NFL Week 9 picks, schedule, odds, accidents, stats, fantasy suggestions

The Week 9 NFL schedule for the 2022 season is stacked with nice matchups, and we received you lined with what you want to know heading into the weekend. Our NFL Nation reporters carry us the largest keys to each sport and a daring prediction for every matchup.

Moreover, ESPN Stats & Data analysis supplies a giant stat to know and a betting nugget for every contest, and our Soccer Energy Index (FPI) goes contained in the numbers with a matchup ranking (on a scale of 1 to 100) and a sport projection. ESPN researcher Kyle Soppe fingers out useful fantasy soccer intel, as nicely. Lastly, Seth Walder and Eric Moody give us ultimate rating picks for each sport. Every thing you need to know is right here in a single spot that will help you prepare for a loaded weekend of NFL soccer.

Let’s get into the complete Week 9 slate, together with an NFC West matchup between Seattle and Arizona, Tom Brady vs. Matthew Stafford and Josh Allen taking over the Jets. All of it culminates with a Monday Evening Soccer matchup between the Ravens and the Saints on ESPN. (Sport instances are Sunday except in any other case famous.)

Leap to a matchup:
BUF-NYJ | GB-DET | IND-NE
MIA-CHI | MIN-WSH | CAR-CIN
LAC-ATL | LV-JAX | SEA-ARI
LAR-TB | TEN-KC | BAL-NO

Thursday: PHI 29, HOU 17
Bye: CLE, DAL, DEN, NYG, PIT, SF

1 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: BUF -13 (46.5)

What to look at for: Jets QB Zach Wilson will try to rebound from a three-interception nightmare. It will not be straightforward. It by no means is towards the Payments, who’ve held the Jets to 17 or fewer factors in six straight conferences. The Payments, looking for their first 7-1 begin since 1993, are tied for fourth in takeaways (14) — a problematic matchup for Wilson & Co. — Wealthy Cimini

Daring prediction: Josh Allen will throw a minimum of three touchdowns with over 325 passing yards. Allen was pissed off after throwing two second half interceptions within the staff’s 27-17 win over the Inexperienced Bay Packers, and whereas the Jets protection has 9 interceptions on the yr and hasn’t allowed over 300 passing yards in a sport this yr, Allen will use these dangerous selections to bounce again. A lot of the Jets defensive success has are available in zone protection (lowest QBR allowed), however Allen leads the league in QBR (81) and passing touchdowns (six) towards zone protection. — Alaina Getzenberg

Stat to know: Jets cornerback Sauce Gardner hasn’t allowed greater than three receptions or 20 receiving yards as a nearest defender in 5 straight video games, per NFL Subsequent Gen Stats. And he has allowed the bottom completion proportion (32.1%) as a nearest defender within the final 5 weeks.

Accidents: Payments | Jets

What to know for fantasy: The upside of Payments WR Gabe Davis isn’t any secret, however final week was the third time in 5 video games through which he didn’t produce top-50 numbers on the place. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: New York is the most important house underdog by any staff with a successful document since 2007. Buffalo is the second staff within the final 40 seasons to be a minimum of a 12-point street favourite over a staff with a successful document, becoming a member of 2007 New England — which did it twice. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Payments 30, Jets 16
Walder’s decide: Payments 31, Jets 13
FPI prediction: BUF, 80.5% (by a median of 10.2 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Payments’ White particulars ups and downs of ACL rehab as he nears return … With Jets in win-now mode, here is find out how to get Wilson on observe … AFC-best Payments commerce Moss, decide to Colts for RB Hines … Jets waste likelihood to determine themselves as actual gamers in AFC


1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: GB -3.5 (49.5)

What to look at for: After a tough begin, Detroit made some main adjustments this week — firing DBs coach Aubrey Nice and buying and selling tight finish T.J. Hockenson. The Lions are on a six-game dropping streak, and the Packers have misplaced 4 straight. Of their final assembly, the Lions loved a uncommon victory over Inexperienced Bay in Week 17 of the 2021 season — although Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers sat out the second half with the convention title already clinched. That will not be the case this time round as each groups are in determined want of a win. — Eric Woodyard

Daring prediction: Rodgers and the Packers’ offense will lastly bust out with 300-plus passing yards. Rodgers has a streak of 12 straight video games with lower than 300 yards passing (the longest streak of his profession), however the Lions’ protection has been a damaged dam. Detroit is permitting 32.1 factors per sport, and their 225 factors allowed is the second-most by any Lions staff of their first seven video games of a season. — Rob Demovsky

Stat to know: The Packers have misplaced 5 of their first eight video games for the primary time since 2006. Rodgers has a 18-6 profession document towards the Lions — his second most wins vs. a single opponent in his profession (Bears, 23).

