Playoff weekend is upon us and we look at the matchup between a pair of (11-5) teams in the AFC.
The Las Vegas bookmakers open this game Ravens (-4)(-110) with a total of 54.5. At the time of this posting the line sits Ravens (-3.5)Ev and a total of 55.
What a differnce a few weeks can make. After their 30-24 overtime loss to the Titans in November the Ravens have come back with 5 straight wins. I know some stats are right out the window and don’t mean much but they do sit in the back of your mid especially if your one name Lamar Jackson, who, counting his college days at Louisville, is Now is 0-4 in bowl/playoff games.
The Ravens and Titans have met in the postseason on 4 other occasions with each winning a pair of contests. The most recent meeting occured a ssn ago when the underdog Titans (+6′)
picked up a shocking 28-12 victory over the #1 seeded Ravens.
Despite their 11-5 record, Tennessee was out-gained on
the season (-2 ypg) as they were 7-2 in games decided by 7 points or less.
After a 5-0 start, they were just 6-5 their last 11.
Meanwhile, Baltimore is playing their best ball of the season including 6 straight covers and 5 starigh wins.
NFL Playoff dogs with the same or better record are 20-6-1 ATS at home since 1980. With the underdog in Ryan Tannehill’s games versus
AFC North foes going 14-3 ATS in AFC North games, including 5-0 ATSthe last 5.
TOP TEAM TRENDS
• BALTIMORE is 7-0 ATS(L7G) on ROAD – 2nd game of the season vs opponent
• TENNESSEE is 2-8 ATS(L10G) at HOME – [vs OPP] On winning streak of 4 or more games
• TENNESSEE is 43-17-1 OVER(L61G) at HOME – [vs OPP] After a conference SU win
• BALTIMORE is on an 8-3 ATS run at Tennessee and UNDERDOGS are 17-5-1 ATS in this h2h series since ‘96
Prediction: Tenn 33-30 (Take the +3.5 or +4) in this one