Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens
Madden 20 NFL Sim: Friday June 26, 2020 at 10:00 pm
The Line: Kansas City Chiefs -3.5 -- O/U: 65 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Kansas City Chiefs and the Baltimore Ravens meet in a Madden 20 NFL simulation game on Friday night.
The Kansas City Chiefs will look to build on a 43-33 win over the Minnesota Vikings last time out. Patrick Mahomes comes into this one as one of the game’s five highly-touted players with a 99 overall rating, with 96 throwing power as well as 97 short pass accuracy, 95 medium pass accuracy and 93 deep pass accuracy. Tyreek Hill isn’t far off of the pace at the top of the list at 96 overall, with a 91 attribute rating in catching along with 97 juke, 99 speed, 99 acceleration and 98 agility while Travis Kelce is also at 96 overall as Kansas City’s top TEwith attributes of 99 awareness, 85 speed. 91 catching in traffic and 91 catching overall. On the defense, Chris Jones and Tyrann Mathieu share the team-high rank on the Chiefs with Jones leading the pass rush at 92 overall with 91 strength, 90 tackling, 89 finesse move and 95 power move while Mathieu anchors KC’s secondary at 92 overall with a 90 man coverage rating as well as 89 in zone coverage while also being rated at 90 speed, and 92 in acceleration and 92 agility.
The Baltimore Ravens will try to bounce back from a 38-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in their last sim matchup. Lamar Jackson leads the Ravens’ 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 Baltimore’s top running back with 88 speed, 91 acceleration and 89 carrying while Mark Andrews is not far behind at tight end 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.
This is a hard game to call as both teams have burned me in the sim games lately, and the total is high but reachable for both sides so it’s had to find an angle here. However, while the Chiefs’ defense has been porous and given up a ton of points here and there, the offense has shown up as well and kept the Chiefs in games. It’s not often that you get the Ravens and points, but what has happened often is Baltimore disappointing regardless of the line. I just have a better feel for the Chiefs right now, so I’ll lay the points with Kansas City in this spot.