The two most exciting quarterbacks in the league, and probably the two best teams, are ready to battle it out on Monday Night Football when the Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) visit the Baltimore Ravens (2-0) on Monday, September 28, 2020. Baltimore has looked like the best team in the league, through two weeks, and Kansas City is right up there with them. This game will air live on ESPN at 8:15 p.m. EST.
Through two games, the Kansas City offense is averaging 28.5 points per game and 402.0 total yards, 256.5 passing and 145.5 on the ground. The defense is giving up 20.0 points and allowing 432.5 yards, 282.0 through the air and 150.5 on the ground.
The Baltimore offense hasn’t skipped a beat as they are averaging 35.5 points per game and 414.5 yards, 244.0 passing and 170.5 rushing. Defensively the Ravens are allowing just 11.0 points and 326.5 yards, 232.0 passing and 94.5 on the ground.
Below is my best bet for Week 3 action between the Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens. All lines are from SugarHouse Sportsbook.
Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens (-3.5): O/U 53.5 (-110/-110)
Kansas City had a battle on their hands in week two as they had to come from behind to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 23-20 in overtime. Los Angeles had a 14-6 halftime lead and a 17-6 lead heading into the fourth quarter, but the Chiefs kicker stole the show. Harrison Butker hit a game tying 30-yard field goal as time expired and then won the game with a 58-yard bomb in overtime. Pat Mahomes led Kansas City with 302 pass yards and two touchdowns. Mahomes was also the leading rusher with 54 yards on six attempts. The Kansas City defense gave up 479 total yards, including 296 yards to rookie QB Justin Herbert.
Baltimore traveled to face the Houston Texans and came away with an easy 33-16 win. The Ravens never trailed in this one and were leading by double figures from middle of the second quarter on. Lamar Jackson had an efficient game as he was 18/24 for 204 yards and one touchdown. LJ Fort scored a defensive TD for Baltimore as he scooped up a fumble and ran it back for 22 yards. Baltimore outgained Houston 407-304.
Series History: Kansas City has won three consecutive meetings and now leads the all-time series 6-4.
Free NFL Picks: I cannot wait for this game and I am going to back the Baltimore Ravens -3.5 Monday night.
2020-2021 NFL Season Picks Results: 9-3