NEW YORK JETS (5-8) at BALTIMORE (11-2)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EST, FOX
OPENING LINE - Ravens by 14 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 5-8, Baltimore 7-5-1
SERIES RECORD - Baltimore leads 8-2
LAST MEETING - Jets beat Ravens 24-16, Oct. 23, 2016
LAST WEEK - Jets beat Dolphins 22-21; Ravens beat Bills 24-17
AP PRO32 RANKING - Jets No. 24, Ravens No. 1.
JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (31), PASS (30).
JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (2), PASS (18)
RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (1), PASS (26).
RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (6), PASS (9).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Ravens can clinch second straight AFC North title with victory. ... Baltimore already earned playoff berth and holds lead in race for No. 1 seed in AFC. ... Jets have won four of five. ... New York yielding NFL-low 3.03 yards per carry and leads league with 98 tackles for no gain or negative yardage. ... Jets held Miami to no TDs in six red-zone possessions last week, allowed seven field goals. ... New York LB Kyle Phillips had 13 tackles vs. Dolphins. ... Jets’ opponents are 2 for 10 on fourth downs. Ravens have converted 15 of 20 attempts. ... Jets have scored 148 points over last six games, sixth-highest total in NFL. ... New York RB Bilal Powell ranks eighth on franchise career list with 3,645 yards. ... RB Le’Veon Bell, inactive last week with flu, expected to return. He leads Jets with 589 yards on ground and three rushing TDs in a career-low season so far. ... Jets QB Sam Darnold was picked third overall in 2018 draft, Ravens QB Lamar Jackson taken 32nd in same draft. ... Darnold has 15 TD throws and 11 interceptions this season; Jackson has NFL-high 28 TD passes and six INTs. Jackson also needs only 23 yards to break Michael Vick’s single-season record for yards rushing by a QB (1,039 in 2006). ... Jets WR Demaryius Thomas had first TD catch last week and seeks fourth straight game with at least five receptions against Ravens. ... New York S Jamal Adams leads team with 77 tackles and ranks second with 6 ½ sacks. ... Ravens own nine-game winning streak, most during single season in franchise history and longest run in NFL this year. ... Ravens have beaten seven teams with winning records during streak. ... Baltimore leads NFL in points per game (33.1), yards rushing (200.9) and ranks second in total yards (408.2). ... Baltimore also leads NFL with plus-194 point differential. ... Ravens 12-0 over past two seasons when Jackson runs for at least 70 yards, 14-2 when he reaches 60. ... Baltimore WR Willie Snead has TD catches in three of last four games vs. AFC East. ... Ravens have five TDs on defense, tied with Jets for most in NFL. ... Ravens own plus-8 turnover differential. Since 2000, they’re 118-17 with positive turnover differential. ... Baltimore 19-8 at home in December under coach John Harbaugh, who took over in 2008. ... Jackson ranks ninth in NFL in yards rushing, three notches ahead of teammate Mark Ingram (887 yards). ... Ravens K Justin Tucker ranks first in NFL history with 90.6% career success rate on FGs. ... Fantasy tip: Jackson will get you points, either with his arm or legs. Plan B: Bell has 10 TDs (7 rush, 3 receiving) in nine career games vs. Baltimore, all while with Steelers.
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