Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots NFL Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Get todays NFL Odds & Lines on this game
The Tennessee Titans head to Gillette Stadium to play the New England Patriots on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in an AFC Divisional Playoff game. The opening line for this matchup has New England as 13.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 48. The Titans are 9-7-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8-0. The Patriots are 11-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-9-0.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 9-8-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 9-7-1 against the spread
Important New England Patriots Betting Trends
The New England Patriots are 7-9-0 against the over/under
The New England Patriots are 11-5-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
12/22/17 CB LeShaun Sims Hamstring IR
12/04/17 DL DaQuan Jones Biceps IR
09/21/17 LB Aaron Wallace Back IR
09/05/17 WR Tajae' Sharpe Foot IR
01/07/18 RB DeMarco Murray MCL is "?" Saturday vs New England
Key New England Patriots Injuries
12/14/17 OL Marcus Cannon Ankle IR
11/27/17 TE Martellus Bennett Hamstring IR
11/27/17 DB Nate Ebner Knee IR
10/26/17 LB Dont'a Hightower Pectoral IR
09/22/17 DT Vincent Valentine Knee IR
09/06/17 WR Malcolm Mitchell Knee IR
09/05/17 WR Julian Edelman ACL IR
09/04/17 LB Shea McClellin Undisclosed IR
09/01/17 CB Cyrus Jones ACL IR
01/07/18 DL Alan Branch Knee is "?" Saturday vs Tennessee
01/07/18 WR Chris Hogan Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs Tennessee
01/07/18 RB James White Ankle is "?" Saturday vs Tennessee
01/07/18 RB Mike Gillislee Knee is "?" Saturday vs Tennessee
01/07/18 RB Rex Burkhead Knee is "?" Saturday vs Tennessee
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 334. They have run 974 plays this year for 5,024 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the NFL in total offense. The Titans average 5.2 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 290 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 1,833 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in the league. They've run 443 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 85 times for 785 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the NFL in penalties. Marcus Mariota has passed for 3,232 yards this year. He's completed 281 throws while attempting 453 passes for a completion percentage of 62%. His quarterback rating this season is 79.3. He averages 11.5 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 356. They have given up a total of 5,248 yards on D, which is 13th in the league. The Titans are 8th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 12th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 369 throws on 605 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 3,828 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 398 attempts for 1,420 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the NFL against the run. The Titans have had 119 penalties for 942 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.3% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is 12th in the NFL in punt returns with 36. They've totaled 305 punt return yards and are averaging 8.5 yards per return, which is 16th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 46 yards. They have returned 28 kicks for 618 yards on special teams, placing them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 22.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 57 yards this season. They are 27th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,150. The Tennessee Titans have tried 42 field goals this season and made 35, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 83.3%. Tennessee Titans kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 31 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,729 yards on 75 punts, averaging 49.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New England Patriots have run for 1,889 yards as a team, which ranks 10th in the NFL. They've run 448 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Patriots have been penalized on offense 95 times for 835 yards so far this season, which has them 26th in the league in penalties. They are 2nd in the NFL in points scored with 458. They have run 1,070 plays this season for 6,307 yards, which ranks them 1st in the league in total offense. The Patriots average 5.9 yards per play, which is 3rd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 389 1st downs this year, placing them 1st overall as an offensive unit. Tom Brady averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.9 yards per completion. He has completed 385 passes on 581 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.3%. His quarterback rating is 102.8. He has thrown for 4,577 yards this season.
The Patriots rush defense has allowed 390 attempts for 1,836 yards this year, putting them in 20th place in the league against the run. New England has committed 111 penalties for 1,035 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 27th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 30.2% of possessions on defense, which is 6th in the league. They are 5th in the league in points allowed on defense with 296. They have surrendered a total of 5,856 yards on D, which is 29th in the NFL. The New England Patriots are ranked 28th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 20th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 367 passes on 590 attempts against the New England defense this season, placing them 28th and 30th in the National Football League. The Patriots pass defense has also given up a total of 4,020 yards through the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New England Patriots have attempted 40 field goals this season and made 37, which is 4th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92.5%. New England kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 45 for 47 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,515 yards on 58 punts, averaging 43.4 yards per punt. That places them 27th in the NFL in punting average. New England is ranked 18th in the league in punt returns with 32. They've accumulated 263 punt return yards and average 8.2 yards per return, which is 17th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 40 yards. They have returned 28 kicks for 622 yards on special teams, ranking 19th in kick return yardage. The Patriots average 22.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 103 yards this year. They are 4th in the league in all-purpose yards with 7,393.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Patriots -13.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of this Weeks Free NFL picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert NFL Picks