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Ravens are double-digit home favorites in Week 15 game vs. Jaguars

The Ravens are heavy favorites ahead of their game Sunday against the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars, according to Las Vegas sportsbooks.

After an instant-classic win Monday night over the Cleveland Browns, their second straight victory, the Ravens (8-5) are 13½-point favorites over Jacksonville. The Jaguars, who will return to Gardner Minshew at quarterback on Sunday, have lost 12 straight games since beating the Indianapolis Colts in their season opener.

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The Ravens have been double-digit favorites three times this season, including a season-high 14½-point spread against the Washington Football Team. After they nearly covered the spread in that Week 4 road win, the Ravens routed the Cincinnati Bengals a week later, 27-3, as 12½-point favorites. The week after that, the Ravens nearly gave away a second-half lead to the Philadelphia Eagles, 10½-point underdogs, in a 30-28 road win.

Overall, the Ravens have won 16 straight games when favored by 10 points or more, according to CBS Sports, but are just 5-11 against the spread in those games. Jacksonville, meanwhile, has been a double-digit underdog in three of its past five games. The Jaguars nearly upset the Minnesota Vikings in Week 13, losing in overtime, and hung with the Green Bay Packers in Week 10 in a four-point defeat. The Pittsburgh Steelers crushed Jacksonville by 24 in Week 11.

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The Jaguars lead the all-time series 12-9, and the teams have traded wins in their past eight meetings, a stretch that dates to 2003. In 2017, their last matchup, Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles passed for 244 yards and four touchdowns, while Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was pulled in the fourth quarter of the 44-7 loss in London.

The over-under for Sunday’s game is 47½ points.

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