Ravens vs. Washington: NFL Betting Preview – October 4, 2020

Posted By Staff on September 30, 2020 - Last Updated on October 2, 2020
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The 2-1 Baltimore Ravens are double-digit favorites (-13.5) on Sunday, October 4, against the 1-2 Washington Football Team. The point total is set at 47 for the game.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 2. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings.com.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • Baltimore’s games have gone over 47 points twice this season (66.7% of matchups).
  • One of Washington’s games has gone over 47 points this year (33.3% of matchups).
  • The two teams combine to score 51 points per game– four more points than this matchup’s point total.
  • Baltimore has an average point total of 49 in its matchups this year, two more points than this game’s over/under.
  • Washington’s outings this season have a 47.7-point average over/under, 0.7 more points than this game’s point total.
  • Baltimore is the fourth-highest scoring team in the NFL this year. Washington is 26th.
  • Washington has  the NFL’s 18th-ranked scoring defense; Baltimore ranks third.
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Ravens Betting Insights

  • Baltimore has put together a 2-1 record against the spread this season.
  • None of Baltimore’s games this year have gone over the point total.

Washington Betting Insights

  • Washington has a 1-2 record against the spread.
  • Two of Washington’s three games this year have gone over the point total.

Baltimore vs Washington: Last 5 Meetings

In the past five matchups between these two teams, Washington has the edge with a 3-2 record over Baltimore. Baltimore totaled 82 points in those five matchups compared to Washington’s 77.

Ravens vs Football Team: Last Five Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
10/9/2016 Ravens 310-306 WAS 16-10 WAS
12/9/2012 Washington 423-359 WAS 31-28 WAS
12/7/2008 Ravens 24-10 BAL
10/10/2004 Washington 17-10 BAL
10/15/2000 Washington 10-3 WAS

When the Ravens Have the Ball

  • This year, the Ravens score 3.3 more points per game (30.3) than Washington gives up (27).
  • When Washington gives up 20.7 points or less, they have a 1-0 record against the spread and a 1-0 record overall.
  • Baltimore averages three more yards per game (337.3), than Washington allows per contest (334.3).
  • In games that Baltimore picks up 337.3 or more yards, they are 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall.
  • In games Washington holds its opponents to 334.3 or fewer yards, they have a 1-1 record ATS and a 1-1 record overall.
  • Baltimore rushes for 165 yards per game– 40 more per game than Washington allows per contest (125).
  • The Ravens have a 1-0 ATS record and a 1-0 overall record when the team rushes for at least 165 yards.
  • This season, Washington is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall when holding opponents to no more than 125 yards on the ground.
  • The Ravens turn the ball over 0.7 times per game. Washington forces 1.3 turnovers on average.
  • Baltimore is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall when they turn the ball over 0.7 or less times.
  • This season, Washington has a 1-0 record against the spread and a 1-0 record overall when they force at least 1.3 turnovers.

When Washington Has the Ball

  • Washington scores 20.7 points per game; the Ravens allow 18.7 per outing.
  • Washington is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall in games where they put up at least 20.7 points.
  • This season, the Ravens have a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall in games when it holds opponents to 30.3 or fewer points.
  • Washington averages 87.7 fewer yards per game (288), than Baltimore gives up per outing (375.7).
  • The Ravens have a 2-0 record ATS and a 2-0 record overall when holding its opponents to 375.7 yards or less.
  • This season, Washington averages seven fewer rushing yards yards per game (100) than Baltimore allows per outing (107).
  • Washington has a 0-2 ATS record and a 0-2 overall record when the team rushes for at least 100 yards.
  • This season, Baltimore is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall when holding opponents to 107 yards or less on the ground.
  • Washington turns the ball over 2.3 times per game– 0.3 more times than the two Baltimore forces on average.
  • Washington has a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall when it turns the ball over 2.3 times or less.
  • This season, the Ravens have a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall when it forces at least 2 turnovers.

Ravens Players to Watch

  • Lamar Jackson has thrown for 576 yards on 68.8% completion (53-of-77), with five touchdowns and no interceptions in three games this year (192 yards per game). He also leads the team with 182 rushing yards on 32 carriesy, averaging 60.7 yards per game.
  • In 2020, Gus Edwards has rushed for 129 yards on 18 carries (43 ypg).
  • Marquise Brown has hauled in 12 passes for 156 yards and no touchdowns. He has been targeted 18 times and averages 52 yards per game over three outings.
  • Mark Andrews has also tacked on 109 yards on nine catches (17 targets) with two touchdowns.
  • Willie Snead IV has eight receptions on eight targets for 97 yards and one touchdown, averaging 32.3 yards per game in three games.
  • Tyus Bowser leads the Ravens with two sacks, and has also added two TFL and seven tackles over three games.
  • So far this season, Chuck Clark has racked up 22 tackles and 0.5 sacks.
  • Marlon Humphrey has one interception while adding 14 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and has defended three passes three over games.

Washington Players to Watch

  • Dwayne Haskins has thrown for 625 yards, four touchdowns, and three interceptions while completing 56.4% of his passes (57-of-101).
  • In his rookie season, Antonio Gibson has a team-high 140 rushing yards (46.7 yards per game) and two touchdowns in three games.
  • J. D. McKissic has 66 yards on 16 carries (22 ypg) over the course of three games.
  • This season, Terry McLaurin has 16 catches (25 targets) with 269 yards (89.7 per game) and one touchdown in three games.
  • Steven Sims has added 103 yards on six catches. He has been targeted eight times and averages 34.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Logan Thomas has 94 yards on 12 catches and 24 targets with one touchdown in 2020, averaging 31.3 yards per game.

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