Ravens vs. Steelers: NFL Betting Preview – November 1, 2020

Posted By Staff on October 29, 2020 - Last Updated on October 30, 2020

The 5-1 Baltimore Ravens face off against the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore is a 3.5-point favorite in the game and the over/under is set at 46.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 30. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • The points total average for Ravens games this season is 47.2– 0.7 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The average total for Steelers games is 50.2 points– 3.7 more than this game’s over/under.
  • Ravens games have gone over 46.5 points on four occasions this season.
  • Pittsburgh’s games have gone over 46.5 points also on four occasions.
  • The total for this matchup is 13.8 fewer than the combined scoring average of the two teams (60.3).
  • The Ravens score the eighth-most points in the NFL this season, while the Steelers’ offense puts up the sixth-most.
  • These teams surrender a combined 37 points per game– 9.5 fewer points than this matchup’s total.
  • Pittsburgh has surrendered the sixth-fewest points in the league this season, while Baltimore has given up the fewest.
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Ravens Betting Insights

  • Two of Baltimore’s six games this year have gone over the point total.
  • Baltimore is 3-2-1 against the spread.
  • The Ravens are 3-2-1 ATS when favored by at least 3.5 points.

Steelers Betting Insights

  • Four Pittsburgh’s six games this year have gone over the point total.
  • Pittsburgh has compiled a 5-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Steelers are 3-1 ATS when an underdog by at least 3.5 points.

Ravens vs Steelers: Head to Head

Ravens vs Steelers: Last 2 Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
12/29/2019 Steelers Ravens -1.5 35 -127 +112 304-168 BAL 28-10 BAL
10/6/2019 Ravens Steelers -3 44 -175 +150 277-269 BAL 26-23 BAL

When the Ravens Have the Ball

  • The Ravens score 10.1 more points per game this season (29.8) than the Steelers allow (19.7).
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, Baltimore is 4-0 and 2-1-1 against the spread.
  • When the Pittsburgh defense allows 19.7 points or fewer this year, the Steelers have accumulated a 2-0 overall record and a 2-0 record against the spread.
  • The Steelers defense has allowed an average of 286.3 yards per game so far this season– 55.2 yards fewer than the Ravens offense averages (341.5). The Ravens gain 5.7 yards per play and the Steelers allow 4.9.
  • When Baltimore hits their average yard output this season, they are 2-1-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
  • When Pittsburgh allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average, they are 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall this season.
  • The Ravens have averaged 163.7 yards per game on the ground this season– 94.9 yards more than the Steelers have allowed to opposing rushing attacks (68.8).
  • When Baltimore rushes for 163.7 yards or more this season, they are 2-0 overall and 1-1 against the spread.
  • When Pittsburgh limits opposing teams to 68.8 rushing yards or fewer this year, they are 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall.
  • The Ravens have turned the ball over 0.8 times per game this season, while the Steelers have averaged 1.5 takeaways per contest.
  • When Baltimore doesn’t turn the football over this season, they are 2-0 overall and 1-1 against the spread.
  • Pittsburgh’s record this season when they force more than 1.5 turnovers: 3-1 ATS, 4-0 overall

When the Steelers Have the Ball

  • The Steelers score 30.5 points per game– 13.2 more than the Ravens surrender per matchup (17.3).
  • Pittsburgh is 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall a season ago when the team puts up at least 30.5 points.
  • Baltimore has a 2-1-1 record against the spread and a 4-0 record overall in games when it gives up 29.8 points or less.
  • The Steelers rack up 18.9 more yards per game (358.7), than the Ravens allow per outing (339.8). On average, the Steelers gain 5.3 yards per play, while the Ravens allow 5.1 per play.
  • Baltimore has a 3-0 record ATS and a 3-0 record overall when holding its opponents to 339.8 yards or less.
  • This season, the Steelers average 129.7 yards per game on the ground– 20.7 more per game than the Ravens allow per contest (109).
  • Pittsburgh has a 3-0 ATS record and a 3-0 overall record when the team rushes for at least 129.7 yards.
  • Baltimore is 2-0-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall when holding opponents to 109 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Steelers turn the ball over 1.2 times per game– 0.6 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.8 the Ravens force on average.
  • Pittsburgh is 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall when it turns the ball over 1.2 or fewer times.
  • When it forces 1.8 or more turnovers, Baltimore has a 3-0 record against the spread and a 3-0 record overall.

Ravens Players to Watch

  • Lamar Jackson has thrown for 1,135 yards, 10 touchdowns, and two interceptions on 63% completion (189.2 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 50 times for 346 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 57.7 yards per game.
  • Mark Ingram has 225 yards on 50 carries (37.5 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns over the course of six games.
  • This season, Marquise Brown has 26 catches (42 targets) for 376 yards (62.7 per game) and one touchdown in six games.
  • Mark Andrews has added 243 yards on 20 grabs with five touchdowns. He has been targeted 33 times and puts up 40.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Willie Snead has caught 11 passes on 15 targets for 149 yards and one touchdown, averaging 24.8 yards per game.
  • Calais Campbell has notched four sacks, five TFL, and 21 tackles over six games.
  • Rookie Patrick Queen leads the Ravens with 44 tackles, and also has four TFL and two sacks.
  • Marcus Peters has two interceptions, 19 tackles, one sack, and four passes defended six in games this season.

Steelers Players to Watch

  • This year, Ben Roethlisberger has thrown for 1,446 yards (241 yards per game) while going 146-for-214 (68.2% completion percentage), and throwing 13 touchdowns and four interceptions in six games.
  • James Conner has churned out 451 rushing yards (75.2 yards per game) and four touchdowns in six games. He has added 15 catches for 112 yards (18.7 receiving yards per game).
  • Benny Snell Jr. has added 167 rushing yards on 44 carries (27.8 yards per game), with two touchdowns on the ground.
  • This season, rookie Chase Claypool has 18 catches (25 targets) for 333 yards (55.5 per game) and four touchdowns in six games.
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster has caught 32 passes for 279 yards and three touchdowns in six games. He puts up 46.5 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 42 times.
  • Diontae Johnson has 24 receptions (41 targets) for 227 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 45.4 yards per game in five games.
  • T.J. Watt leads Pittsburgh with 5.5 sacks, and has also collected a league-leading 12 TFL, 20 tackles, and one interception over six games.
  • Vance Williams has totaled 31 tackles, 12 TFL, and three sacks.
  • Steven Nelson has two interceptions, 21 tackles, and three passes defended six in games this season.

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