Football betting should be exciting on the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans as the 2008 regular season gets underway.
The Jaguars are considered one of the top teams in the AFC and they are a three point NFL betting favorite in NFL odds Week 1 action with the total on the game being 37.
Football betting stats show that the teams have met 10 times since 2003 with each team winning five games. Jacksonville is led by quarterback David Garrard and a good running game led by Fred Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew. Last season the Jaguars were second in the NFL in rushing at 149.4 yards per game according to NFL betting stats. Looking at football betting stats we see that the Jaguars are 31-17 in the past three seasons as they use the running game to control the clock and wear out teams. The Jaguars had an efficient passing game last year with Garrard, as they ranked 17th in the NFL according to football betting numbers.
Football betting stats show that Tennessee was 5th in rushing in the league last season at 131.8 yards per game. The Titans did not throw the ball well as they were 27th in the NFL according to football betting stats. Vince Young is still known more for his running ability than his throwing. The Titans did surprise many football betting gamblers last season by making the playoffs but they didn’t have the offense to go very far.
Last year these two teams opened the season in Jacksonville and the Titans ran all over the Jaguars for 282 yards in a 13-10 win according to football betting numbers. The Jaguars won later in the season at Tennessee by a score of 28-13. Football betting stats show that at Tennessee, the Jaguars are 3-2 including last season’s win. Jacksonville was 6-2 against the football betting pointspread on the road last season. Tennessee was 3-5 against the football betting pointspread at home last year. NFL betting stats show that the teams have gone over in 5 of their 10 meetings with one push. Four of the last six games between the two teams have gone over the total according to NFL betting stats. The over is 2-0-1 at Tennessee in the last three meetings between the two teams according to football betting stats.
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