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2016 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens have a lower chance of 1st overall pick despite losing

The Baltimore Ravens got their asses handed to them on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, losing the game 35-6 and dropping to a 4-9 record. Even with that, the Ravens weirdly enough have a worse chance at getting the top overall pick in April's 2016 NFL draft.

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The Baltimore Ravens got their asses handed to them on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, losing the game 35-6 and dropping to a 4-9 record. Even with that, the Ravens weirdly enough have a worse chance at getting the top overall pick in April's 2016 NFL draft.

Our friends at NumberFire have calculated the odds of the Ravens getting the top pick and they have dropped 0.02% to put them at a 1.8% chance.

Some of that has to do with the season creeping closer and closer to a close. Entering week 15 this week, the Ravens have only 3 more games left to tank in order to claim a better spot in the draft. Meanwhile, other teams are looking at the same thing. Competing against teams like the Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns, and the San Diego Chargers.

With all three of those teams a game behind the Ravens at 3-10, the Ravens will have to lose the rest of their games and hope that all of those teams lose at least one game as well. Even then, it will come down to the final strength of schedule tiebreaker that will likely see the Tennessee Titans have the top pick regardless.

For those hoping the Ravens tank the rest of the season, it'll take some handiwork from other teams to help them get to the promised land.