According to Las Vegas bookmakers, the Ravens are home underdogs ahead of their Sunday game against NFC-leading Green Bay Packers.
While both teams have uncertainty about the quarterback, the Packers (10-3) receive five points. Packers coach Matt Lafler said on Monday that reigning NFL most valuable player Aaron Rogers, who said he failed with a toe injury Sunday to defeat the Chicago Bears, will do. “Everything he needs to be in top shape on Sunday.”
Lamar Jackson is recovering from a sprained ankle he suffered Sunday in defeat to the Cleveland Browns. The Ravens (8-5) are underdogs for the second straight week for the first time since 2019. Coach John Harbaugh said Monday it was too early. kick Jackson out for Sunday’s game and that “my plans right now for Lamar to be there.” Reserve Tyler Huntley, who made an impression at Cleveland, will start if Jackson is unavailable.
According to CBS Sports, the Packers are down 5-1 against spread in their last eight games in their last six away games and 7-1 against spread in their last eight games. The Ravens, meanwhile, have been home underdogs just three times since Jackson started in 2018, winning all three, with victories over the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers in 2019 and the Kansas City Chiefs in the second week of this season.
Green Bay leads the all-time streak 4-2, but the Ravens won the last meeting, beating the Rogers-Less Packers in 2017 at Lambo Field, 23-0. Rogers last started against the Ravens in 2013, finishing 17 of 32 on 315 yards, landed and intercepted in a 19-17 away win.
The excess in Sunday’s game is 43 ½ points.