Tennessee Titans vs. Denver Broncos - 6/6/20 Madden20 NFL Sim Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Denver Broncos at Tennessee Titans
Madden20 Sim: Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm
The Line: Tennessee Titans -6.5 -- Over/Under: 42 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Denver Broncos and Tennessee Titans meet Saturday afternoon in a Madden20 NFL simulation game.
The Denver Broncos have an old school feel to their playing style, as they’re going to rely on their defense and ground game to produce victories. Linebacker Von Miller is the Broncos highest rated player at 96 and cornerback Chris Harris is the second highest rated player with a 90 overall. Running back Phillip Lindsay is the Broncos highest rated offensive player at an 85, and he’s going to be the workhorse for Denver to keep things competitive. The concern with the Broncos is that quarterback Drew Lock doesn’t get much respect from the folks at Madden with his 68 rating overall, but he does have decent speed at 83 and could make some plays with his feet at times. The Denver Broncos aren’t flashy, but they play disciplined ball and control the trenches, which could be key with the computer leading the way.
The Tennessee Titans have four players ranked 86 overall or better in safety Kevin Byard, running back Derrick Henry, cornerback Logan Ryan and tight end Delanie Walker. Just like in real life, the Titans are a physical team in the trenches and rely on a power running game behind the highly rated offensive linemen Rodger Saffold and Taylor Lewan. If the opposing defense doesn’t have a strong front seven, the Titans are going to control the clock and run the ball to victory. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill comes in at 80 rating overall and is a solid 81 speed rating and 86 acceleration rating, so he can make plays with his legs and give the defense something else to think about. The Tennessee Titans may not be the sexiest team in Madden, but they have an identity and are extremely good at the style they bring to the field.
The Tennessee Titans are probably the better team here overall and run their style far more effectively, but these teams are a lot alike and win games the same way in that they rely on their ground game and defense. This feels like an old school game that's low scoring and decided in the fourth quarter. Neither side has the explosive offense to pull away.
Give me the Broncos and the free touchdown.