Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/16/2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018
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The Tennessee Titans host the Houston Texans at Nissan Stadium on Sunday, September 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Houston as 1 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.5.
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The Titans have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Texans have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0.
Valuable Houston Texans Betting Trends
The Houston Texans are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Houston Texans are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Houston Texans Injuries
09/10/18 CB Kevin Johnson Concussion is out indefinitely
09/10/18 T Seantrel Henderson Leg is out for season
09/09/18 DE Christian Covington Thigh left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/09/18 QB Deshaun Watson Concussion injured last game, is probable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/09/18 LB Duke Ejiofor Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/09/18 CB Kayvon Webster Achilles is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/09/18 WR Keke Coutee Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/09/18 WR Will Fuller V Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/04/18 LB Ben Heeney Ankle IR
09/04/18 CB Jermaine Kelly Undisclosed IR
08/03/18 S Andre Hal Illness is out indefinitely
08/03/18 RB D'Onta Foreman Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
09/10/18 TE Delanie Walker Ankle IR
09/10/18 T Taylor Lewan Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Houston
09/09/18 LB Harold Landry Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Houston
09/09/18 T Jack Conklin Knee is questionable Sunday vs Houston
09/09/18 S Kendrick Lewis Knee is questionable Sunday vs Houston
09/09/18 QB Marcus Mariota Elbow left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Houston
09/09/18 LB Rashaan Evans Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Houston
09/04/18 K Austin Barnard Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 DL Johnny Maxey Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 WR Michael Campanaro Undisclosed IR
08/10/18 LB Nate Palmer Leg IR
08/03/18 CB Tye Smith Undisclosed IR
08/02/18 S Johnathan Cyprien ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Houston Texans have run for 167 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in the NFL. They've run 34 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Texans have been penalized on offense 6 times for 44 yards so far this season, which has them 3rd in the league in penalties. They are 17th in the NFL in points scored with 20. They have run 71 plays this season for 325 yards, which ranks them 20th in the league in total offense. The Texans average 4.6 yards per play, which is 20th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 21 1st downs this year, placing them 14th overall as an offensive unit. Deshaun Watson averages 5.2 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 yards per completion. He has completed 17 passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 50%. His quarterback rating is 62.9. He has thrown for 176 yards this season.
The Texans rush defense has allowed 31 attempts for 122 yards this year, putting them in 13th place in the league against the run. Houston has committed 6 penalties for 36 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 31st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 38.5% of possessions on defense, which is 29th in the league. They are 32nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 27. They have surrendered a total of 389 yards on D, which is 20th in the NFL. The Texans are ranked 29th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 30th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 26 passes on 39 attempts against the Houston Texans defense this season, placing them 6th and 3rd in the National Football League. The Houston pass defense has also given up a total of 267 yards through the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 20. They have run 67 plays this year for 336 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the NFL in total offense. The Titans average 5 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 116 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in the league. They've run 29 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 5 times for 48 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the NFL in penalties. Blaine Gabbert has passed for 117 yards this year. He's completed 11 throws while attempting 22 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. His quarterback rating this season is 47. He averages 10.6 yards per completion and 5.3 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 27. They have given up a total of 342 yards on D, which is 13th in the league. The Titans are 8th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has allowed 7.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 12th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 20 throws on 28 attempts against the Tennessee defense this season, ranking them 29th and 32nd in the league. The Titans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 222 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 29 attempts for 120 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the NFL against the run. The Tennessee Titans have had 7 penalties for 51 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.7% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Texans/Titans NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Texans -1
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