Tennessee Titans vs Oakland Raiders Pick, Odds, Week 14 Prediction 12/8/2019
Game: Tennessee Titans vs Oakland Raiders
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland +2
Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans travel to RingCentral Coliseum on Sunday where they'll take on the Oakland Raiders. Tennessee opens this game as 2-point favorites. The total opens at 46.5. The Titans are 7-5-0 ATS and 7-5-0 when betting on the total. The Raiders are 6-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 6-6-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Tennessee Titans went up against the Indianapolis Colts and won 31-17. Running the show from under center for the Titans was Ryan Tannehill who went 17/22 with 182 yards passing and threw 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Derrick Henry paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 34 yards and he added 1 TD for the game. He ran for a total of 149 yards via 26 carries which meant he averaged 5.7 yards per carry. A.J. Brown was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 45 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 15.0 yards per reception for that contest. The Tennessee Titans rushed the ball a total of 30 times and generated 154 yards giving them an average of 5.1 yards per attempt. For the game, the Titans had a total of 15 first downs and they totaled 3 infractions for 33 yards. Overall, they totaled 58 plays which gave them a total of 292 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Tennessee conceded 25 completions on 40 attempts for a total of 309 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. For this contest, they gave up 391 yards and earned 3 turnovers. On the ground, the Titans conceded 82 yards on 24 attempts which gave them an average of 3.4 yards per attempt allowed. Josh Schonwald has a pick for the game between the Seahawks and Rams.
The Titans come into this game with a record of 7-5 for this year. They are a team that has the capability to score points in the division and I wouldn't expect things to change too much in this game. For total yardage, they sit in 11th in the conference and 24th in the league with 3,957 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Titans have compiled a total of 19 passing TDs and 14 rushing TDs. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league averaging 23 points per game, putting them 15th in the league. As a team, they are averaging 125 yards on the ground per game which is 5th in the conference.
The Titans have one of the top tier defenses in the NFL, allowing 19.5 points per game which has them at 5th among AFC teams. When talking about yards rushing, Tennessee is allowing 102.0 yards per contest which has them at 2nd in the division and 10th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.0 yards per rush putting them 3rd in the AFC and 7th in the NFL overall. In total, they have conceded 1,505 yards rushing through 12 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Titans have conceded 3,121 yards. Opponents are completing 63.6% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.3 yards per attempt. They have allowed 18 passing TDs and 8 rushing TDs.
The last time they took the field, the Oakland Raiders faced the Kansas City Chiefs and ended up taking the loss by a score of 40-9. Josh Jacobs paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 35 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 104 yards via 17 carries which gave him an average of 6.1 yards per tote. Darren Waller was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 100 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 14.3 yards per catch in the game. Leading the way at QB for the Raiders was Derek Carr who went 20/30 with 222 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He tossed 2 picks during the game. The Oakland Raiders ran the ball a total of 25 times and earned 122 yards which earned them an average of 4.9 yards per rush. In all, they totaled 57 plays for a total of 332 yards. In the game, the Raiders earned 19 first downs and they had 12 penalties for 99 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Oakland allowed 15 completions on 29 tries for a total of 163 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.0%. Against the run, the Raiders allowed 96 yards on 28 tries which is an average of 3.4 yards per carry allowed. For the game, they allowed 259 yards but didn't force any takeaways. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick ATS from Tony Sink on the Giants vs Eagles game.
The Raiders come into this game with a record of 6-6. In discussing the offensive production, the Raiders leave a lot to be desired in terms of scoring in the league. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Raiders currently sit at 3rd among AFC West teams and 23rd out of all the teams in the league with an average of 19.8 points per game. Oakland needs to do more to make teams respect their running game by averaging 123 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 11th in the NFL. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,472 yards rushing through 12 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 Raiders average 355 yards per game overall putting them 16th in the NFL and 7th in the AFC.
The Raiders are giving up 27.0 points per contest which puts them at 4th in the division and 28th in the NFL. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre groups in the NFL. They are conceding 258 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Raiders currently sit at 14th among AFC teams. They have allowed 27 passing touchdowns this season. When talking about points allowed, they have given up 324 total points. In discussing yards on the ground, they are giving up 104 yards per game which puts them at 11th in the NFL and 1st among AFC West teams. For this year, they have conceded 1,243 yards on the ground and 11 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Raiders +2
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