The Baltimore Ravens (6-2) and the Seattle Seahawks (5-2) will face each other on Sunday as part of the early slate of games of Week 9 of the 2023 NFL regular season.
This might not be a better matchup than the one between the Chiefs and the Dolphins played in Germany, but it's surely the best played on American soil this week. In case you don't know, we're talking about to division leaders going against each other!
That, however, is only one little nugget of what this game has to offer. So we've made sure to craft a list of facts and statistics to get you ready for what is coming later today so you have plenty of information in your brain for when debates emerge between you and your mates watching the Ravens and the Hawks today!
- The Ravens lead the AFC North with a 6-2 record. Only the Steelers have won more than four games this season having already played their Week 9 contest (TNF)
- The Ravens are 42–22 vs. NFC teams under head coach John Harbaugh. They have a 2–0 record this season
- When Lamar Jackson has started for Baltimore against NFC teams, the Ravens have gone 17-1. They beat Seattle with Jackson in 2019
- The Ravens and the Seahawks are 3-3 on head-to-head, all-time matchups. Baltimore won the most recent game 30-16 in 2019
- Lamar Jackson ran for 126 yards and a touchdown in his lone game against Seattle. The Ravens won the matchup
- When playing home against the Seahawks, the Ravens have a 2-1 record. The last matchup was played in Seattle
- Lamar Jackson has thrown for 37 touchdowns against just seven interceptions against NFC teams. He's started 18 games (17-1) against them
- Lamar Jackson is perfect against the NFC West. He's currently boasting a 5-0 record vs. teams in that division
- Lamar Jackson enters Week 9 averaging nearly 221 passing yards per game. He's also averaging 47.5 rushing yards per game
- The Ravens can win four consecutive games for the first time this season. They did it last year for the first time in 10 seasons (2013)
- This is the first of three consecutive home games by the Ravens. That span covers Week 9 through Week 11, both included
- The Ravens will play three games in Baltimore in 12 days. It is the first time in franchise history that happened
- In the last four games, Seattle is allowing only 12.5 points per game. They are allowing 19.7 points through the full season
- The Seahawks have limited their last four opponents to no more than 20 points scored. They allowed 27 to the Panthers back in Week 3
- The Baltimore Ravens are scoring an average of 25.3 points per game. They rank seventh in PPG in the NFL through Week 8
- The Seahawks have the best defense against running backs. They are limiting opposing backfields to just 3.1 yards per carry
- The Seahawks have allowed opposing quarterbacks to run for 5.4 yards per rush attempt. That's the second-worst mark in the NFL
- The Seahawks rank eighth in the NFL in rushing yards allowed when including quarterback scrambles. They are allowing 96.9 rushing yards per game
- The Seahawks have won 15 of their last 19 games scheduled at 10 a.m. PT. All of those were coached by Pete Carroll
- Pete Carroll is 2-1 against the Baltimore Ravens since he took charge of the Seahawks in 2010. He last won the matchup in 2015