Ravens Open as 3-Point Favorites vs Colts in Week 9, Baltimore Ravens (5-2) open as 3-point favorites on the road against the Indianapolis Colts (5-2) for their Week 9 meeting (Nov. 8, 1 pm. EST) Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts Results, Colts vs. Ravens – Game Summary.
Ravens vs Colts
Week 9 · NFL schedule · Standings
The Ravens (5-2) lost 28-24 to the Pittsburgh Steelers, while the Colts beat the Detroit Lions 41-21 in their Week 8 contest
See opening odds, team overviews, and a prediction about how the line will move, The Baltimore Ravens are the better team, but the Indianapolis Colts will have the better mood as they start preparations for their Week 9 contest next Sunday.
The Ravens are coming off a disheartening loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and are dealing with the loss of star lineman Ronnie Stanley. The Colts, meanwhile, find themselves tied for first place in the AFC South Division. The Colts are 4-3 against the spread this season.
As the betting world analyzes what the loss of Stanley means and assesses whether the Colts are for real, the line could move in the Colts’ direction.
Ravens Lose Left Tackle Ronnie Stanley for Season
Coach John Harbaugh said that Baltimore blindside tackle Ronnie Stanley will miss remainder of the season after suffering a “severe ankle injury.”
On Friday, Stanley had signed a five-year contract extension paying him $112.9 million. According to Pro Football Focus, Stanley was the NFL’s highest graded pass blocker last season. He was ranked No. 2 before Sunday’s games.
Ravens’ Marlon Humphrey, Ronnie Stanley won’t play vs. Colts
The Indianapolis Colts (5-2) are looking to keep their fortunes rolling when they host the Baltimore Ravens (5-2) on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, and the task became a bit easier given some injuries hitting the latter’s roster.
The Ravens will be without cornerback Marlon Humphrey after the All-Pro tested positive for COVID-19. He is in the league’s protocol and will be ineligible to play against the Colts.
Humphrey is one of the best up-and-coming cornerbacks in the NFL, and it is a major break that the Colts won’t have to face him—hopefully his recovery from COVID-19 goes off without any complications.
The Ravens will also be without their left tackle in Stanley, who just inked a massive contract extension. He suffered a season-ending ankle injury against the Steelers in Week 8.
The Colts are dealing with some injuries of their own, but the Ravens are dealing with some significant losses ahead of the Week 9 matchup.
Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey says he tests positive for COVID-19
Ravens All-Pro cornerback Marlon Humphrey on Monday announced he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Humphrey missed Wednesday’s practice with an illness but returned to practice Thursday and Friday and played in Sunday’s 28-24 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.