|2013 NFL Week 12 Odds & Point Spread: Titans favored by 1 vs. Raiders|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 22 November 2013 15:00|
Titans vs. Raiders Odds
Tennessee is 4-6 overall, 2-2 on the road and 5-4-1 against the spread. Oakland is 4-6 overall, 3-2 at home and 6-3-1 against the spread. The home team has won eight of the last 10 in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games of this series and the Titans are just 2-5 ATS in their last 7 against the Raiders. These two have hit the over in 5 of their last 7 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Titans are a slim favorite on the road, as they have odds of -1 point at Oakland on Sunday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 41.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the game as even. It remained even for most of the week before moving to Tennessee -1. The over/under total opened at 41.5 points and dropped to 41 before moving back to 41.5.
The Raiders are coming off a 28-23 win at Houston last week. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for Oakland. The Raiders are now posting 331.8 yards per game on offense, while the defense is allowing 350.3 yards per game. Matt McGloin got the start last week for an injured Terrelle Pryor and threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns without an interception to lead Oakland to the win. The Oakland defense is being led by Tracy Porter, who has 48 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions and 11 pass deflections.
Tennessee is coming off a 30-27 loss to the Colts at home. The Titans have lost two straight by a combined 5 points. The Titans are averaging 325.6 yards per game on offense while the defense is allowing just 330.2 yards per game. Ryan Fitzpatrick has thrown for 1,012 yards and five touchdowns since taking over as the starting QB. Chris Johnson has added 632 rushing yards and four touchdowns. The Tennessee defense is being led by Jurrell Casey, who has 37 tackles and seven sacks while Alterraun Verner has 37 tackles, five interceptions and 16 pass deflections.
In terms of Injuries, Oakland tackle Jared Veldheer (tricep) and tackle Matt McCants (toe) are both questionable. Tennessee receiver Kevin Walter (back) will miss the rest of the season with a back injury while receiver Justin Hunter (quad) is doubtful for Sunday.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Titans, as Tennessee is getting 55% of the wagers with odds of -1 point at Oakland on Sunday.