Tennessee Titans at Miami Dolphins Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/8/2017
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium
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The Tennessee Titans head to Hard Rock Stadium to play the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 39. The Titans are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Dolphins are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-3-0.
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Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Miami Dolphins Betting Trends
The Miami Dolphins are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Miami Dolphins are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
10/03/17 WR Corey Davis Hamstring expected to miss Sunday vs. Miami
10/01/17 S Johnathan Cyprien Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Miami
10/01/17 QB Marcus Mariota Hamstring left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Miami
09/21/17 LB Aaron Wallace Back IR
09/05/17 WR Tajae' Sharpe Foot IR
09/04/17 WR Harry Douglas Knee IR
Key Miami Dolphins Injuries
10/01/17 CB Byron Maxwell Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/01/17 T Eric Smith Knee "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/01/17 DT Jordan Phillips Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
10/01/17 LB Rey Maualuga Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Tennessee
09/05/17 LB Raekwon McMillan ACL IR
09/05/17 QB Ryan Tannehill ACL IR
09/04/17 C Ted Larsen Bicep IR
08/15/17 CB Tony Lippett Achilles IR
08/06/17 S T.J. McDonald Suspension 8-game suspension (eligible to return 11/05 vs Oakland)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 9th in the National Football League in points scored with 100. They have run 235 plays this year for 1,355 yards, which ranks them 13th in the NFL in total offense. The Titans average 5.8 yards per play, which is 9th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 72 1st downs this season, ranking them 21st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 555 yards as a unit, which ranks 6th in the league. They've run 111 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 23 times for 252 yards so far this year, which has them 27th in the NFL in penalties. Marcus Mariota has passed for 792 yards this year. He's completed 66 throws while attempting 110 passes for a completion percentage of 60%. His quarterback rating this season is 79.8. He averages 12 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 30th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 126. They have given up a total of 1,547 yards on D, which is 30th in the league. The Titans are 24th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 24th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 96 throws on 149 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense this season, ranking them 26th and 28th in the league. The Tennessee pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,097 yards in the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 118 attempts for 450 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the NFL against the run. The Titans have had 29 penalties for 266 yards on defense this year. That places them 26th in the league. They've allowed a score on 47.8% of possessions on defense, which is 31st in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is 7th in the NFL in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 111 punt return yards and are averaging 13.9 yards per return, which is 5th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 46 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 84 yards on special teams, placing them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 16.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this season. They are 6th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,360. The Tennessee Titans have tried 11 field goals this season and made 10, which is 1st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 90.9%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this season. Their punters have accumulated 654 yards on 13 punts, averaging 50.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami Dolphins have run for 199 yards as a team, which ranks 32nd in the NFL. They've run 62 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Dolphins have been penalized on offense 24 times for 164 yards so far this season, which has them 25th in the league in penalties. They are 32nd in the NFL in points scored with 25. They have run 178 plays this season for 747 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the league in total offense. The Dolphins average 4.2 yards per play, which is 32nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 48 1st downs this year, placing them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. Jay Cutler averages 5.8 yards per pass attempt and 8.8 yards per completion. He has completed 70 passes on 105 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating is 80.4. He has thrown for 614 yards this season.
The Dolphins rush defense has allowed 76 attempts for 233 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in the league against the run. Miami has committed 24 penalties for 221 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.7% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the league. They are 2nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 57. They have surrendered a total of 1,050 yards on D, which is 2nd in the NFL. The Miami Dolphins are ranked 25th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 7.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 30th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 78 passes on 103 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 9th and 1st in the National Football League. The Dolphins pass defense has also given up a total of 817 yards through the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Miami Dolphins have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 21st in the National Football League. Miami kickers have made 50% of their extra points, going 1 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 463 yards on 10 punts, averaging 46.3 yards per punt. That places them 13th in the NFL in punting average. Miami is ranked 20th in the league in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 34 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 19th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 14 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 86 yards on special teams, ranking 21st in kick return yardage. The Dolphins average 21.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 34 yards this year. They are 32nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 711.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dolphins +3
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