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The Ravens travel to Los Angeles to take on the Rams as 3.0-point road favorites in a game with a decent 46.5-point total. Baltimore comes in red hot, winners of six straight, including scoring at least 30 points in four consecutive games. Their offense hasn't been their only success, as their defense has held opponents to 20 points or fewer in all but three games, including each of their last five. Meanwhile, the Rams come in sputtering, scoring just 29 points in their past two games combined, with their only wins in the past seven coming against the Falcons, Bengals and Bears. They've been solid defensively, allowing 20 or fewer in each of their last five, which certainly contributes to the lowish total for two teams that can put points on the board when they're clicking.
Given his ridiculous season, it's no surprise that Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson ($13,600 DK, $17,500 FD) is the most expensive player on both sites by a considerable margin, costing $3,400 more than the next highest on DraftKings and $3,000 on FanDuel. Captaining him on DraftKings pushes his salary to $20,400, accounting for 40.8 percent of the salary cap. Jackson has scored at least 21.3 fantasy points in all but one game this season, including more than 32.0 in three of his last five. He doesn't pass for a high number of yards, but seven passing touchdowns in the past two games plus his usual rushing production has kept him elite. Speaking of the