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Stat check: Patriots vs. Ravens

1/18/2012

Matching up the Patriots and Ravens in terms of where they ranked in some of the NFL's key statistical categories (during 16-game regular season):

Points scored

Patriots: 3rd -- 32.0 avg.

Ravens: 12th -- 23.6 avg.

Points against

Patriots: 15th -- 21.3 avg.

Ravens: 3rd -- 16.6 avg.

Third-down offense

Patriots: 5th -- 89 of 194 (45.9%)

Ravens: 7th -- 97 of 229 (42.4%)

Third-down defense

Patriots: 28th -- 87 of 202 (43.1%)

Ravens: 2nd -- 71 of 221 (32.1%)

Turnover differential

Patriots: 3rd -- Plus-17 (34 takeaways, 17 giveaways)

Ravens: Tied-11th -- Plus-2 (26 takeaways, 24 giveaways)

Red zone offense (TD percentage)

Patriots: 2nd (47 touchdowns/72 trips)

Ravens: 17th (25 touchdowns/49 trips)

Red zone defense

Patriots: Tied-21st (34 touchdowns/61 trips)

Ravens: 1st (16 touchdowns/42 trips)