NFL Capsule: Raiders at Ravens

NFL Capsule: Raiders at Ravens
November 8, 2012, 3:22 pm
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OAKLAND (3-5) At BALTIMORE (6-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Ravens by 7 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Oakland 4-4; Baltimore 3-5

SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 6-1

AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 27; Ravens No. 9

LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Raiders 21-13, Jan. 3, 2010

LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Buccaneers 42-32, Ravens beat Browns 25-15

RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (31), PASS (7)

RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (21), PASS (21)

RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (16), PASS (15)

RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (28), PASS (22)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Raiders QB Carson Palmer played against Baltimore 13 times as member of Bengals, going 9-4 and passing for 3,202 yards. ... Ravens have won three straight in series. Oakland's only win in Oakland in December 2003. ... It's return home of sorts for Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, who played at Maryland from 2006-08. ... Oakland top draft pick OL Tony Bergstrom will be playing against brother-in-law, Ravens LB Paul Kruger. ... Raiders top two RBs, Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, nursing sprained right ankles. ... Raiders have scored in final two minutes of first half every game this year. ... Oakland WR Denarius Moore has TD catch in three of last four games. ... Raiders' third of five trips to Eastern time zone this year. They have thus far lost to Miami and Atlanta. ... Ravens have won 14 straight at home, longest current streak in NFL. ... Baltimore RB Ray Rice needs 1 yard on the ground to reach 5,000 for his career. Jamal Lewis (7,801 yards) only Ravens player to top 5,000. ... Baltimore 8-1 when WR Torrey Smith has TD catch. ... Ravens WR Anquan Boldin needs 32 yards to reach 10,000 from scrimmage for career. ... Ravens LB Terrell Suggs has four sacks in his last three games against Oakland. ... Ravens 27-5 against sub-.500 teams under coach John Harbaugh. ... Baltimore cornerback Cary Williams has four INTs in last five games. Teammate Ed Reed posted 60th career INT in last week's win over Cleveland. ... Ravens rookie kicker Justin Tucker has made 15 of 16 FG tries, going 4 for 4 from beyond 50 yards.

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