Jaguars face Titans in Week 17 odds
Jacksonville Jaguars vs Tennessee Titans Odds
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 4-0 ATS and 3-1 SU in their last four games against the Tennessee Titans and will be looking for just their third win of the season this Sunday when they visit the Titans at LP Field. Jacksonville is 2-13 SU and 7-8 ATS in 2012.
Tennessee is 5-10 both SU and ATS on the season. The total has gone UNDER in five of the last six games between these two AFC South rivals.
The Titans were listed as 4-point favorites at Bovada and other online sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 42.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Titans - Jaguars odds would favor the Titans if the lines were set according to power ranks. Tennessee is rated No. 31 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Jaguars sit at No. 32. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 14-12 win for the Titans.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee's No. 23-ranked offense (19.5 PPG) against a Jaguars defense that ranks No. 27 at 27.1 PPG. The Titans passing attack has averaged 212.1 yards per game, less than the Jaguars give up through the air (246 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Jaguars feature the league's No. 25-rated road run defense, allowing 134.7 yards per game. Tennessee, meanwhile, ranks No. 23 in rushing offense at home.
Jacksonville lost its last outing, a 23-16 result against the Patriots on December 23. The Jaguars covered in that game as a 14-point underdog, while the 39 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Chad Henne handled the Patriots defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 348 yards and 1 scores, but Jacksonville still lost to New England 23-16.
In their last action, Tennessee was a 55-7 loser on the road against the Packers. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (62) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Jacksonville Jaguars Trends:
When playing in December are 1-9
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing within the division are 4-6
Tennessee Titans Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 3-7
A few Jaguars at Titans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Jacksonville's last 6 games when playing Tennessee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Jacksonville's last 9 games on the road
Jacksonville is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee's last 6 games when playing Jacksonville
Tennessee is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Jacksonville
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games
Tennessee is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home