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NFL Betting Preview: Baltimore Ravens vs San Francisco 49ers

December 25, 2023


The teams tied with the best record in the NFL will square off in week 16 of the NFL on Monday night when the Baltimore Ravens travel to Santa Clara, California to face the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium with the game scheduled to start at 8:15 PM ET and will air on ABC.

 

Baltimore enters this game on a four-game winning streak following a 23-7 win on the road against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Ravens have been the best rushing offense in the league as they enter this game averaging 163.79 rushing yards per game.

 

Lamar Jackson has played a pivotal role in the success the team has had on offense as he leads the team in passing and rushing entering this game having completed 266 of 401 attempts for 3,105 yards with 17 touchdowns and seven interceptions while rushing for 741 yards and five touchdowns. Baltimore also has the best scoring defense in the NFL as they are allowing an average of 16.07 points per game.

 

The Baltimore Ravens will look to extend their winning streak to five games when they travel to face the San Francisco 49ers.

 

The San Francisco 49ers enter this game with the best record in the NFC with a record of 11-3 and are on a six-game winning streak following week 15’s 45-29 win on the road against the Arizona Cardinals. The 49ers have been one of the best offenses and defenses in the NFL as they enter this game averaging 30.36 points which ranks 3rd in the league and is allowing the 2nd fewest points per game with an average of 16.71 points per game. Brock Purdy is having an MVP-caliber season as he enters this game having completed 268 of 384 attempts for 3,795 yards with 29 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

 

The San Francisco 49ers will look to have the best record in the NFL while extending their winning streak to seven games when they host the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night in week 16 of the NFL season.

 

BookMaker has the San Francisco 49ers listed as 5.5-point favorites at home against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night in week 16 of the NFL season. Baltimore has won five of the last seven and two of the last three meetings. The 49ers are 4-3 ATS in the last seven and 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series.

 

The Baltimore Ravens are 9-5 ATS overall, 4-2 ATS on the road, and 1-0 ATS as an underdog this season while the San Francisco 49ers are 8-6 ATS overall, 3-3 ATS at home, 8-6 ATS as a favorite on the year.

The teams are tied for the best record in the NFL at 11-3, however, the Ravens have been the better team in the series, winning five of the last seven and two of the last three meetings.

 

The Ravens have also been the better team at covering the spread this season as they are 9-5 ATS overall and 4-2 ATS on the road. Buy the .5 point and take the points with the Baltimore Ravens when they travel to face the San Francisco 49ers on Christmas Night.

 

Spooky Express Pick: Baltimore Ravens +6