Accidents: Packers | Lions

What to know for fantasy: Rodgers remains to be looking for his first weekly end higher than QB12 this season. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Inexperienced Bay is 0-4 towards the unfold (ATS) in its final 4 video games as a favourite with three straight outright losses. Detroit is 0-4 ATS in its final 4 video games as nicely. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Packers 24, Lions 23
Walder’s decide: Packers 24, Lions 14
FPI prediction: GB, 74.3% (by a median of seven.7 factors)

Matchup must-reads: What does Packers’ commerce deadline silence say about their plans for 2022? … Lions fireplace DB coach Nice amid 5-game skid … Run it? Throw it? Packers nonetheless looking for successful system on offense … Lions commerce TE Hockenson to rival Vikings … LaFleur has no plans to shake up Packers defensive employees … Lions say Hockenson commerce not influenced by poor begin


1 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: NE -5.5 (40)

What to look at for: The Patriots and Colts are tied for the NFL lead with 16 turnovers apiece, however the distinction is that the Patriots have a fair turnover differential as a result of they’ve created 16 (tied for many in NFL). The Colts have a minus-8 turnover differential, which ranks them thirty first out of 32 groups within the NFL and makes them weak to New England. As Patriots security Devin McCourty mentioned, “We’re doing a better job of getting [turnovers] when we need them. I think that’s the key to a good defense — consistently getting them and when our offense might need a spark, somebody forcing a turnover.” — Mike Reiss

Daring prediction: Final Sunday towards the Commanders, the Colts had their greatest speeding efficiency since Week 1 and matched a season excessive in speeding yards per try (4.7). Search for them to proceed their development with a 150-yard speeding effort towards a Patriots protection that is been spotty towards the run. They may additional lean into the run-pass choice menu afforded to them by enjoying cell quarterback Sam Ehlinger. Jonathan Taylor is fighting an ankle harm, however the Colts have proven in earlier years that they’ll scheme up runs for nearly any again. — Stephen Holder

Stat to know: Mac Jones is 206 yards shy of 5,000 profession passing yards getting into his twenty third profession sport. If accomplished this Sunday towards the Colts, he would be the second-fastest to five,000 passing yards in Patriots historical past — Drew Bledsoe did it in 22 video games.

Accidents: Colts | Patriots

What to know for fantasy: Solely 5 receivers have scored extra fantasy factors over the previous 4 weeks than… Jakobi Meyers. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Indianapolis video games are 7-1 to the underneath this season, tied with Denver for the best underneath proportion within the NFL. New England is 4-1 ATS in its final 5 video games. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Patriots 24, Colts 14
Walder’s decide: Patriots 20, Colts 17
FPI prediction: NE, 78.5% (by a median of 9.2 factors)

Matchup must-reads: AFC-best Payments commerce Moss, decide to Colts for RB Hines … Patriots’ coaches, gamers are united behind beginning QB Jones … Colts fireplace offensive coordinator Marcus Brady … Brady nears 100K whole passing yards: What you do not know … Supply: Patriots WR Parker will get ‘excellent news’ with knee sprain


1 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: MIA -5 (45.5)

What to look at for: It was a busy commerce deadline for each of those groups. Chicago traded linebacker Roquan Smith and defensive finish Robert Quinn and bought WR Chase Claypool. QB Justin Fields and the offense put up 33 and 29 factors in back-to-back street video games earlier than this addition, in order that shall be one thing to look at. In the meantime, Miami’s protection additionally received a significant increase on the deadline with the addition of edge rusher Bradley Chubb. The Professional Bowler has recorded 5.5 sacks this season and ranks third within the NFL with a 25.8% move rush win charge. Chubb’s new teammate, Jaelan Phillips, ranks fourth — Courtney Cronin

Daring prediction: Miami newcomers Chubb and Jeff Wilson Jr. will make an affect — Chubb could have a minimum of one sack and Wilson will catch a landing move. Coach Mike McDaniel mentioned each will play, however is not certain what number of snaps. Even in a restricted capability these gamers have a superb likelihood to contribute. — Marcel Louis-Jacques

Stat to know: Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill has 4 video games this season with 150 receiving yards and 10 catches, which is tied for probably the most such video games in a season in NFL historical past with Jerry Rice (1995), Tim Brown (1997), Calvin Johnson (2012) and Antonio Brown (2017).

