The Titans are opening the preseason at home for the ninth straight year according to football betting statistics. They have lost their last three preseason openers according to NFL betting stats after winning the previous five.
Football betting stats show that the two teams have met 10 times in their history with the Rams winning seven of the ten. During the preseason the teams have met nine times according to football betting numbers. The Titans lead the preseason series 6-3 according to NFL betting stats. The last time they met in the preseason according to NFL betting stats was in 2002 as the Titans won 28-26. The Titans have won the last six preseason games against the Rams after losing the first three according to football betting stats. The Rams and Titans will probably always be remembered for their meeting in Super Bowl XXXIV, one of the most exciting Super Bowls in history.
Tennessee will be looking closely at the debut of three new players on Saturday according to football betting information. They got tight end Alge Crumpler from the Atlanta Falcons, right guard Jake Scott in free agency from the Colts and first round draft choice, running back Chris Johnson according to football betting information.
NFL betting experts tell us that the Rams will be looking at quarterbacks on Saturday to backup starter Marc Bulger and second string quarterback Trent Green. The third string quarterback battle this season is between Brock Berlin and Bruce Gradkowski according to football betting experts. Both Berlin and Gradkowski are expected to get most of the playing time on Saturday as Bulger and Green won’t see many snaps according to football betting information. Football betting information tells us that the Rams also have to start looking at running backs since Stephen Jackson is not in camp and may not be anytime soon.
The Titans are set at quarterback with Vince Young and they have backup quarterback Kerry Collins. The Titans are actually set at many more positions than the Rams according to football betting experts. That could be why the Titans are the football betting favorite in NFL week 1 odds against the Rams.