Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers Week 11 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/16/2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
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The Tennessee Titans travel to Heinz Field to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.5. The Titans have an ATS record of 3-5-1 while their over/under record is 6-3-0. The Steelers have an over/under record of 1-8-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 3-5-1 against the spread
Important Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 1-8-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
11/12/17 G Quinton Spain Toe is "?" Thursday vs. Pittsburgh09/21/17 LB Aaron Wallace Back IR09/05/17 WR Tajae' Sharpe Foot IR09/04/17 WR Harry Douglas Knee IR
Key Pittsburgh Steelers Injuries
11/13/17 CB Joe Haden Fibula is out indefinitely11/13/17 S Mike Mitchell Ankle is doubtful Thursday vs. Tennessee11/12/17 LB James Harrison Back is "?" Thursday vs. Tennessee09/05/17 LB Keion Adams Shoulder IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 14th in the NFL in points scored with 205. They have run 564 plays this season for 2,958 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the league in total offense. The Titans average 5.2 yards per play, which is 18th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 168 1st downs this year, placing them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 1,123 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the NFL. They've run 254 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 51 times for 503 yards so far this season, which has them 29th in the league in penalties. Marcus Mariota has thrown for 1,783 yards this season. He has completed 154 passes on 248 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.1%. His quarterback rating is 83.1. He averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 11.6 yards per completion.
Tennessee is 21st in the league in points allowed on defense with 213. They have surrendered a total of 2,955 yards on D, which is 16th in the NFL. The Titans are ranked 12th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 15th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 206 passes on 340 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense this season, placing them 24th and 28th in the National Football League. The Tennessee pass defense has also given up a total of 2,128 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 230 attempts for 827 yards this year, putting them in 6th place in the league against the run. The Titans have committed 69 penalties for 544 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 19th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 35.8% of possessions on defense, which is 17th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is ranked 10th in the league in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 202 punt return yards and average 9.6 yards per return, which is 9th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 46 yards. They have returned 16 kicks for 315 yards on special teams, ranking 23rd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 19.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 48 yards this year. They are 19th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,585. The Tennessee Titans have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 22, which is 3rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88.0%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,296 yards on 44 punts, averaging 52.2 yards per punt. That places them 1st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Pittsburgh Steelers have run for 959 yards as a unit, which ranks 20th in the league. They've run 267 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Steelers have been penalized on offense 63 times for 522 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the NFL in penalties. They are 20th in the National Football League in points scored with 187. They have run 585 plays this year for 3,226 yards, which ranks them 12th in the NFL in total offense. The Steelers average 5.5 yards per play, which is 11th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Ben Roethlisberger has completed 187 throws while attempting 306 passes for a completion percentage of 61.1%. He has passed for 2,298 yards this year. He averages 12.3 yards per completion and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 83.8.
The Steelers rush defense has given up 218 attempts for 924 yards this season, putting them in 11th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 62 penalties for 580 yards on defense this year. That places them 24th in the league. They've allowed a score on 26.5% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL. Pittsburgh is 2nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 148. They have given up a total of 2,560 yards on D, which is 1st in the league. The Steelers are 4th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense has allowed 5.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 2nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 171 throws on 286 attempts against the Pittsburgh Steelers defense this season, ranking them 3rd and 3rd in the league. The Steelers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,636 yards in the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Pittsburgh Steelers have tried 23 field goals this season and made 20, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 87.0%. Pittsburgh kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 15 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,737 yards on 40 punts, averaging 43.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 29th in the NFL in punting average. Pittsburgh is 27th in the NFL in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 75 punt return yards and are averaging 5.4 yards per return, which is 28th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 15 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 193 yards on special teams, placing them 29th in kick return yardage. The Steelers average 16.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 25 yards this season. They are 21st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,569.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Steelers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Titans +7
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