Accidents: Dolphins | Bears

What to know for fantasy: Darnell Mooney has seen greater than six targets in a sport simply as soon as this season, and whereas Fields’ progress is encouraging, the acquisition of Claypool may decrease his goal expectation even additional. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Fields is 1-5 ATS as a house underdog and 5-11 ATS as an underdog in his profession. Miami is 4-1 ATS when Tagovailoa begins and finishes the sport, in comparison with 0-3 ATS when he doesn’t. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Bears 27, Dolphins 24
Walder’s decide: Dolphins 35, Bears 14
FPI prediction: MIA, 68.5% (by a median of 5.6 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Sources: Dolphins, LB Chubb conform to $110M extension … With Bears QB Fields enhancing, GM provides weapon in WR Claypool … Tagovailoa: Dolphins ‘not afraid to speak about Tremendous Bowls’ … Roquan commerce: Why Ravens, Bears made the deal, what’s subsequent

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Adam Schefter examines the Bears’ huge plans for WR Chase Claypool.


1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: MIN -3.5 (43.5)

What to look at for: Washington can climb above .500 for the primary time in Ron Rivera’s two-plus seasons if it wins Sunday. Sunday shall be extra about that than beating its former beginning quarterback Kirk Cousins. Solely three gamers on Washington’s 53-man roster had been Cousins’ teammates. Quite, it will be about how the Commanders deal with the crimson zone. Minnesota’s offense ranks fifth in crimson zone success whereas Washington’s protection ranks eighth on this space. And in the course of the Commanders’ three-game win streak they rank second within the crimson zone, helped by forcing two turnovers. — John Keim

Daring prediction: This sport shall be determined by one rating, one thing each of those groups have accomplished many instances this season. The Vikings are 5-0 in such video games, and the Commanders are 4-1. In the long run, search for Cousins — who spent the primary six seasons of his profession in Washington — to guide a fourth-quarter drive that may raise the Vikings to victory and arrange a showdown in Week 10 with the Payments. — Kevin Seifert

Stat to know: Za’Darius Smith has 8.5 sacks this season, which is tied for many within the NFL. It’s tied for the fourth-most sacks by a Vikings’ participant by means of the primary seven video games since sacks turned official in 1982.

Accidents: Vikings | Commanders

What to know for fantasy: Vikings WR Adam Thielen has been a top-30 receiver in 4 of his previous 5 video games. That is not too spectacular, however the truth that he is accomplished it with solely two touchdowns on his ledger is noteworthy. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Washington is 0-3 ATS towards groups with successful data. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Vikings 27, Commanders 20
Walder’s decide: Vikings 27, Commanders 16
FPI prediction: MIN, 54.9% (by a median of 1.6 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Are the Vikings for actual? Their 6-1 document makes it arduous to disclaim … Snyder hires financial institution to discover Commanders sale … Younger savors ‘being within the combine’ a yr after harm … How good are the Commanders actually?


1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: CIN -7.5 (42.5)

What to look at for: The Bengals need to keep away from dipping under the .500 mark earlier than their Week 10 bye. Dropping WR Ja’Marr Chase to harm was a hurdle they could not overcome final week vs. the Browns. Carolina, although, seems rejuvenated within the three video games underneath interim coach Steve Wilks. Throughout that span, the Panthers’ protection is eighth within the NFL in factors allowed per drive. — Ben Child

Daring prediction: Bengals QB Joe Burrow will move for 350 yards and 4 touchdowns towards a Carolina protection giving up 230 passing yards a sport. Whereas the Bengals have allowed Burrow to be sacked 29 instances, the Panthers have solely sacked a QB 12 instances this season — rating twenty ninth within the league. So Burrow could have time to make performs towards a Carolina secondary that could possibly be with out cornerback Donte Jackson (ankle). — David Newton

Stat to know: Panthers RB D’Onta Foreman has 236 speeding yards because the begin of Week 7. The one gamers within the NFL with extra over that span are Derrick Henry (347) and Travis Etienne Jr. (270).

