Titans at Browns NFL Picks 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
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The Cleveland Browns host the Tennessee Titans at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45. The Browns had an over/under record of 7-8-1 and they were 10-6-0 against the spread last year. The Titans had an ATS record of 8-8-0 while their over/under record was 8-8-0.
Valuable Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Tennessee Titans were 8-8-0 against the over/under last season
The Tennessee Titans were 8-8-0 against the spread last year
Important Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
The Cleveland Browns were 7-8-1 against the over/under last season
The Cleveland Browns were 10-6-0 against the spread last year
Key Tennessee Titans Injuries
08/22/19 RB David Fluellen Knee is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland
07/24/19 T Taylor Lewan Suspension 4-game suspension (elgible to return 10/6 vs Buffalo)
Key Cleveland Browns Injuries
08/09/19 WR Antonio Callaway Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/7 vs San Francisco)
07/12/19 RB Kareem Hunt Suspension is out the first 8 games of the season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Titans ran for 2,023 yards as a team last year, which ranked 15th in the NFL. They ran 454 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Titans were penalized on offense 82 times for 727 yards last season, which had them 31st in the league in penalties. They were 19th in the NFL in points scored with 310. They ran 938 plays last season for 4,998 yards, which ranked them 23rd in the league in total offense. The Titans averaged 5.3 yards per play, which was 17th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 289 1st downs last year, placing them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Mariota averaged 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 11.1 yards per completion last season. He completed 228 passes on 331 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.9%. His quarterback rating last season was 92.3. He threw for 2,528 yards.
The Titans rush defense allowed 429 attempts for 1,863 yards last year, putting them in 4th place in the league against the run. Tennessee committed 120 penalties for 984 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 22nd in the NFL. They gave up a score on 33.1% of possessions on defense, which was 26th in the league. They were 17th in the league in points allowed on defense with 303. They surrendered a total of 5,334 yards on D, which was 13th in the NFL. The Titans were ranked 8th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense gave up 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 12th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 337 passes on 533 attempts against the Tennessee Titans defense last season, placing them 29th and 32nd in the National Football League. The Tennessee pass defense also gave up a total of 3,471 yards through the air, which was 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tennessee Titans attempted 30 field goals last season and made 26, which was 6th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 86.7%. Tennessee Titans kickers made 90% of their extra points, going 28 for 31 last year. Their punters totaled 3,484 yards on 75 punts, averaging 46.5 yards per punt. That placed them 1st in the NFL in punting average. Tennessee was ranked 12th in the league in punt returns last season with 27. They accumulated 237 punt return yards and averaged 8.8 yards per return, which was 16th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 38 yards. They returned 23 kicks for 737 yards on special teams, ranking 22nd in kick return yardage. The Titans averaged 32 yards per kick return and had a long of 94 yards last year. They were 27th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,252.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cleveland Browns were 32nd in the National Football League in points scored with 359 last year. They ran 1,023 plays for 5,900 yards, which ranked them 24th in the NFL in total offense. The Browns averaged 5.8 yards per play, which was 23rd in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 314 1st downs last season, ranking them 22nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cleveland ran for 1,893 yards as a unit, which ranked 18th in the league. They ran 411 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Browns were penalized on offense 112 times for 894 yards last year, which had them 13th in the NFL in penalties. Baker Mayfield passed for 3,725 yards last year. He completed 310 throws while attempting 486 passes for a completion percentage of 63.8%. His quarterback rating last season was 93.7. He averaged 12 yards per completion and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Cleveland was 31st in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 392. They gave up a total of 6,288 yards on D, which was 14th in the league. The Browns were 10th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 24th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 393 throws on 626 attempts against the Cleveland defense last season, ranking them 23rd and 8th in the league. The Cleveland Browns pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,125 yards in the air, which was 19th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 459 attempts for 2,163 yards last season, putting them in 7th place in the NFL against the run. The Browns had 119 penalties for 990 yards on defense last year. That placed them 16th in the league. They allowed a score on 35.3% of possessions on defense, which was 22nd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Cleveland was 8th in the NFL in punt returns with 32 last year. They totaled 290 punt return yards and averaged 9.1 yards per return, which was 29th in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 37 yards. They returned 44 kicks for 884 yards on special teams, placing them 9th in kick return yardage. The Browns averaged 20.1 yards per kick return and had a long of 35 yards last season. They were 23rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 7,328. The Cleveland Browns tried 25 field goals last season and made 19, which was 31st in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 76.0%. Cleveland kickers made 82% of their extra points, going 28 for 34 last season. Their punters accumulated 3,767 yards on 85 punts, averaging 44.3 yards per punt. That ranked them 9th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Browns NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Titans +5
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