Chiefs Vs Ravens: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 2

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on September 19, 2021

The Kansas City Chiefs (1-0) will clash with the Baltimore Ravens (0-1) in Week 2. The Chiefs (-3.5) and the Ravens (+170 on the moneyline to win) take to the field on September 19, 2021 at 8:20 PM ET on NBC. Oddsmakers have installed a point total of 53.5 points for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 19, 2021, 9:48 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Chiefs Vs Ravens Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Chiefs vs Ravens
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Ravens (+3.5) Over (53.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Rankings (2020)

Chiefs Ravens
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 29.6 (6) 29.3 (7)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 22.6 (10) 18.9 (2)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 6.3 (2) 5.9 (8)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.6 (18) 5.2 (7)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 16 (4) 18 (9)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 22 (10) 22 (10)

Chiefs Betting Insights

  • Kansas City covered the spread seven times in 16 games last season.
  • The Chiefs went 5-9 as 3.5-point favorites or greater last year.
  • There were eight Kansas City games (out of 16) that hit the over last season.
  • A total of 10 times last year, Kansas City and its opponent combined for more than 53.5 points.
  • The over/under in this game is 53.5 points, 1.9 higher than the average total in Chiefs games last season.

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Ravens Betting Insights

  • Baltimore had 10 wins in 16 games against the spread last year.
  • The Ravens went unbeaten ATS (1-0) as underdogs of 3.5 points or more last year.
  • There were seven Baltimore games (out of 16) that went over the total last year.
  • Baltimore’s games went over 53.5 points on five occasions last season.
  • Ravens games averaged 46.8 total points last season, 6.7 fewer than the total for this matchup.

Chiefs Players to Watch

  • Patrick Mahomes II’s previous season stat line: 4,740 passing yards (296.3 per game), 390-for-588 (66.3%), 38 touchdowns and six picks. He also rushed for 308 yards on 62 carries with two rushing TDs.
  • Last season Clyde Edwards-Helaire took 181 carries for 803 yards (50.2 per game) and scored four touchdowns. When it comes to receiving, he also caught 36 passes for 297 yards (18.6 per game) and collected one TD.
  • Jerick McKinnon put up 319 yards on 81 carries (19.9 yards per game), with five rushing touchdowns last year. He was also successful in the air, catching 33 passes for 253 yards (15.8 per game) and one TD.
  • Travis Kelce amassed 105 receptions for 1,416 yards and 11 touchdowns last year. He was targeted 145 times, and averaged 88.5 yards per game.
  • Tyreek Hill amassed 1,276 yards on 87 grabs with 15 touchdowns. He was targeted 135 times, and averaged 79.8 receiving yards per game.
  • Mecole Hardman’s stat line last season: 560 receiving yards, 41 catches, four touchdowns, on 62 targets.
  • Chris Jones’ hard work last season put up a stat line of 7.5 sacks, 4.5 TFL and 49 tackles.
  • Last season Daniel Sorensen grabbed 114 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and three interceptions.
  • Last season Tyrann Mathieu had a huge stat line of six interceptions, 76 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and nine passes defended.

Ravens Players to Watch

  • Lamar Jackson averaged 172.3 passing yards per outing and threw 26 touchdowns last season. In addition, he tacked on 1005 yards on the ground with seven touchdowns.
  • Last season Latavius Murray rushed for 656 yards. He also scored five total touchdowns.
  • Marquise Brown averaged 48.1 receiving yards and racked up eight receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2020 season.
  • Mark Andrews collected seven touchdowns and had 701 receiving yards (43.8 ypg) in 2020.
  • Sammy Watkins grabbed 37 passes on his way to 421 receiving yards and two touchdowns a season ago.
  • Last year Justin Houston collected 8.0 sacks, 10.0 TFL and 31 tackles.
  • Patrick Queen put together an excellent stat line last year, tallying 146 tackles, 10.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks, and one interception.
  • A year ago Tyus Bowser recorded 51 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks, and five passes defended as well as three interceptions.

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