New Orleans Saints vs Tennessee Titans Prediction, 11/14/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets and Tips Week 10
Game: New Orleans Saints vs Tennessee Titans
Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Location: Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Titans (-3)
Nissan Stadium is where the Tennessee Titans (7-2) will take on the New Orleans Saints (5-3) on Sunday. Tennessee opens as 3-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is 45.
The New Orleans Saints come into this matchup with a record of 5-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Saints faced the Falcons and took a loss by a score of 27-25. Trevor Siemian connected on 25/41 with 249 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 94.5 and finished the game with no picks. Alvin Kamara was the leader on the ground for the Saints with 13 attempts for 50 yds (3.8 yards per carry). Tre'Quan Smith averaged 17.7 yards per catch by tallying 53 yds on 3 catches. The New Orleans Saints ran the football 25 times and amassed 109 yds, which is an average of 4.4 yds per attempt. Once the final whistle blew, they had 69 plays which totaled 376 yards. New Orleans relinquished 23 completions on 30 attempts for 332 yds, and a completion rate of 76.7%. When it came to stopping the run, the Saints gave up 34 yards on 25 tries, which is 1.4 yards per run surrendered.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the New Orleans Saints are averaging 25.1 points per contest. Offensively they're holding an average of 123.0 yards rushing which is 10th in the NFL. The Saints have tallied 2,517 total yards this season. New Orleans has compiled 85 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 49 infractions for 420 yards. They have surrendered the football 7 times (4 picks and 3 fumbles). When it comes to notching touchdowns, New Orleans has earned 17 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns.
The Saints sit in 5th in the NFL when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 19.4 points per game. The opposition is running for 3.2 yards per rush on the ground and 73.8 rushing yards per contest this year. In total, they have conceded 590 yards via the ground game in 8 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Saints have conceded 2,186 yards which puts them in 20th in the league. They are conceding 273.3 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.8%. Over the course of this season, they are granting 347.0 yards/outing putting them at 11th in the NFL. They have surrendered 12 touchdowns through the air in addition to 5 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Titans come into this game with a record of 7-2 for this year. When they last played, the Titans walked away with a victory by a final of 28-16 when they played the Rams. Ryan Tannehill (1 TD) walked away from the game with 143 yards on 19/27 passing while his quarterback rating was 79.7. He tossed 1 interception and his avg yards per attempt was 5.3 yds. A.J. Brown was featured in the passing game for the Titans, catching 5 balls for 42 yds (8.4 yards per catch). D'Onta Foreman carried the ball 5 times for 29 yards, finishing the contest with 5.8 yards per attempt for Tennessee. The Titans finished the contest with 194 yards while running 56 plays (3.5 yds per play). Tennessee ran for 2.7 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 69 yds on 26 attempts. Tennessee allowed 21 rush attempts for 94 yards (4.5 yds per rush). The Titans passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 64.6%, relinquishing 253 yards on 31 out of 48 passing.
When it comes to how much they score, the Titans sit 6th in the league scoring 28.3 points per contest. For the year to this point, the Titans have earned 1,961 yards through the air along with holding an average of 217.9 passing yards per game, which is ranked 26th out of all NFL teams. They have an average of 138.9 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 1,250 yards overall. The Tennessee Titans average 356.8 yards/contest which is good for 15th in football. The Tennessee offense has compiled 570 yds of penalties on 59 violations, which ranks 10th in football in terms of making mistakes. They have tossed 8 picks while conceding 4 fumbles and they have been able to earn 107 1st downs.
The Titans are surrendering 23.4 points per game, which has them sitting 14th in the league. Tennessee has given up a total of 900 rushing yards (100.0 yards per game) and 8 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have surrendered 16 touchdowns via the pass and 265.8 yards per outing, which has them ranked 24th in the NFL. The Titans defense has taken part in 589 plays, which ranks them 28th in the NFL. This season, they have relinquished 211 total points. Their defense has earned 13 turnovers (4 fumbles recovered and 9 interceptions) on the campaign.
Who will win tonight's Saints/Titans NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Saints +3
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