New Orleans Saints at Baltimore Ravens: 8/14/21 NFL Picks and Predictions

New Orleans Saints at Baltimore Ravens: 8/14/21 NFL Picks and Predictions Photo by Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports

Baltimore Ravens (0-0) vs New Orleans Saints (0-0)

Game Info: Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 7:00 pm (M&T Bank Stadium)

Betting Odds: Baltimore Ravens -2.5 -- Over/Under: 36 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: WBAL Stream live sports and exclusive originals on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens face off Saturday in a preseason NFL showdown at M&T Bank Stadium.

The New Orleans Saints team is a lot different without Drew Brees, but this is a team that still has high expectations for the season. The biggest battle for the Saints team coming into the preseason is who will be under center. Jameis Winston is the favorite to win the job, but Taysom Hill has a shot. Even if Hill doesn’t win the job, he is going to have a big role on this team playing the super-utility player. One other big battle that is going to be happening is with the wide receivers. There are rumors that MIchael Thomas isn’t happy, and even if he does play for the Saints, they need more talent out wide. Tre’Quan Smith is questionable for this game and he probably won’t play. That means it’s going to be plenty of snaps for guys like Deonte Harris, Marquez Callaway, and Kawaan Baker.

On the other side of this matchup is the Baltimore Ravens who have hope they can advance farther in the playoffs this season. The backup quarterback position is a big battle with Trace McSorley and Tyler Huntley going at it. Both players could make the roster, but both are going to need to find success leading the offense. One disappointing thing for the Ravens is that Rashod Bateman won’t see the field as he deals with injury. On defense that are some roles that need to be figured out, including a linebacker. If the Ravens want to win this game it’s going to be about the defense being strong. 

Get the BEST EXPERT PICKS From Top Handicappers

The Saints are 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games overall. The Saints are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games played on Saturday. The Ravens are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall. The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings played between the Saints and Ravens. 

I expect the Saints are going to find offensive success in this game with good quarterback play, and they will look impressive in this game. Back the Saints to get the job done on the money line. If the Saints become the favorites, take them laying the points. 

Risk Free Bets, Free Bets and Deposit Bonuses CLICK HERE!!!!

Shane’s Pick Saints +2.5

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

7 Free Sports Betting Picks and Props Wednesday 5/18/22 NBA MLB NHL

Guaranteed Packages

Guaranteed packages automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.

Dismiss