Here's the thing. All the experts had the Texans pounding the Ravens last week. But the Ravens won by a convincing score, so now everyone is picking the Ravens to pound the Buffalo because the Bills lost last week.
A team's overall ability, though, doesn't change that much week to week, right? Same players, same coaching staff. Other things change from week to week, however. Your opponent, for example. Is it a road or home game? Injuries. Match-ups. Which team needs a win more, etc.
The betting line has the Ravens favored by 3.5—an indication to be "cautiously" optimistic for Sunday. Yes, the Bills' defense, its run defense, in particular, has been awful. But teams—look at the Ravens this year and last year versus the Texans, for example—generally play better defensively at home.
Also, the Ravens' offense hasn't set the world on fire, yet. Hopefully, Flacco and company will get on track in Buffalo, but the game could be close. Most experts seem to agree that the Ravens' pass...