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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Los Angeles Chargers face the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday afternoon. The Chargers and Ravens will clash at M&T Bank Stadium at 1:05 pm EST on CBS.

The Chargers have a 12-4 record. They are 7-1 away from home this season.

The Ravens are 10-6 this season. They are 6-2 at home.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson attempting a pass against the New Orleans Saints
Lamar Jackson attempting a pass against the New Orleans Saints (Getty Images)

The Ravens have a 15-8 all-time record into the playoffs, including two Super Bowl Championships. This is their first playoff appearance since the 2014 season when they lost in the Divisional Round.

The Chargers have an 11-17 all-time record in the playoffs, including one NFL Championship. This is their first playoff appearance since the 2013 season when they were defeated in the Divisional Round.

According to Covers.com Consensus Analysis, the Chargers have a 66% chance to win this game, according to their public poll. Their expert poll; however, gives Los Angeles a 77% chance to win this game.

Baltimore has won the last two games in the season. This includes the 2018 meeting, as the Ravens won 22-10 over the Chargers on December 22nd, 2018.

The Ravens also won 29-26 over the then-San Diego Chargers on November 1st, 2015.

The Chargers last win in this series came on November 30th, 2014 in a 34-33 win.

In the past 10 meetings, the Ravens have a 7-3 advantage.

The Chargers bring a one-game win streak into this contest, as they defeated the Denver Broncos, 23-9, on Dec. 30. Their last regular season loss came against the Ravens.

The Ravens have won their last three games. Their last regular season loss came in a 27-24 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Dec. 9th.

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has gone 347 of 508 for 4,308 yards. He also has 32 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

Melvin Gordon leads the Chargers backs with 175 carries for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns. Keenan Allen leads the Chargers receivers with 97 receptions for 1,196 yards and six touchdowns.

According to their injury report, the Chargers have one player, who is listed as out. Tight End Hunter Henry has missed the entire season after suffering a torn ACL in May.

Nose Tackle Brandon Mebane is listed as Doubtful. Running back Austin Ekeler is listed as Questionable.

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has gone 232 of 379 for 2,465 yards. He also had 12 touchdowns and six interceptions.

Flacco will not start in this game, as he lost his starting role to rookie Lamar Jackson, who went 6-1 in the final seven games of the season.

The 2018 first-round draft pick has gone 99 of 170 for 1,201 yards. He also has six touchdowns and three interceptions.

Gus Edwards leads the Ravens backs with 137 carries for 718 yards and two touchdowns. John Brown leads the Ravens receivers with 42 receptions for 715 yards and five touchdowns.

According to their injury report, there are three players listed as Questionable. This list includes guard Alex Lewis, wide receiver Chris Moore, and cornerback Tavon Young.

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