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MNF Betting Preview: Colts Have Won 11 Straight vs Titans

Prior to the start of the season, the Week 6 Monday nighter between the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans looked like a matchup with great potential. But due to injuries across the board, both teams could look like a shell of their former selves when they do battle in Nashville.

At the time of writing, the line and total for the game were off the board.

Shark Bites
  • The Colts are 0-5 SU and ATS in their last five games after a win.
  • The total has gone OVER in eight of the Colts’ last nine games on the road.
  • The Titans are 9-23 SU in their last 32 games at home.

Indianapolis star quarterback Andrew Luck hasn’t seen the field all year, and as of October 9 he had already been ruled out for the prime-time contest. Ex-New England Patriots backup signal-caller Jacoby Brissett has been solid since taking over as the team’s starter from the underwhelming Scott Tolzien, throwing for 997 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions in five tilts. Brissett has completed just 60.6 percent of his passes, though, so there is still some work to do.

On the other side of the coin, Titans starting QB Marcus Mariota, who didn’t play in Tennessee’s 16-10 loss to Miami in Week 5, is looking like a game-time decision. A week out from the game, coach Mike Mularkey said during a press conference that Mariota is “coming along very well” while stating he’s day to day.

If the Oregon product can’t go, Matt Cassell will once again get the nod. Cassell completed 21 of 32 passes for 141 yards against the Dolphins with a touchdown and no interceptions. The veteran was sacked six times.

Indy’s past success against Tennessee is well documented. In the Colts’ last 11 vs the Titans, they’re a sizzling 11-0 SU and 10-1 ATS. Playing at night hasn’t been Indianapolis’ strong suit of late, though, as the Colts are 1-6 SU in their last seven night games.

Indianapolis Colts vs Tennessee Titans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tennessee Titans currently sport a record of 2-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-3 ATS. The Indianapolis Colts are 2-3 and 3-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Titans post a 3-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Colts have gone 4-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tennessee vs Indianapolis injuries news.

The Titans-Colts odds would favor the Colts if the betting lines were set according to power ranks. Tennessee is rated No. 26 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Colts sit at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tennessee's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 22 PPG, against a Colts defense that ranks No. 32 this week at 31.8 PPG. The Titans aerial game is averaging 183.8 yards per game, less than the Colts secondary allows through the air, 294 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Colts own the league's No. 25-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 128.5 yards per game when on the road. Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 7 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jacoby Brissett led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 314 yards Sunday as the Colts downed the 49ers 26-23 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Titans suffered a Week 5 loss against Miami in their last game, falling 16-10 at Hard Rock Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indianapolis's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Indianapolis's last 10 games on the road
  • Indianapolis is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Tennessee
  • Indianapolis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tennessee
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tennessee's last 18 games
  • Tennessee is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Tennessee is 8-15-2 ATS in its last 25 games at home
  • Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Indianapolis home to Jacksonville, Sunday, October 22
Tennessee at Cleveland, Sunday, October 22