Tennessee Titans at Buffalo Bills Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/7/2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
New Era Field
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The Tennessee Titans head to New Era Field to play the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 39.5.
The Titans are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Bills are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0.
Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 3-1-0 against the spread
Important Buffalo Bills Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bills are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bills are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
10/02/18 S Kenny Vaccaro Elbow is OUT 2-4 weeks
09/30/18 CB Adoree' Jackson Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
09/30/18 QB Blaine Gabbert Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
09/30/18 RB David Fluellen Groin is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
09/30/18 T Dennis Kelly Illness is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
09/30/18 LB Wesley Woodyard Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Buffalo
09/27/18 WR Rishard Matthews Personal has been released
09/26/18 G Kevin Pamphile Undisclosed IR
09/10/18 TE Delanie Walker Ankle IR
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
Key Buffalo Bills Injuries
10/01/18 WR Kelvin Benjamin Head is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/30/18 S Micah Hyde Groin left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/30/18 CB Phillip Gaines Elbow is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/04/18 P Cory Carter ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 75. They have run 251 plays this year for 1,249 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 71 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 436 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in the league. They've run 120 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 21 times for 178 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the NFL in penalties. Marcus Mariota has passed for 547 yards this year. He's completed 51 throws while attempting 77 passes for a completion percentage of 66.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 79.3. He averages 10.7 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 73. They have given up a total of 1,443 yards on D, which is 13th in the league. The Titans are 8th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 12th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 96 throws on 144 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 971 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 96 attempts for 472 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the NFL against the run. The Titans have had 34 penalties for 291 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.6% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is 12th in the NFL in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 80 punt return yards and are averaging 8.9 yards per return, which is 16th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 26 yards. They have returned 2 kicks for 121 yards on special teams, placing them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 60.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 94 yards this season. They are 27th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,500. The Tennessee Titans have tried 10 field goals this season and made 9, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 90.0%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 974 yards on 20 punts, averaging 48.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bills have run for 353 yards as a team, which ranks 6th in the NFL. They've run 98 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bills have been penalized on offense 31 times for 235 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the league in penalties. They are 22nd in the NFL in points scored with 50. They have run 240 plays this season for 883 yards, which ranks them 29th in the league in total offense. The Bills average 3.7 yards per play, which is 27th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 54 1st downs this year, placing them 26th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Allen averages 6.5 yards per pass attempt and 12.1 yards per completion. He has completed 55 passes on 103 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.4%. His quarterback rating is 63.8. He has thrown for 666 yards this season.
The Bills rush defense has allowed 98 attempts for 381 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in the league against the run. Buffalo has committed 26 penalties for 242 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 10th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 38% of possessions on defense, which is 25th in the league. They are 18th in the league in points allowed on defense with 106. They have surrendered a total of 1,433 yards on D, which is 26th in the NFL. The Buffalo Bills are ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 17th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 111 passes on 160 attempts against the Buffalo defense this season, placing them 30th and 29th in the National Football League. The Bills pass defense has also given up a total of 1,052 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Buffalo Bills have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 5, which is 14th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83.3%. Buffalo kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,227 yards on 27 punts, averaging 45.4 yards per punt. That places them 17th in the NFL in punting average. Buffalo is ranked 31st in the league in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 37 punt return yards and average 6.2 yards per return, which is 10th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 13 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 250 yards on special teams, ranking 17th in kick return yardage. The Bills average 27.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 49 yards this year. They are 30th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,330.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Bills NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bills +3
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