New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens 08/14/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
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New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens 08/14/2021 – The New Orleans Saints will take the road to kick off against M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The Saints were one of the best teams last season as they topped the NFC South and clinched the division title. The best NFL preseason bets were in favor of the Saints in the past and they look forward to taking this season one step ahead. The Baltimore Ravens did their best last season as they settled at the second spot in the AFC North. The Raves entered their wild-card round but were unable to sustain their lead.
New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens 08/14/2021
New Orleans Saints
The Saints were one of the best teams that won a dozen games and dropped four in return. New Orleans was one game ahead of the Buccaneers at the top. Quarterback Drew Brees retired last season and the Saints will turn towards Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill. Winston will take over the second half while Hill is expected to start for the Saints. Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara will settle at the running back position. New Orleans had a neat defense that secured fourth play is yards while surrendering just 21.06 points per game.
Players to watch: Drew Brees QB (GP 12, CMP 275, ATT 390, CMP% 70.5, YDS 2942, AVG 7.5, YDS/G 245, LNG 52, TD 24, INT 6, SACK 13, SYL 89, RTG 106.4), Alvin Kamara RB (GP 15, ATT 187, YDS 932, AVG 5, LNG 49, BIG 7, TD 16, YDS/G 62.1, FUM 1, LST 0, FD 58, (GP 15, REC 83, TGTS 107, YDS 756, AVG 9.1, TD 5, LNG 52, BIG 9, YDS/G 50.4, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 35), Tre’Quan Smith WR (GP 14, REC 34, TGTS 50, YDS 448, AVG 13.2, TD 4, LNG 31, BIG 9, YDS/G 32, FUM 1, LST 0, YAC 130, FD 22).
The Baltimore Ravens did a fairly decent job to get past most of their opponents. The Ravens have made a few changes to their team but Lamar Jackson is not going to be playing here. Head coach John Harbaugh will keep Jackson away from injury to have a proper regular season. Alejandro Villanueva is the new upgrade for the offensive line while Kevin Zeitler is expected to tag along. Baltimore had a tough defensive team last season and they are expected to repeat their success this season.
Players to watch: Lamar Jackson QB (GP 15, CMP 242, ATT 376, CMP% 64.4, YDS 2757, AVG 7.3, YDS/G 250.8, LNG 47, TD 26, INT 9, SACK 29, SYL 160, RTG 99.3, (GP 15, ATT 159, YDS 1005, AVG 6.3, LNG 50, LNG 50, TD 7, YDS/G 67, FUM 5, FD 56), J.K. Dobbins RB (GP 15, ATT 134, YDS 805, AVG 6, LNG 72, BIG 8, TD 9, YDS/G 53.7, FUM 2, LST 0, FD 38), Marquise Brown WR (GP 16, REC 58, TGTS 100, YDS 769, AVG 13.3, TD 8, LNG 70, BIG 13, YDS/G 48.1, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 270, FD 35).
New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens Betting Numbers
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games.
Baltimore are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens Betting Picks
The New Orleans Saints have their squad intact but they will have Hill and Winston as their quarterbacks. As for Baltimore, they won 17 consecutive preseason games. The NFL betting websites have predicted the Ravens to win this game.