Sunday, November 6, 2016
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The Tennessee Titans travel to Qualcomm Stadium to play the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Diego as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.5. The Titans are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-2-0. The Chargers have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
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Marcus Mariota finished with 270 yards through the air for Tennessee last week. He completed 18 passes out of 22 attempts for a 82% completion percentage. The Titans were led in rushing by DeMarco Murray, who finished with 123 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Kendall Wright was the team leader in receiving with a total of 84 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tennessee got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 494 yards for the game. The Titans ran for 214 yards on 43 attempts.
Philip Rivers finished with 267 yards passing for San Diego last week. He went 20 for 47, resulting in a 43% completion percentage. The Chargers were led on the ground by Melvin Gordon, who finished with 111 yards on 23 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Dontrelle Inman led the team in receiving with 72 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. San Diego had 21 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 77 total plays for 369 yards for the contest. The Chargers ran for 123 yards on 26 carries as a team.
Tennessee scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 17th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 31 attempts for a 65% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 226 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 26th in the league. The Titans run for an average of 152 yards per game on 31 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 3rd in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 378 yards per game, ranking their offense 9th overall this season. The Titans average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 12th in the NFL. They accumulate 60.5 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, which ranks 13th in the league.
Tennessee allows 260 passing yards per game, ranking 20th, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 18th. They give up 23 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Titans allow 83 rushing yards per game on 21 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the NFL. Tennessee allows 342 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 10th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 9 penalties for 81.5 yards per game, ranking them 30th among NFL teams.
San Diego averages 28 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 2nd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. They throw for 272 yards through the air per game, ranking them 7th. The Chargers run for an average of 94 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 24th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 366 yards per game, ranking them 12th in the league on offense. The Chargers get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 9th. They average 37.9 penalty yards per game via 5.1 penalties, ranking them 27th in the NFL.
San Diego allows an average of 275 passing yards per game, which ranks 24th in the league. Their defense overall allows 27 points per contest, which has them ranked 25th. They give up 26 completions on 42 attempts for a completion percentage of 62% per game. The Chargers allow 86 rushing yards per contest on 23 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 6th in the NFL. San Diego allows 361 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 18th in the league. They force 8.8 penalties for 61.6 yards in each contest, ranking 32nd.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 RB DeMarco Murray Toe injured last game, probable Sunday vs. San Diego
10/30/16 LB Kevin Dodd Foot "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
10/30/16 CB Perrish Cox Concussion "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
10/30/16 S Rashad Johnson Neck "?" Sunday vs. San Diego
10/24/16 G Quinton Spain Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/22/16 G Chance Warmack Hand IR
08/11/16 T Byron Bell Ankle IR
10/31/16 LB Denzel Perryman Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/31/16 LB Jatavis Brown Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/30/16 CB Craig Mager Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/30/16 LB Jerry Attaochu Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/12/16 LB Nick Dzubnar Knee IR
10/05/16 CB Jason Verrett ACL IR
09/27/16 LB Manti Te'o Achilles IR
09/20/16 RB Danny Woodhead Knee IR
09/19/16 S Jahleel Addae Collarbone out indefinitely
09/11/16 WR Keenan Allen Knee IR
09/02/16 NT Sean Lissemore Undisclosed IR
09/02/16 WR Javontee Herndon Knee IR
09/02/16 TE Jeff Cumberland Achilles IR
08/31/16 G Chris Watt Knee PUP
08/31/16 G Donavon Clark Knee IR
08/30/16 RB Branden Oliver Achilles IR
08/11/16 WR Stevie Johnson Knee IR
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee
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