On every NFL Sunday, the Baltimore region is awash in black and purple as Charm City pledges allegiance to its beloved Ravens – and puts dollars down on that allegiance at Maryland betting apps. And when the Ravens are playing at M&T Bank Stadium, the roar of the crowd can be heard by anyone traveling through the city’s southern gateway.
So, since the Ravens have an iron grip on the Baltimore region and now that sports betting is legal throughout Maryland with 10 retail sportsbooks and 10 online sportsbook operators, how does the Ravens faithful rank collectively as being fans of sports betting as well?
Well, BetMaryland.com wanted to find out. So we used Statista’s 2022 “Attitudes Toward Sports Betting” survey of NFL fans (including 1,020 respondents) to determine the NFL fanbases who currently indicate that they are a “sports betting user” and we used those numbers to see where Maryland online sports betting customers rank.
Note that this is a sample size of NFL fans who indicate they are followers of a specific NFL team. The percentage represents how many people are sports bettors out of the sample.
Top Fanbases For NFL Betting Interest
Ravens Fans Rank High
In the rankings, Ravens followers were tied for No. 11 with the Denver, San Francisco and Minnesota fanbases. Those Baltimore fans likely will be interested in tracking Ravens Super Bowl odds all season.
The top fanbases who identified as sports bettors were the fans of the New York Giants, Buffalo Bills and Arizona Cardinals.
Not all of the fans of the teams on our list have the ability to place bets with legal, regulated online sportsbooks, as Maryland residents do. Folks in New York, New Jersey, Arizona and Colorado are fans on our list who can use major operators to place online bets.
One look at M&T Bank Stadium, which carries advertising for prominent sports betting operators, tells any observer that Ravens fans have a keen interest in sports betting.
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Recent Ravens Performances Vs. Spread
In recent seasons, the Ravens performance against the spread has kept Baltimore fans engaged.
In 2022, the Ravens were 8-9-1 ATS (including playoffs) while their regular-season mark was 10-7 in the AFC North followed by a playoff loss to Cincinnati.
The Ravens have generally fared from middle-of-the-road to better-than-average ATS. In 2021, they were 8-9 ATS and also 8-9 in the AFC North standings.
In 2020, Baltimore was 11-5 in the AFC North followed by a first-round playoff win against Tennessee and then a loss to Buffalo. Meanwhile, the Ravens’ ATS record was a sterling 11-6-1.
Ravens 2023 Super Bowl Odds
Customers using the BetMGM bonus code Maryland can get +2000 odds on the Ravens to win the Super Bowl in this upcoming season. They and the team’s fans will hope that star quarterback Lamar Jackson can return to his MVP form of the 2019 season.
That year, Baltimore was 14-2 in the standings with a first-round playoff exit. The Ravens were 10-6-1 ATS so they were a good bet in addition to being a team their fans enjoyed watching.
In the 2018 season, Baltimore was 10-6 in the regular season, winning the AC North outright but losing in the first round of the playoffs to the L.A. Chargers. They finished 8-9 ATS.
So, with recent seasons that have kept the Ravens in the playoff hunt and kept Baltimore bettors consistently engaged, it’s no wonder that the Ravens fanbase ranks in the top third among NFL fanbases for wagering engagement.
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