Tennessee Titans vs Jacksonville Jaguars Prediction, 1/7/2023 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 18
Game: Tennessee Titans vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Date: Saturday, January 7, 2023
Location: TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Jaguars (-6.5)
TIAA Bank Field is the site where the Jacksonville Jaguars (8-8) will try to beat the Tennessee Titans (7-9) on Saturday. Jacksonville is 6.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 38.
The Tennessee Titans head into this game 7-9 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Titans faced off with the Cowboys and went home with a loss by a final score of 27-13. Joshua Dobbs went 20/39 with 232 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 67.5 and finished the game with 1 pick. Hassan Haskins was the leader on the ground for the Titans with 12 carries for 40 yds (3.3 yards per attempt). Treylon Burks averaged 16.5 yds per catch by totaling 66 yds on 4 receptions. The Tennessee Titans ended up running the ball 24 times and accounted for 97 yds, earning them an average of 4.0 yds per attempt. At the end of the game, they ran 65 plays for 317 yards. Tennessee relinquished 29 completions on 41 attempts for a total of 274 yards, and a completion rate of 70.7%. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Titans gave up 87 yards on 32 tries, which is an average of 2.7 yds per run surrendered.
The Titans have racked up 4,733 yards in total for the year. Tennessee has earned 139 1st downs as an offense, and they have been flagged for 105 infractions for 916 yards. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Tennessee has earned 15 touchdowns via the pass and 16 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 21 different times (10 picks and 11 fumbles). As a team they average 124.0 yards on the ground ranking them 15th in the National Football League. In terms of putting points on the board, the Tennessee Titans have an average of 17.6 points per contest.
Regarding yards through the air, the Titans have surrendered 4,468 yards which has them sitting in 32nd in the league. They have given up 279.3 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 65.6%. In total, they are granting 359.8 yards per contest ranking them 25th in the league. They have surrendered 28 touchdowns through the air in addition to 9 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.4 yards per tote and 80.5 yards on the ground per game this year. For the year, they have given up 1,288 rushing yards through 16 games. The Titans rank 15th in the National Football League when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 21.2 points per game.
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The Jaguars come into this matchup with a record of 8-8 this year. The last time they stepped on the football field, the Jaguars went home victorious with a score of 31-3 when they played the Texans. Trevor Lawrence finished the contest with 152 yds on 17/21 through the air while his quarterback rate was 77. He had 1 interception and his average yds per pass attempt was 7.2 yards. Travis Etienne ran the football 9 times for 108 yds, ending the game with 12.0 yds per attempt for Jacksonville. Marvin Jones was a featured target for the Jaguars, bringing in 6 throws for 61 yds (10.2 yards per catch). Jacksonville ran for 5.8 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 169 yds on 29 attempts. The Jaguars finished the contest with a total of 337 yards and they ran 60 plays (5.6 yards per play). The Jaguars pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 56.8%, surrendering 193 yds on 25 out of 44 through the air. Jacksonville gave up 21 rushing attempts for 84 yds (4.0 yds per carry).
The Jacksonville Jaguars hold an average of 365.8 yards per contest which ranks them 7th out of all teams in the NFL. They hold an average of 131.1 rushing yards per game and have run for 2,097 yards for this year. The Jacksonville offense has totaled 649 yds of penalties on 86 violations, which is 20th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have tossed 9 picks while losing 12 fumbles and they have been able to tally 198 first downs. During the season thus far, the Jaguars currently sit at 3,756 yards through the air together with holding an average of 234.8 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 10th in football. In relation to how much they score, the Jaguars currently rank 11th in the league holding an average of 24.0 points per contest.
The Jaguars are conceding 20.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 12th in football. They have allowed 24 touchdowns through the air as well as 243.1 yards per outing, which has them ranked 28th out of all teams. This year, they have allowed 334 total points. Jacksonville has allowed a total of 1,804 yards rushing (112.8 yards/game) in addition to 14 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. The Jaguars defense has taken part in 1,034 plays, which ranks them 26th in the NFL. They have earned 25 takeaways (12 fumbles recovered and 13 picks) for the year.
Who will win tonight's Titans/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Titans +6.5
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