Giants vs Ravens Week 16 Preview
The Baltimore Ravens are 0-3 SU and ATS over their last three games and will try to break their losing streak this Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium when they host the New York Giants.
Baltimore is 0-2 SU in its last two home games after going 16-0 SU in its previous 16 games at home. They are riding a couple of negative streaks (0-6 ATS past 6 December games and 8-2 SU, but just 2-8 ATS past 10 home games).
Of note, the UNDER is 8-1 in the past 9 Giants road games.
New York is 2-4 SU and ATS in its last six games on the road. Baltimore is 3-1 SU and 3-0-1 ATS in its last four games against the Giants.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 22 (Ravens) and the No. 16 (Giants) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 29-27 result in favor of the Giants is predicted by handicapping models. [ WATCH LIVE ODDS AT Bovada BEFORE KICKOFF ]
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Baltimore's No. 12-ranked offense (24.9 PPG) against a Giants defense that ranks No. 12 at 21.7 PPG. The Ravens passing attack has averaged 234.6 yards per game, less than the Giants give up through the air (253.7 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Giants own the league's No. 12-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 108.9 yards per game when on the road. Baltimore, on the other hand, rates No. 25 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Last time out for New York, they were a 34-0 loser as they battled the Falcons on the road. The Giants failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 34 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 34-17 loser as they battled the Broncos at home. The Ravens failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 51 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Dennis Pitta hauled in 7 passes for 125 yards against the Denver defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 34-17 loss against the Broncos on Sunday.
New York Giants Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 7-3
Baltimore Ravens Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 5-5
A few Giants at Ravens trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the NY Giants last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Giants last 6 games
NY Giants are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games
NY Giants are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games on the road
Baltimore is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games at home
Baltimore is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games
NY Giants home to Philadelphia, Sunday, December 30
Baltimore at Cincinnati, Sunday, December 30