Accidents: Panthers | Bengals

What to know for fantasy: After not posting a single top-25 efficiency within the first six weeks of the season, DJ Moore has given fantasy managers top-10 numbers in consecutive weeks. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Carolina has lined back-to-back video games after going 3-17 ATS in its earlier 20 video games. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Bengals 31, Panthers 17
Walder’s decide: Bengals 19, Panthers 10
FPI prediction: CIN, 80.4% (by a median of 10.0 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Foreman ‘grateful’ for likelihood to satisfy promise to his late dad … Supply: Bengals imagine CB Awuzie has ACL tear … Mahomes calls Walker’s 62-yarder ‘greatest throw of the yr,’ however Panthers aren’t stunned … Bengals analyst Adam Zimmer, son of former Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, dies at 38 … ‘I do know that I can not try this’: Moore says unsportsmanlike penalty value Panthers … Are Bengals defending Burrow higher after O-line overhaul?


1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: LAC -3 (49.5)

What to look at for: The Falcons have gained three straight video games at house for the primary time in a single season since 2015. They may have the sting this week as they’ve gained eight of the 11 conferences between the 2 groups. And though Chargers RB Austin Ekeler has eight touchdowns within the final 4 video games, the house staff has the speeding benefit, averaging 158.1 rush yards per sport — fifth-best within the NFL. — Michael Rothstein

Daring prediction: The Falcons have allowed 306.9 passing yards per sport, however may catch a break Sunday. The Chargers shall be with out broad receiver Mike Williams, who has been dominated out due to a proper excessive ankle sprain, and uncertainty stays concerning the standing of Keenan Allen, who’s coping with a nagging hamstring harm, and Joshua Palmer, who not too long ago cleared concussion protocol. Watch the Falcons maintain the Chargers to a season-low in passing yards (underneath 224), thanks largely to the variety of accidents the Bolts are coping with. — Lindsey Thiry

Stat to know: The Chargers rank final in yards per rush (5.70) and twenty seventh in opponent’s speeding yards per sport (137.6) this season.

Accidents: Chargers | Falcons

What to know for fantasy: A Chargers’ receiver has seen a minimum of 9 targets in six of seven video games this season, and with Mike Williams sidelined, Keenan Allen may rediscover his pre-hamstring harm quantity (and if not him, Palmer deserves to be rostered as the subsequent best choice when wholesome). See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Los Angeles is 3-0 ATS on the street this season. Atlanta is 3-0 ATS as a house underdog and 6-1 ATS total as an underdog this season. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Falcons 33, Chargers 28
Walder’s decide: Chargers 24, Falcons 16
FPI prediction: ATL, 54.4% (by a median of 1.3 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Allen pissed off by hamstring setback … Falcons commerce suspended WR Ridley to Jaguars


1 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: LV -1.5 (48)

What to look at for: One factor these two groups do fairly nicely is run the ball. Las Vegas’ Josh Jacobs is fourth within the NFL in speeding (676 yards) and Jacksonville’s Travis Etienne Jr. is sixth (571). Jacobs averages 5.6 yards per carry and Etienne averages 6.2, which is third within the NFL and second amongst operating backs. They might find yourself canceling one another out, leaving the result to experience on whichever QB makes the final mistake. — Mike DiRocco

Daring prediction: Jaguars WR Zay Jones and DE Arden Key will present out towards their former staff — the Raiders. Jones will tie his profession excessive with two TD catches towards Las Vegas’ No. 25-ranked move protection and Key will register a minimum of one sack. — Paul Gutierrez

Stat to know: Trevor Lawrence’s QBR is 8.0 within the crimson zone, which is the second-worst within the NFL. He’s main the NFL with three interceptions within the crimson zone and ranks twenty ninth of 35 passers with a 43.9% completion proportion.

