Records: Baltimore 13-6, San Francisco 13-4-1
Kick-off: 6:30 p.m. EST
Spread: San Francisco by 3.5
Last meeting: Baltimore 16, San Francisco 6 (2011)
Passing: The Ravens are averaging 276 yards per game while San Francisco is putting up 240 per game.
Rushing: Baltimore is averaging 148.7 yards per outing while the 49ers are averaging 236 yards per contest.
Passing yards against per game: The Ravens are averaging 286.7 yards against per outing while San Francisco averages 322 yards against per game.
Rushing yards against per game: Baltimore is averaging 128.3 yards against per game; meanwhile the 49ers are averaging 92.5 yards against per outing.
(Above stats from postseason)
Thoughts: The Ravens have had a magical run, defeating the Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos and New England Patriots this post season while the 49ers had a bye before beating the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons. I expect this game to be hard fought and low scoring in the first half. In the end, look for the Ravens to pick up a 23-20 victory to send Ray Lewis out as a World Champion. I’ll take the Ravens with the points and the under here.
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