Jacksonville Jaguars vs Tennessee Titans Prediction, 12/12/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 14
Game: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Tennessee Titans
Date: Sunday, December 12, 2021
Location: Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Titans (-9)
Nissan Stadium is the site where the Tennessee Titans (8-4) will go up against the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-10) on Sunday. Jacksonville opens this game as 9-point dogs. The total is 44.
The Jacksonville Jaguars come into this matchup with a record of 2-10 this season. In their last contest, the Jaguars took the field against the Rams and ended up losing by a score of 37-7. Trevor Lawrence finished 16/28 with 145 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 71.3 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. Laquon Treadwell left with an average of 15.5 yds per catch by notching 62 yards on 4 receptions. Carlos Hyde led the offense in rushing for the Jaguars with 9 attempts for 24 yds (2.7 yards per carry). Overall, they tallied 55 plays which gave them a total of 197 yds. The Jacksonville Jaguars ended up running the ball 25 different times and totaled 61 yds, which earned them an average of 2.4 yards per tote. In the running game, the Jaguars conceded 128 yds on 27 tries, which is 4.7 yards per run allowed. Jacksonville allowed 26 pass completions on 38 attempts for 290 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.4%.
In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Jacksonville Jaguars hold an average of 15.0 points per outing. As a unit they average 110.6 yards on the ground ranking them 18th in the NFL. The Jaguars have earned 3,748 total yards for the year. Jacksonville has compiled 122 1st downs, and they have been called for 80 penalties for 653 yds. They have surrendered the football 21 times (10 interceptions and 11 fumbles). In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Jacksonville has compiled 9 touchdowns through the air and 11 rushing touchdowns.
Regarding passing yardage, the Jaguars have surrendered 2,979 yards which has them ranked 18th in the NFL. They have given up 248.3 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 71.0%. Over the course of this season, they are allowing 365.1 yards per contest which has them sitting 23rd in the league. They have surrendered 17 touchdowns via the pass and 15 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.1 yards per run and 116.8 rushing yards per game for the year. Overall, they have conceded 1,402 rushing yards through 12 games. The Jaguars rank 29th in the league when it comes to team defense, allowing 26.7 PPG.
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The Titans come into this game with a record of 8-4 this year. The last time they took the field, the Titans walked away with a loss by a score of 36-13 against the Patriots. Ryan Tannehill (1 touchdown) ended the game with 93 yards on 11/21 passing while his QB rating was 60.2. He tossed 1 pick and his average yds per pass attempt was 4.43 yds. Dontrell Hilliard ran the football 12 times for 131 yards, finishing the contest with 10.9 yds per attempt for Tennessee. Nick Westbrook-Ikhine was featured in the passing game for the Titans, catching 2 passes for 25 yds (12.5 yds per reception). Tennessee ran the ball for 6.9 yards per attempt, totaling 270 yards on 39 carries. The Titans finished the game with 355 yards while running 62 plays (5.7 yds per play). The Titans passing defense allowed a completion rate of 71.9%, surrendering 289 yds on 23 out of 32 passing. Tennessee gave up 24 attempts on the ground for 105 yards (4.4 yards per rush).
The Tennessee Titans are averaging 354.2 yards/game which ranks them 16th in the NFL. They maintain an average of 140.8 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 1,689 yards for the year. The Tennessee offense has accrued 721 yds of penalties on 77 violations, which has them sitting 16th in the league in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 13 interceptions while letting opponents recover 8 fumbles and they have been able to earn 142 1st downs. Over the course of the season thus far, the Titans have thrown for a total of 2,561 passing yards together with holding an average of 213.4 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 23rd in the NFL. When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Titans are ranking 12th in the league holding an average of 25.3 points per game.
The Titans are giving up 24.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 23rd in football. Tennessee has surrendered a total of 1,174 yards rushing (97.8 yards per game) in addition to 12 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have given up 20 touchdowns through the air in addition to 256.3 yards per game, which puts them in 26th in the league. The Titans defense has taken part in 770 plays, which is 18th in the NFL. Overall, they have allowed 290 points in total. They have compiled 14 turnovers (5 fumbles and 9 interceptions) this year.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Titans NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Titans -9
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