Titans vs Lions Betting Matchup Report

The Detroit Lions will try to snap a 1-8 ATS streak over their last nine games when they visit the Tennessee Titans at LP Field this Sunday.

Tennessee hasn't fared much better with five straight losses ATS. Both lost SU and ATS last Sunday.

Tennessee is currently a 3-point home underdog at TopBet and they face a team that is 0-6 ATS in its past six road games. The OVER has also been a solid bet (10-1-2) in 13 recent Detroit road games. [ Watch for line updates, injury reports and other news on Twitter ]

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 31-rated Titans and the No. 13-rated Lions in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 22-21 win for the Lions on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee's No. 32-ranked offense (11.5 PPG) against a Lions defense that ranks No. 18 at 25 PPG. The Titans passing attack has averaged 219 yards per game, more than the Lions give up through the air (187 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Lions own the league's No. 25-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 148 yards per game when on the road. Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 30 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Detroit was a 27-19 loser in its last match on the road against the 49ers. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 46 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Lions suffered a Week 2 loss against San Francisco in their last game, falling 27-19 at Candlestick Park.

The Titans were a 38-10 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Chargers. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (48) made winners of OVER bettors.

Detroit Lions Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 5-5

Tennessee Titans Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 4-6

 

A few Lions at Titans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Tennessee
Detroit is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tennessee's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit home to Minnesota, Sunday, September 30
Tennessee at Houston, Sunday, September 30

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