Kansas City Chiefs vs Baltimore Ravens Prediction, 9/19/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Baltimore Ravens
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Ravens (+3)
The Baltimore Ravens (0-1) are welcoming the Kansas City Chiefs (1-0) at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday. Kansas City opens as 3-point favorites. The betting total is set at 55.5.
The Kansas City Chiefs come into this game with a record of 1-0 for this year. In their last game, the Chiefs went up against the Browns and earned the victory with a final of 33-29. Clyde Edwards-Helaire was the best rusher for the Chiefs with 14 totes for 43 yds (3.1 yds per attempt). Tyreek Hill had an average of 17.9 yds per reception by accumulating 197 yards on 11 receptions. Patrick Mahomes went 27/36 with 337 yds through the air and 3 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 131.4 and ended the game with no interceptions. In the running game, the Chiefs conceded 153 yds on 26 tries, which is 5.9 yards per run surrendered. Kansas City relinquished 21 pass completions on 28 tries for a total of 304 yds, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. When all was said and done, they had 61 plays which gave them a total of 397 yards. The Kansas City Chiefs ended up rushing 23 different times and tallied 73 yds, which had them averaging 3.2 yards per attempt.
The Chiefs have tallied 397 total yards this season. Kansas City has recorded 17 1st downs, and they have been called for 5 penalties for 36 yds. As a team they're averaging 73.0 yards in the run game ranking this team at 26th in the NFL. In terms of putting points on the board, the Kansas City Chiefs hold an average of 33.0 PPG.
In terms of yards through the air, the Chiefs have allowed 304 yards which ranks them 22nd in the NFL. They are allowing 304.0 yards per contest through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 75.0%. Overall, they have relinquished 457.0 yards per outing putting them 31st in football. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.9 yards per rush on the ground and 153.0 yards on the ground per contest this year. During the season, they have given up 153 yards via the running game in 1 game. The Chiefs rank 21st in the NFL in relation to the opposition scoring, conceding 29.0 PPG.
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The Ravens head into this matchup 0-1 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Ravens took a loss by a score of 33-27 when they played the Raiders. Lamar Jackson (1 TD) finished the game with 235 yds on 19/30 passing while his quarterback rate was 98.6. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his longest pass completion went for 49 yards. Marquise Brown was featured in the passing game for the Ravens, hauling in 6 throws for 69 yards (11.5 yds per reception). Lamar Jackson carried the rock 12 times for 86 yds, ending the game with 7.2 yds per carry for Baltimore. The Ravens finished the contest with a total of 406 yards on 67 plays (6.1 yards per play). Baltimore ran the football for 5.6 yards per attempt, totaling 189 yds on 34 carries. Baltimore surrendered 21 running attempts for 82 yds (3.9 yds per carry). The Ravens pass defense allowed a completion rate of 60.7%, surrendering 409 yards on 34 out of 56 passing.
The Baltimore Ravens are averaging 406.0 yards per game which is good for 12th in the league. They average 189.0 yards per game via the rush. The Baltimore offense has accrued 71 penalty yards on 5 violations, which ranks 23rd in the league in terms of helping out the opposition. For the season thus far, the Ravens have thrown for a total of 217 yards through the air, which has them ranked 22nd in the league. When discussing their ability to score points, the Ravens are 15th in the NFL holding an average of 27.0 points per game.
Baltimore has given up a total of 82 yards on the ground. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns via the pass and 409.0 yards/outing, ranking them 32nd out of all teams. The Ravens defense has taken part in 80 plays, which is good for 31st in the NFL. The Ravens are giving up 33.0 points per contest, which puts them in 26th of all teams in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Kansas City -3
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