Accidents: Raiders | Jaguars

What to know for fantasy: Etienne’s arrow is pointing straight up, and it is powerful to venture his progress to sluggish. His positional end over the previous 5 weeks are as follows: 58-22-18-8-7. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Derek Carr is 4-12-1 ATS as a street favourite, together with 0-7 ATS in his final seven cases. Jacksonville is 0-5 ATS in its final 5 video games. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Jaguars 23, Raiders 20
Walder’s decide: Raiders 30, Jaguars 27
FPI prediction: LV, 50.1% (by a median of 0.2 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Adams’ first seven Raiders video games an up-and-down blended bag … Jaguars commerce for suspended WR Ridley … Raiders look to regroup after ’embarrassing’ loss


4:05 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: ARI -2 (49.5)

What to look at for: The Cardinals are about to begin a three-game stretch — all towards NFC West groups — that would resolve their season. This, to a big diploma, will be the largest sport of Kliff Kingsbury’s tenure in Arizona simply due to that. The Cardinals have averaged 34.0 PPG within the final two video games since DeAndre Hopkins returned from suspension, in comparison with 19.0 PPG over the primary six weeks. The Seahawks alternatively have a number of takeaways in six straight video games and have gained by double digits the final two weeks. — Josh Weinfuss

Daring prediction: Tariq Woolen will decide off Kyler Murray for the second time this season. Seattle’s rookie fifth-round nook noticed his streak of consecutive video games with an interception finish at 4 final week as Giants QB Daniel Jones hardly threw his approach. He is sure to have a a lot busier Sunday towards Arizona. DeAndre Hopkins, who did not play of their first assembly final month, is tied for the NFL lead in targets (27) since returning. Hopkins has run roughly 91% of his routes from the offense’s left facet throughout his time in Arizona and thus ought to see loads of Woolen, who stays on that facet of the sphere. — Brady Henderson

Stat to know: Seattle operating again Kenneth Walker III leads all rookies with 5 speeding touchdowns this season. It’s the second-most by a Seahawks rookie in franchise historical past, trailing solely Curt Warner with 13 in 1983.

Accidents: Seahawks | Cardinals

What to know for fantasy: Zach Ertz would not carry an elite ceiling, however his constant quantity has landed him among the many high 12 scoring tight ends in seven of eight weeks. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Seattle has lined three straight video games and 4 of its final 5. Arizona is 0-5 outright and ATS in its final 5 video games towards division opponents together with playoffs (0-2 this season). Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Seahawks 31, Cardinals 28
Walder’s decide: Seahawks 19, Cardinals 16
FPI prediction: ARI, 64.4% (by a median of 4.2 factors)

Matchup must-reads: NFL quarterback questions: Concern for Rodgers, Brady? … Self-inflicted errors ‘killing’ Cardinals forward of essential stretch … Seahawks’ Smith says win over Giants not about revenge


4:25 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: TB -3 (42.5)

What to look at for: Each groups discover themselves in precarious conditions with simply three wins a chunk by means of eight weeks. The important thing right here would be the crimson zone. The Bucs have struggled big-time this yr in scoring and are among the many league’s worst in red-zone effectivity, whereas the Rams’ protection has allowed groups to attain simply 43.8% of the time within the crimson zone — the third-best mark within the NFL. — Jenna Laine

Daring prediction: Tom Brady will lose his fourth-straight sport to the Rams, one thing he has solely accomplished towards the identical staff as soon as in his profession (Payments). Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford will change into the fifth quarterback to beat Brady in three straight video games. — Sarah Barshop

Stat to know: Each groups rank on the backside within the NFL in speeding offense this season. The Rams are thirty first with 68.4 speeding YPG, and the Bucs are final with 61.9 speeding YPG.

Accidents: Rams | Buccaneers

What to know for fantasy: Chris Godwin has but to show any of his 55 targets right into a landing this season. Are the scores coming? In his first two seasons with Brady, Godwin scored as soon as each 17.6 targets. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Tampa Bay is 0-6 ATS in its final six video games. Los Angeles is 9-1 ATS within the final 10 conferences. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Buccaneers 23, Rams 17
Walder’s decide: Rams 26, Buccaneers 22
FPI prediction: TB, 66.8% (by a median of 5.0 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Rams ‘working by means of’ issues with RB Akers … Brady nears 100,000 whole passing yards: What you do not know … Stafford’s interceptions trigger for concern? … Brady says give attention to kids, successful video games after ‘amicable’ Gisele break up … Brady acknowledges problem of discovering work-life stability

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Jeff Saturday and Robert Griffin III are optimistic that the Buccaneers will enhance within the second half of the season.


