The Jacksonville Jaguars (3-7, 2-3 Home) play host to the Baltimore Ravens (7-3, 4-1 Away), who will be out to add to their winning streak, at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday. The Ravens are four-point favorites, and the total is 43.5.
Baltimore is coming off a 13-3 win over the Carolina Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium last Sunday, their fourth consecutive victory. Lamar Jackson was 24 of 33 for 209 yards and an interception. Kenyan Drake ran 10 times for 46 yards.
Demarcus Robinson caught all nine passes targeting him for 128 yards. Jacksonville lost 27-17 to the Kansas City Chiefs at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on November 13.
Trevor Lawrence threw for 259 yards and two touchdowns. Travis Etienne Jr. carried 11 times for 45 yards. Christian Kirk scored twice. He was targeted 12 times, hauling in nine receptions for 105 yards.
The teams are meeting in the regular season for the first time since December 2020, a 40-14 win for the Ravens. Lamar Jackson threw three touchdowns for Baltimore. Gardner Minshew II tossed two touchdowns for Jacksonville.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Ravens are averaging 24.8 points per game for the season, ninth in the NFL, and they are facing a Jaguars defense that has surrendered 20.5 PPG (14th). Meanwhile, Jacksonville has scored 21.6 points a game this season, 19th in the league, and Baltimore is allowing 19.9 PPG (10th).
The Ravens rank as one of the league’s top teams in rushing yards per game (162.8, 2nd), while they are 27th in passing yards (197.7). The Jaguars are 23rd in passing yards allowed per game (258.2) and 10th against the run (110.1).
Jacksonville is 20th in the league in passing yards per game (233.4) and seventh in rushing (139.6). Baltimore’s defense has been stout on the ground, as the Ravens are 3rd in the league in rushing yards allowed per game (86.4). Against the pass, the Ravens are 26th (270.4).
Through 10 games, Lamar Jackson has thrown for 16 touchdowns (7 INT) and 197.7 yards per game to lead Baltimore in passing. In five away games this season, he has 11 TDs (3 INT) and an average of 202.4 yards passing.
Lamar Jackson also leads the team in rushing with an average of 66.6 yards per game. He has three touchdowns on the ground. Mark Andrews is the Ravens’ leading receiver with 61.2 yards a game and five TDs.
He is averaging 5.3 receptions on 8.0 targets per game. Trevor Lawrence has 13 passing touchdowns (6 INT) with 233.4 yards per game through 10 games to lead Jacksonville. In five home games this season, he has thrown for four TDs (4 INT) and an average of 239.8 yards.
Travis Etienne Jr. has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 72.5 yards a game through 10 games. He has four touchdowns.
Christian Kirk has been a key target in the Jaguars’ aerial attack. He has seven touchdowns and a 67.9 yard per game average through 10 appearances. Christian Kirk is averaging 8.2 targets per game (5.2 receptions).
SportsTips’ NFL Pick:
Jacksonville Jaguars (+160)
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