The Worksheet, a comprehensive fantasy football preview by Rich Hribar, breaks down everything you need to know about the Week 3 matchup between the Ravens and Colts.

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IndianapolisRank@BaltimoreRank
7.5 Spread-7.5
18.25 Implied Total25.75
26.010Points/Gm26.010
25.519Points All./Gm16.57
62.520Plays/Gm64.015
74.030Opp. Plays/Gm64.516
5.117Off. Yards/Play5.310
4.912Def. Yards/Play4.34
39.20%22Rush%53.91%2
60.80%11Pass%46.09%31
41.22%13Opp. Rush %29.46%4
58.78%20Opp. Pass %70.54%29

  • Since John Harbaugh has been the coach of the Ravens, rookie quarterbacks are 7-24 against the Ravens, with a 2-17 record playing in Baltimore.
  • Baltimore has converted a league-high 58.6% (17-of-29) of their third downs through two weeks.
  • Lamar Jackson has an 84.1% completion rate (37-of-44) when kept clean as opposed to a 36.4% rate (4-of-11) under pressure, the largest discrepancy in the league to open the season.
  • The Colts are allowing a league-low 2.6 yards per rushing play through two weeks, but 6.6 yards per passing play (27th).
  • The Ravens have allowed 4.5 yards per passing play, fifth in the league.
  • Baltimore is allowing 3.7 yards per play on first and second down, second in the league.
  • The Colts have gone three and out on 63.6% of their drives in the second half of games so far, the highest rate in the league.

Trust = spike production for that player

Quarterback

Lamar Jackson (TRUST): Playing down two starting offensive linemen, his starting running back, and having both Odell Beckham and Rashod Bateman limited against a division rival that has played him tough, Jackson rebounded from a QB27 (6.6 points) opening week to close Week 2 as QB9 (22.9 points).

The only issue Jackson has had early in the season is pressure, and that should not be a pressing issue here as the Colts are 21st in the league in pressure rate (31.0%) through two weeks.

Indianapolis entered this season with questions on the back end of their defense and that has played out as an issue early in the year.

The Colts have held up against the run but have struggled against the pass, allowing Trevor Lawrence to close Week 1 and QB8 (17.7 points) and C.J. Stroud in Week 2 to be QB11 (21.5 points).

The Colts have allowed 7.9 yards per pass attempt (28th) and a 5.1% touchdown rate (25th) before we even factor in Jackson’s rushing ability.

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