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Will the Ravens go 16-0?

We break down the Baltimore Ravens odds to go undefeated in the 2020 NFL season.

Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens throws the ball during the second quarter of the AFC Divisional Playoff game against the Tennessee Titans at M&T Bank Stadium on January 11, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo by Todd Olszewski/Getty Images

The Baltimore Ravens tore through the the NFL in 2019, going 14-2 after winning their last 12 games and taking the top seed in the AFC only to be upset by the Titans in their first playoff game. They’ll look to make another run this season after a strong offseason. With Lamar Jackson leading the way and an improved defense, they are set up well once again.

Betting on win totals, division titles, and Super Bowl appearances is a traditional side of sports betting. However, DraftKings Sportsbook is offering a fun twist for the coming season. They have posted odds on whether one of six teams will go 16-0 in the 2020 regular season. The Chiefs have the best odds to do just that with a +2500 line. The Baltimore Ravens come in second to go 16-0 with a +3000 line, while the Eagles are the biggest long shot you can bet on to go 16-0 at +12500.

Below, we will take a look at the Ravens 2020-21 schedule to see what it will take for Baltimore to win every regular season game.

Easy matchups

Week 4: at Washington
Week 5: vs. Cincinnati Bengals
Week 15: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
Week 16: vs. New York Giants
Week 17: at Cincinnati Bengals

Facing the Bengals twice is helpful while Washington and Jacksonville are odds on favorites to be the worst teams in the league this year. The Giants have a chance to improve this year, but going into Baltimore doesn’t have much hope attached.

Winnable, but could be close

Week 1: vs. Cleveland Browns
Week 7: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 9: at Indianapolis Colts
Week 10: at New England Patriots
Week 11: vs. Tennessee Titans
Week 14: at Cleveland Browns

The Browns beat the Ravens in Baltimore last season and the Steelers took them to overtime in Baltimore without Ben Roethlisberger. The AFC North is tough on each other and both the Browns and Steelers are better this season.

The Patriots could probably land in the “easy matchups’ tier but playing in New England nudged them up a spot. In the end, I think it’s an easy game for the Ravens if healthy. The Colts could move into tough matchup territory at home with Philip Rivers at quarterback but we will need to see Rivers play better than last season.

Tough matchups

Week 2: at Houston Texans
Week 3: vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Week 6: at Philadelphia Eagles
Week 12: at Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 13: vs. Dallas Cowboys

The Chiefs will be a tough out as usual, especially after losing to them last season. Thankfully they get this game at home. Their toughest road games appear to be the Eagles, Steelers and Texans. The Texans could take a step back this season and make for the easiest of that bunch, but their two road games in Pennsylvania are going to be tough.

After winning 12 games in a row last season, moving that number to 16 this season isn’t out of the question.