Tennessee Titans at San Francisco 49ers Week 15 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/17/2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017
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The Tennessee Titans head to Levi's Stadium to play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 1 point favorites. The total has been set at 44.5. The Titans are 5-7-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6-0. The 49ers are 7-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-8-0.
Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 7-6-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 5-7-1 against the spread
Important San Francisco 49ers Betting Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are 5-8-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco 49ers are 7-6-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
12/10/17 LB Derrick Morgan Knee is "?" Sunday vs San Francisco
12/10/17 T Taylor Lewan Back left last game, is "?" Sunday vs San Francisco
12/04/17 DL DaQuan Jones Biceps IR
09/21/17 LB Aaron Wallace Back IR
09/05/17 WR Tajae' Sharpe Foot IR
Key San Francisco 49ers Injuries
12/10/17 CB Ahkello Witherspoon Knee left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Tennessee
12/10/17 OL Trent Brown Shoulder is "?" Sunday vs Tennessee
12/10/17 WR Victor Bolden Jr. Ankle injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs Tennessee
11/27/17 OL Erik Magnuson Foot IR
11/27/17 RB Raheem Mostert Knee IR
11/06/17 TE Cole Hikutini MCL IR
11/05/17 S Jaquiski Tartt Arm IR
11/04/17 OL Garry Gilliam MCL IR
11/02/17 WR Pierre Garcon Neck IR
10/30/17 DB Jimmie Ward Arm IR
10/17/17 DL Arik Armstead Hand IR
10/10/17 CB Asa Jackson Hamstring IR
09/25/17 DL Tank Carradine Ankle IR
09/05/17 RB Joe Williams Ankle IR
09/05/17 LB Malcolm Smith Pectoral IR
09/02/17 G Joshua Garnett Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 273. They have run 783 plays this year for 4,098 yards, which ranks them 21st in the NFL in total offense. The Titans average 5.2 yards per play, which is 18th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 237 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 1,530 yards as a unit, which ranks 10th in the league. They've run 350 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 75 times for 694 yards so far this year, which has them 27th in the NFL in penalties. Marcus Mariota has passed for 2,582 yards this year. He's completed 224 throws while attempting 360 passes for a completion percentage of 62.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 76.9. He averages 11.5 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 294. They have given up a total of 4,203 yards on D, which is 9th in the league. The Titans are 4th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Their pass defense has allowed 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 9th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 301 throws on 489 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense this season, ranking them 29th and 32nd in the league. The Tennessee pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,033 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 326 attempts for 1,170 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. The Titans have had 101 penalties for 787 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.7% of possessions on defense, which is 25th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is 11th in the NFL in punt returns with 29. They've totaled 274 punt return yards and are averaging 9.4 yards per return, which is 9th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 46 yards. They have returned 24 kicks for 488 yards on special teams, placing them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 20.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 48 yards this season. They are 26th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,036. The Tennessee Titans have tried 32 field goals this season and made 26, which is 9th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 81.3%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,089 yards on 60 punts, averaging 51.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The San Francisco 49ers have run for 1,311 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in the NFL. They've run 321 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 104 times for 827 yards so far this season, which has them 3rd in the league in penalties. They are 27th in the NFL in points scored with 228. They have run 861 plays this season for 4,343 yards, which ranks them 17th in the league in total offense. The 49ers average 5 yards per play, which is 24th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 247 1st downs this year, placing them 18th overall as an offensive unit. Jimmy Garoppolo averages 9 yards per pass attempt and 13.4 yards per completion. He has completed 48 passes on 72 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating is 92.7. He has thrown for 645 yards this season.
The 49ers rush defense has allowed 409 attempts for 1,577 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in the league against the run. San Francisco has committed 76 penalties for 624 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37.4% of possessions on defense, which is 22nd in the league. They are 23rd in the league in points allowed on defense with 314. They have surrendered a total of 4,574 yards on D, which is 25th in the NFL. The San Francisco 49ers are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 25th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 269 passes on 427 attempts against the San Francisco defense this season, placing them 11th and 7th in the National Football League. The 49ers pass defense has also given up a total of 2,997 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Francisco 49ers have attempted 32 field goals this season and made 30, which is 5th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 93.8%. San Francisco kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,994 yards on 69 punts, averaging 43.4 yards per punt. That places them 29th in the NFL in punting average. San Francisco is ranked 14th in the league in punt returns with 28. They've accumulated 244 punt return yards and average 8.7 yards per return, which is 16th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 39 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 479 yards on special teams, ranking 23rd in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 19.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 34 yards this year. They are 15th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,354.
Who will win tonight's Titans/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the 49ers +1
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