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Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans 12/15/2019 Predictions, Spread and Preview

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Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans 12-15-2019 Predictions Spread and Preview

Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans 12/15/2019 – The Houston Texans (8-5) are on a mission to beat the Tennessee Titans (8-5). Betting websites USA is taking in wagers while posting predictions on the endgame score and winning team. To get an accurate estimation, check out both teams’ previous games.

Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans 12/15/2019

When: Sunday, December 15, 1:00 PM ET
Where: Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
TV: CBS
Stream: SofaStream

Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans 12/15/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Texans +1.5 (-110) 47.5 o (-110) +108
Titans -1.5 (-110) 47.5 u (-110) -133
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Houston Texans

Houston Texans last collided against the Denver Broncos and were laid low with a 38-24 endgame score. QB Deshaun Watson was going for 28/50 with 292 air yards. He dished out 1 thrown TD and 2 interceptions. Carlos Hyde supported his efforts by rushing through 14 carries. He chalked up 73 yards on the ground. DeAndre Hopkins took care of the receivers’ end, catching an impressive 7 balls through 134 yards.

The Texans’ stats indicated that they tried to be as aggressive as possible. They initiated 26 first-downs. They also rushed for 22 out of 73 plays. The Texans seemed to have favored a mixed-offense style, probably because they faced solid defense. The problem with their tactic was that they over-committed to the offense at the expense of their own defense.

The Texans allowed an 81% throw completion rate and conceded 27 rush attempts. These figures alone can justify the scoring gap between the Texans and their opponents. The Texans should learn how to balance defense and offense so that they don’t end up in a similar predicament in their future matches.

Players to watch:

D. Watson QB (13 GP 295 CMP 436 ATT 67.7 CMP% 3425 YDS 7.9 AVG 290.4 YDS/G 54 LNG 24 TD 9 INT 38 SACK 225 SYL 71.7 QBR 101 RTG), C. Hyde RB (13 GP 198 ATT 926 YDS 4.7 AVG 58 LNG 8 BIG 4 TDS 71.2 YDS/G 4 FUM 2 LST 46 FD), D. Johnson RB (13 GP 75 ATT 390 YDS 5.2 AVG 40 LNG 3 BIG 1 TDS 30 YDS/G 0 FUM 0 LST 16 FD).

Tennessee Titans

The Titans trumped the Oakland Raiders with a dominant 42-21 endgame score. QB Ryan Tannehill was a mean machine, pumping 21/27 with 391 air yards. As if that weren’t enough, he also sealed the deal with 3 thrown TDs and 1 interception. Derrick Henry won’t let him have the spotlight though, as the RB blazed through 18 carries for 103 yards. He set a high standard with his 2 rushing TDs. AJ Brown caught the ball 5 times across 153 yards.

The Titans had the game in the palm of their hand right from the get-go. The Titans rushed 32 out of 59 plays, indicating that they were confident that a rushing strat could crush the opponent. In the tale of the yards, they racked up 552 against their opponent’s 356. It was a wide gap, and the Titans took advantage of field ownage by repeatedly rushing in for points.

The Titans complemented their strong offense with only a bit of defense. They allowed their opponent a throw completion rate of 74%. 24 rush attempts also slipped through their defensive line. It was a good calculation to focus most of the team’s resources on offense, however, as they attained a score that the opponent couldn’t hope to reach.

Players to watch:

R. Tannehill QB (9 GP 149 CMP 203 ATT 73.4 CMP% 1993 YDS 9.8 AVG 237.8 YDS/G 91 LNG 15 TD 5 INT 24 SACK 178 SYL 60.5 QBR 118.5 RTG 9 GP 34 ATT 147 YDS 4.3 AVG 25 LNG 3 BIG 3 TDS 16.3 YDS/G 1 FUM 0 LST 11 FD), D. Henry RB (13 GP 250 ATT 1243 YDS 5 AVG 74 LNG 6 BIG 13 TDS 95.6 YDS/G 5 FUM 3 LST 58 FD), M. Mariota QB (6 GP 24 ATT 129 YDS 5.4 AVG 15 LNG 0 BIG 0 TDS 21.5 YDS/G 1 FUM 0 LST 5 FD).

Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Texans

Texans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Houston is 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Texans are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games against Tennessee.
Houston is 10-4 SU in their last 14 games against Tennessee.

Tennessee Titans

Titans are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tennessee’s last 7 games.
Titans are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee’s last 7 games when playing at home against Houston.

Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans Betting Picks

Online sportsbooks have picked out Tennessee to dominate this matchup. The estimated score is 16.4 as opposed to 34.3. The winner will cover the spread, with a total going over.