MNF Preview: Ravens host the Texans

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Ravens Look to Dispose of Texans for Playoff Push

The Houston Texans and the Baltimore Ravens will meet on ESPN Monday night for Monday Night Football. The game is being played at M&T Bank Stadium and kickoff is set for 8:30 pm EST.

Oddsmakers opened the Ravens as -7.5-point favorites versus the Texans, while the game’s total opened at 38. The total has since eased up to 39.

The Ravens thrive under the bright lights. They can also strengthen their position in the AFC playoff race with a victory over the Houston Texans. Since coach John Harbaugh took over the team in 2008, Baltimore has gone 11-1 in night games. That is by far the best mark in the NFL. The Ravens have also won nine consecutive prime-time matchups.

Baltimore won its last outing, a 23-0 result against the Green Bay Packers on November 19. The Ravens covered in that game as a -2.5-point favorite, while the 23 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Baltimore holds the sixth and final playoff spot in the AFC. They have not played at M&T Bank Stadium since a 44-0 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Oct. 26. The Ravens have a chance to win consecutive games for the first time since the opening two weeks of the season.

Texans Looking to Stay Relevant

Houston was a 31-21 winner in its last match at home against the Arizona Cardinals. They covered the -2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 52 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Texans are trying to stay afloat without starting quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice earlier this month. Tom Savage will get his fifth start of the season against a Ravens’ secondary that leads the NFL with 16 interceptions.

Savage lost his first two starts when Watson went down with the injury. He was better last week against the Arizona Cardinals. He went 22 of 32 for 230 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.



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NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Power Stats
Yards Per Point

Yards Per Pass


Yards Per Rush

Team Records

Houston Texans

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
vs Conf3-42-31-14-32-32-027.2923.863.43
vs Div0-00-00-00-00-00-
Last 31-21-10-11-21-10-117.3324.67-7.34

Baltimore Ravens

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
vs Conf4-32-12-24-2-12-12-1-121.4317.144.29
vs Div2-10-02-12-10-02-119.678.0011.67
Last 32-11-01-12-0-11-01-0-127.677.6720.00


Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense26.70617.103
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense237.7512190.756
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense131.006135.5028
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense21.301726.2030
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense173.5031333.7532
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense129.251269.502

Head To Head Summary


Head To Head Detail

DateAwayHomeScoreLineTotalOU ResultARYAPYATYATTHRYHPYHTYHTTAway Team AttemptsHome Team AttemptsAway Team CompletionsHome Team Completions
Dec 21, 2014BALHOU13-253317821131231903131
Sep 22, 2013HOUBAL9-30941702641751612360
Oct 21, 2012BALHOU13-435512117621812394200
Jan 15, 2012HOUBAL13-201311843154871402270
Oct 16, 2011HOUBAL14-299320029301132894022
Dec 13, 2010BALHOU34-286319025301113784892
Nov 9, 2008BALHOU41-131621713330752803554
Dec 4, 2005HOUBAL15-161651332982731652382
Dec 15, 2002BALHOU23-19702282980951822772

Betting Odds Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Houston Texans

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Nov 19, 2017ARI31-21W-2.5/37.5W/O134223357482442920H
Nov 12, 2017LAR7-33L13/45L/U891942831043394434A
Nov 5, 2017IND14-20L-6/44.5L/U94194288922793710H
Oct 29, 2017SEA38-41L6/45.5W/O142367509334464792A
Oct 15, 2017CLE33-17W-7.5/46W/O123217340134113247-2H

Baltimore Ravens

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Nov 19, 2017GB23-0W-2.5/38W/U5816121975190265-4A
Nov 5, 2017TEN20-23L3/41P/O73268341711862571A
Oct 26, 2017MIA40-0W-3/38W/O17412129545151196-2H
Oct 22, 2017MIN16-24L5.5/37.5L/O64144208169188357-1A
Oct 15, 2017CHI24-27L-5/39.5L/O1251662912311113421H

Weather in
BaltimoreUnited States

Weather is Clear  55°F

Humidity is 34%
Wind is West-northwest 9 mph
Visibility is 10.004077 mi
Pressure is N/A inHg

Forecast for Baltimore


Next up:
Houston at Tennessee Sunday, December 3
Baltimore home to Detroit Sunday, December 3

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