Monday Night Football Preview, Picks, and Predictions

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

On Monday, Movember 26, 2018, the Tennessee Titans s come into NRG Stadium to take on the Houston Texans for Monday Night Football action. The kickoff is set for 8:20 PM ET and the opening line has Houston at -3 with the over/under set at 41.5 points.

 

  • The Tennessee Titans are 3-7-0 against the over/under
  • The Tennessee Titans are 6-4-0 against the spread
  • The Houston Texans are 4-6-0 against the over/under
  • The Houston Texans are 4-6-0 against the spread

 

Titans Injuries

RB David Fluellen Knee is questionable Monday vs Houston
QB Marcus Mariota Hand left last game, is questionable Monday vs Houston
WR Taywan Taylor Foot is questionable Monday vs Houston
G Kevin Pamphile Undisclosed IR
TE Delanie Walker Ankle IR
K Austin Barnard Undisclosed IR
DL Johnny Maxey Undisclosed IR
WR Michael Campanaro Undisclosed IR
LB Nate Palmer Leg IR
CB Tye Smith Undisclosed IR
S Johnathan Cyprien ACL IR

 

Texans Injuries

CB Aaron Colvin Ankle is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
LB Duke Ejiofor Shoulder is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
G Senio Kelemete Ankle injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
LB Zach Cunningham Knee is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
C Zach Fulton Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Tennessee
WR Will Fuller V ACL is out for the season
CB Kayvon Webster Quad IR
WR Bruce Ellington Hamstring IR
T Seantrel Henderson Leg IR
CB Kevin Johnson Concussion IR
LB Ben Heeney Ankle IR
CB Jermaine Kelly Undisclosed IR
RB D’Onta Foreman Achilles is out indefinitely

 

Tennessee Titans

The Titans are 19th in the league in points scored with 178 and are 15th with 1,117 yards on the ground for an average of 3.9 yards per attempt as a rushing unit. In total, they have run 602 plays for 2,954 yards and are 23rd best in the National Football League. Quarterback Marcus Mariota (who is questionable), has completed 146 passes on 216 attempts for 67.6% completion rate and a total of 1,583 yards. He also averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 10.8 yards per completion. The defense ranks 22nd best in the NFL as they have allowed 256 on the ground for 1,000 yards. They have allowed the opposition to score on 33% of their possessions and are 26th in the league. The Titans are 8th best in points allowed on defense. The pass offense is ranked of the worst in football. Special teams rank 27th in all-purpose yards.

 

Houston Texans

The Texans have scored 239 yards an are 17th in the league along with averaging 5.6 yards per play. As a ground unit, they have rushed for 1,221 yards on 305 attempts for 14th in the NFL. Quarterback Deshaun Watson has passed for 2,597 yards with 201 completions on 309 attempts for a 65% completion rate. He averages 12.9 yards per completion and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. Houston defense ranks last in points allowed with 205 and has given up 3,305 yards total for 20th best in the league. The passing defense in the top 5 of the league but the rushing defense is 13th best. They have allowed a score on 32.8% of the possessions for 29th best in the league.

 

Pick: Take the Titans +4.5

 

 

Monday Night Football Schedule in 2018

Week 1
Sept. 10, 7:10 PM, New York Jets at Detroit Lions (ESPN)

Final Score: Jets 48, Lions 17

Sept. 10, 10:15 PM, Los Angeles Rams at Oakland Raiders (ESPN)

Final Score: Rams 33, Raiders 13

Week 2
Sept. 17, 8:15 PM, Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears (ESPN)

Final Score: Bears 24, Seahawks 17

Week 3
Sept. 24, 8:15 PM, Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (ESPN)

Final Score: Steelers 30, Buccaneers 27

Week 4
Oct. 1, 8:15 PM, Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos (ESPN)

Final Score: Chiefs 27, Broncos 23

Week 5
Oct. 8, 8:15 PM, Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints (ESPN)

Final Score: Saints 43, Redskins 19

Week 6
Oct. 15, 8:15 PM, San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers (ESPN)
Final Score: Packers 33, 49ers 30

Week 7
Oct. 22, 8:15 PM, New York Giants at Atlanta Falcons (ESPN)

Final Score: Falcons 23, Giants 20

Week 8
Oct. 29, 8:15 PM, New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills (ESPN)

Final Score: NE 25, Buffalo 6

Week 9
Nov. 5, 8:15 PM, Tennessee Titans at Dallas Cowboys (ESPN)

Final Score: Tennessee 28, Dallas 14

Week 10
Nov. 12, 8:15 PM, New York Giants at San Francisco 49ers (ESPN)

Final Score: NY Giants 27, SF 20

Week 11
Nov. 19, 8:15 PM, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Rams (Mexico City) (ESPN)

Final Score: Rams 54, Chiefs 51

Week 12
Nov. 26, 8:15 PM, Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans (ESPN)

Week 13
Dec. 3, 8:15 PM, Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles (ESPN)

Week 14
Dec. 10, 8:15 PM, Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks (ESPN)

Week 15
Dec. 17, 8:15 PM, New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers (ESPN)

Week 16
Dec. 24, 8:15 PM, Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders (ESPN)

Note: All times ET