Tennessee Titans vs Minnesota Vikings 8/19/2023 – At the dawn of another NFL Sunday, fans anxiously anticipate a showdown between Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium that promises excitement, strategy, and suspense. All eyes are now set on this contest with everyone wondering which side will emerge victorious. The Tennessee Titans come into this game with an inconsistent recent performance record but remain capable of turning things around despite recent struggles. While their record may seem discouraging at 1-6-1 ATS and 0-8 SU, anything can happen on any given day in football; and so Tennessee looks ready to break its losing streak and make their presence felt on the field.
On the other side of the field, Minnesota Vikings are looking forward to defending their home turf. Following seven consecutive losses at home against opponents with an ATS record of 1-7-1 (ATS 1-6-1-1 SU record 12-5 overall in 17 games played), Minnesota’s Vikings hope to break free of their inconsistency by adding yet another victory to their resume. The NFL free betting picks are updated online as these teams clash in this exciting preseason game.
Tennessee Titans vs Minnesota Vikings 8/19/2023
|When:||Saturday, August 18, 2023 8:00 PM ET|
|Where:||State Farm Stadium|
|Titans||-2 (-115)||37.5 o (-110)||-125|
|Vikings||+2 (-105)||37.5 u (-110)||+105|
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Malik Willis led the Tennessee Titans’ offense with 64% completions for 189 yards during his debut game, without finding the end zone but showing his ability to move the ball downfield at an average rate of 7.6 yards per attempt while dodging sacks – all promising signs for Tennessee’s offensive unit. Willis was joined on the field by running back Julius Chestnut, who amassed 46 yards on 7 carries in his debut game without scoring a touchdown. Furthermore, wide receiver Racey McMath made three receptions for 53 yards – showing his ability to gain yards after the catch and create scoring opportunities that added an exciting dynamic to their passing attack.
Quarterback Nick Mullens led the Vikings’ offense with an impressive 70% completion rate for 139 yards and one touchdown during his debut game, proving himself as a formidable asset on offense. Additionally, running back Ty Chandler rushed for 41 yards on 11 attempts – keeping opponents guessing. Jalen Reagor displayed his receiving skills by collecting 4 receptions for 55 yards, though without scoring a touchdown. Reagor’s ability to create separation and gain yardage made an impactful statement about Minnesota’s passing game – especially at home against Tennessee where they hold a 6-1 SU record in recent matches against them.
Anticipating an Intense Battle of Strengths
As the game approaches, fans of football are eagerly awaiting its outcome. Both teams possess their own set of strengths and challenges; as their dynamics unfold on the field, fans should anticipate an intense competition fueled by Tennessee Titans’ desire to end their losing streak against Minnesota Vikings’ goal to maintain home dominance. Statistics on both teams provide an in-depth perspective into their recent performances and potential outcomes.
The Tennessee Titans have had trouble, posting a 1-6-1 against-the-spread (ATS) record in their last eight games and an eight-game winless streak; but their defense has shown strength by only allowing an average of 18.8 points per game in their last five matchups. Quarterback Malik Willis performed admirably with a 64% completion rate and 7.6 yards per attempt average during his debut game while running back Julius Chestnut contributed 46 rushing yards while Racey McMath had 53 receiving yards to add depth to the attack.
NFL Betting Odds: Tennessee Titans -2.5; O/U 37.5
On the other side of things, Minnesota Vikings boast a more consistent record, going 12-5 straight up (SU) over their last 17 games. Their defense has allowed an average of 23.2 points per game over this span. Quarterback Nick Mullens made an impressionable debut performance, posting a 70% completion rate and 106.0 passer rating; Ty Chandler recorded 41 rushing yards while Jalen Reagor notched 55 receiving yards; these statistics provide insight into both teams strengths and potential areas of impact on the field as they prepare to face one another head-on.
Every yard, throw, and tackle counts in a game where every play matters; both teams strive for a victory that will boost morale and boost standing within their league. Fans brace themselves for an unforgettable football spectacle as kickoff approaches; one that promises to leave them breathless.
Tennessee are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee’s last 5 games.
Tennessee are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games.
Tennessee is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Minnesota.
Titans is 4-10 SU in their last 14 games against Minnesota.
Tennessee is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Minnesota are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s last 9 games.
Minnesota is 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games against Tennessee.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games at home.
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Tennessee.
Tennessee Titans vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Pick
In an even matchup between Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans, Minnesota has a home advantage and is currently riding high after recent victories while Tennessee hopes to snap out of its losing streak and break its losing streak. Both teams possess their own set of strengths; however, the Vikings’ offensive consistency and home-field advantage could give them an edge. The NFL predictions are leaning towards to Minnesota Vikings to win this exciting game.
Score Prediction: Vikings 24, Titans 20.