Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts Prediction, 10/31/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts
Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Colts (+1.5)
The Tennessee Titans (5-2) are hitting the road to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday where they will try to defeat the Indianapolis Colts (3-4). Indianapolis opens this contest as 1.5-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 49.
The Tennessee Titans come into this game with a record of 5-2 this season. In their last game, the Titans faced the Chiefs and earned the victory with a final of 27-3. Ryan Tannehill finished 21/27 with 270 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 105.2 and walked away from the contest with 1 interception. A.J. Brown had an average of 16.6 yds per catch by totaling 133 yds on 8 receptions. Derrick Henry was the rushing leader for the Titans with 29 carries for 86 yards (3.0 yds per carry). In all, they had 64 plays which gave them 369 yards. The Tennessee Titans ran the football 35 different times and compiled 103 yds, which had them averaging 2.9 yards per attempt. On the ground, the Titans conceded 77 yds on 13 attempts, which is 5.9 yds per run surrendered. Tennessee allowed 31 completions on 51 attempts for 257 yds, and a completion percentage of 60.8%.
In terms of scoring, the Tennessee Titans have an average of 27.6 points per game. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 155.4 yards via the ground game which is 3rd in the NFL. The Titans have racked up 2,677 total yards for the season. Tennessee has a total of 88 1st downs, and they have been flagged for 44 penalties for 390 yards. They have surrendered the football 9 times (5 interceptions and 4 fumbles). In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Tennessee has compiled 8 touchdowns via the pass and 13 touchdowns via the ground.
When it comes to passing yards, the Titans have given up 1,915 yards which ranks them 27th in the NFL. They are giving up 273.6 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 64.9%. For the season, they are conceding 376.9 yards per game which puts them 22nd in the National Football League. They have conceded 12 touchdowns via the pass and 7 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per rush on the ground and 103.3 rushing yards per contest this season. Over the course of this year, they have given up 723 rushing yards through 7 games. The Titans are ranked 16th in the National Football League in terms of team defense, allowing 23.4 points per contest.
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The Colts come into this game with a record of 3-4 for this season. In their last game, the Colts went home victorious with a score of 30-18 when they played the 49ers. Carson Wentz (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 150 yds on 17/26 through the air while his QB rating was 106.2. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.77 yds. Jonathan Taylor carried the ball 18 times for 107 yards, walking away from the game with 5.9 yards per attempt for Indianapolis. Michael Pittman Jr. had the best day in terms of receiving for the Colts, snagging 4 passes for 105 yds (26.3 yds per reception). Indianapolis rushed for 4.5 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 148 yards on 33 carries. The Colts ended up finishing with 295 yds on 60 plays (4.9 yds per play). The Colts passing defense gave up a completion rate of 59.3%, surrendering 169 yards on 16 for 27 passing. Indianapolis allowed 24 rushing attempts for 111 yds (4.6 yards per rush).
The Indianapolis Colts have an average of 357.1 yards per game which has them ranked 14th in the NFL. They hold an average of 127.6 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 893 yards in total. The Indianapolis offense has totaled 293 yds of penalties on 30 infractions, ranking them 29th in the NFL in terms of making mistakes. They have thrown 2 interceptions while allowing opponents to recover 5 fumbles and they have earned 74 first downs. Over the course of the season so far, the Colts have a total of 1,607 yards via the pass along with an average of 229.6 passing yards per outing, ranking them 23rd in the league. Regarding their ability to score points, the Colts are ranking 15th in the league by tallying 24.1 PPG.
The Colts are allowing 21.3 PPG, which puts them in 11th in the league. Indianapolis has surrendered a total of 777 yards on the ground (111.0 yards/game) as well as 2 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. They have given up 16 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 243.1 yards/outing, which has them in 14th in the NFL. The Colts defense has been on the field for 424 plays, which is good for 15th in the NFL. In total, they have conceded 149 total points. Their defense has 16 takeaways (9 fumbles recovered and 7 interceptions) on the season.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Colts +1.5
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