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Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans 1/10/2021 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Baltimore Ravens visit the Tennessee Titans on 1/10/2021 at 1:05PM.

Baltimore and Tennessee face off in a Wild Card Playoff game. Baltimore has a record of 11-5 this season. Tennessee is 11-5 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Baltimore Team Defense Preview

Baltimore yields 6.1 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 30.8 yards per drive, and opponents score 1.72 points per offensive possession. On 30.0% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but on 12.4% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 25.6 yard line, they typically last 2:43.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 87.2 and 1.7% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Baltimore has caused a sack rate of 6.1% this season.

Examining Baltimore in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 191 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 65 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 34.0%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 35 fourth down attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 16 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 45.7%. 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 45 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 28 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 62.2%.

Baltimore Team Offense Preview

Baltimore has run 6.0 plays per drive and this offense averages 34.1 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.56 points per drive. 45.3% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 10.6% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 31.9 yard line, they typically last 2:58.

6.7% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Baltimore and on 2.7% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Baltimore has yielded 32 sacks this season and this has resulted in 180 yards lost.

They rushed for 5.5 yards per carry and for 191.9 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 25 times this season.

Examining Baltimore in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 207 third down attempts this season and have converted 101 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 48.8%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 19 fourth down attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 12 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 63.2%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 60 Red Zone entrances this season and have converted 38 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 63.3%.

Tennessee Team Defense Preview

Tennessee faces 6.6 plays per drive, this defense gives up 38.2 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.66 points per drive. On 45.2% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but on 13.3% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 27.7 yard line, they usually take up 3:04 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 97.5 and 2.4% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Tennessee has forced a sack rate of 2.9% this season.

We will get more situational with Tennessee and examine various situations. They have faced 214 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 111 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 51.9%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 26 fourth down attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 15 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 57.7%. 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 65 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 45 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 69.2%.

Tennessee Team Offense Preview

Tennessee has run 6.3 plays per drive and this offense averages 37.7 yards per drive, and they score 2.87 points per offensive possession. 47.9% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 7.2% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 28.7 yard line, they usually take up 2:45 of time.

On 6.8% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 1.4% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Tennessee has yielded 25 sacks this season and this has resulted in 173 yards lost.

Tennessee rushed for 5.2 yards per carry and for 168.1 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 15 times this season.

Examining Tennessee in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 182 third down attempts this season and have converted 84 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 46.2%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 16 fourth down conversion attempts this season and have converted 10 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 62.5%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 64 Red Zone entrances this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 48 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 75.0%.

The Baltimore Roster

The Players to Watch for Baltimore

Lamar Jackson QB 6-2 212

This season, Lamar Jackson has put up 2757 yards and 26 touchdowns. He has thrown 9 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 99.3thus far this season. Lamar Jackson has thrown 9 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Lamar Jackson has 1005 rushing yards, which puts him in the 100.0 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 159 times this season, which puts him in the 100.0 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 7 rushing touchdowns this season.

J.K. Dobbins RB 5-9 209

This season, J.K. Dobbins has 805 rushing yards on 134 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 9 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, J.K. Dobbins picked up 120 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 18 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

Marquise Brown WR 5-9 170

This season, Marquise Brown picked up 769 yards. He caught the ball 58 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 8 receiving touchdowns this season.

Brandon Williams NT 6-1 336

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Baltimore, Brandon Williams has 19 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 15.73 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Derek Wolfe DE 6-5 285

The leading tackler among Defensive Ends for Baltimore, Derek Wolfe has 19 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 1 times this season, which put him in the 15.85 among all Defensive Ends in College Football. He has forced 0.0 fumbles this season.

Chuck Clark SS 6-0 205

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Baltimore, Chuck Clark had 57 tackles which puts him in the 67.93 percentile among non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 2 times this season. Chuck Clark as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 46.34 percentile among secondary position players this season.

Marlon Humphrey CB 6-0 197

Considered the leading tackler among Cornerbacks for Baltimore, Marlon Humphrey had 70 tackles which puts him in the 98.82 percentile among Corners. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 2 times this season. Marlon Humphrey as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 54.7 percentile among Corners this season.

The Tennessee Roster

The Players to Watch for Tennessee

Ryan Tannehill QB 6-4 207

This season, Ryan Tannehill has put up 3819 yards and 33 touchdowns. He has thrown 7 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 106.5thus far this season. Ryan Tannehill has thrown 7 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Ryan Tannehill has 266 rushing yards, which puts him in the 75.51 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 43 times this season, which puts him in the 67.35 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 7 rushing touchdowns this season.

Derrick Henry RB 6-3 247

This season, Derrick Henry has 2027 rushing yards on 378 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 17 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Derrick Henry picked up 114 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 19 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

A.J. Brown WR 6-0 226

This season, A.J. Brown picked up 1075 yards. He caught the ball 70 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 11 receiving touchdowns this season.

DaQuan Jones NT 6-4 322

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Tennessee, DaQuan Jones has 29 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 61.24 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Wyatt Ray DE 6-3 255

The leading tackler among Defensive Ends for Tennessee, Wyatt Ray has 2 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 1 times this season, which put him in the 15.85 among all Defensive Ends in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Kevin Byard FS 5-11 212

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Tennessee, Kevin Byard had 79 tackles which puts him in the 97.83 percentile among non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Kevin Byard as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 46.34 percentile among secondary position players this season.

Malcolm Butler CB 5-11 190

Considered the leading tackler among Cornerbacks for Tennessee, Malcolm Butler had 86 tackles which puts him in the 100.0 percentile among Corners. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Malcolm Butler as a ball hawker was able to pick off 4.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 96.15 percentile among Corners this season.

Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Baltimore Ravens 26 Tennessee Titans 25

Spread Pick: Tennessee +3.5 -117 Pinnacle Sports
Moneyline Pick: Baltimore -168 Sportbet
Total Pick: Under 55 -109 5Dimes