Following their sixth Super Bowl championship a year ago the Patriots received justifiable accolades. In an era rigged for parity and against dynasties New England cracked the code. More emphatically they were tabbed as the top favorite for NFL bets to win yet another Super Bowl. This year has been much more of a struggle than anticipated. The retirement of Gronk has clogged up the offense. For that reason, the Patriots did not earn a first-round bye. Tennessee will come calling on Saturday night. In comparison the Titans were one of the hottest teams down the stretch.
Tennessee Titans Vs. New England Patriots
|Date and Time:||Saturday, January 4, 2020, 8:15 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts|
|Titans vs. Patriots TV Coverage:||ESPN|
Tennessee Titans Vs. New England Patriots Overview
New England has a sports betting record of 12-4 straight up, 8-7-1 vs. the line and 7-9 under the total. Overall NFL metrics have the Patriots ranked seventh for scoring offense and first for points allowed. However New England limps in with just one payout and three wins in their last six games.
By contrast the Titans are 9-7 straight up, 8-7-1 against the spread, and 10-6 over the total. Tennessee ranks 10th for scoring offense and 12th for points allowed. Correlate the Titans strong close of five covers in their last seven games. Extending that success was the change to Ryan Tannehill as starting quarterback.
Key Titans: QB Ryan Tannehill (70.3% COMP, 2742 YDS, 9.6 AVG, 22 TD, 6 INT, 31 SACK, 117.5 RTG), RB Derrick Henry (303 ATT, 1540 YDS, 5.1 AVG, 16 TD), WR AJ Brown (52 REC, 1051 YDS, 20.2 AVG, 8 TD), CB Logan Ryan (113 TACKLES. 4.5 SACKS, 4 INT), PK Greg Joseph (0-0 FG, 9-9 XP)
Key Patriots: QB Tom Brady (60.8% COMP, 4057 YDS, 6.6 AVG, 24 TD, 8 INT, 27 SACK, 88.0 RTG), RB Sony Michel (247 ATT, 912 YDS, 3.7 AVG, 7 TD), WR Julian Edelman (100 REC, 1117 YDS, 11.2 AVG, 6 TD), LB Jamie Collins Sr (82 TACKLES, 7 SACKS, 3 INT, 1 TD), PK Nick Folk (14-17 FG, 12-12 XP)
Tennessee and New England Against the Spread
The Titans Are:
6-3 against the spread in their last nine away games
5-3 over the total on the road
3-6 on the board in their last nine games as a dog
6-2 over the total when getting points
2-6 vs. the odds head to head with the Patriots
4-2 over the total against New England
The Patriots Are:
3-4 against the spread in their last seven home games
4-3 over the total at Gillette Stadium
3-5 vs. the number in their last eight games as a chalk
4-1 over the total as a favorite
4-1 on the board at home against the Titans
4-1 over the total when hosting Tennessee
Tennessee Titans Vs. New England Patriots NFL Bets Picks
As was previously noted the Patriots still hold the head to head NFL Bets advantage over Tennessee. Above all New England is the firmly established proven champion. While the Patriots finished poorly it’s now playoff time for Brady, Belichick and New England.
Tennessee vs. New England NFL Bets Pick: New England Patriots
Tennessee vs. New England NFL Bets Score Prediction: Patriots 27, Titans 14