Baltimore Ravens (8-3) vs. Los Angeles Chargers (4-6)
As Week 12 of NFL season unfolds, an intriguing matchup between Baltimore Ravens (8-3) and Los Angeles Chargers (4-6) promises to be one of the defining games for both squads – with Ravens looking strong while Chargers hoping for a rebound season, this contest will surely draw both top sportsbooks and fans’ interest alike. It is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at SoFi Stadium.
The Ravens have displayed strong rushing and receiving capabilities, contributing to their remarkable record. Gus Edwards has been their go-to running back, amassing 564 yards with 10 touchdowns over 11 games for an average 4.3 yards per rush attempt average – this has helped Baltimore maintain offensive momentum. Zay Flowers has emerged as a reliable target with 53 receptions totalling 588 receiving yards at an 11.1 average yards per reception average with one catch going 52 yards! These performances have added depth to Baltimore’s attack.
Los Angeles Chargers have shown flashes of brilliance but struggled to remain consistent throughout. Quarterback Justin Herbert has been their source of offense, with an impressive 67.1% completion rate and 2349 passing yards; Joshua Kelley led their rushing game, racking up 339 yards and two touchdowns compared to Baltimore Ravens’ robust defense; Keenan Allen stood out among their receiver corps with 895 receiving yards and six touchdowns; his presence is vital if Los Angeles Chargers want to match Baltimore’s high powered offense.
Baltimore Ravens vs. Los Angeles Chargers Game Info
|Sunday, November 26, 2023 at 8:20 PM ET
|NFL Game Pass
Lamar Jackson QB vs. Justin Herbert QB
Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens quarterback extraordinaire, has been an extraordinary find this NFL season. His uncanny ability to combine speed and accuracy distinguishes him as one of the league’s most dynamic quarterbacks. Achieved an outstanding 69.5% completion rate in 2441 passing yards total accumulated (221.9 yards per game averaged). Jackson excels both aerially as well as on the ground; thus becoming a dual threat quarterback capable of leading any offensive system to success with 12 touchdown passes to his credit proving efficiency and effectiveness leading the Ravens offensively.
Justin Herbert of the Los Angeles Chargers has been an inspiring source of stability and resilience during a challenging season for his team. Boasting an outstanding 67.1% completion rate and 2349 passing yards, Herbert has delivered impressive performances while facing frequent pressure — evidenced by 20 sacks — to create 17 touchdown passes with ease and maintain an outstanding 99.5 passer rating that speaks volumes about his accuracy, decision-making skills and arm strength on deep throws that add an unpredictable dimension to their offensive playbook.
NFL Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore Ravens -192, Total Odds: 46.5
At present, betting odds favoring the Baltimore Ravens at -192 reflect their strong performances this season, particularly their strong offensive play. Bettors should keep this in mind as well as their tendency to push totals over.
Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
The Ravens have been impressive against the spread, going 9-4 against it over their last 13 games and consistently outshout expectations, making them an attractive option as bettors. Furthermore, four out of their last five totals went over, which highlights their high-scoring nature. Furthermore, their 5-1 straight-up record highlights their strength this season.
Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Chargers have had an inconsistent season when it comes to betting trends. Their record over their last six games shows they struggle in covering spreads; yet 7 of their last 8 total games went under, suggesting an offensive weakness. Furthermore, their record of 4-8 in their last 12 contests shows there is room for improvement.
Baltimore Ravens vs. Los Angeles Chargers 11/26/23 Betting Picks
Based on analysis and betting trends, it appears that the Baltimore Ravens are the stronger team heading into this matchup. Their balanced offense led by Lamar Jackson is supported by their powerful defensive lineup – providing an advantage against their opponent, the Chargers. As for bettors looking for NFL picks to invest in, may wish to consider picking them due to their ability to cover spreads with ease and their propensity for high-scoring matches.
Underdogs shouldn’t be underestimated, particularly with Justin Herbert leading them. However, considering their overall performance and recent trends, it would seem wiser to pick the Ravens here; and considering an over on total points prop bet could also be wise considering both teams possess offensive capabilities.