Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans Week 12 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/26/2018
Monday, November 26, 2018
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The Houston Texans host the Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium on Monday, November 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has Houston as 4.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 41.5.
The Texans have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread. The Titans have an ATS record of 6-4-0 while their over/under record is 3-7-0.
Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Houston Texans Betting Trends
The Houston Texans are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Houston Texans are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
11/18/18 RB David Fluellen Knee is questionable Monday vs Houston
11/18/18 QB Marcus Mariota Hand left last game, is questionable Monday vs Houston
11/18/18 WR Taywan Taylor Foot is questionable Monday vs Houston
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 Houston Texans Injuries
11/18/18 CB Aaron Colvin Ankle is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
11/18/18 LB Duke Ejiofor Shoulder is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
11/18/18 G Senio Kelemete Ankle injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
11/18/18 LB Zach Cunningham Knee is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
11/18/18 C Zach Fulton Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
10/26/18 WR Will Fuller V ACL is out for season
10/10/18 CB Kayvon Webster Quad IR
09/26/18 WR Bruce Ellington Hamstring IR
09/22/18 T Seantrel Henderson Leg IR
09/12/18 CB Kevin Johnson Concussion IR
09/04/18 LB Ben Heeney Ankle IR
09/04/18 CB Jermaine Kelly Undisclosed IR
08/03/18 RB D'Onta Foreman Achilles is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans have run for 1,117 yards as a team, which ranks 15th in the NFL. They've run 289 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 49 times for 452 yards so far this season, which has them 31st in the league in penalties. They are 19th in the NFL in points scored with 178. They have run 602 plays this season for 2,954 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the league in total offense. The Titans average 4.9 yards per play, which is 17th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this year, placing them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Mariota averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 10.8 yards per completion. He has completed 146 passes on 216 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.6%. His quarterback rating is 88.2. He has thrown for 1,583 yards this season.
The Titans rush defense has allowed 256 attempts for 1,000 yards this year, putting them in 4th place in the league against the run. Tennessee has committed 69 penalties for 565 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 22nd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 33.3% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the league. They are 17th in the league in points allowed on defense with 189. They have surrendered a total of 3,349 yards on D, which is 13th in the NFL. The Titans are ranked 8th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has given up 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 12th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 218 passes on 334 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense this season, placing them 29th and 32nd in the National Football League. The Tennessee pass defense has also given up a total of 2,349 yards through the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tennessee Titans have attempted 21 field goals this season and made 18, which is 6th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.7%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,141 yards on 45 punts, averaging 47.6 yards per punt. That places them 1st in the NFL in punting average. Tennessee is ranked 12th in the league in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 172 punt return yards and average 9.6 yards per return, which is 16th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 38 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 431 yards on special teams, ranking 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 35.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 94 yards this year. They are 27th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,758.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Houston Texans are 17th in the National Football League in points scored with 239. They have run 648 plays this year for 3,642 yards, which ranks them 20th in the NFL in total offense. The Texans average 5.6 yards per play, which is 20th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 201 1st downs this season, ranking them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Houston has run for 1,221 yards as a unit, which ranks 14th in the league. They've run 305 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Texans have been penalized on offense 73 times for 503 yards so far this year, which has them 3rd in the NFL in penalties. Deshaun Watson has passed for 2,597 yards this year. He's completed 201 throws while attempting 309 passes for a completion percentage of 65%. His quarterback rating this season is 98.6. He averages 12.9 yards per completion and 8.4 yards per pass attempt.
Houston is 32nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 205. They have given up a total of 3,305 yards on D, which is 20th in the league. The Texans are 29th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 30th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 233 throws on 371 attempts against the Houston defense this season, ranking them 6th and 3rd in the league. The Texans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,345 yards in the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 261 attempts for 960 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the NFL against the run. The Houston Texans have had 67 penalties for 558 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.8% of possessions on defense, which is 29th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Houston is 11th in the NFL in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 190 punt return yards and are averaging 8.6 yards per return, which is 18th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 27 yards. They have returned 12 kicks for 284 yards on special teams, placing them 28th in kick return yardage. The Texans average 23.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 36 yards this season. They are 20th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,292. The Houston Texans have tried 27 field goals this season and made 22, which is 25th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 81.5%. Houston kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 23 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,944 yards on 44 punts, averaging 44.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 2nd in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Texans NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Titans +4.5
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