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NFL: Baltimore Ravens vs Jaguars Prediction 12/17/2023

The Baltimore Ravens (10-3) travel to face off against the Jacksonville Jaguars (8-5) on Sunday, December 17th. This game will be played at EverBank Stadium in EverBank Stadium and televised on NBC. The Ravens are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Jaguars are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Browns. Kickoff is set for 8:20 ET.

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The Ravens Are Coming Off A Win

The Ravens recently secured a victory, defeating the Rams with a final score of 37-31. Despite winning the game, the Ravens did not cover the spread vs. the Rams, as they were favored by 7.5.

Against the Rams, the Ravens ran the ball 26 times, with Lamar Jackson as the top rusher, gaining 70 yards. Lamar Jackson attempted 43 passes, amassing 316 yards and a passer rating of 92.

In week 14, the Rams made an effort to establish their running game against the Ravens, rushing the ball 30 times for a total of 128. For the game, Baltimore’s defense had allowed a combined yardage of 410, of which 282 yards came through the air.

Through 13 games, the Ravens have a record of 10-3. This mark has them 1st in the AFC-North and 1st in the AFC.

The Ravens’ scoring margin heading into this week’s game is at +11, putting their ATS record at 8-5. With an over/under record of 6-7, the Ravens come in with an average margin of +1.6 relative to their over/under lines. Their games have averaged 44.5 points per game (combined).

Ravens Injury Report

  • Kevon Seymour – Shoulder (Out)
  • Mark Andrews – Ankle (Out)
  • Tyus Bowser – Knee (Out)
  • Nick Moore – Achilles (Out)
  • J.K. Dobbins – Achilles (Out)
  • Devin Duvernay – Back (Questionable)
  • Trayvon Mullen – Toe (Out)
  • Ar’Darius Washington – Chest (Out)
  • Malik Harrison – Groin (Questionable)
  • Damarion Williams – Ankle (Questionable)
  • David Ojabo – Knee (Out)
  • Kyle Hamilton – Knee (Questionable)
  • Andrew Vorhees – Knee (Out)
  • Malik Hamm – Ankle (Questionable)

The Jaguars Look To Bounce Back From A Lossjacksonville jaguars betting

After their 31-27 loss to the Browns, the Jaguars are looking to bounce back in week 15. With their 4 point loss, the Jaguars also were handed a defeat on their ATS record. Going into the game, they were 2.5-point underdogs.

Trevor Lawrence wrapped up the game with 257 passing yards and a passer rating of 65. Overall, he completed 28 of 50 passes.

Jacksonville’s defense faced a Cleveland offense that threw the ball 45 times for 307 yards in week 14. The Jaguars gave up a completion percentage of 57.8% on passing plays and a total of 389 yards of offense to the Browns.

As they enter this week’s game, the Jaguars aim to break their two game losing streak. Their overall record stands at 8-5, and they are currently in 1st place in the AFC-South.

Looking at their ATS performance so far, the Jaguars are above .500 at 8-5. Their average scoring margin is +1.7. The Jaguars are currently working with an average over/under line of 43.7 points this season. Their games have been averaging 46.3 points per game, resulting in an over/under record of 7-6.

Jaguars Injury Report

  • Jamal Agnew – Shoulder/ribs (Out)
  • Christian Kirk – Groin (Out)
  • Folorunso Fatukasi – Heel (Questionable)
  • Tre Herndon – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Cam Robinson – Knee (Out)
  • Ezra Cleveland – Knee (Questionable)
  • Chris Claybrooks – Commissioner Exempt List (Out)
  • Jaylon Moore – Knee (Out)
  • Andre Cisco – Groin (Questionable)
  • Tyson Campbell – Quad (Questionable)
  • Cooper Hodges – Knee (Out)
  • Christian Braswell – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Brenton Strange – Foot (Questionable)
  • Ventrell Miller – Achilles (Out)
  • Walker Little – Hamstring (Questionable)

Ravens Offense Breakdown

The Ravens come in with an average 27.8 points per game on offense, which has them 4th in the NFL.

Baltimore’s passing offense, heading into this week’s game, holds the 19th ranking in passing yards. In terms of attempts, they are 27th with an average of 29.6 passes per game.

The Ravens come into the game handing the ball off 32 times per game and are currently 1st in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 4.9.

Jaguars Offense Breakdown

At 24 points per contest, the Jacksonville offense is 9th in the league.

In this week’s game, Jacksonville’s passing game is currently 9th in passing yards. Additionally, they are 9th in pass attempts, throwing an average of 35.8 passes each game.

The Jaguars are currently averaging 3.5 yards per rushing attempt while carrying the ball an average of 28.1 times per game. In terms of rushing yardage, they hold the 24th position in the league.

Ravens Team Defense

The Ravens are 2nd in the league in terms of yards allowed, giving up 284.4 yards per contest. Baltimore’s defense comes in with an average of 16.8 points per game allowed, which is 2nd in the NFL.

Jaguars Team Defense

The Jaguars currently rank 18th in tackles for loss and 16th in sacks on the defensive side. Their opponents are averaging 22.3 points per game and 357.4 yards per contest against them.

Ravens vs Jaguars Trends

  • Baltimore has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 22 points per game while allowing 14. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Through their last ten home games, Jacksonville has an ATS record of just 9-1. However, their overall record was 8-2 while averaging 26 points per game.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Jaguars have a straight up record of 6-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 7-3.
  • As the betting favorite, the Ravens have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 4-1.

Ravens vs Jaguars Prediction

With the Ravens coming off a game in which they racked up 23 first downs on offense, I like them to ride that momentum to a big win over the Jaguars. I recommend locking in the Ravens at 3.5.

With the over/under line sitting at 43.5, my bet is to take the over. So far, Jacksonville have combined with their opponents to average 46.3 points per game, look for this game to surpass 43.5.

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