The statistic that has been discussed most this week is the Ravens' 3-4 road record, and they have played particularly poorly over the years in Cincinnati. They have dropped five of their past six games at Paul Brown Stadium, and the Bengals have won six of the past 10 meetings overall. Marvin Lewis, the Ravens' former defensive coordinator, is 10-7 in his head coaching career against his old organization. But the Ravens have won seven straight games against AFC North teams, and a win Sunday would allow them to go undefeated in divisional play for the first time in franchise history. The Bengals are 4-3 at home this season and 2-3 against divisional foes. It's hard to quantify which team has more on the line. The Bengals, who have one of the youngest rosters in the AFC, need a win ¿ or some help ¿ to follow-up a 4-12 season with a playoff berth and a first-round matchups against the Houston Texans. The Ravens need a victory to secure their third division title in franchise history and a first-round bye in the playoffs. The edge here goes to the Ravens, largely because of the experience factor. They're used to playing meaningful football this time of year. EDGE: RAVENS
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