Point spread favors Colts in battle with Titans
Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts Odds
The Indianapolis Colts are 4-0 SU and ATS in their last four games at home and could take another step closer to a playoff spot with another home win this Sunday when they host the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Indianapolis is 7-1 SU and ATS over its last eight games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in four of Tennessee's last five games and in five of Indianapolis's last seven games. The total has also gone UNDER in seven of the last eight meetings between the Colts and Titans.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 31-rated Titans taking on the No. 18-rated Colts in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 21-15 win for the Colts on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indianapolis's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 22.1 PPG, against a Titans defense that ranks No. 31 this week at 29.9 PPG. The Colts aerial game is averaging 285.6 yards per game, more than the Titans secondary allows through the air, 257.5 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Titans feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 123 yards per game. Indianapolis, meanwhile, ranks No. 16 in rushing offense at home.
Tennessee was a 24-10 loser in its last match at home against the Texans. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 34 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Jake Locker handled the Texans defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 309 yards and 1 scores, but Tennessee still lost to Houston 24-10.
The Colts were a 35-33 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Lions. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (68) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, the Colts got 4 passing scores out of Andrew Luck en route to a 35-33 win over the Lions on Sunday at Ford Field.
Tennessee Titans Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the division are 3-7
Indianapolis Colts Trends:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 5-5
A few Titans at Colts trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indianapolis
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tennessee's last 8 games when playing Indianapolis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 5 games
Tennessee is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Indianapolis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indianapolis's last 5 games when playing at home against Tennessee
Indianapolis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Tennessee
Indianapolis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Indianapolis's last 8 games at home
Tennessee home to NY Jets, Monday, December 17
Indianapolis at Houston, Sunday, December 16