On Sunday, January 7th at 1:00 PM ET, the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars face off at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN. CBS will carry the TV coverage for the game. n

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS VS TENNESSEE TITANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Tennessee Titans +5

This game will be played at Nissan Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, January 7th.

WHY BET THE TENNESSEE TITANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 20-19 in favor of the Jaguars.
  • Our projections have Trevor Lawrence finishing with 259.845 passing yards on 21.134/35.853 passing.
  • The Jaguars are projected to finish with 317 yards of offense compared to the 315 yards for the Titans.

Can Jacksonville Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?

Going into week 18, Jacksonville is 1st in the AFC-South with an overall record of 9-7. Within the AFC, they find themselves in 4th place. This season, the Jaguars find themselves above .500 versus the spread with a record of 9-7. Their average scoring margin for this season stands at +0.9.

Jacksonville has had no problem scoring on the road this season, ranking 8th in the NFL in road scoring. Overall, their average of 22.3 points per contest is 12th in the league. Jacksonville currently sits 8th in passing attempts and has an average of 6.7 yards per attempt (8). They are also ranked 9th in the league with 240.4 passing yards per game.

At 97.8 rushing yards per game, the Jaguars are currently ranked 23rd in the NFL. In terms of attempts, they are carrying the ball an average of 26.9 time per game which is 17th.

Facing the Titans this week, the Jaguars defense has allowed an average of 21.4 points per game. They currently rank 10th in quarterback hits and have allowed an average of 343.8 yards per contest.

Do the Titans Have a Shot at a Home Win?

As they get ready to face the Jaguars, the Titans carry in a 5-11 record. Within the AFC-South, they are currently in 4th place and are positioned 14th in the AFC overall. In terms of the spread, the Titans hold a record of 6-9-1. This has come on an average scoring margin of -4.4.

At home, the Titans are averaging 22 points per contest compared to their overall numbers of 17.3 points per game. In the league, Tennessee is 25th in overall scoring. Tennessee currently ranks 26th in passing attempts and has an average of 6.2 yards per attempt (12). With 182.2 passing yards per game, they are positioned 28th in the league.

The Titans are currently averaging 3.9 yards per rushing attempt while carrying the ball an average of 26.1 times per game. In terms of rushing yardage, they hold the 18th position in the league.

So far the Titans' defense has given up an average of 333.4 yards per game and 21.7 points per contest (15th). Coming into the game, they have allowed a completion percentage allowed of 67.8% and have given up 18 passing touchdowns. Against the run, they are 13th in the NFL.