Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Chargers Week 7 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/21/2018
Sunday, October 21, 2018
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The Tennessee Titans head to Wembley Stadium to play the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 6 point favorites. The total has been set at 45.
The Titans are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4-0. The Chargers are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-1-0.
Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Chargers are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Chargers are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
10/14/18 DT Bennie Logan Elbow is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/14/18 LB Derrick Morgan Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/14/18 LB Wesley Woodyard Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/14/18 LB Will Compton Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/14/18 G Quinton Spain Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/02/18 S Kenny Vaccaro Elbow is OUT 2-4 weeks
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 Los Angeles Chargers Injuries
10/14/18 K Caleb Sturgis Quad is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
10/14/18 LB Jatavis Brown Groin is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
10/14/18 T Joe Barksdale Knee is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
10/14/18 LB Kyzir White Knee is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
10/14/18 WR Travis Benjamin Foot is questionable Sunday vs Tennessee
09/20/18 CB Craig Mager Hamstring IR
09/14/18 DE Joey Bosa Foot is out indefinitely
09/04/18 WR Artavis Scott Ankle IR
09/04/18 TE Austin Roberts Knee IR
08/19/18 S Jaylen Watkins ACL IR
08/03/18 TE Hunter Henry Knee IR
07/27/18 CB Jason Verrett Achilles IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 87. They have run 344 plays this year for 1,576 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the NFL in total offense. The Titans average 4.6 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 93 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 591 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in the league. They've run 159 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 30 times for 253 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the NFL in penalties. Marcus Mariota has passed for 793 yards this year. He's completed 75 throws while attempting 118 passes for a completion percentage of 63.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 74.6. He averages 10.6 yards per completion and 6.7 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 107. They have given up a total of 2,027 yards on D, which is 13th in the league. The Titans are 8th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 12th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 131 throws on 201 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 1,288 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 174 attempts for 739 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the NFL against the run. The Titans have had 48 penalties for 391 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.3% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is 12th in the NFL in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 119 punt return yards and are averaging 9.9 yards per return, which is 16th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 38 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 174 yards on special teams, placing them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 43.5 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 1,993. The Tennessee Titans have tried 14 field goals this season and made 13, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 92.9%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,456 yards on 31 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Chargers have run for 824 yards as a team, which ranks 24th in the NFL. They've run 162 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chargers have been penalized on offense 41 times for 323 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the league in penalties. They are 13th in the NFL in points scored with 175. They have run 365 plays this season for 2,475 yards, which ranks them 4th in the league in total offense. The Chargers average 6.8 yards per play, which is 4th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 134 1st downs this year, placing them 5th overall as an offensive unit. Philip Rivers averages 8.8 yards per pass attempt and 12.8 yards per completion. He has completed 133 passes on 194 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.6%. His quarterback rating is 115.1. He has thrown for 1,702 yards this season.
The Chargers rush defense has allowed 139 attempts for 581 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. Los Angeles has committed 35 penalties for 282 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.4% of possessions on defense, which is 4th in the league. They are 3rd in the league in points allowed on defense with 144. They have surrendered a total of 2,146 yards on D, which is 15th in the NFL. The Los Angeles Chargers are ranked 16th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has given up 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 5th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 131 passes on 212 attempts against the Los Angeles defense this season, placing them 12th and 7th in the National Football League. The Chargers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,565 yards through the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Los Angeles Chargers have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 10, which is 26th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 76.9%. Los Angeles kickers have made 77% of their extra points, going 13 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 990 yards on 23 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in the NFL in punting average. Los Angeles is ranked 25th in the league in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 176 punt return yards and average 10.4 yards per return, which is 9th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 56 yards. They have returned 8 kicks for 192 yards on special teams, ranking 30th in kick return yardage. The Chargers average 24 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 7th in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,902.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Chargers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Chargers -6
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