Bengals-Ravens Capsule

CINCINNATI (2-0) at BALTIMORE (0-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Ravens by 2 1-2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bengals 2-0, Ravens 0-2

SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 20-18

LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Ravens 27-24, Oct. 26, 2014

LAST WEEK - Bengals beat Chargers 24-19; Ravens lost to Raiders 37-33

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bengals No. 4, Ravens No. 17

BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (4), PASS (15).

BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (13), PASS (7).

RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (21), PASS (14).

RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (11), PASS (18T).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cincinnati has won four of past five games in rivalry. ... Bengals beat Raiders on road 33-13 before Ravens lost at Oakland 37-33. ... Cincinnati has plus-3 turnover differential, Baltimore is minus-2. In last 17 meetings between Bengals and Ravens, team with plus differential is 16-1. ... Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis served as Baltimore's defensive coordinator from 1996-2001. Cincinnati offensive coordinator Hue Jackson served as Baltimore's quarterbacks coach in 2008-09. ... Bengals won last meeting on 1-yard TD run by quarterback Andy Dalton with 57 seconds left. ... Dalton has 42-23-1 (.640) career regular-season record, highest win percentage of any Bengals QB with at least 20 starts. ... Cincinnati WR A.J. Green has TD catches in three straight games vs. Ravens. He needs one 100-yard game to pass Isaac Curtis for second most in team history with 21. ... Geno Atkins of Bengals has sacks in each of first two games. Since 2010, Atkins has 34 sacks, most among AFC DTs ... Cincinnati's Tyler Eifert ranks second among NFL TEs with 13 catches and is third in yards receiving with 153. He also has three TDs. ... Ravens seek to avoid first 0-3 start in franchise history. ... Baltimore lost last week despite amassing 493 yards in offense, sixth most in franchise history. ... Ravens return home after losing two on road. They're 45-11 at home under coach John Harbaugh. ... Ravens haven't allowed 100-yard rusher in 28 straight games, NFL's longest active streak. ... Baltimore CB Jimmy Smith is only NFL player with both interception and sack. ... Ravens play second straight game without career sacks leader LB Terrell Suggs, who's lost for season with torn Achilles tendon. Elvis Dumervil, who had 17 sacks last year, has yet to get sack in 2015. But he has five sacks in seven career games against Bengals. ... Fantasy Tip: Ravens allowed 351 yards passing and three TDs last week against second-year QB Derek Carr, so there's no reason to think Dalton and Green won't flourish against this struggling secondary.

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