NFL picks and predictions, Jaguars vs. Ravens 2014: Experts unanimously picking Baltimore
Unsurprisingly, experts around the Internet agree that the Baltimore Ravens will get the win against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 15.
Sunday’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars has huge playoff implications … for the Ravens. The Jaguars, on the other hand, are 2-11 on the season, well out of the playoff hunt and with few reasons to be fighting at this point. They’re last in the AFC South, sharing that honor with the Tennessee Titans, and they fell in their last outing, a 27-13 loss to the Houston Texans.
The Indianapolis Colts have the AFC South well wrapped up, but the Ravens are fighting for the competitive AFC North. They’re sitting at 8-5 on the season, tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers for second place in the division and just one game up on the Cleveland Browns. The Cincinnati Bengals have a very narrow lead for the division at 8-4-1.
In other words: Baltimore can’t afford to lose this game. The Ravens have games against the Houston Texans and the Browns remaining on the schedule, and if they lose this one, it’d be a disaster. They’re also competing with the Steelers, Browns and plenty of other teams for a Wild Card spot.
Here at SB Nation, the experts are also unanimous in picking the Ravens.
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