Football odds expectations remain high for the Baltimore Ravens who are one of the top shelf favorites with the odds NFL to win the AFC championship.
The Baltimore Ravens will host the Miami Dolphins on Sunday with a CBS telecast set for 1:05 PM Eastern. Sports-Gambling opened with Baltimore as a 5.5 point favorite and with an over/under of 40.5.
The Miami Dolphins have a record of 4-3 straight up and 5-2 with the NFL betting odds while going over the total just 3 times. The Fish have paid out in all 4 of their road games this year and are coming off a 22-14 win at Cincinnati. Miami ranks 13th overall for offense although just 24th in the NFL for scoring.
Chad Henne has a mediocre 82.5 QB rating with an erratic 8/7 touchdown/interception ratio while Ronnie Brown has 374 yards rushing and Ricky Williams has 335 yards on the ground. The Miami defense ranks 8th in the NFL.
Baltimore has a record of 5-2 straight up and 3-3-1 with the NFL betting lines. Baltimore has gone under the total in 4 out of 7 games. The Ravens offense ranks 14th in the NFL while the defense is 7th for points allowed.
Quarterback Joe Flacco has an 84.2 QB rating but has improved after a slow start and has a 10/6 TD/INT ratio. Ray Rice has 523 yards rushing.
Miami has beaten the football odds in 13 of their last 16 games as a road dog. The Dolphins have paid out in 6 of their last 8 games versus teams with a winning record. Baltimore has been one of the better and most profitable home favorites in all of sports with a record of 43-19 against the spread.
The Dolphins have gone over the total in 5 of their last 7 games in the AFC. Baltimore has gone under the total in 11 of their last 16 games in the AFC and in 8 of their last 10 games that follow a straight up win. The dog has gotten the money in 4 of the last 5 meetings in this head to head series as has the road team.