Baltimore Ravens vs New England Patriots Prediction, 9/25/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 3
Game: Baltimore Ravens vs New England Patriots
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Location: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Patriots (+3)
The Baltimore Ravens (1-1) are on their way to Gillette Stadium on Sunday where they will attempt to beat the New England Patriots (1-1). Baltimore is 3-point favorites. The total has been set at 42.5.
The Baltimore Ravens come into this game with a record of 1-1 this season. When they last took the field, the Ravens went up against the Dolphins and ended up losing by a score of 42-38. Lamar Jackson was the leader on the ground for the Ravens with 9 attempts for 119 yards (13.2 yards per attempt). Mark Andrews averaged 11.6 yds per reception by earning 104 yards on 9 receptions. Lamar Jackson connected on 21/29 with 318 yards passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 142.6 and finished the game with no picks. When it came to stopping the run, the Ravens gave up 86 yds on 18 attempts, which averages out to 4.8 yds per rush surrendered. Baltimore relinquished 36 pass completions on 50 attempts for 461 yds, and a completion rate of 72.0%. When the final whistle blew, they tallied 54 plays which converted into 473 yards. The Baltimore Ravens ended up running the ball 25 different times and recorded 155 yards, which earned them an average of 6.2 yards per carry.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Baltimore Ravens are averaging 31.0 points per outing. As a team they average 109.0 yards rushing which has them sitting 18th in the NFL. The Ravens have tallied 747 total yards this season. Baltimore has amassed 21 first downs, and they have been called for 6 infractions for 34 yds. They have turned the football over 1 time. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Baltimore has compiled 6 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown on the ground.
The Ravens sit in 23rd in the NFL in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 25.5 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per running attempt and 84.5 yards on the ground per contest for the season. During the season, they have allowed 169 rushing yards through 2 contests. Concerning passing yards, the Ravens have surrendered 758 yards which ranks them 32nd in the NFL. They have surrendered 379.0 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.0%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 463.5 yards per game ranking them 32nd in football. They have surrendered 7 touchdowns via the pass but none on the ground.
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The Patriots head into this matchup 1-1 this season. The last time they stepped on the football field, the Patriots walked away with a victory by a final of 17-14 against the Steelers. Damien Harris carried the ball 15 times for 71 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.7 yds per carry for New England. Jakobi Meyers was the top contributor in the passing game for the Patriots, bringing in 9 footballs for 95 yards (10.6 yds per reception). Mac Jones (1 touchdown) ended the game with 252 yards on 21/35 through the air while his QB rating was 79.7. He had 1 interception and his average yds per pass attempt was 7.2 yards. New England relinquished 22 rushing attempts for 91 yards (4.1 yards per rush). The Patriots passing defense gave up a completion rate of 63.6%, surrendering 152 yards on 21 out of 33 passing. The Patriots finished the game with a total of 376 yds while they ran 66 plays (5.7 yds per play). New England ran the ball for 4.0 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 124 yards on 31 carries.
The New England Patriots are averaging 323.5 yards per contest ranking them 22nd out of all teams in the NFL. They are averaging 101.0 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 202 yards for the year. The New England offense has accrued 70 penalty yds on 10 infractions, which has them ranked 24th in the league in terms of giving up free yards. They have given away 2 picks while allowing opponents to recover 2 fumbles and they have recorded 20 1st downs. During the season so far, the Patriots have racked up 445 passing yards as well as an average of 222.5 passing yards per outing, which ranks 17th in the NFL. When it comes to how much they score, the Patriots are 29th out of all teams in the NFL maintaining an average of 12.0 points per contest.
They have allowed 2 touchdowns from the passing game and 197.0 yards/contest, which has them sitting 9th out of all teams. New England has conceded a total of 156 yards via the ground game (78.0 yards/game) and have yet to give up a touchdown. Their defense has 2 takeaways (1 fumble and 1 interception) so far this season. The Patriots defense has been on the field for 117 plays, which has them ranked 8th in the league. Overall, they have relinquished 34 points in total. The Patriots are conceding 17.0 points per game, which has them sitting 8th of all teams in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Ravens -3
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