Tennessee Titans vs Cincinnati Bengals Prediction, 11/1/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Tennessee Titans vs Cincinnati Bengals
Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020
Location: Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati +1.5
Paul Brown Stadium is the site where Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals (1-5-1) will play the Tennessee Titans (5-1) on Sunday. Tennessee opens this matchup as 1.5-point favorites. The total is set at 52.5.
The Tennessee Titans step onto the field holding a record of 5-1-0 this season. In their last game they took on the Pittsburgh Steelers and lost 27-24. Ryan Tannehill went 18/30 with 220 yards passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. Derrick Henry led the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the contest. He racked up a total of 75 yards on 20 carries which gave him an average of 3.8 yards per carry. A.J. Brown led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 153 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 25.5 yards per catch in the game. The Tennessee Titans ran the ball 23 times and racked up 82 yards giving them an average of 3.6 yards per rush. For the game, they finished with a total of 56 plays for 298 yards. In the game, the Titans totaled 15 first downs and they had 7 penalties for 73 yards. When discussing the defense, Tennessee allowed 32 completions on 49 tries for a total of 268 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. In the running game, the Titans allowed 94 yards on 25 tries which is an average of 3.8 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they conceded a total of 362 yards and earned 3 takeaways.
When it comes to scoring points, the Tennessee Titans are sitting at 31.3 PPG. As a team they're maintaining an average of 145.2 yards rushing which is 5th in the NFL. The Titans currently have 2,408 yards in total for the year. With reference to getting in the endzone, Tennessee has compiled 15 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to yards through the air, the Titans have conceded 1,632 yards which ranks them 21st in the league. Over the course of this year, they have surrendered 401.8 yards per outing which ranks them 25th in the NFL. The Titans are ranked 16th in the NFL in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 25.5 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.9 yards per tote and 129.8 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 6 games played this season, they have relinquished 272.0 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 66.0%. During this campaign, they have allowed 779 running yards through 6 outings.
The Bengals come into this matchup with a record of 1-5-1 for this season. In their last game they took on the Cleveland Browns and ended up taking the loss by a score of 37-34. Giovani Bernard led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 8 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 37 yards on 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.8 yards per tote. Tyler Boyd led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 101 yards on 11 catches. He averaged 9.2 yards per catch for the game. Joe Burrow went 35/47 with 406 yards through the air and tossed 3 TD's. He gave away 1 interception in the game. The Cincinnati Bengals ended up running the ball 21 times and earned a total of 81 yards earning them an average of 3.9 yards per carry. For the contest, the Bengals got 31 first downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 45 yards. For the game, they totaled 73 plays for a total of 468 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Cincinnati allowed 23 completions on 29 attempts totaling 316 yards, and a completion percentage of 79.0%. Overall, they gave up 398 yards and earned 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Bengals allowed 82 yards on 22 carries which means they had an average of 3.7 yards per carry allowed.
When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Bengals are ranked 23rd out of all teams in the league with 23.3 points per game. During this campaign to this point, the Bengals have a total of 1,836 yards through the air as well as an average of 262.3 throwing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 13th in the NFL. They hold an average of 98.9 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 692 yards for the season. The Cincinnati Bengals average 361.1 yards per game which has them ranked 20th out of all teams in the NFL. Regarding yards through the air, the Bengals have conceded 1,830 yards which ranks them 28th in the NFL. For the season, they have allowed 395.1 yards per contest which ranks them 24th in the National Football League. The Bengals rank 21st in the NFL regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 27.7 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.9 yards per rushing attempt and 133.7 yards on the ground per contest this year. In their 7 games, they have surrendered 261.4 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 63.6%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 936 rushing yards through 7 contests.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Bengals NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Titans -1.5
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