Tennessee Titans at Arizona Cardinals Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/10/2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
University of Phoenix Stadium
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The Tennessee Titans head to University of Phoenix Stadium to play the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 44.5. The Titans are 5-6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5-0. The Cardinals are 3-8-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-7-0.
Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 5-6-1 against the spread
Important Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 5-7-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 3-8-1 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
12/04/17 DL DaQuan Jones Biceps IR
12/04/17 TE Delanie Walker Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Arizona
12/04/17 LB Derrick Morgan Knee is "?" Sunday vs Arizona
12/04/17 CB Logan Ryan Concussion left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Arizona
12/04/17 WR Rishard Matthews Hamstring is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Arizona
09/21/17 LB Aaron Wallace Back IR
09/05/17 WR Tajae' Sharpe Foot IR
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
12/03/17 DT Corey Peters Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Tennessee
12/03/17 LB Deone Bucannon Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Tennessee
12/03/17 RB Adrian Peterson Neck is "?" Sunday vs Tennessee
12/03/17 CB Rudy Ford Knee is "?" Sunday vs Tennessee
11/27/17 RB Kerwynn Williams Ribs is out indefinitely
11/21/17 WR John Brown Toe is out indefinitely
11/11/17 T D.J. Humphries Knee IR
11/11/17 S Tyvon Branch Knee IR
11/11/17 TE Ifeanyi Momah Leg IR
10/26/17 QB Carson Palmer Arm IR
10/12/17 LS Aaron Brewer Arm IR
10/02/17 LB Markus Golden ACL IR
09/29/17 G Mike Iupati Elbow IR
09/17/17 RB David Johnson Wrist IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 266. They have run 727 plays this year for 3,894 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the NFL in total offense. The Titans average 5.4 yards per play, which is 13th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 223 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 1,465 yards as a unit, which ranks 7th in the league. They've run 328 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 69 times for 646 yards so far this year, which has them 29th in the NFL in penalties. Marcus Mariota has passed for 2,423 yards this year. He's completed 208 throws while attempting 329 passes for a completion percentage of 63.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 80.4. He averages 11.6 yards per completion and 7.4 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 18th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 282. They have given up a total of 3,942 yards on D, which is 11th in the league. The Titans are 8th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 11th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 284 throws on 463 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense this season, ranking them 32nd and 32nd in the league. The Tennessee pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,908 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 297 attempts for 1,034 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the NFL against the run. The Titans have had 96 penalties for 757 yards on defense this year. That places them 25th in the league. They've allowed a score on 38.1% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is 12th in the NFL in punt returns with 26. They've totaled 260 punt return yards and are averaging 10 yards per return, which is 5th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 46 yards. They have returned 22 kicks for 433 yards on special teams, placing them 23rd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 19.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 48 yards this season. They are 23rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,743. The Tennessee Titans have tried 31 field goals this season and made 26, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 83.9%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 26 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,776 yards on 54 punts, averaging 51.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals have run for 919 yards as a team, which ranks 32nd in the NFL. They've run 287 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 87 times for 709 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the league in penalties. They are 25th in the NFL in points scored with 219. They have run 784 plays this season for 3,938 yards, which ranks them 20th in the league in total offense. The Cardinals average 5 yards per play, which is 23rd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 237 1st downs this year, placing them 15th overall as an offensive unit. Blaine Gabbert averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.6 yards per completion. He has completed 62 passes on 104 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.6%. His quarterback rating is 79.8. He has thrown for 719 yards this season.
The Cardinals rush defense has allowed 322 attempts for 1,194 yards this year, putting them in 9th place in the league against the run. Arizona has committed 98 penalties for 797 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 29th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.5% of possessions on defense, which is 16th in the league. They are 29th in the league in points allowed on defense with 310. They have surrendered a total of 3,964 yards on D, which is 13th in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 14th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 264 passes on 433 attempts against the Arizona defense this season, placing them 23rd and 28th in the National Football League. The Cardinals pass defense has also given up a total of 2,770 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Cardinals have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 18, which is 22nd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 72.0%. Arizona kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 19 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,990 yards on 64 punts, averaging 46.7 yards per punt. That places them 12th in the NFL in punting average. Arizona is ranked 8th in the league in punt returns with 29. They've accumulated 187 punt return yards and average 6.4 yards per return, which is 24th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 20 yards. They have returned 22 kicks for 436 yards on special teams, ranking 22nd in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 19.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 32 yards this year. They are 20th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,779.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Cardinals NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals +2.5
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