New Orleans Saints at Baltimore Ravens
Madden 20 NFL Sim: Monday June 1, 2020 at 10:00 pm
The Line: New Orleans Saints -3 -- O/U: 58.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The New Orleans Saints and the Baltimore Ravens meet in a Madden 20 NFL simulation game on Monday night.
The New Orleans Saints will look to build on a 42-23 win over Tampa Bay last time out. Michael Thomas is one of Madden’s five heralded 99 overall rated players, with 89 speed, 92 acceleration and 92 agility as well as 99 catching, 98 catching in traffic and 97 spectacular catch with 96 release and 93 jumping. Drew Brees comes in as the starting Qb for the Saints at 94 overall with 99 short pass accuracy, 97 medium pass accuracy and 91 deep ball accuracy and Alvin Kamara leads the Saints at running back with an 89 overall rating, including 94 acceleration, 93 agility, 90 carrying and 90 juke while Jared Cook is at 87 overall with 90 acceleration and 85 catching. On defense, Cameron Jordan leads the Saints’ defensive front at 92 overall with 92 impact blocking, 89 tackling and 94 finesse move. Demario Davis is at 89 overall at outside linebacker with 90 play recognition and 90 pursuit as well as 86 speed and 89 acceleration. Marcus Williams and Marshon Lattimore also make up a big chunk of the New Orleans secondary at 86 and 85 overall.
The Baltimore Ravens will look to rebound from a 41-27 loss to Green Bay last time out. Lamar Jackson leads Baltimore on offense at quarterback with a 92 overall rating, with 92 throw power and 92 short pass accuracy to go along with 96 speed, 96 acceleration and 95 agility. Mark Ingram II comes in at 86 overall as the Ravens’ top RB with 88 speed, 91 acceleration and 89 carrying while Mark Andrews is not far behind at TE with an 85 overall rating. Defensively, Earl Thomas III leads the Ravens with a team-high 93 overall rating, including 92 jumping and 96 zone coverage at free safety and Michael Pierce is a solid 91 overall on the defensive line with 94 block shedding and 90 impact blocking while Marlon Humphrey and Marcus Peters put together a strong pair in the secondary at 89 and 85 overall for Baltimore. Humphrey possesses a 90 man coverage rating as well as 92 speed and 93 acceleration while Peters has 87 man coverage, 91 speed and 91 acceleration.
I took a shot with Baltimore against the Packers and it blew up in my face. The fact is that Baltimore’s success from the real regular season hasn’t replicated in the game while New Orleans continues to play well in all facets. I’m tired of backing the Ravens and having Baltimore not show up. I’ll lay the points with New Orleans in this one.