Check out our free Dolphins vs Ravens pick and preview for NFL week 2 game in Baltimore. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NFL matchup.
Dolphins vs Ravens Pick & Preview- NFL Week 2
The Dolphins will play host to the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD, with a kickoff scheduled for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on CBS. The odds for this week 2 AFC matchup have the Ravens as the -3.5 point favorite on the spread.
Dolphins vs Ravens Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: Miami Dolphins at Baltimore Ravens
- Where: Baltimore at M&T Bank Stadium
- Date: Sunday, September 18th
- Betting Odds BAL -3.5, MIA +157 | BAL +-190 O/U 44.5
This week, the Dolphins will look to keep things rolling, after picking up a 20-7 win over their division rival, the New England Patriots. Miami entered the game, as -3.0 point favorites, and went on to cover the spread. The team’s combined scoring of 27 points, fell below the posted betting line of 46.
The Dolphins 20 points was right in line with last year’s season average of 20.06 points per game.
For the game, Miami ran the ball 23 times, finishing with 65 rushing yards. The team’s leading rusher was Chase Edmonds, who finished with just 25 yards and a per attempt average of 2.1. At the quarterback position, Tua Tagovailoa ended the game with a passer rating of 104.36 on 270 yards through the air. Tagovailoa finished the game with 1 passing TD. Although Tyreek Hill did not come up with a touchdown grab through the air, he was still productive with 94 yards.
The Ravens head into week 1, looking for another win, as they picked up 15 point victory over the New York Jets (24-9). Baltimore entered the game, as -6.5 point favorites, and went on to cover the spread. With an over-under betting line of 33, the two teams fell below that figure as they combined for 33.
Last season, the Ravens finished 17th in the league in scoring. Their 24 point performance in week 1 was a slightly above average performance from last year’s team.
For the game, Baltimore ran the ball 21 times, finishing with 63 rushing yards. The team’s leading rusher was Kenyan Drake, who finished with just 31 yards and a per attempt average of 11. Last week Lamar Jackson completed 56% of his passing attempts for 213 passing yards. Jackson ended the game by finding the endzone 3 times through the air. Rashod Bateman led the way for Baltimore at receiver, finding the endzone once to go along with his 59 yards.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
The Dolphins will look to pick another win over Baltimore as last year they defeated the Ravens by a score of 22-10. The Dolphins covered the spread as 8.5 point undergos, with an over-under line set at 46.0 points.
When looking back at the recent matchups between Miami and Baltimore, the Ravens put together a record of 2-3. The over-under record in these games sits at 3-2, with the average scoring total coming in at 42.6 points. The Baltimore Ravens have performed well vs the spread in recent games, going 4-1-0. The Dolphins offense has averaged 10.6 points per game over the 5 most recent meetings with Baltimore, compared to the Ravens at 32.0.
When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Miami has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 15.6 per game. The team went 2-3-0 overall in these games.
When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Baltimore has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 22.4 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
Dolphins vs Ravens Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Dolphins 3.5
Free Total Prediction: Under 44.5
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