Tennessee Titans (3-6) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (6-3)
Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 11/19/23 – As the 2023 NFL season heads into its 11th week, an intriguing AFC South matchup between Tennessee Titans (3-6 record) and Jacksonville Jaguars (6-3 record) looks set to unfold. Sunday’s clash is not simply regional rivalry; rather, this will be an integral point in both teams’ seasons that could determine who finishes higher on both league table tables. Fans and bettors alike are actively searching for effective NFL game-winning picks in order to navigate this matchup more successfully.
Despite their subpar win-loss record, the Tennessee Titans have nonetheless shown tremendous rushing and receiving capabilities. Derrick Henry has amassed 625 rushing yards including four touchdowns at an impressive average 4.2 yards per carry rate; his ability to penetrate defensive lines will prove vital in their battle with Jacksonville Jaguars. Meanwhile DeAndre Hopkins is an impactful threat at receiver as well, having amassed 591 receiving yards and three touchdowns; working together with quarterback Ryan Tannehill could prove pivotal in breaching their opponent Jaguars defense.
On the other side of things, Jacksonville Jaguars have displayed an exceptional offense this season. Quarterback Trevor Lawrence in particular has been outstanding, amassing 2120 passing yards at an astonishing completion rate of 67.3% while Christian Kirk, one of his primary receiving targets who has amassed 624 yards, has proven crucial. Travis Etienne Jr. also spearheads an effective running attack for this team.
Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 11/19/23 Game Info
|When:||Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET|
|Stream:||NFL Game Pass|
Ryan Tannehill QB vs. Trevor Lawrence QB
Ryan Tannehill has had an arduous season, as evidenced by his passer rating of 71.9 which illustrates his difficulties. Although he has amassed 1,128 yards through passing, Tannehill’s effectiveness has been severely limited by six interceptions and 19 sacks that have seriously compromised his ability to successfully navigate formidable defenses such as that of Jacksonville Jaguars. Maintaining strong connections with premier receivers such as DeAndre Hopkins is essential in increasing long-term Titans offensive efficiency.
However, Trevor Lawrence has emerged as an exceptional quarterback for the Jaguars. His impressive passer rating of 89.3 speaks volumes of his proficiency as a quarterback; nine touchdowns so far and an increasingly cautious approach to turnovers demonstrate Lawrence’s strategic decision-making skills, precision and ability to navigate Tennessee Titans defensive schemes effectively.
NFL Odds/Point Spread: Jacksonville Jaguars -225, Total Odds: 40.5
The current betting odds favor the Jaguars, with a spread of -5.5 indicating their perceived strength, especially playing at home. The total set at 40.5 points suggests a moderately scoring game, aligning with both teams’ recent trends towards lower-scoring affairs.
Tennessee Titans Betting Trends
The Titans have struggled against the spread (ATS), going 1-4 in their last 5 games. This trend, coupled with their 3-13 record in recent games, points to a team finding it hard to cover spreads. However, their history against Jacksonville, where they are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings, cannot be ignored.
Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
Jacksonville, in contrast, has been impressive ATS, going 5-1 in their last 6 games. Their overall 5-1 record in the last 6 games shows a team in form, and their 7-3 home record adds to their favoritism. However, their struggle against the Titans at home, where they are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 meetings, adds an interesting dynamic to the betting perspective.
Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 11/19/2023 Betting Picks
As we approach this AFC South showdown, the Jaguars seem to hold an edge given their current form and home field advantage. But the Titans may surprise everyone and outwit Jacksonville yet again to bring this game closer than its odds indicate.
Picks should lean towards the Jaguars due to their recent performance and Tennessee Titans’ struggles; however, due to historical edge and potential tight contest, the spread may be closer than anticipated. When considering over/under scores, recent scoring trends from both teams suggest an edge towards under.
Multi-handicapper tips considered focusing on individual performances like Derrick Henry’s rushing yards or Trevor Lawrence’s passing touchdowns could provide value. Additionally, considering the Titans to cover the spread might be a risk worth taking, given their historical edge over Jacksonville.
Free Pick and Prediction: Jacksonville Jaguars 24, Tennessee Titans 20