The AFC South champion Tennessee Titans host the Baltimore Ravens in the first game of a Sunday triple-header — the second consecutive year the teams will meet in the playoffs. The Titans beat the Ravens 28-12 in the AFC divisional playoffs last season.
There is no secret for Tennessee in Sunday's matchup: Get the ball to 2,000-yard RB Derrick Henry. It will not only help the Titans move the chains to keep their porous defense off the field, it also will set up play-action, where QB Ryan Tannehill has immense success.
Stopping the Ravens’ elite rushing attack will not be easy. The Titans defense has to set the edge and make sure they close up Baltimore QB Lamar Jackson’s running lanes, forcing him to use his arm to beat them.
The Ravens' success on defense starts with stopping Henry, who has burned Baltimore twice in two seasons. Most teams know exactly what is coming when they face the Titans yet can’t stop it anyway. As the Ravens found out in last year’s divisional playoffs, you have to get to Henry at the line of scrimmage or he becomes a wrecking ball once he gets a head of steam at the second level.
On offense, the Ravens have to get their ground game going with Jackson and their stellar group of backs, but the best way to attack this Titans defense is through the air.
Ravens linebacker Patrick Queen (48) wraps up Titans tight end Anthony Firkser (86) after a catch during a Nov. 22, 2020 game. (Photo: Tommy Gilligan, USA TODAY Sports)
Here's everything you need to know for Sunday:
What time does Ravens at Titans start?
The game kicks off at 1:05 p.m. ET on Sunday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.
What TV channel is Ravens at Titans on?
The game will be aired on ESPN, ABC and ESPN Deportes. Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick will be in the broadcast booth. Lisa Salters will report from the sidelines. ESPN Deportes will broadcast in Spanish with Pablo Viruega and Eduardo Varela on the call and John Sutcliffe reporting.
How can I watch Ravens at Titans online via live stream?
Fans can watch the game via live stream at ESPN+, on the ESPN app, Yahoo Sports and fuboTV.
What are the odds for Ravens at Titans?
According to BetMGM, the line is Ravens by 3 and the over/under is at 54.5.
Where can I find score updates for Ravens vs. Titans?
USA TODAY Sports will have all the latest on the game in our box scores.
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