When the Packers (11-3) host the Titans (10-4) in Lambeau Subject on “Sunday Evening Soccer” (8:20 p.m. ET, NBC, two division leaders from completely different conferences will attempt to strengthen their playoff positions. Inexperienced Bay is making an attempt to work towards locking up the highest seed and home-field benefit within the NFC. Tennessee is trying to maintain off Indianapolis to win the AFC South.
Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Tannehill make for a fairly good quarterback duel, however the marquee shines brightly on the working again matchup of Aaron Jones and Derrick Henry. Each groups have struggled in opposition to backs dashing and catching passes all season. That ought to result in a high-scoring affair with largely shaky secondaries and inconsistent go rushes, too.
This is every thing to find out about betting on Packers vs. Titans in Week 16, together with up to date odds, tendencies and our prediction for “Sunday Evening Soccer.”
Packers vs. Titans odds
- Unfold: Packers by 3
- Over/beneath: 53.5
- Moneyline: Titans +150, Packers -175
The Packers opened a couple of half-point extra favorites however the Titans have gained some late momentum as they attempt to play ball management to ship the delicate upset. The Titans are a really sturdy highway crew at 5-1 and the Packers have fallen at house to the Vikings this season.
Packers vs. Titans all-time collection
The Titans lead the collection 7-5. The Titans gained 47-25 in 2016. Earlier than then, the Packers gained 55-7 at house in 2012. The Titans had a 3 game-winning streak from 2001 to 2008.
Three tendencies to know
— 52 % of unfold bettors just like the Titans to maintain it nearer or outright win.
— 98 % of over/beneath bettors suppose the beautiful beneficiant complete continues to be too low with two potent offenses and two weak defenses.
— The Titans are 7-7 in opposition to the unfold and 10 of their video games have gone over. The Packers are 8-6 in opposition to the unfold and seven of their video games have gone over.
Three issues to look at
Henry vs. the Packers’ run protection
On paper, Inexperienced Bay is fairly good in opposition to the run however that’s its essential defensive weak spot on the second degree. The Packers have tightened up of late however they battle in opposition to elite backs. Henry could have no issues hammering away to arrange Tannehill for efficient downfield passing.
Jones vs. the Titans’ run protection
Jones shall be working with out tag-team accomplice Jamaal Williams, who shall be lacking the sport with a quad damage. Rookie A.J. Dillon will get some work, however Jones ought to be a workhorse on this crucial recreation. The Titans are No. 15 in opposition to the run, 4 notches decrease than Inexperienced Bay.
The No. 2 broad receivers
Davante Adams and A.J. Brown are harmful all-around threats, from deep to the crimson zone. However do not forget about Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Corey Davis, who’ve each made loads of massive performs on the opposite facet. MVS has a greater matchup than Davis, who may see Jaire Alexander.
Stat that issues
276.0. That is what number of passing yards per recreation the Titans quit on common, No. 28 within the league. They’ve been destroyed on the again finish particularly up to now three weeks, with that quantity ballooning over 300. Rodgers ought to do harm in every single place besides making an attempt the slot vs. Desmond King.
Packers vs. Titans prediction
Rodgers will rebound from a modest house recreation in opposition to the Panthers in Week 15 to exploiting the entire Titans’ weaknesses with no strain in his face. The Titans run usually to maintain it shut and restricted Rodgers’ probabilities, however he nonetheless finally ends up getting one too many.
Packers 31, Titans 27