Sunday, September 18, 2016
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The Tennessee Titans take on the Detroit Lions on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Ford Field. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47. The Titans are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Lions have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Marcus Mariota finished with 271 yards through the air for Tennessee last week. He completed 25 passes out of 41 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Titans were led in rushing by DeMarco Murray, who finished with 42 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Tajae Sharpe was the team leader in receiving with a total of 76 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tennessee got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 2 came on the ground while 16 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 316 yards for the game. The Titans ran for 64 yards on 22 attempts.
Matthew Stafford finished with 340 yards through the air for Detroit last week. He completed 31 passes out of 39 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Lions were led in rushing by Ameer Abdullah, who finished with 63 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Marvin Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 85 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Detroit got a total of 28 first downs in that game. 7 came from running the ball and 20 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 448 yards for the game. The Lions ran for 116 yards on 24 attempts.
Tennessee scores 16 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 25th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 41 attempts for a 61% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 252 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 15th in the league. The Titans run for an average of 64 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 2.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 27th in the league. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 316 yards per game, ranking their offense 23rd overall this season. The Titans average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 20th in the NFL. They accumulate 10 penalty yards per game via 2 penalties, which ranks 32nd in the league.
Tennessee allows 236 passing yards per game, ranking 16th, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 21st. They give up 18 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55%. The Titans allow 65 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for an average of 2.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 9th in the NFL. Tennessee allows 301 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 7th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 3 penalties for 39 yards per game, ranking them 3rd among NFL teams.
Detroit averages 39 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 1st in the league. In the passing department, they complete 31 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. They throw for 332 yards through the air per game, ranking them 3rd. The Lions run for an average of 116 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 11th on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for a total of 448 yards per game, ranking them 4th in the league on offense. The Lions get an average of 28 first downs per game, which ranks 1st. They average 70 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, ranking them 5th in the NFL.
Detroit allows an average of 368 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 31st in the league. Their defense overall allows 35 points per contest, which has them ranked 30th. They give up 31 completions on 47 attempts for a completion percentage of 66% per game. The Lions allow 82 rushing yards per contest on 19 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 11th in the NFL. Detroit allows 450 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 30th in the league. They force 5 penalties for 45 yards in each contest, ranking 13th.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Detroit Betting Trends
Detroit is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Detroit has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/13/16 S Daimion Stafford Cramps probable Sunday vs. Detroit
09/11/16 LB Derrick Morgan Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
09/11/16 WR Kendall Wright Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
08/11/16 T Byron Bell Ankle out for season
09/13/16 RB Theo Riddick Concussion probable Sunday vs. Tennessee
09/02/16 TE Andrew Quarless Suspension expected to miss first 2 games
09/02/16 LS Jimmy Landes Shoulder IR
09/02/16 LB Jon Bostic Foot IR
08/31/16 TE Brandon Pettigrew Knee PUP
08/31/16 TE Timothy Wright ACL IR
08/26/16 WR Corey Fuller Foot PUP
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee
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