Titans vs. Colts Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Tennessee is favored on the road, as the Titans are getting odds of -3 points against the Colts. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 46 points. Indianapolis has won nine of its last 10 meetings with the Titans and the Colts have covered the spread in three of the last four encounters. The public betting in this one has the Titans getting 62 percent of the wagers one the road in this one. Today’s game takes place from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana and will air live on FOX.
The Colts are coming off a 20-17 loss to the Steelers two weeks ago, before going on the bye. Indianapolis is now 3-7 on the season, but 6-4 against the spread. The Colts have covered in their last three games. Indy is struggling on offense this season, averaging just 17.9 points and 325.9 yards per game. Jacoby Brissett has thrown for 2,172 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the offense while T.Y. Hilton has caught 36 passes for 725 yards and three scores. Brissett has been going through concussion protocol this week, but was cleared to play. Frank Gore is the leading rusher with 509 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Indy is allowing 28 points and 398.7 yards per game. Their past defense is giving up 287.4 yards per contest.
The Titans are coming off a 40-17 loss to the Steelers last week to snap a four-game win streak. The Titans are now 6-4 on the season while posting a 3-6-1 record against the spread. Defensively, Tennessee is allowing 25.3 points and 341.3 yards per game. Their run defense is locking teams up to just 89.2 yards per game. Offensively, the Titans are putting up 22.2 points and 342.6 yards per contest. Marcus Mariota has thrown for 2,089 yards and eight touchdowns, but also has 10 interceptions. DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry have combined for 884 rushing yards and seven touchdowns on the ground, while Rishard Matthews has 41 receptions for 626 yards and three scores.
The Titans were able to win comfortably at home back on Oct. 16, defeating the Colts 36-22 as a 7-point favorite. They know they have to win today to keep pace in the AFC South race with the Jaguars. However, the trends hate the Titans today. Tennessee is 2-10 against the spread against the Colts overall and 0-6 ATS in their last six trips to Indy. The Colts have been on a nice cover streak lately, so look for this game to be close throughout.
NFL WEEK 12 PREDICTION: INDIANAPOLIS COLTS +3