One of the most popular wagering options, especially on football, is the Over/Under bet, and customers using Maryland betting apps are no exception.
As most gamblers know, Over/Under is a wager on whether the two teams combined will score more or fewer points than a number set by the oddsmaker.
For example, if the Over/Under number for a game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens is 45, an “Over” bet wins of the two teams score more than 45 points combined. Conversely, the “Under” wagers wins if the teams combine for fewer. If the final combined score falls exactly on 45, the bet is a push.
How Over/Under Stadiums Were Determined
Occasionally, in Maryland sports betting, the past might be indicative of the future. So BetMaryland.com took a look back at all NFL Over/Under results from the past 10 seasons, using data from SportsOddsHistory.com, to see which current stadiums have hit the most for both Overs and Unders. This data includes all regular-season games, playoff games and Super Bowls played at the given stadium.
We instituted a five-year minimum in the research, thus excluding Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas and SoFi Stadium in Southern California from the list.
Best Stadiums for Under Bettors Since 2013
Where Ravens Home Ranks
In the case of the Ravens, their home stadium, M&T Bank Stadium, ranks No. 3 in the NFL for frequency in going below the Over/Under points mark for folks taking advantage of Maryland sportsbook promos.
For the period measured (2013 to 2022), the Under percentage in Baltimore has been 58.43%. Over the course of 10 seasons, the Under record at M&T Bank Stadium is 48-34-1.
To a degree, that can be attributed to the consistency of Baltimore’s defense over those 10 seasons.
Defense Dominates For Baltimore
Since 2013, the Ravens defense has ranked in the top third of the NFL in points allowed eight of those 10 seasons. In fact, the Ravens defense has ranked in the NFL’s top five in that category five times since the 2017 season.
In the past decade, Baltimore has allowed opponents to score an average of 20.26 points a game. Meanwhile, NFL teams have scored an average of 22.91 ppg. So, the Ravens have been allowing about 2.6 fewer points, or almost a field goal less, than the NFL average.
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Unders have done quite well at M&T Bank Stadium over the last 10 years, but there are two stadiums higher on our list.
The No. 1 NFL stadium for Unders has been Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons. That facility opened in 2017. In that time, the Under has hit 61.22%, for a 30-19 record, in Atlanta.
The No. 2 stadium is a bit of a surprise, Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium, where the high-scoring Chiefs play. The Under there is 60%, or 56-37-2. Perhaps an explanation is that the Chiefs’ offensive reputation is so intimidating, that has raised the bar a bit high on the Over/Under number.
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