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Non-Conference NFL Matchups

Point Spread: Ravens -7.5 | Total Points: 40

Coming into this week 14 non-conference matchup, the Rams are in the middle of a three-game winning streak, helping them get back to .500 (6-6). The Rams are coming off a game where they beat the Browns with a score of 36-19. Heading into the game, the Rams were favored by 3.5. Their 17-point win was enough to cover the spread. With the over/under line set at 39.5 points, the over hit with a combined 55 points.

As the Ravens prepare for this non-conference matchup, the team has an overall record of 9-3. This includes riding a current two-game winning streak. Against AFC opponents, they have a record of 6-3. In their previous game, the Ravens secured a victory against the Chargers by a score of 20-10. Against the spread, the Ravens’ 10-point win was enough to cover as 3.5-point favorites. The under hit in the Ravens’ most recent game, as the teams combined for 30 points. The line going into the game was 48.5.

Los Angeles Rams vs Baltimore Ravens History

Last season, the Rams and Ravens did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Ravens have the leg up at 2-1. The Ravens also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-0-1. These games averaged a combined total of 39 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • In their last five road games, Los Angeles has averaged 21 points per game while allowing 23. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 3-2.
  • Baltimore has played well in their previous five home games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 22 points per game while allowing 14. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Rams have gone 0-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Ravens have a strong straight-up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Notable Injuries

Los Angeles Rams

  • Ronnie Rivers – Knee (Out)
  • Duke Shelley – Hamstring (Out)
  • Quentin Lake – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Tyler Higbee – Neck (Questionable)
  • Stetson Bennett – Non Injury Related (Out)
  • Puka Nacua – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Byron Young – Knee (Questionable)
  • Larrell Murchison – Elbow (Probable)
  • Michael Hoecht – Knee (Questionable)

Baltimore Ravens

  • Marlon Humphrey – Calf (Probable)
  • Tyus Bowser – Knee (Out)
  • Kevon Seymour – Shoulder (Out)
  • Mark Andrews – Ankle (Out)
  • Trayvon Mullen – Toe (Out)
  • Damarion Williams – Ankle (Questionable)
  • David Ojabo – Ankle/knee (Out)
  • Justin Madubuike – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Malik Harrison – Groin (Questionable)
  • Nick Moore – Achilles (Out)
  • J.K. Dobbins – Achilles (Out)
  • Ar’Darius Washington – Chest (Out)
  • Trenton Simpson – Concussion (Probable)
  • Andrew Vorhees – Knee (Out)
  • Malik Hamm – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Rashod Bateman – Illness (Questionable)

Keys To Victory: Los Angeles Rams

Quarterback Matthew Stafford will try to lead the Rams to a win despite being 7.5-point underdogs on the road. As a team, Los Angeles is averaging 22.3 points per game, placing them 12th in the NFL. For the season, Stafford is averaging 251 passing yards per game through the air. This figure has him sitting 15th among quarterbacks. Stafford comes in with a passer rating of 87.3 and is averaging 12.0 yards per completion. Puka Nacua has been targeted 118 times this season, and has caught 77 passes this season. He comes into the game with a total of 1029 receiving yards. At 114.5 rushing yards per game, the Rams are currently ranked 15th in the NFL. In terms of attempts, they are carrying the ball an average of 26.6 times per game, which is 15th.

Keys To Victory: Baltimore Ravens

As the Ravens prepare to take on Los Angeles, they are looking to put up a big game in the passing attack. Lamar Jackson has the team ranked 20th in passing yards per game and is ranked 17th among quarterbacks in yards through the air. What makes their production in the passing game impressive is that they are averaging just 28.5 attempts per game. The team’s top receiver, Zay Flowers, has caught 58 passes and has accumulated 613 receiving yards this season. Baltimore comes into the game with one of the better rush attacks in the NFL, averaging 4.8 yards per attempt. This strong figure has led to the team ranking 1st in yards per game on the ground.

Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles has gone 1-2 in their last three road games as well as 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 20 points per game in these games.
  • In their last three home games, Baltimore has averaged 25 points per game while allowing 16. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • The last ten games that Los Angeles was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-5-1 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Baltimore has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.


  • Baltimore Ravens 24 – Los Angeles Rams 21
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