On the NFL schedule – Week 3 is here, and one of the games to watch is the Indianapolis Colts at the Baltimore Ravens. The Indianapolis Colts are 1-1 on the season. After losing their season opener to the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Colts bounced back with a big win over Houston in Week 2. For Baltimore, they are unbeaten through two games.
The Ravens beat the Houston Texans in Week One, and then downed Cincinnati in a massive divisional game in Week Two. It’s time to look at our Colts vs Ravens best bets for the game on Sunday:
Indianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens Odds
Colts vs. Ravens Information
Before our Colts vs Ravens best bets, let’s take a look at some of the information on one of our favorite NFL Matchups:
Indianapolis Colts vs Baltimore Ravens
Location of the game: M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore, MD.
Date & Time: Sunday, September 24. 1:00 pm EST.
How to watch: CBS
Indianapolis Colts 2023 Results:
- Sunday, September 10th, 2023: 31-21 loss vs. Jaguars
- Sunday, September 17th, 2023: 31-20 win at Texans
Baltimore Ravens 2023 Results
- Sunday, September 10th, 2023: 25-9 win vs. Texans
- Sunday, September 17th, 2023: 27-24 win at Bengals
Indianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens Analysis
Anthony Richardson, who was the fourth overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, started the game against the Texans with two rushing touchdowns later had to leave the game and was put in concussion protocol. Richardson is on the NFL Injury report, and we will await his status later in the week.
Richardson has NFL player stats of 30 of 47 pass completions for a touchdown and an interception. He has also rushed for 75 yards and three touchdowns. Zack Moss came into Game 2 and was solid for the Colts, with 18 carries and 88 yards, along with a touchdown. He is ahead of Deon Jackson and Jake Funk in the running back room.
The Indianapolis Colts schedule shows that following this game will head back home and take on the Los Angeles Rams and the Tennessee Titans before heading out to Jacksonville for their second meeting against the Jaguars.
Can the Ravens Maintain Their Early Season Success?
The Baltimore Ravens have started the season with 26 points per game while allowing 11.5 per game. That makes them one of the best teams to start the season. The Ravens, after this game, will play back-to-back divisional games on the road. Baltimore is at the Cleveland Browns and then at the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Lamar Jackson has thrown for 406 yards and two touchdowns so far this season. The quarterback with NFL MVP Odds to start the season has found Zay Flowers the most, with 140 yards, while veteran Odell Beckham Jr. is second, with 66 yards. Mark Andrews missed the season opener but came back with five receptions, 45 yards, and a touchdown in the win on Sunday.
The Ravens run game took a huge blow, losing J.K. Dobbins for the season. Now, Baltimore will turn to Gus Edwards and Justice Hill in the backfield. The Baltimore Ravens players know they need a strong run game, so do not be surprised if they add depth soon to the roster.
- Moneyline: Baltimore Ravens -380, Indianapolis Colts +300
- Spread: Baltimore Ravens -8, Indianapolis Colts +8
- Total: 44.5
Indianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens Betting Pick and Prediction
Obviously, the status of Anthony Richardson will make a big difference in where this game goes. Regardless of that, Baltimore is better and will run away with this game. Even if Richardson plays, look for the Ravens to have a big plan for him and their ability to contain him. The Ravens are going to win this game by double digits.
- Our Colts vs Ravens best bets features Baltimore -8, with a 24-13 win over the Colts on Sunday.
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