Chicago Bears at Baltimore Ravens
Madden20 Sim: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm
The Line: Baltimore Ravens -4.5 -- Over/Under: 46 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens meet Wednesday afternoon in a Madden20 simulation game.
The Chicago Bears rely heavily on the defensive side of the ball, as six of their top-seven ranked players are defensive players. Linebacker Khalil Mack leads the Bears with 98 overall rating while Eddie Jackson and Kyle Fuller make for one of the better secondary’s in the game. Surprisingly, wide receiver Allen Robinson is the Bears second best rated player at a 89 overall. Overall, it’s hard to get behind the Chicago Bears who have a quarterback in Mitch Trubisky who has a rating of 73 overall, which is the same as their punter Pat O’Donnell. The Bears defense should keep them in games, but you really lack confidence if this team gets behind early and has to rely on throwing the ball to get back in it.
The Baltimore Ravens have five players ranked 91 overall or better, including safety Earl Thomas, left tackle Ronnie Stanley, quarterback Lamar Jackson, right guard Marshal Yanda and defensive tackle Michael Pierce. Not only do the Ravens have a stacked offensive line, but they have a quarterback who has a 96 speed rating and 96 acceleration rating, which makes him the modern Michael Vick and pretty much a cheat code in the video game world. Running back Mark Ingram is also tough to bring down and kicker Justin Tucker misses almost nothing with his 87 overall rating. The Baltimore Ravens may not have won the Super Bowl in real life, but they’re absolutely loaded in Madden and almost unfair to play with if you find yourself playing online.
The Chicago Bears in the underdog role are tempting because of just how strong their defense is, but the lack of offense is the reason they're often in these spots to begin with. If the Bears get down by two scores at any point in the game, it's pretty much a wrap. The Baltimore Ravens have talent on both sides of the ball and a cheat code at the quarterback position.
I'll lay the reasonable chalk with the Ravens in this contest.