Sunday, November 27, 2016
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The Tennessee Titans travel to Soldier Field to play the Chicago Bears on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.5. The Titans are 4-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-3-0. The Bears have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 3-7-0 against the spread.
Marcus Mariota finished with 290 yards through the air for Tennessee last week. He completed 25 passes out of 38 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Titans were led in rushing by DeMarco Murray, who finished with 70 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Rishard Matthews was the team leader in receiving with a total of 122 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tennessee got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 351 yards for the game. The Titans ran for 97 yards on 27 attempts.
Jay Cutler finished with 252 yards passing for Chicago last week. He went 17 for 30, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Bears were led on the ground by Jordan Howard, who finished with 77 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Zach Miller led the team in receiving with 61 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Chicago had 17 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 59 total plays for 315 yards for the contest. The Bears ran for 93 yards on 25 carries as a team.
Tennessee scores 26 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 8th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 32 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 242 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 21st in the league. The Titans run for an average of 141 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 3rd in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 383 yards per game, ranking their offense 7th overall this season. The Titans average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 10th in the NFL. They accumulate 65 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranks 9th in the league.
Tennessee allows 266 passing yards per game, ranking 24th, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 23rd. They give up 23 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Titans allow 92 rushing yards per game on 22 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 8th in the NFL. Tennessee allows 358 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 20th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 9.6 penalties for 85.1 yards per game, ranking them 32nd among NFL teams.
Chicago averages 16 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 31st in the league. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. They throw for 245 yards through the air per game, ranking them 19th. The Bears run for an average of 99 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 20th on the ground. They also run 59 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 344 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the league on offense. The Bears get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 29th. They average 59.9 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, ranking them 16th in the NFL.
Chicago allows an average of 241 passing yards per game, which ranks 12th in the league. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 19th. They give up 24 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 67% per game. The Bears allow 99 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 12th in the NFL. Chicago allows 340 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 10th in the league. They force 6.2 penalties for 52.8 yards in each contest, ranking 6th.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 8-3-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 4-7-0 this season
Chicago Betting Trends
Chicago is 4-6-0 against the over/under this season
Chicago has an ATS record of 3-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/22/16 CB Brice McCain Knee probable Sunday vs. Chicago
11/22/16 T Taylor Lewan Knee "?" Sunday vs. Chicago
09/22/16 G Chance Warmack Hand IR
08/11/16 T Byron Bell Ankle IR
11/22/16 QB Jay Cutler Shoulder out indefinitely
11/22/16 LB Jerrell Freeman Suspension expected to miss next 4 games
11/21/16 LB Leonard Floyd Neck injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
11/20/16 OL Bobby Massie Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
11/20/16 TE Zach Miller Foot out for season
11/20/16 DL Mitch Unrein Back "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
11/20/16 DL Eddie Goldman Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
11/20/16 OL Josh Sitton Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
11/15/16 DL Will Sutton Ankle IR
11/15/16 OL Kyle Long Leg IR
11/14/16 WR Alshon Jeffery Suspension expected to miss next 4 games
10/23/16 QB Brian Hoyer Arm out indefinitely
10/19/16 DB Deiondre' Hall Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/05/16 WR Kevin White Ankle IR
09/28/16 DB Kyle Fuller Knee IR
09/21/16 LB Lamarr Houston Knee IR
09/02/16 DB Brandon Boykin Pectoral IR
09/02/16 OL Hroniss Grasu Knee IR
09/01/16 QB Connor Shaw Ankle IR
08/31/16 LB Roy Robertson-Harris Illness PUP
Guy's Pick: Take Tennessee -3
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