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Titans vs Colts Pick & Preview- NFL Week 4
Kickoff for this matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts is set for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Indianapolis, IN at Lucas Oil Stadium with FOX carrying television coverage. Indianapolis comes into this AFC South contest, as the -3.0 point home favorite.
Titans vs Colts Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts
- Where: Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium
- Date: Sunday, October 2nd
- Betting Odds IND -3.0, TEN +147 | IND +-179 O/U 42.5
Will Ryan Tannehill Lead The Titans To A Win In What Figures To Be A Tightly Contested Game?
Last week, the Titans knocked off the Raiders by a score of 24-22, giving them an important win over a AFC opponent. In terms of betting, Tennessee picked up an ATS win, as they were the 2.0 point underdogs. Going into the game, the over-under total was set at 45 points, which the teams surpassed.
The Titans 24 points was right in line with last year’s season average of 24.65 points per game.
Tennessee will look for another big performance in the run game, as they finished last week’s game with 109 yards. In addition to running for 85 yards, Derrick Henry ran for 1 score.
At the quarterback position, Ryan Tannehill ended the game with a passer rating of 98.38 on 264 yards through the air. In addition to throwing for a touchdown, Tannehill also picked up a score with his legs. Robert Woods was the team’s leader in the passing game, finishing with 85 yards and 4 catches. In terms of pass yards per game, on average, Tennessee is the 23rd ranked team in the NFL. Going into the game, the Titans have thrown a total of 3.0 interceptions, coming on a passing completion percentage of 60.33% (24th).
So far, the Titans defense has sacked the opposing team’s quarterback 7 times, placing them just 21st in the NFL. On the season, they have generated QB hits at a rate closer to the league average at 14.2%.
Will Matt Ryan Lead The Colts To A Win Over Tennessee?
This week, the Colts will look to keep things rolling, after picking up a 20-17 over their division rival, the Kansas City Chiefs. In terms of betting, Indianapolis picked up an ATS win, as they were the 4.5 point underdogs. The two teams combined point total of 37 remained below the betting line of 51.
Compared to last year, where the Colts averaged 26.53 points per game, the team’s 20 was a disappointing performance.
For the game, Indianapolis ran the ball 27 times, finishing with 82 rushing yards. Jonathan Taylor led the team with 71 rush yards and did not find the endzone.
In the game, Matt Ryan completed 73% of his passes, leading to a total of 222 passing yards. Ryan ended the game by finding the endzone 2 times through the air. Although Michael Pittman Jr. did not come up with a touchdown grab through the air, he was still productive with 72 yards. Indianapolis is the ranked team in pass yards per game, averaging 227.0 overall. So far, 68.51% of their yards have come through the air, on a completion percentage of 63.43333333333334% (19th).
This season, the Colts have generated 4 sacks, which is just 26th in the league. However, they could be in line to see this number increase as they are generating hits on the quarterback at a high rate.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
Tennessee will look to continue on last year’s success vs Indianapolis as they won both of their matchups by scores of 34-31 and 25-16.
When looking back at the recent matchups between Tennessee and Indianapolis, the Titans put together a record of 4-1. The two teams have combined to average 55.2 points per game in their last 5 meetings.
The Tennessee Titans have performed well vs the spread in recent games, going 3-1. The Titans offense has averaged 30.4 points per game over the 5 most recent meetings with Indianapolis, compared to the Colts at 24.8.
Titans vs Colts Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Colts -3.0
- Free Total Prediction:Under 42.5
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