Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans Prediction, 10/18/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 6
Game: Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans
Date: Sunday, October 18, 2020
Location: Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Tennessee -4.5
Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans (4-0) host the Houston Texans (1-4) at Nissan Stadium on Sunday, October 18, 2020. The odds on this matchup have Tennessee as 4.5-point favorites. The total opens at 52.
The Houston Texans come into this matchup with a record of 1-4 for this season. In their last game they played the Jacksonville Jaguars and notched a win by a score of 30-14. Deshaun Watson went 25/35 with 359 yards passing and added 3 TD's. He threw 2 picks during the game. David Johnson led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 29 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 96 yards on 17 carries which had him averaging 5.6 yards per run. Brandin Cooks was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 161 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 20.1 yards per catch for the game. The Houston Texans ran the ball 22 times and earned a total of 129 yards which had them averaging 5.9 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, they ran 58 plays which gave them a total of 486 yards. Overall, the Texans earned a total of 24 1st downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 25 yards. In terms of defense, Houston gave up 31 catches on 49 tries for a total of 289 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. On the ground, the Texans gave up 75 yards on 20 attempts which is an average of 3.8 yards per run allowed. On the day, they conceded 364 yards and forced 2 takeaways.
Concerning scoring, the Houston Texans have an average of 22.0 PPG. As a unit they have an average of 84.6 yards rushing which is 30th in the National Football League. The Texans have tallied 1,796 yards in total this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Houston has compiled 9 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. When talking about passing yardage, the Texans have conceded 1,135 yards which puts them in 14th in the league. Overall, they have relinquished 387.4 yards per game putting them at 22nd in the NFL. The Texans rank 20th in the National Football League when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 28.0 points per game. They are allowing an average of 4.7 yards per running attempt and 160.4 rushing yards per game this season. In their 5 games, they have conceded 227.0 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 68.7%. For the year, they have conceded 802 yards via the ground game in 5 outings.
The Titans come into this matchup with a record of 4-0 for this year. In their last contest they played the Buffalo Bills and won by a score of 42-16. Derrick Henry paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 12 yards and he ran for 2 TD's for the game. He rushed for 57 yards by way of 19 carries which had him averaging 3.0 yards per run. A.J. Brown led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 82 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 11.7 yards per catch for the game. Ryan Tannehill went 21/28 with 195 yards through the air and added 3 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Tennessee Titans ended up running the ball 34 times and racked up a total of 139 yards earning them an average of 4.1 yards per run. In the game, the Titans earned 25 1st downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 46 yards. On the day, they finished with a total of 62 plays for a total of 334 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Tennessee gave up 29 completions on 46 attempts for a total of 275 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. For the game, they gave up 370 yards and forced 3 turnovers. Against the run, the Titans gave up 95 yards on 22 tries which gave them an average of 4.3 yards per attempt allowed.
In relation to putting points on the board, the Titans rank 6th in the NFL holding an average of 30.5 points per game. During this campaign to this point, the Titans have compiled 983 yards via the pass together with an average of 245.8 passing yards per game, ranking them 17th in football. They maintain an average of 131.5 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 526 yards for this season. The Tennessee Titans have an average of 377.3 yards/game ranking them 16th in football. Regarding yards through the air, the Titans have conceded 1,044 yards which has them sitting in 8th in the NFL. For the season, they are giving up 409.3 yards per game which has them sitting 29th in the National Football League. The Titans are ranked 9th in the NFL in relation to team defense, conceding 22.5 points per contest. They are allowing 5.5 yards per attempt on the ground and 148.3 yards on the ground per game this season. Over the course of their 4 games played this year, they have yielded 261.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 64.2%. During the season, they have conceded 593 running yards through 4 games.
Who will win tonight's Texans/Titans NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Titans -4.5
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