NFL 2020 Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans: Predictions, picks and bets

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September 20, 2020 2:09 PM

The Ravens will look to move to 2-0 when they face Deshaun Watson and the Texans in Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season.

Houston had a tough opener, going down to the Chiefs, and will need to find something if they want to avoid going 0-2 to start the season.

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Can the Texans pull off a surprise W or will the Ravens get the job done? NFL Bet Hub predictions below 👇

 
Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup

 

Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: u49 total points
💵 Moneyline: Texans (+280*)
💪 Spread: Ravens -7.5
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🔥 BEST: Over/Under

u50.5 total points has a 54% probability

After the Ravens scored 38 points in Week 1, it's no surprise the total points mark is relatively high for this game. Our predictive model is taking the under, rating it as a 54 percent probability, so don't expect a points-fest like many believe we'll get served up.


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💵 Moneyline

Texans to win has a 5.3% edge against the books

It's a surprise to no one that the Ravens are heavy favorites coming into this game, but the smart money is with Houston. They have a 5.3 percent edge against the books at the Moneyline which means they are great value and the top choice in the market.


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💪 Spread

Ravens -7.5 has a 53% probability

The Texans are the best Moneyline choice but our model's smart choice is to take the Ravens to cover the spread.

 

🏈 Dimers' take-out

It's a tough opening schedule for the Texans, who first had to play the Chiefs and now meet the Ravens. However, look for them to put in a strong effort in a relatively low-scoring game. If you're keen to play, you can review the best legal online sportsbooks in your area, here.

 

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