Ravens (10-7 last season) vs Commanders (8-8-1 last year)
Baltimore Ravens vs Washington Commanders 49ers August 21, 2023 — The Ravens extend their preseason win Streak to 24 games with a narrow victory over the Eagles. Maintaining an impressive streak, the Ravens secured their 24th consecutive preseason triumph by narrowly defeating the Eagles by a solitary point. Remarkably, the Ravens have remained unbeaten in preseason contests since September 2015. In their most recent outing, Josh Johnson contributed 45 passing yards and a single touchdown, while Tyler Huntley added 88 passing yards and another scoring play. Notably, Sean Ryan and Travis Vokolek combined for an impressive 67 receiving yards, connecting on 6 receptions for the Ravens. Justice Hill showcased his prowess on the field by leading the team with 48 rushing yards across 3 carries.
In their inaugural preseason game, the Commanders secured victory over the Browns, building a commanding 14-2 halftime lead. The win marked a notable departure from the Commanders’ preseason experiences, as they had stumbled in 10 of their last 13 exhibition matches. In their latest performance, Sam Howell contributed 77 passing yards and registered a score, while Jacoby Brissett completed 10 passes for 75 yards. Displaying a strong rushing game, Chris Rodriguez Jr. led the Commanders with 39 yards on 5 carries. Cole Turner and Byron Pringle also collaborated to amass 63 yards on 5 receptions.
Baltimore Ravens vs Washington Commanders Game Info
Time: 8:00 PM ET.
Game Date: Monday, August 21, 2023
Venue: FedEx Field, MD
TV: Apple TV
Baltimore Ravens QB Tyler Huntley and Washington Commanders QB Sam Howell
In their latest encounter, the Ravens had a 24-17 loss against the Bengals. Quarterback Tyler Huntley showcased his prowess by completing 17 out of 29 passes for 226 yards and two touchdowns. While Huntley’s performance earned him a quarterback rating of 92, he also registered one interception during the game. Mark Andrews emerged as a key contributor, amassing 73 yards through 5 receptions, averaging an impressive 14.6 yards per catch. On the rushing front, J.K. Dobbins led the Ravens with 62 yards gained from 13 attempts, boasting an average of 4.8 yards per carry. Overall, the Ravens executed 66 plays, accumulating a total of 364 yards in the matchup. Notably, they made 35 rushing attempts, amassing 155 yards at an average of 4.4 yards per attempt.
Meanwhile, with 169 yards and 1 touchdown through the air, the Commanders’ Sam Howell completed 11 out of 19 attempts, reflecting an 83 quarterback rating. Howell’s performance included an interception, averaging 8.9 yards per pass attempt. Regarding rushing, the Commanders made 27 attempts for 64 yards, resulting in a 2.4-yard average per rush. Their passing defense allowed the Bengals to gain 118 yards through 14 completions out of 38 attempts, resulting in a completion rate of 36.8%. The Commanders managed 309 yards with 63 plays, averaging 4.9 yards per play. Notably, their rushing efforts accumulated 151 yards from 41 carries, averaging 3.7 yards per carry.
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore Ravens -3, Total Odds: 38.5
At this time, anyone seeking to gamble against the Ravens in preseason games should refrain from doing so. Since losing their first preseason game in September 2015, the Ravens have won 24 straight contests. The Ravens also covered 20 of those 24 victories. Despite the fact that the preseason may be difficult and you never know what to anticipate, the Ravens have been the most dependable and successful team over the last almost ten years. If something isn’t broken, don’t repair it.
Baltimore Ravens Betting Trends
- Baltimore is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games with the Washington Nationals.
- The Ravens are 6-0 SU in their last 6 matches against Washington.
- The Baltimore Ravens are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
- The team is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road against the Nationals.
Washington Commanders Betting Trends
- The total stayed UNDER in 13 of the Nationals’ last 20 games with the Ravens.
- The total remained UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 5 games at home.
- Washington is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home against Baltimore.
- The total went UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 5 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference.
Baltimore Ravens vs Washington Commanders Betting Trends
Baltimore Ravens vs Washington Commanders: With both Sam Howell and Jacoby Brissett in the Commanders’ lineup, the performance of neither has been overwhelmingly impressive. The Ravens, on the other hand, boast experienced backup quarterbacks who are well-equipped to lead successful drives.
Washington, in contrast, plans to field quarterbacks they intend to entrust with starting roles for a significant portion of the game. Tyler Huntley and Josh Johnson, who commanded snaps in crucial matches last season, will be at the helm. With a relatively minor disparity in quarterback play expected, the involvement of defensive starters is likely to be brief.
Both teams encountered turnovers in their opening matchups — the Ravens with a fumble and interception, and Washington with two interceptions. It’s anticipated that both sides will exercise greater caution in handling the football in their upcoming clash. Regarding scoring, Baltimore secured 20 points, while Washington put up 17 points in their respective openers.
The ongoing quarterback battles, involving backups for Baltimore and potential starters for Washington, are poised to influence the game significantly by ensuring the execution at this pivotal position is robust enough to sustain successful drives.
Free Pick and Prediction: Baltimore Ravens will win 22-18.