Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars- 9/19/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:20 PM (TIAA Bank Stadium)
Tennessee Titans -1.5 -- O/U: 38
The Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars meet in a week 3 AFC South division matchup in this week’s instalment of Thursday Night Football.
The Tennessee Titans will look to bounce back from their first loss of the season coming in the form of a 19-17 loss to Indianapolis in their last outing. Marcus Mariota has thrown for 402 yards and 4 touchdowns on 63.5% passing while Derrick Henry leads the Titans on the ground with 166 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns. A.J. Brown leads Tennessee’s receiving group with 125 receiving yards while Delanie Walker has a team-high 9 receptions and a pair of receiving scores. Defensively, Kenny Vaccaro leads Tennessee with 16 total tackles, including 13 solo tackles while Logan Ryan has 1.5 sacks this season. As a team, Tennessee is averaging 291 yards of total offense and 30 points per game while allowing 317 yards of total defense and 16 points per game this season.
The Jacksonville Jaguars will look for their first win of the season after falling to 0-2 with a 13-12 loss to Houston in their last outing. Gardner Minshew II has thrown for 488 yards, 3 touchdowns and an interception on 77.6% passing while Leonard Fournette has rushed for a team-high 113 rushing yards. DJ Chark leads Jacksonville in receiving with 201 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns while Chris Conley is 2nd with 170 receiving yards and a touchdown this season. Defensively, Ronnie Harrison leads the Jags with 14 tackles, while Jarrod Wilson has 13 tackles and Quincy Williams is 3rd with 12 tackles including 10 solo tackles of his own this season. As a team, Jacksonville is averaging 354.5 yards of total offense and 19 points per game while allowing 377 yards of total defense and 26.5 points per game this season.
Tennessee is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 division games and 16-34-3 ATS in their last 53 games against a team with a losing record while the over is 6-2 in their last 8 games overall. Jacksonville is 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 division games while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 games overall. The under is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings between these two teams in Jacksonville and Tennessee is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings between these two teams.
These two teams are both obviously on short weeks coming into this one, and even though both possess some talent on offense and can potentially put points on the board, I’m going to side with the under. These Thursday night games are usually ugly, grind it out types of affairs and I wouldn’t be surprised if both teams failed to break the 20-point mark in this one.