 plays (5.6 yds per play). Baltimore ran the ball for 5.1 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 118 yds on 23 carries. Baltimore allowed 29 run attempts for 100 yds (3.4 yds per carry). The Ravens pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 68.8%, surrendering 190 yds on 22 for 32 through the air.
When looking at their ability to score points, the Ravens currently sit 16th out of all teams in football holding an average of 23.4 PPG. During the season to this point, the Ravens currently have a total of 3,161 yards via the pass along with an average of 243.2 passing yards per outing, ranking them 12th in football. They are averaging 144.8 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,883 yards in total. The Baltimore Ravens have an average of 388.0 yards per game which has them sitting 5th in the NFL. The Baltimore offense has 736 penalty yards on 83 infractions, which ranks them 15th in the NFL in terms of hurting your team. They have thrown 14 picks while losing 6 fumbles and they have earned 164 first downs.
Baltimore has yielded a total of 1,111 rushing yards (85.5 yards per contest) in addition to 10 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have given up 21 touchdowns from the passing game and 266.1 yards/outing, ranking them 31st in the league. Their defense has earned 11 takeaways (5 fumbles recovered and 6 picks) for the season. Over the course of the season, they have given up 284 points in total. The Ravens defense has been on the field for 773 plays, which ranks 2nd in football. The Ravens are relinquishing 21.8 points per game, which has them in 10th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Packers -2.5
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