What might be just as surprising is that the Titans are a four point favorite over Peyton Manning and the Colts in NFL Week 8 odds. The Titans come into the game at 6-0 while the Colts are 3-3 according to pro football betting statistics.
Football betting on Monday night is always popular and this matchup is a good one. The Colts have Manning and a potentially explosive offense while the Titans have a very tough defense and a great running game according to football betting stats. This is also a huge game in the division for the Colts because a loss here would put them four games behind Tennessee in the AFC South. Football betting history shows that the Colts have won 8 of the last 10 meetings between the two teams. Indianapolis is also 6-4 against the pro football betting number in those games. At Tennessee, the Colts have won four of the last five meetings between the two teams according to football betting numbers. The Colts haven’t been road underdogs very often in recent season but they are 3-1 in that role since 2005 according to pro football betting stats. The Titans as home chalk are just under .500 the past few years at 6-7 according to football betting stats.
Totals bettors should really take note of this Monday night football betting matchup. The last six times these two teams have met the game has gone under the pro football betting number. The Titans have been a pretty good over team at home in recent seasons, hitting about 57% of the time according to football betting numbers.
ESPN has had some good Monday night games this season and this could be another one according to football betting experts. The Colts have the offensive attack to put pressure on Tennessee but their problem could be getting on the field. Tennessee has a powerful running game and the Colts traditionally have trouble stopping the run. That is especially true when Bob Sanders is not in the lineup and he is not expected to play on Monday according to football betting information. Unless the Colts find a way to stop the Tennessee running attack they may have a difficult time in this game according to football betting experts.
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