BATTLE IN BALTIMORE:
The BALTIMORE RAVENS enter Week 13 with the NFL’s top scoring offense (35.1 points per game), while the SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS have allowed 14.8 points per game, the fewest in the NFC this season.
Sunday’s matchup in Baltimore (1:00 PM ET, FOX) will mark the third time that a team averaging more than 35 points per game and a team averaging fewer than 15 points allowed per game will meet in Week 13 or later since 1970. In each of the previous two matchups, one of the competing teams advanced to the Super Bowl that season.
The matchups featuring a team averaging at least 35 points per game and a team averaging fewer than 15 points per game in Week 13 or later since 1970:
|2012||15||New England||36.3||San Francisco#||14.2||SF 41, NE 34|
|2007||14||New England#||39.1||Pittsburgh||12.9||NE 34, PIT 13|
#Advanced to Super Bowl
Baltimore enters December having scored at least 40 points in each of its past three games – 49 points in Week 10, 41 in Week 11 and 45 in Week 12. With at least 40 points against San Francisco on Sunday, the Ravens can become the fourth team to score at least 40 points in four consecutive games in NFL history.
The teams with the most consecutive games scoring at least 40 points in NFL history:
|TEAM||SEASON||CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 40+ POINTS|
|St. Louis Rams||2000||4|
|Los Angeles Chargers||1960||4|
In his past three games, Baltimore quarterback LAMAR JACKSON has 12 touchdown passes and zero interceptions for a 147.8 passer rating and has had a passer rating of 130-or-higher in each of those contests.
With a passer rating of 130-or-higher on Sunday against San Francisco, Jackson can become the third quarterback with four consecutive games with a passer rating of 130 or higher in NFL history.
The players with the most consecutive games with a passer rating of 130-or-higher in NFL history:
|PLAYER||TEAM||SEASON||CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 130+ RATING|
|John Hadl||Los Angeles Rams||1973||4|