Sunday, December 20, 2015
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The Tennessee Titans face the New England Patriots on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The opening line for this game has New England as 13 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.5.
Marcus Mariota finished his last game with 274 yards through the air for Tennessee. He completed 21 passes out of 39 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Titans were led in rushing by Dexter McCluster, who finished with 12 yards on 4 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Delanie Walker led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 71 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Tennessee had 292 total yards on 58 plays. They gained 0 rushing first downs, 14 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Titans rushed for 24 yards by way of 13 carries.
Tom Brady finished his last game with 226 yards through the air for New England. He completed 22 passes out of 30 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. The Patriots were led in rushing by LeGarrette Blount, who finished with 53 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Rob Gronkowski led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 87 yards. He had an average of 22 yards per reception in the contest. New England had 313 total yards on 64 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Patriots rushed for 116 yards by way of 31 carries.
Tennessee is scoring 19 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21 passes on 34 attempts for a 62% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 228 yards per game through the air as well. The Titans carry the ball for an average of 97 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They are also running 61 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 324 yards per contest. The Titans manage 20 first downs per contest and they average a total of 49.8 penalty yards on 6.2 penalties.
Tennessee gives up an average of 233 passing yards and 25 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 20 completions per game on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 65%. The Titans allow 111 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for a 4 average per play. Tennessee gives up 344 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 65.2 yards as a unit.
New England averages 31 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 27 passes per game on 41 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 307 yards through the air per game thus far. The Patriots carry the ball for an average of 91 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 68 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 397 yards in each contest. The Patriots are gaining 23 first downs per contest and they average 59.8 penalty yards on 6.4 penalties per game.
New England gives up 231 passing yards per outing and 19 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 22 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59%. The Patriots allow 98 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 4.1 average per rush. New England gives up 329 total yards per game including an average of 5.1 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 7.2 penalties for 65.5 yards each game.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 6-6-1 against the over/under so far this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 4-8-1 this season
New England Betting Trends
New England is 7-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
New England has an ATS record of 6-5-2 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/15/15 S Da'Norris Searcy Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. New England
12/15/15 LB Derrick Morgan Shoulder IR
12/15/15 RB Dexter McCluster Wrist IR
12/13/15 CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. New England
12/13/15 WR Kendall Wright Back "?" Sunday vs. New England
12/13/15 DL Mike Martin Knee "?" Sunday vs. New England
12/12/15 LB Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil Knee IR
11/17/15 CB Jason McCourty Groin IR
11/16/15 WR Justin Hunter Ankle IR
10/22/15 C Brian Schwenke Ankle IR
10/16/15 LB Deiontrez Mount Knee IR
09/04/15 DB Brandon Harris Knee IR
09/04/15 LB Zaviar Gooden Hamstring out indefinitely
12/14/15 DT Dominique Easley Thigh "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/13/15 S Devin McCourty Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/13/15 LB Dont'a Hightower Knee "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/13/15 LB Jonathan Freeny Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/13/15 G Josh Kline Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/13/15 RB LeGarrette Blount Hip injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
11/27/15 WR Aaron Dobson Ankle IR
11/15/15 WR Julian Edelman Foot out indefinitely
11/09/15 RB Dion Lewis Knee IR
11/06/15 C Ryan Wendell Knee IR
10/29/15 TE Rufus Johnson Illness IR
10/18/15 CB Tarell Brown Foot IR
10/14/15 T Nate Solder Bicep IR
08/29/15 FB James Develin Tibia IR
Guy's Pick: Take New England
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