8:20 p.m. ET | NBC | Unfold: KC -12.5 (46)

What to look at for: Derrick Henry has one in every of his greatest profession per-carry averages towards the Chiefs (5.44 yards). However the Chiefs have defended him nicely in latest video games. He wanted 29 carries to get 86 yards in final yr’s assembly. It is troublesome to image the Titans having the ability to sustain with the Chiefs if Henry would not have a giant day this time, so it is going to be attention-grabbing to see whether or not Kansas Metropolis hundreds the field given Tennessee’s lack of outdoor threats. — Adam Teicher

Daring prediction: The Titans’ protection will generate three turnovers towards the Chiefs. Kansas Metropolis is averaging 1.1 turnovers per sport whereas the Titans protection has taken the ball away 1.6 instances every contest. Patrick Mahomes had two fumbles and an interception the final time he confronted Tennessee. — Turron Davenport

Stat to know: Travis Kelce has 31 profession video games with 100 receiving yards and is tied with Corridor of Famer Tony Gonzalez for the second most by a good finish in NFL historical past and one shy of tying Rob Gronkowski’s document (32).

Accidents: Titans | Chiefs

What to know for fantasy: You are not benching him, particularly after final week. However it’s value noting that the Titans are important underdogs and that Henry hasn’t completed higher than RB30 in both of their losses this season. See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Tennessee is 5-0 outright and ATS in its final 5 video games. The final 4 Tennessee video games have gone underneath the entire. Kansas Metropolis is 0-3 ATS at house this season. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Chiefs 30, Titans 20
Walder’s decide: Chiefs 33, Titans 13
FPI prediction: KC, 88.2% (by a median of 14.3 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Titans’ Henry ties document with sixth 200-yard speeding sport … Chiefs WR Toney ‘working in the direction of’ enjoying vs. Titans


Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET | ESPN | Unfold: BAL -2.5 (48)

What to look at for: Saints QB Andy Dalton is hovering on the verge of a document he’d somewhat neglect, as a loss to the Ravens would give him a 6-20 primetime document — the worst of any quarterback since 2000. The constructive? Dalton’s final primetime win was a four-touchdown sport towards Baltimore on Sept. 13, 2018. Dalton must overcome dropping Michael Thomas to a season-ending toe harm. The Saints will most likely depend on Alvin Kamara who has 4 straight video games with 100-plus scrimmage yards. — Katherine Terrell

Daring prediction: The Ravens could have two 100-yard rushers. With Baltimore’s high two move targets (Mark Andrews and Rashod Bateman) banged up, the Ravens will depend on their floor sport. Lamar Jackson has run for the third-most yards in prime-time video games (1,123) since 2018, and Kenyan Drake ought to get loads of carries with J.Okay. Dobbins and Gus Edwards each injured. This would not be the primary time this has occurred to the Saints, who allowed 100 yards to the Eagles’ Miles Sanders and Jalen Hurts in the identical sport in 2020. — Jamison Hensley

Stat to know: Jackson will play towards the Saints for the primary time this Sunday. Lamar is 25-2 in his first begins towards groups in his profession. That’s the greatest document since 1950 amongst QBs to begin towards a minimum of 20 totally different groups, in line with Elias Sports activities Bureau.

Accidents: Ravens | Saints

What to know for fantasy: Chris Olave has completed each sport this season as both a top-20 receiver or exterior the top-40 on the place … how fortunate do you’re feeling? See Week 9 rankings.

Betting nugget: Baltimore is 5-12 ATS as a favourite because the begin of final season, together with 0-3 ATS in its final three video games. Learn extra.

Moody’s decide: Ravens 31, Saints 17
Walder’s decide: Ravens 27, Saints 19
FPI prediction: BAL, 53% (by a median of 1.0 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Roquan commerce: Why Ravens, Bears made the deal, what’s subsequent … Kamara: Saints’ swag ‘on approach again’ after drubbing Raiders … Former Bears LB Smith ‘shocked’ by commerce to Ravens … Saints WR Thomas wants toe surgical procedure, placed on IR