Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets Prediction, 9/11/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 1
Game: Baltimore Ravens vs New York Jets
Date: Sunday, September 11, 2022
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+7)
The New York Jets (4-13 last year) are hosting the Baltimore Ravens (8-9 last season) at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. Baltimore opens this matchup as 7-point favorites. The total is 45.
The Baltimore Ravens finished the season having a 8-9 record. In their last game of last year, the Ravens faced off with the Steelers and took a loss by a final of 16-13. Latavius Murray was the rushing leader for the Ravens with 16 carries for 150 yds (9.4 yards per carry). Mark Andrews left with an average of 10.6 yards per catch by accumulating 85 yds on 8 catches. Tyler Huntley connected on 16/31 with 141 yards through the air. He had a QB rating of 37.2 and ended the contest with 2 picks. Against the run, the Ravens conceded 79 yards on 30 attempts, which is an average of 2.6 yds per rush surrendered. Baltimore allowed 30 pass completions on 44 tries for a total of 235 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.2%. Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 71 plays which gave them 381 yds. The Baltimore Ravens ran the football 36 times and totaled 249 yards, which came out to an average of 6.9 yards per attempt.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Baltimore Ravens had an average of 22.8 points per outing. As a team they maintained an average of 145.8 yards on the ground, which had them sitting 3rd in the National Football League. The Ravens racked up 6,440 total yards last year. Baltimore had 209 1st downs as a team, and they were flagged for 102 penalties for 852 yards. They gave the ball to the opposition 26 times (18 interceptions and 8 fumbles lost). Baltimore earned 21 touchdowns via the pass and 18 rushing touchdowns.
The Ravens were sitting in 19th in the National Football League when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 23.1 PPG. They gave up 3.8 yards per running attempt and 84.5 yards on the ground per game for the previous year. Over the course of last year, they conceded 1,436 running yards through 17 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Ravens allowed 4,742 yards which had them ranked 32nd in the league. During their 17 games, they allowed 278.9 yards per game through the air as well as relinquishing a completion percentage of 63.9%. They yielded 363.4 yards per outing which put them 25th in the National Football League. They relinquished 31 throwing touchdowns and 13 running touchdowns.
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The Jets ended the season with a 4-13 record. When they last played last year, the Jets went home defeated by a final of 27-10 against the Bills. Zach Wilson (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 87 yds on 7/20 passing while his QB rate was 66. He didn't toss any picks and his average yds per pass attempt was 4.35 yds. Michael Carter carried the ball 9 times for 19 yards, walking away from the game with 2.1 yds per attempt for New York. Keelan Cole was the best receiver for the Jets, snagging 3 passes for 54 yds (18.0 yards per catch). New York rushed the ball for 2.8 yards per tote, totaling 48 yds on 17 attempts. The Jets finished the game with 53 yards on 46 plays (1.2 yds per play). The Jets pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 54.3%, relinquishing 254 yards on 25 out of 46 through the air. New York allowed 33 rush attempts for 170 yds (5.2 yards per carry).
The New York Jets had an average of 306.4 yards per game which had them sitting 26th in the NFL. They averaged 98.1 yards per game via the rush and ran for 1,667 yards for last season. The New York offense compiled 860 yds of penalties on 103 violations, which was 18th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They threw 20 interceptions while letting opponents recover 7 fumbles and they obtained 195 1st downs. Throughout last year, the Jets compiled 3,541 passing yards along with averaging 208.3 passing yards per outing, ranking them 20th in the NFL. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Jets were 28th in the league with an average of 18.2 PPG.
The Jets allowed 29.6 points per game, which put them in 32nd in the league. New York allowed a total of 2,351 yards on the ground (138.3 yards/game) in addition to 28 touchdowns on the ground last year. They gave up 28 touchdowns through the air as well as 259.4 yards/game, ranking them 30th in football. The Jets defense participated in 1,145 plays, which ranked them 30th in the NFL. In total, they relinquished 504 points in total. Their defense totaled 14 turnovers (7 fumbles and 7 interceptions) in the previous season.
Who will win tonight's Ravens/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Ravens -7
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