Washington Redskins at Tennessee Titans Week 16 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/23/2018
Sunday, December 23, 2018
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The Washington Redskins travel to Nissan Stadium to take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, December 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 10 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 37.5.
The Redskins have an ATS record of 8-6-0 while their over/under record is 6-8-0. The Titans have an over/under record of 6-8-0 and they are 8-6-0 against the spread.
Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 8-6-0 against the spread
Important Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans are 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Titans are 8-6-0 against the spread
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
12/17/18 CB Danny Johnson Finger injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee
12/17/18 T Ty Nsekhe Knee injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee
12/16/18 CB Joshua Holsey Knee injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee
12/16/18 LB Ryan Anderson Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee
12/16/18 OL Tony Bergstrom Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee
12/11/18 TE Jordan Reed Toe is out indefinitely
12/05/18 CB Quinton Dunbar Shin IR
12/05/18 WR Trey Quinn Knee IR
12/03/18 QB Colt McCoy Fibula is out for season
11/18/18 QB Alex Smith Ankle is out for season
11/13/18 T Geron Christian Knee IR
11/06/18 G Brandon Scherff Shoulder IR
11/06/18 WR Paul Richardson Shoulder IR
11/06/18 G Shawn Lauvao Knee IR
09/19/18 RB Rob Kelley Toe IR
09/12/18 WR Cam Sims Ankle IR
09/04/18 G Arie Kouandjio Quad IR
09/04/18 G Tyler Catalina Shoulder IR
08/15/18 WR Robert Davis Knee IR
08/11/18 RB Derrius Guice ACL IR
08/11/18 TE Manasseh Garner ACL IR
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
12/17/18 S Kenny Vaccaro Concussion injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Washington
12/17/18 CB Logan Ryan Fibula is out for season
12/17/18 LB Sharif Finch Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Washington
12/16/18 LB Brian Orakpo Elbow is questionable Saturday vs Washington
12/16/18 RB David Fluellen Knee is questionable Saturday vs Washington
12/12/18 T Jack Conklin Knee IR
12/11/18 TE Jonnu Smith Knee is out indefinitely
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins are 16th in the NFL in points scored with 265. They have run 864 plays this season for 4,414 yards, which ranks them 16th in the league in total offense. The Redskins average 5.1 yards per play, which is 15th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 255 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 1,592 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the NFL. They've run 368 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 105 times for 944 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the league in penalties. Josh Johnson has thrown for 346 yards this season. He has completed 27 passes on 41 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.9%. His quarterback rating is 98.2. He averages 8.4 yards per pass attempt and 12.8 yards per completion.
Washington is 28th in the league in points allowed on defense with 310. They have surrendered a total of 5,003 yards on D, which is 21st in the NFL. The Redskins are ranked 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has given up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 15th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 316 passes on 478 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense this season, placing them 4th and 12th in the National Football League. The Washington pass defense has also given up a total of 3,371 yards through the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 352 attempts for 1,632 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in the league against the run. The Redskins have committed 95 penalties for 756 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 33.8% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Washington is ranked 23rd in the league in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 90 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 27th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 30 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 487 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 19.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 44 yards this year. They are 17th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,205. The Washington Redskins have attempted 26 field goals this season and made 23, which is 21st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88.5%. Washington Redskins kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,250 yards on 72 punts, averaging 45.1 yards per punt. That places them 13th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans have run for 1,831 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in the league. They've run 411 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Titans have been penalized on offense 71 times for 642 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the NFL in penalties. They are 19th in the National Football League in points scored with 268. They have run 838 plays this year for 4,449 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the NFL in total offense. The Titans average 5.3 yards per play, which is 17th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 258 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Mariota has completed 218 throws while attempting 318 passes for a completion percentage of 68.6%. He has passed for 2,418 yards this year. He averages 11.1 yards per completion and 7.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 91.9.
The Titans rush defense has given up 359 attempts for 1,544 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 100 penalties for 839 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 31.1% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the NFL. Tennessee is 17th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 254. They have given up a total of 4,606 yards on D, which is 13th in the league. The Titans are 8th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 12th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 300 throws on 475 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense this season, ranking them 29th and 32nd in the league. The Titans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,062 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tennessee Titans have tried 27 field goals this season and made 23, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 85.2%. Tennessee kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 25 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,043 yards on 65 punts, averaging 46.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NFL in punting average. Tennessee is 12th in the NFL in punt returns with 24. They've totaled 211 punt return yards and are averaging 8.8 yards per return, which is 16th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 38 yards. They have returned 17 kicks for 578 yards on special teams, placing them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans average 34 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 5,499.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Titans NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Redskins +10
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