NFL Week 15 Thursday Night Betting Preview
The red-hot Baltimore Ravens are huge favorites on Thursday night as they get Week 15 of the NFL season started at home against the New York Jets.
At Bovada Sportsbook, the Ravens are a 15-point favorite. Baltimore has won nine in a row straight up after getting past the Buffalo Bills 24-17 as a 6.5-point favorite last week. NFL MVP favorite Lamar Jackson passed for 145 yards with three touchdowns and an interception in the win. Jackson also rushed for 40 yards and joined Michael Vick as the only NFL quarterbacks to ever eclipse the 1,000-yard rushing mark in a season.
The Jets barely squeaked past the Miami Dolphins 22-21 last week, failing to cover as 5-point favorites. Sam Darnold passed for 270 yards with two touchdowns and an interception, while Robby Anderson had seven receptions for 116 yards and a touchdown.
Ravens are 3-9 ATS in last 12 as double-digit favorite
During their nine-game winning streak, the Ravens are 6-2-1 against the spread. That includes going 6-1 ATS in their last seven. When listed as a double-digit favorite, the Ravens have won 12 straight, but they’ve been a disappointment for bettors at 3-9 ATS. At home in the month of December, the Ravens are a stout 8-1 SU in their last nine, but it hasn’t translated to profits for bettors as they’re only 3-6 ATS.
The Jets are 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games. On the road, they’ve been dreadful at 1-6 SU and 2-5 ATS in their last seven games, and in their last 13 on the road, they’re 2-11 SU and 4-9 ATS. As a double-digit underdog, the Jets have lost 10 in a row while going 3-6-1 ATS.
Jets have gone OVER in 6 of last 9 on road
The Ravens have totally dominated this matchup with eight straight wins against New York, during which they are 7-1 ATS. In their last 11 games vs the Jets, the Ravens are a money-winning 9-2 ATS. At home to New York, the Ravens have won six straight at 5-1 ATS.
For totals bettors, the Ravens are 5-2 UNDER in their last seven at home, and 9-5 UNDER in their last 14. The Jets are 6-3 OVER in their last nine road games, but on the road in December, they are 8-3 UNDER in their last 11.