8:22 pm
November 11

Ravens @ Dolphins

Who will WIN this matchup?

Baltimore Ravens (6-2)

@ Miami Dolphins (2-7)


Current odds:

Baltimore Ravens: (-430)

Miami Dolphins: (+330)


The spread for the game is Baltimore by 8.5 points.

Baltimore (6-2) has dominated Miami (2-7) of late, winning their three most recent matchups by a cumulative score of 137-16. The last came in 2019, when the Ravens traveled to Miami and steamrolled the Dolphins 59-10. Baltimore ranks first in the NFL this year in rushing yards per game (161.6) and second in total yards (427.9). The Ravens are averaging 27.6 points, which ranks seventh in the NFL and third in the AFC.

The Ravens’ high-powered offense is led by a pair of South Florida natives — quarterback Lamar Jackson and wide receiver Marquise Brown. Jackson, a 24-year-old native of Boynton Beach, Fla., ran 21 times for 120 yards in last week’s 34-31 overtime win over the Minnesota Vikings. It was Jackson’s 12th 100-yard-plus rushing game counting the postseason, the most ever by an NFL quarterback. Michael Vick, who played 13 years, had the previous record with 11. Brown, a 24-year-old from Hollywood, Fla., leads the Ravens in catches (46), yards (682), average per catch (14.8) and touchdown receptions (six).

Meanwhile, the Dolphins, who are 8.5-point underdogs at home, announced that Jacoby Brissett will start Thursday night. Starter Tua Tagovailoa missed last week’s 17-9 Dolphins win over the Houston Texans due to a fractured and swollen middle finger on his throwing hand. He was limited in practice on Monday and Tuesday and officially listed as questionable on Wednesday. The injury made it tough for Tagovailoa to grip the ball, and Dolphins coached Brian Flores opted for backup Brissett, who won his first game since 2019.

Aside from Tagovailoa, starting center Greg Mancz was placed on injured reserve Wednesday with an ankle injury. Miami did receive good news with safety Brandon Jones (ankle) and linebacker Jerome Baker (knee) participating fully in the final practice of the week. Reserve defensive back Elijah Campbell is a game-day decision with a toe injury.

StreakSmarter Pick
Baltimore Ravens