Posted on: January 19, 2012 7:57 pm
Edited on: January 19, 2012 8:10 pm

Patriots has edge over Ravens

The last time the Ravens and Patriots played in the playoffs, Baltimore came to Foxboro and destroyed the Patriots in their own turf. In this year AFC Championship game, the patriots have an edge against the ravens. Here is my logic. I normally do not like to use the whole season stats to judge how each team will do but what I do is called the Weighted Five ( I made this name up). I came about with this weighted five by calculating several offensive and defensive stats in the previous 5 games of each team. I believe the previous 5 games weighted average gives a clear idea of how each team is hot now..In the past 5 games, the patriots has given up 25.8 Points and has scored on opponents 39.2 .In the past 5 games, the ravens has given up  21 points and has score on opponents 21.4. Based on my weighted five matrix breakdown the Patriots will score 30.1, and Ravens will score 23.6 Based on the total season stats, the patriots edge the ravens by 1 points.<strong> </strong>But as you can see, Vegas has the line -7 and as I said earlier, my weighted five matrix gives more accurate.MY FINAL SCORE Ravens 24, Patriots 30<br /><br />

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