Sunday, December 11, 2016
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The Denver Broncos take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at LP Field. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5. The Broncos are 8-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6-0. The Titans have an over/under record of 9-3-0 and they are 4-8-0 against the spread.
Paxton Lynch finished with 104 yards through the air for Denver last week. He completed 12 passes out of 24 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Broncos were led in rushing by Kapri Bibbs, who finished with 49 yards on 5 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Demaryius Thomas was the team leader in receiving with a total of 61 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game Denver got a total of 10 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 5 came through the air. They ran 54 total plays for 206 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 104 yards on 28 attempts.
Marcus Mariota finished with 226 yards passing for Tennessee last week. He went 15 for 23, resulting in a 65% completion percentage. The Titans were led on the ground by Derrick Henry, who finished with 60 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Rishard Matthews led the team in receiving with 64 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Tennessee had 18 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 52 total plays for 375 yards for the contest. The Titans ran for 149 yards on 29 carries as a team.
Denver scores 24 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 13th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 34 attempts for a 59% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 226 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 24th in the league. The Broncos run for an average of 100 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 23rd in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 326 yards per game, ranking their offense 27th overall this season. The Broncos average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 24th in the NFL. They accumulate 61.3 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranks 8th in the league.
Denver allows 195 passing yards per game, ranking 1st, and they allow 19 points per contest on defense, which ranks 6th. They give up 20 completions on 36 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56%. The Broncos allow 123 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 28th in the NFL. Denver allows 318 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 6th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 59.6 yards per game, ranking them 12th among NFL teams.
Tennessee averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 8th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. They throw for 241 yards through the air per game, ranking them 18th. The Titans run for an average of 142 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 3rd on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for a total of 382 yards per game, ranking them 7th in the league on offense. The Titans get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 13th. They average 69.4 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, ranking them 4th in the NFL.
Tennessee allows an average of 270 passing yards per game, which ranks 26th in the league. Their defense overall allows 25 points per contest, which has them ranked 21st. They give up 24 completions on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 62% per game. The Titans allow 92 rushing yards per contest on 22 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 7th in the NFL. Tennessee allows 363 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 20th in the league. They force 9.4 penalties for 82 yards in each contest, ranking 31st.
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 6-6-0 against the over/under this season
Denver has an ATS record of 8-4-0 this season
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 9-3-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 4-8-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/05/16 RB Kapri Bibbs Ankle injured last game, doubtful Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/04/16 WR Bennie Fowler Knee "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/04/16 LS Casey Kreiter Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
12/04/16 QB Trevor Siemian Foot "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
11/30/16 FB Andy Janovich Ankle IR
11/09/16 DE Derek Wolfe Elbow expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/27/16 RB C.J. Anderson Knee IR
08/31/16 TE Garrett Graham Shoulder IR
12/04/16 S Daimion Stafford Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Denver
12/04/16 DT Jurrell Casey Foot "?" Sunday vs. Denver
12/04/16 TE Phillip Supernaw Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Denver
09/22/16 G Chance Warmack Hand IR
08/11/16 T Byron Bell Ankle IR
Guy's Pick: Take Tennessee -1.5
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