2012 Records: Baltimore 10-6, Denver 13-3
Kick-off: 8:30 p.m. EST
Spread: Denver by 9.5
Last meeting: Baltimore 38, Denver 35 in overtime (2012-13 AFC Divisional Playoff Game)
Passing: The Ravens averaged 233.7 yards per game while Denver was putting up 283.4 per game.
Rushing: Baltimore was averaging 118.8 yards per outing while the Broncos averaged 114.5 yards per contest.
Passing yards against per game: The Ravens averaged 228.1 yards against per outing while Denver averaged 199.6 yards against per game.
Rushing yards against per game: Baltimore averaged 122.8 yards against per game; meanwhile the Broncos averaged 91.1 yards against per outing.
(Above stats from 2012 regular season)
Thoughts: The Ravens are the defending Super Bowl Champions while Denver was ousted by Baltimore in last year’s postseason. As for this game, the Broncos will be looking to extract some revenge on the Ravens on the big stage. I like Denver to win this game but would take the Ravens with the points as well as the over in the NFL’s 2013 regular season opener.
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