Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts Prediction, 10/2/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 4
Game: Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Colts (-3.5)
The Tennessee Titans (1-2) are headed to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday where they will meet the Indianapolis Colts (1-1-1). Tennessee opens as 3.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 44.5.
The Tennessee Titans head into this matchup 1-2 for this season. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Titans took on the Raiders and took home the win by a score of 24-22. Ryan Tannehill went 19/27 with 264 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 98.4 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Derrick Henry led the offense in rushing for the Titans with 20 carries for 85 yds (4.3 yards per carry). Robert Woods held an average of 21.3 yds per reception by earning 85 yards on 4 catches. The Tennessee Titans ran the ball a total of 27 times and tallied 109 yards, which is an average of 4.0 yds per carry. When the final whistle blew, they had 55 plays which converted into 361 yds. Tennessee conceded 27 pass completions on 45 attempts for a total of 300 yards, and a completion rate of 60.0%. When it came to stopping the run, the Titans gave up 96 yds on 19 attempts, which is 5.1 yards per rush allowed.
Concerning scoring, the Tennessee Titans are sitting at 17.0 points per outing. As a team they are averaging 94.0 yards rushing ranking them 21st in the National Football League. The Titans have tallied 907 total yards over the course of this year. Tennessee has amassed 32 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 23 infractions for 222 yds. They have surrendered the football 6 different times (3 interceptions and 3 fumbles lost). When it comes to scoring, Tennessee has earned 3 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns via the ground.
When talking about yards through the air, the Titans have conceded 769 yards which has them ranked 24th in the National Football League. They are conceding 256.3 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 66.0%. Overall, they have allowed 401.3 yards per game which puts them 26th in the league. They have yielded 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 1 touchdown running the ball. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.8 yards per rushing attempt and 145.0 yards on the ground per game this year. During this campaign, they have allowed 435 yards via the running game in 3 games. The Titans rank 30th in the league in terms of team defense, allowing 28.0 PPG.
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The Colts head into this game 1-1-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Colts walked away with a victory by a final of 20-17 when they faced the Chiefs. Matt Ryan (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 222 yards on 27/37 through the air while his QB rating was 105.9. He didn't throw any interceptions and his avg yards per attempt was 6.0 yards. Jonathan Taylor ran the football 21 times for 71 yds, walking away from the contest with 3.4 yds per attempt for Indianapolis. Michael Pittman Jr. had the best day in terms of receiving for the Colts, hauling in 8 balls for 72 yds (9.0 yds per catch). Indianapolis ran the ball for 3.0 yards per attempt, finishing the contest with 82 yds on 27 carries. The Colts finished the contest with 259 yards and they ran 69 plays (3.8 yds per play). The Colts pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 55.6%, surrendering 257 yds on 20 out of 36 passing. Indianapolis allowed 23 rushing attempts for 58 yds (2.5 yds per carry).
In relation to their ability to score points, the Colts are ranked 32nd in football by tallying 13.3 points per outing. For the season thus far, the Colts have a total of 681 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 227.0 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 20th in the league. They have an average of 104.3 run yards per game and have run for 313 yards for the year. The Indianapolis Colts have an average of 331.3 yards per outing ranking them 22nd out of all teams in the NFL. The Indianapolis offense has racked up 153 penalty yards on 16 violations, which is good for 22nd in the NFL in terms of giving up free yards. They have tossed 4 picks while allowing opponents to recover 2 fumbles and they have been able to earn 38 1st downs.
The Colts are allowing 20.3 points per contest, ranking them 15th of all teams in the NFL. They have allowed the opposition 5 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 238.0 yards/game, which has them sitting 17th out of all teams. In total, they have surrendered 61 points in total. Indianapolis has surrendered a total of 231 yards via the ground game (77.0 yards per game) as well as 2 touchdowns by ground for the season. The Colts defense has taken part in 195 plays, which is 18th in the league. Their defense has 3 takeaways (2 fumbles recovered and 1 interception) on the campaign.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Colts -3.5
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