Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts Pick, Odds, Week 13 Prediction 12/1/2019
Game: Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Indianapolis -3.5
Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans go to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis opens this game as 3.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 42. The Titans are 6-5-0 ATS and 6-5-0 when betting on the total. The Colts are 6-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 6-5-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Tennessee Titans took on the Jacksonville Jaguars and ended up getting the win by a score of 42-20. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Titans was Ryan Tannehill who went 14/18 with 259 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Derrick Henry paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 74 yards and he tallied 2 touchdowns for the contest. He scurried for 159 yards on 19 carries which had him averaging 8.4 yards per carry. A.J. Brown led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 135 yards on 4 receptions. He earned an average of 33.8 yards per reception for the game. The Tennessee Titans ended up running the ball 33 times and earned 219 yards giving them an average of 6.6 yards per run. Overall, they ran 52 plays for 471 yards. Overall, the Titans racked up 21 1st downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 54 yards. In terms of defense, Tennessee gave up 32 catches on 48 throws totaling 252 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. For the game, they allowed 369 yards and earned 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Titans gave up 117 yards on 27 tries which is an average of 4.3 yards per attempt allowed. Tony Sink has a pick for the contest between the Buccaneers and Jaguars.
Titans are Now 6-5 After Win
The Titans head into this matchup 6-5 this season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league with an average of 22 points per contest, putting them 16th in the league. As a unit, they are averaging 123 rushing yards per contest which is 6th in the AFC. For total yards, they sit in 11th in the conference and 24th in the league with 3,665 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Titans have compiled a total of 17 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the division and I wouldn't expect things to change too much in this game.
The Titans have one of the top tier defenses in the NFL, allowing 19.7 points per contest ranking them 5th among AFC teams. In terms of yards on the ground, Tennessee is giving up 103.8 yards per contest which has them at 2nd in the AFC South and 12th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.0 yards per rush ranking them 3rd in the AFC and 8th in the league overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,351 yards rushing through 11 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Titans have conceded 2,812 yards. Teams are completing 63.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.2 yards per attempt. They have conceded 17 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns.
The last time they took the field, the Indianapolis Colts played the Houston Texans and were defeated 20-17. Jonathan Williams led the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the contest. He ran for 104 yards on 26 carries which meant he averaged 4.0 yards per carry. Eric Ebron led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 44 yards on 4 receptions. He earned an average of 11.0 yards per catch during the game. Running the show from under center for the Colts was Jacoby Brissett who went 16/25 with 129 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Indianapolis Colts rushed the ball a total of 39 times and racked up a total of 175 yards earning them an average of 4.5 yards per carry. For the game, they ran 65 plays for a total of 296 yards. For the contest, the Colts earned a total of 19 first downs and they totaled 3 penalties for 29 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Indianapolis conceded 19 catches on 30 throws totaling 297 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. Overall, they gave up a total of 396 yards and earned 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Colts conceded 99 yards on 24 carries which is an average of 4.1 yards per run allowed. Another matchup you may want to look into is the NFL pick ATS from Guy Bruhn on the Raiders vs Chiefs game.
Colts Fall to 6-5 After Loss
The Colts come into this game with a record of 6-5. Indianapolis is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 144 yards on the ground per game, which has them at 3rd in the NFL. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,586 rushing yards through 11 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Colts average 339 yards per contest overall ranking them 22nd in the league and 10th among AFC teams. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Colts sit in 3rd in the division and 17th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 22.2 points per contest.
The Colts are conceding 20.5 points per game ranking them 2nd in the division and 12th in the league. In terms of points allowed, they have allowed 226 points in total. In terms of yards on the ground, they are conceding 97 yards per contest ranking them 8th in the NFL and 1st in the division. For the 2019 season, they have given up 1,067 rushing yards and 6 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the middling units in the NFL. They are conceding 235 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Colts sit in 10th in the conference. They have allowed 16 passing touchdowns in 2019.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Colts -3.5
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