Free Picks Baltimore Ravens at Washington Football Team: NFL Picks and Prediction 10/4/20
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Baltimore Ravens (2-1) at Washington Football Team (1-2)
NFL Football: Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm (FedEx Field)
The Line: Washington Football Team +13 -- Over/Under: 47 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Baltimore Ravens will travel to FedEx Field to take on the Washington Football Team this Sunday afternoon in NFL action.
The Baltimore Ravens lost their first game of the season, dropping the Ravens to a 2-1 record, after being defeated by the Kansas City Chiefs 34-20 this past Monday night. Baltimore’s offense struggled to get anything going throughout the game and could not fight back after Patrick’s Mahomes 5th TD of the day gave the Chiefs a 14-point lead with 8:14 left in regulation. Baltimore was outgained by Kansas City by a 517-218 margin and committed a turnover in the loss. Leading the way for the Ravens was QB Lamar Jackson who competed 15 of 28 passes for 97 yards and 1 TD, while also adding 83 rushing yards on 9 carries.
On the season, Baltimore is averaging 30.3 ppg on 361.3 total yards per game (195.0 passing yds/g; 166.3 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Baltimore is led by QB Lamar Jackson who has completed 68.8% of his passes for 576 yards, 5 TD’s and 0 INT. Jackson is also the leading rusher for the Ravers, as he has 182 rushing yards on 32 carries this season. Also, in the backfield with Jackson is Gus Edwards (18 car, 129 yards), Mark Ingram II (26 car, 114 yards, TD), and J.K. Dobbins (10 car, 76 yards, 2 TD). The top receiving threats for the Ravens have been Marquise Brown (12 rec, 156 yards), Mark Andrews (9 rec, 109 yards, 2 TD), Willie Snead IV (8 rec, 97 yards, TD), and Miles Boykin (8 rec, 83 yards).
Defensively, Baltimore is allowing their opponents to average 18.7 ppg on 390.0 total yards per game (283 passing yds/g; 107.0 rushing yds/g).
The Washington Football Team lost their 2nd straight game and dropped to 1-2 on the season after being defeated by the Cleveland Browns, 34-20, this past Sunday. Washington went into the 4th quarter with a 20-17 lead, however, two costly turnovers from Washington allowed Cleveland to score 17 unanswered points and pull away for the victory. Washington outgained Cleveland by a 309-300 margin, however, lost the turnover battle by a 5-0 margin in the loss. Leading the way for Washington was Terry McLaurin who had 83 receiving yards on 4 receptions.
On the season, Washington is averaging 20.7 ppg on 308.3 total yards per game (208.3 passing yds/g; 100.0 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Washington has been led by WR Terry McLaurin who has 269 receiving yards and a TD on 16 receptions. QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. has completed 56.4% of his passes for 625 yards, 4 TD & 3 INT. Besides, Terry McLaurin, the receiving threats for Washington have been Steven Sims Jr. (6 rec, 103 yards), Logan Thomas (12 rec, 94 yards, TD), and Dontrelle Inman (7 rec, 76 yards, 2 TD). Leading the way for the Washington backfield has been Antonio Gibson (31 car, 140 yards, 2 TD), J.D. McKissic (16 car, 66 yards), and Peyton Barber (21 car, 36 yards, 2 TD).
Defensively, Washington is allowing their opponents to average 27.0 ppg on 362.3 total yards per game (237.3 passing yds/g; 125.0 rushing yds/g).
The Ravens are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games as a road favorite and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games. Washington is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games as a home underdog and just 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
Baltimore and Lamar Jackson once again struggled on the big stage and top-tier competition, however, we do know the Ravens generally have no trouble blowing out weaker teams which Washington certainly is. Washington has committed 7 turnovers and allowed opponents to post 30+ points over the past two weeks and as I think Baltimore will bounce back with a big performance on both sides of the ball, I’m taking the Ravens to cover this large road spread. Good Luck.