Tennessee Titans at New York Jets Preseason NFL Picks & Predictions 8/12/2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017
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The Tennessee Titans travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Jets on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 37.5. The Titans had an ATS record of 7-9-0 last season while their over/under record was 10-6-0. The Jets had an over/under record of 7-9-0 and they were 6-10-0 against the spread.
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Valuable 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
Important New York Jets Betting Trends
The New York Jets were 7-9-0 against the over/under last season
The New York Jets were 6-10-0 against the spread last year
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
07/30/17 WR Tajae Sharpe Foot PUP
Key New York Jets Injuries
07/30/17 WR Devin Smith ACL IR
07/30/17 WR Jalin Marshall Suspension expected to miss weeks 1-4
07/30/17 TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Suspension expected to miss weeks 1-2
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans were 14th in the NFL in points scored with 381 last season. They ran 1,008 plays last year for 5,728 yards, which ranked them 11th in the league in total offense. The Titans averaged 5.7 yards per play, which was 9th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 322 1st downs last year, placing them 18th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee ran for 2,187 yards as a team, which ranked 3rd in the NFL. They ran 476 times last year, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Titans were penalized on offense 110 times for 1012 yards last season, which had them 11th in the league in penalties. Marcus Mariota threw for 3,426 yards last season. He completed 276 passes on 451 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.2%. His QBR last year was 64.9 while is quarterback rating was 95.6. He averaged 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 12.4 yards per completion.
Tennessee was 17th in the league in points allowed on defense with 378 last year. They surrendered a total of 5,720 yards on D, which was 20th in the NFL. The Titans were ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense gave up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 18th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 388 passes on 635 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense last season, placing them 28th and 31st in the National Football League. The Tennessee pass defense also gave up a total of 4,307 yards through the air, which was 30th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 356 attempts for 1,413 yards last year, putting them in 2nd place in the league against the run. The Titans committed 137 penalties for 1191 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 32nd in the NFL. They gave up a score on 35% of possessions on defense, which was 14th in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Jets ran for 1,802 yards as a unit last year, which ranked 12th in the league. They ran 418 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Jets were penalized on offense 93 times for 837 yards last season, which had them 29th in the NFL in penalties. They were 30th in the National Football League in points scored with 275. They ran 1,003 plays last year for 5,268 yards, which ranked them 26th in the NFL in total offense. The Jets averaged 5.3 yards per play, which was 20th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 291 1st downs last season, ranking them 27th overall as an offensive unit.
The Jets rush defense gave up 428 attempts for 1,581 yards last season, putting them in 11th place in the NFL against the run. They had 74 penalties for 651 yards on defense last year. That placed them 1st in the league. They allowed a score on 37.7% of possessions on defense, which was 20th in the NFL. New York was 28th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 409. They gave up a total of 5,479 yards on D, which was 11th in the league. The Jets were 13th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense allowed 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 24th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 347 throws on 545 attempts against the New York defense last season, ranking them 12th and 8th in the league. The New York Jets pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,898 yards in the air, which was 17th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Titans -2.5
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