Carolina Panthers at Tennessee Titans Preseason NFL Picks & Predictions 8/19/2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017
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The Carolina Panthers travel to LP Field to take on the Tennessee Titans on Saturday, August 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 41. The Panthers had an ATS record of 6-9-1 last season while their over/under record was 7-8-1. The Titans had an over/under record of 10-6-0 and they were 7-9-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Carolina Panthers Betting Trends
The Carolina Panthers were 7-8-1 against the over/under last season
The Carolina Panthers were 6-9-1 against the spread last year
Important Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans were 10-6-0 against the over/under last season
The Tennessee Titans were 7-9-0 against the spread last year
Key Carolina Panthers Injuries
08/12/17 DT Vernon Butler Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Francisco
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
07/30/17 WR Tajae Sharpe Foot PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Carolina Panthers were 15th in the NFL in points scored with 369 last season. They ran 1,052 plays last year for 5,499 yards, which ranked them 19th in the league in total offense. The Panthers averaged 5.2 yards per play, which was 24th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 318 1st downs last year, placing them 20th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Carolina ran for 1,814 yards as a team, which ranked 10th in the NFL. They ran 453 times last year, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Panthers were penalized on offense 98 times for 835 yards last season, which had them 26th in the league in penalties. Cam Newton threw for 3,509 yards last season. He completed 270 passes on 510 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.9%. His QBR last year was 53.1 while is quarterback rating was 75.8. He averaged 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 13.0 yards per completion.
Carolina was 26th in the league in points allowed on defense with 402 last year. They surrendered a total of 5,756 yards on D, which was 21st in the NFL. The Panthers were ranked 23rd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense gave up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 22nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 409 passes on 612 attempts against the Carolina Panthers defense last season, placing them 30th and 28th in the National Football League. The Carolina pass defense also gave up a total of 4,291 yards through the air, which was 29th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 376 attempts for 1,465 yards last year, putting them in 6th place in the league against the run. The Panthers committed 112 penalties for 907 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 12th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 36.2% of possessions on defense, which was 19th in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans ran for 2,187 yards as a unit last year, which ranked 3rd in the league. They ran 476 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans were penalized on offense 110 times for 1,012 yards last season, which had them 11th in the NFL in penalties. They were 14th in the National Football League in points scored with 381. They ran 1,008 plays last year for 5,728 yards, which ranked them 11th in the NFL in total offense. The Titans averaged 5.7 yards per play, which was 9th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 322 1st downs last season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Mariota completed 276 throws while attempting 451 passes for a completion percentage of 61.2% last year. He passed for 3,426 yards. He averaged 12.4 yards per completion and 7.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating last season was 95.6 and his QBR was 64.9.
The Titans rush defense gave up 356 attempts for 1,413 yards last season, putting them in 2nd place in the NFL against the run. They had 137 penalties for 1,191 yards on defense last year. That placed them 32nd in the league. They allowed a score on 35% of possessions on defense, which was 14th in the NFL. Tennessee was 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 378. They gave up a total of 5,720 yards on D, which was 20th in the league. The Titans were 15th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 388 throws on 635 attempts against the Tennessee defense last season, ranking them 28th and 31st in the league. The Tennessee Titans pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,307 yards in the air, which was 30th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Titans NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Panthers +3
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