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Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts 11/8/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Baltimore Ravens visit the Indianapolis Colts on 11/8/2020 at 1:00PM.

Baltimore and Indianapolis face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. Baltimore has a record of 5-2 this season. Indianapolis is 5-2 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Baltimore Team Defense Preview

Baltimore yields 5.8 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 29.0 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 1.63 points per drive. 26.9% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 15.4% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 24.6 yard line, they usually take up 2:36 of time.

Opposing quarterbacks have a QBR of 91.1 against Baltimore and 1.1% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Baltimore has caused a sack rate of 8.3% this season.

Examining Baltimore in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 84 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 29 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 34.5%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 15 fourth down conversion attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 5 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 75.0%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 16 Red Zone entrances this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 13 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 81.3%.

Baltimore Team Offense Preview

Baltimore has run 5.8 plays per drive and this offense averages 31.8 yards per drive, and they score 2.30 points per offensive possession. 43.0% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 11.4% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their possessions start on average at their Own 33.5 and these drives typically last 2:45.

On 6.2% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 2.6% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Baltimore has given up 19 sacks this season and there were 108 yards lost as a result of the inability to protect the Quarterback.

Baltimore rushed for 5.5 yards per carry and for 178.7 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 11 times this season.

Examining Baltimore in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 91 third down attempts this season and have converted 40 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 44.0%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 8 fourth down conversion attempts this season and have converted 5 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 62.5%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 24 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and have converted 15 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 62.5%.

Indianapolis Team Defense Preview

Indianapolis faces 5.9 plays per drive, this defense gives up 28.1 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 1.71 points per drive. On 31.5% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but 16.4% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 24.2 yard line, they typically last 2:42.

Opposing quarterbacks have a QBR of 76.2 against Indianapolis and on 4.7% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Indianapolis has forced a sack rate of 7.1% this season.

Examining Indianapolis in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 93 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 39 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 41.9%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 5 fourth down conversion attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 3 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 66.7%. Defensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone, which is why defenses strive to avoid this from happening. They have had allowed offenses 18 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and their opponents have converted 12 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 66.7%.

Indianapolis Team Offense Preview

Indianapolis has 6.5 plays per drive, this offense averages 35.3 yards per drive, and they score 2.32 points per offensive possession. On 45.8% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but on 9.7% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their possessions start on average at their Own 31.5 and these drives typically last 3:06.

On 4.2% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and on 2.5% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Indianapolis has yielded 8 sacks this season and this has resulted in 39 yards lost.

They rushed for 3.5 yards per carry and for 101.0 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 3 times this season.

Examining Indianapolis in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 88 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 36 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 40.9%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 9 fourth down conversion attempts this season and have converted 6 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 66.7%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 26 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 15 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 57.7%.

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Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Baltimore Ravens 21 Indianapolis Colts 22

Spread Pick: Indianapolis +1.5 -105 Mybookie.ag
Moneyline Pick: Indianapolis +108 matchbook
Total Pick: Under 48.5 -116 Pinnacle Sports