- In four of New Orleans Saints’ last five games, the total went over.
- Baltimore Ravens have covered the spread in four of their last five games away.
- Baltimore Ravens’ last three away games went over.
- Baltimore Ravens have won the last five H2H matches against the New Orleans Saints when playing on the road.
The Baltimore Ravens (5-3) travel to the Caesars Superdome to face the New Orleans Saints (3-5) on Tuesday in a non-conference match-up. A tally of three wins from eight games leaves the New Orleans Saints with a divisional ranking of third in the NFC South, while the Baltimore Ravens are first in the AFC North after collecting five victories out of a possible eight. It has the look of a very tight match, with seemingly little to separate the teams. The home side might just have the psychological edge, though, having won 17-14 in their last clash against the Baltimore Ravens.
New Orleans Saints Form
After a run of back-to-back defeats, the New Orleans Saints got back to winning ways last week by beating the Las Vegas Raiders in a 24-0 shutout. They are 4-6 across their past 10 games and 2-3 in the last five at home.
The New Orleans Saints continue to put up decent numbers in offense, scoring 29.6 points in their last five matches. Considering their season average is 24.9 points, this suggests the offensive unit is consistent. The art of defending isn’t something the New Orleans Saints excel in though. By allowing 25.0 points per game, their defense has been below average compared to the rest of the league this year.
In 2021, the New Orleans Saints came home in second place in the NFC South standings after going 9-8 across all games. The hosts naturally hope to go even better this season. However, like every other team in the NFL, sealing a spot in the playoff during this regular season is the first and foremost priority for now.
Baltimore Ravens Form
The Baltimore Ravens got a nice surprise win by beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-22 in their last match, leaving them a 7-3 record for their last 10 matches and 4-1 in the last 5 on the road.
A virtuoso offense is the first step to winning games on the road, which the Baltimore Ravens have covered. In eight rounds this season, the offensive unit has put up a solid 26.0 points on average. On the other side of the ball, the defense has been relatively average in the league recently. The visitors have given up 21.2 points in the previous five outings, which is more or less on par with the 22.9 points they’ve allowed per game over the course of the regular season.
The Baltimore Ravens began the year backed as a threat for the AFC Championship. While it’s still early days, the hosts remain on course to reach this target. They hold the fourth seed in the AFC Conference and will seek to both maintain and improve their seeding as the regular season winds down.
New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens H2H
The Baltimore Ravens downed the New Orleans Saints by 17-14 at the M&T Bank Stadium, the last time these two franchises played each other. The Caesars Superdome has been a great hunting ground for the Baltimore Ravens in recent years. They’ve won their last five road games against the New Orleans Saints, and are 8-1 in the last nine overall.
In their last nine head-to-head games, New Orleans Saints managed to score 19.78 points on average per game, while Baltimore Ravens scored 25.33 points per match.
The Baltimore Ravens go into this Week 9 matchup with a playoff spot firmly within their grasp. The visitors are first in the AFC North and fourth-seeded in the AFC Conference. Their 5-3 regular season record also means they have collected two more wins than the 3-5 New Orleans Saints, who are tied with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in second place in the NFC South.
Take the Baltimore Ravens (1.72) for the outright win on the moneyline. The hosts have won their last five road games against the New Orleans Saints, going 8-1 SU in the last nine matchups overall. They have also won four of their past five road trips.
Against the Spread
The Baltimore Ravens (1.57) open up as the -2.5 favorites over the New Orleans Saints, according to the oddsmakers. This suggests a road win is possible, but it won’t be by much. The spread has been a bit too high in the last five matches between the New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens, going 0.5 points short to be exact. The average winning margin was 3.4 points.
In their last eight matchups with the New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Ravens have gone 6-2 ATS. The hosts are 4-2 ATS at home and 4-6 ATS overall in their last 10 games.
The Baltimore Ravens, on the other hand, have covered the spread in four of their last five games on the road. In their past 10 matches, the Baltimore Ravens went 5-4 ATS in this market. They also ended up 4-1 ATS in their ten most recent road trips.
There was an average of 45.11 points scored in the previous nine clashes between the New Orleans Saints and the Baltimore Ravens.
The average total in the last five encounters between the New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens was 39.8 points. As the total for their latest showdown is set at 48.0, taking the Under (2.23) might just be worth its weight in gold.
The total has gone over on a regular basis at home recently for the New Orleans Saints. Also, over was a winning bet three times in the past 5 games on home turf for the New Orleans Saints, who are 5-4 over/under in their last 10 games home and away.
In the last three matches Baltimore Ravens played on the road, the total score went over. Impressively, the total has gone over in no less than four of the last 5 games on the road for the Baltimore Ravens. All in all, they are 5-5 in the over/under when looking back on their past 10 games home and away.