Titans vs Broncos Picks and Odds Breakdown
Joe Flacco and the Denver Broncos host the Tennessee Titans at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Sunday, October 13, 2019. The line on this contest has Denver as 2.5-point favorites. The total is set at 38.5. The Titans are 2-3-0 ATS and 1-4-0 when betting on the total. The Broncos are 2-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-4-0 against the spread.
In the last game they played, the Tennessee Titans took on the Buffalo Bills and lost 14-7. Leading the way at QB for the Titans was Marcus Mariota who went 13/22 with 183 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Derrick Henry paced the team in rushing during the game. His longest run of the day went for 24 yards and he tallied 1 TD for the game. He ran for a total of 78 yards via 20 carries which meant he averaged 3.9 yards per carry. Jonnu Smith led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 57 yards on 1 catch. He earned an average of 57.0 yards per reception during the game. The Tennessee Titans ran the ball 27 times and added 102 yards earning them an average of 3.8 yards per rush. On the day, the Titans had a total of 14 first downs and they had 8 penalties for 60 yards. On the day, they totaled 54 plays for 252 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Tennessee gave up 23 completions on 32 tries totaling 204 yards, and a completion percentage of 72.0%. For this contest, they gave up 313 yards and earned 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Titans gave up 109 yards on 27 runs giving the other team an average of 4.0 yards per attempt allowed. Guy Bruhn has a free pick against the spread for the contest between the Panthers and Bucs.
Titans Dip to 2-3 After Loss
The Titans step onto the field holding a record of 2-3 this season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 20 points per game, putting them 23rd in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 116 yards on the ground per contest which is 4th in the AFC. For total yards, they currently sit at 13th in the AFC and 27th in the league with 1,539 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Titans have compiled a total of 7 passing TDs and 4 rushing TDs. They are a low scoring offensive team among AFC South teams and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game.
The Titans have one of the top tier defenses in the NFL, giving up 15.2 points per contest putting them 3rd in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Titans have allowed 1,137 yards. Teams are completing 66.3% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 5.7 yards per attempt. They have conceded 8 passing TDs and 2 rushing TDs. In regard to yards on the ground, Tennessee is allowing 104.8 yards per contest putting them 2nd in the division and 14th in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per rush putting them 6th in the conference and 14th in the league overall. In total, they have conceded 578 rushing yards through 5 contests.
In their last game, the Denver Broncos went up against the Los Angeles Chargers and notched a win by a score of 20-13. Phillip Lindsay led the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 32 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown during the game. He scurried for 114 yards on 15 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.6 yards per carry. Courtland Sutton was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 92 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 23.0 yards per reception for the game. Leading the way at QB for the Broncos was Joe Flacco who went 14/20 with 182 yards passing and added 1 TD. He tossed 1 pick in the game. Check out where the Broncos rank in our Week 6 NFL power rankings. The Denver Broncos ended up running the ball 32 times and added 191 yards which gave them an average of 6.0 yards per run. On the day, the Broncos totaled 15 first downs and they totaled 12 penalties for 122 yards. In the game, they ran 55 plays which gave them a total of 350 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Denver conceded 32 catches on 48 attempts totaling 211 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. Against the run, the Broncos conceded 35 yards on 16 attempts giving the other team an average of 2.2 yards per run allowed. For the game, they gave up a total of 246 yards and forced 3 takeaways.
Broncos Rise to 1-4 After Win
The Broncos come into this matchup with a record of 1-4. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Broncos have one of the worst offenses in the NFL. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Broncos currently sit at 4th in the AFC West and 27th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 18.0 points per game. Denver is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 119 yards on the ground per contest, ranking them 14th in the NFL. As a team, they have compiled a total of 593 yards rushing through 5 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Broncos average 349 yards per game overall which has them at 19th in the league and 8th in the conference.
The Broncos are conceding 21.2 points per game which puts them at 2nd among AFC West teams and 10th among NFL teams. In terms of points given up, they have given up 106 total points. In discussing rushing yards, they are giving up 126 yards per contest ranking them 22nd among NFL teams and 3rd in the AFC West. This year, they have conceded 632 yards rushing and 5 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the middling units in the league. They are conceding 202 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Broncos are currently ranked 3rd in the conference. They have allowed 4 passing touchdowns this season.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Titans +2.5 and under 38.5 total points
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