The Miami Dolphins (4-2) will travel to M&T Bank Stadium for a betting matchup against the Baltimore Ravens (3-4) on Thursday Night Football. The current Vegas odds show the Ravens as the home field picks favorite.
The Dolphins coming off a win at home against the New York Jets. QB Jay Cutler threw for 128 yards on 12 passes with 2 TD and an interception before suffering multiple cracked ribs in the 3rd quarter. Backup QB Matt Moore came in and completed 13 of 21 passes for 188 yards, 2 touchdowns and an interception. Coach Adam Gase told the Baltimore Sun that Moore could be the starter for Thursdays game against the Ravens. If so the Ravens will now face their 3rd backup quarterback in three games. RB Ajayi totalled 51 rushing yards on 23 attempts and Williams added only two rushing yards. On the receiving side of the game while Cutler’s passed to Landry and Fasano for TDs; Moore found Stills for a pair of touchdown passes. Ajayi also had 3 receptions for 26 yards. The Miami defense held the Jets to a 36% 3rd down conversion percentage and 272 total net yards. The NFL odds makers pick is the Baltimore Ravens at -3(-115) and Miami as the road dogs at +3(-105). The odds makers are not fazed by the fact that Jay Cutler may not play. Maybe its because he’s good and according to Coach Gase its easy to call plays for him because he doesn’t complain he just gets the job done.
The Dolphins offense is ranked 32nd and the Ravens are 31st in the league. On the defensive side Miami is 10th and the Ravens ranked 18th.
The Ravens coming off of two losses will look to get back on track with the home advantage this week. The Ravens lost to the Minnesota Vikings Sunday with QB Joe Flacco completing 27 of 39 passes for a total of 186 yards and 1 TD. Flacco also had 3 fumbles and was sacked 5 times for a loss of 42 yards during the games. Collins and Allen rushed for 30 and 20 yards respectively. Eight different receivers were targeted in the game for a total of 144 net yards. The Ravens Kicker Tucker put 10 points on the scoreboard with 3 field goals and 1 extra point. The game was more of a kicker versus kicker with 28 points by kickers.
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