This week’s football calendar includes a competition between the Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers. Kicking off an hour earlier is ESPN college football with Miami Florida vs. Cincinnati. Check out the official gambling preview of that contest.
OffshoreInsiders.com gives an investigation of the football betting match-up scrutinizing key numbers engaged by professional gamblers. The betting line on the NFL game is Baltimore -2.5 but trending toward the favorite as the juice now ranges from 115 to 125. One can also bet them at -3 and even money. The total is 43.5 but trending a bit to the over as juice is -112 in some books.
In weigh against one team’s yards per rush on offense against the other, the more advance records favor Pittsburgh by .6. As far as passing yards per completion on the offensive side of the ball, the digits point towards the Steelers by 2.1, but make sure you check out the embedded podcast for key injury information and much more. Employing yards per point, the more effective offense is by .3.
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Defensively the most operative lineup based on yards per rush is Baltimore by .2. The upper rated defense based on the provisions of passing yards per completion Pittsburgh by 1.9. The yards per point statistic used by the best sports handicappers says the superior defense is Pittsburgh by 6.4. Turnover ratio says the better squad in this matchup is Baltimore by one.
Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.
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Spread trends (all records against the spread): Baltimore 14-5 to teams with a winning record but 2-10 after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game. Pittsburgh is 7-2 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Over/under angles: Baltimore over 15-5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record, but under 8-1 after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game.