Miami Dolphins vs Baltimore Ravens Prediction, 9/18/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 2
Game: Miami Dolphins vs Baltimore Ravens
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022
Location: M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Ravens (-3.5)
The Miami Dolphins (1-0) are headed to M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday where they will attempt to defeat the Baltimore Ravens (1-0). Miami opens this matchup as 3.5-point dogs. The total has been set at 45.5.
The Miami Dolphins step onto the field holding a record of 1-0 for this season. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Dolphins faced the Patriots and took home the win by a score of 20-7. Chase Edmonds was the rushing leader for the Dolphins with 12 totes for 25 yds (2.1 yds per attempt). Tyreek Hill averaged 11.8 yards per reception by accounting for 94 yards on 8 receptions. Tua Tagovailoa finished 23/33 with 270 yds through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 104.4 and ended the game without throwing an interception. When it came to stopping the run, the Dolphins gave up 78 yards on 22 tries, which is 3.5 yards per run allowed. Miami relinquished 21 completions on 30 attempts for 193 yds, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. At the end of the game, they had 59 plays which gave them a total of 307 yards. The Miami Dolphins ran the football 23 times and accumulated 65 yds, which earned them an average of 2.8 yards per carry.
The Dolphins have tallied 307 total yards over the course of this season. Miami has recorded 13 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 4 penalties for 20 yds. When it comes to scoring, Miami has amassed 1 touchdown in the air and 0 rushing touchdowns. They haven't turned the ball over. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 65.0 yards on the ground ranking them 28th in the NFL. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Miami Dolphins hold an average of 20.0 points per game.
When talking about passing yards, the Dolphins have given up 193 yards which has them ranked 10th in football. They are conceding 193.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 70.0%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 271.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 7th in the National Football League. They have conceded 1 touchdown by air in addition to 0 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.5 yards per rush and 78.0 yards on the ground per game this season. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 78 yards via the running game in 1 game. The Dolphins are ranked 3rd in the National Football League concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 7.0 points per contest.
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The Ravens head into this matchup 1-0 this season. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Ravens went home victorious with a score of 24-9 when they played the Jets. Kenyan Drake carried the ball 11 times for 31 yards, walking away from the game with 2.8 yards per attempt for Baltimore. Mark Andrews was one of the featured targets for the Ravens, hauling in 5 footballs for 52 yds (10.4 yds per catch). Lamar Jackson (3 touchdowns) ended the contest with 213 yards on 17/30 passing while his QB rate was 98.3. He had 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.1 yds. Baltimore allowed 17 rushing attempts for 83 yds (4.9 yds per rush). The Ravens pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 62.7%, relinquishing 295 yards on 37 for 59 through the air. The Ravens finished with a total of 274 yds while they ran 53 plays (5.2 yards per play). Baltimore ended up running for 3.0 yards per attempt, finishing the contest with 63 yards on 21 attempts.
Concerning their ability to score points, the Ravens sit 10th out of all teams in the NFL holding an average of 24.0 points per game. During the season so far, the Ravens have a total of 211 yards through the air, which has them ranked 19th out of all NFL teams. They maintain an average of 63.0 yards per game. The Baltimore Ravens are averaging 274.0 yards/outing which has them ranked 25th in the league. The Baltimore offense has totaled 29 penalty yds on 5 violations, which ranks them 20th in the NFL in terms of helping out the opposition. They have given away 1 pick while letting opponents recover 0 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 8 first downs.
They have conceded 1 touchdown via the pass as well as 295.0 yards/outing, which has them sitting 27th in the league. Their defense has tallied 2 takeaways (1 fumble recovery and 1 pick) for the season. The Ravens defense has taken part in 79 plays, which ranks 30th in the NFL. The Ravens are allowing 9.0 PPG, which has them sitting 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Dolphins/Ravens NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Ravens -3.5
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