New Orleans Saints vs. Baltimore Ravens - 5/31/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New Orleans Saints vs. Baltimore Ravens - 5/31/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints

Madden20 Sim: Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 4:00 pm

The Line: New Orleans Saints -2.5 -- Over/Under: 50.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans Saints meet Sunday afternoon in a Madden20 NFL simulation game. 

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.

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The New Orleans Saints have five players ranked 91 or better overall in quarterback Drew Brees, wide receiver Michael Thomas, defensive end Cameron Jordan and offensive linemen Ryan Ramczyk and Terron Armstead. As if a solid offensive line and game changers at quarterback and wide receiver wasn’t enough, the Saints also have an 89 overall at running back in Alvin Kamara who also has a 94 acceleration rating. The Saints are able to flip a game quickly and with Brees having a 98 awareness rating, he’s not going to be fooled by the defense often. The Saints also have one of the faster secondary’s in the game with Justin Hardee, Marshon Lattimore and Eli Apple all having speed and acceleration above 90 ratings, so you’re confident they won’t get beat deep often. The New Orleans Saints are easily one of the best teams to play with in Madden 20.

This is a hell of a simulation matchup and getting the Ravens who have a cheat code at quarterback in the underdog role is tough to turn down. With that said, the New Orleans Saints are possibly the best team in this game when you consider the amount of difference makers they have on both sides of the ball. The Saints have so many ways they can win a game and they're a club I don't look to bet against in these simulations.

I'll lay the small chalk with the Saints in this contest. 

 

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Randy’s Pick New Orleans Saints -2.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.