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NFL: Jaguars vs Titans Prediction 1/7/2024

The Jacksonville Jaguars (9-7) travel to face off against the Tennessee Titans (5-11) on Sunday, January 7th. This game will be played at Nissan Stadium in Nissan Stadium and televised on CBS. The Jaguars are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Titans are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Texans. Kickoff is set for 1:00 ET.

Jaguars vs Titans

The Jaguars Are Coming Off A Win

The Jaguars had the Panthers as their opponent in week 17. This game ended in a 26-0 win for the Jaguars. Since they were favored by 4 against the Panthers, the Jaguars secured an ATS victory.

Jacksonville quarterback C.J. Beathard threw for 178 yards against the Panthers and finished the game without a passing or rushing touchdown. His overall passing rating for the game was 92 on a completion percentage of 70%.

The Jaguars defense is coming off a game where they held the opposing run game to just 57 rushing yards. Over the course of the game, the Panthers averaged 3.8 yards per rushing attempt. In total, Jacksonville’s defense yielded 124 yards of offensive output.

This week will be the Jaguars’ 12th game against an AFC opponent. Their overall record is 9-7 while going 6-5 against other teams in the AFC. In the standings, Jacksonville is 1st in the division and 4th in the AFC.

In terms of the spread, the Jaguars hold a record of 9-7. This has come on an average scoring margin of +0.9. With an over/under record of 7-9, the Jaguars come in with an average margin of +0.6 relative to their over/under lines. Their games have consistently averaged 43.8 points per game.

Jaguars Injury Report

  • Christian Kirk – Groin (Out)
  • Jamal Agnew – Lower Leg (Out)
  • Zay Jones – Knee/hamstring (Questionable)
  • Daniel Thomas – Forearm (Out)
  • Chris Claybrooks – Commissioner Exempt List (Out)
  • Jaylon Moore – Knee (Out)
  • Trevor Lawrence – Right Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Cooper Hodges – Knee (Out)
  • Christian Braswell – Hamstring (Out)
  • Ventrell Miller – Achilles (Out)

The Titans Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In week 17, the Titans hit the road to face the Texans, but they suffered a 26-3 loss. The Titans had a 23-point loss, resulting in a defeat on their ATS record. They were 5.5-point underdogs going into the game.

Against Houston, quarterback Ryan Tannehill had a passer rating of 101 while completing 80% of his passes. Overall, he ended the game with 168 yards through the air.

On the defensive side, the Titans allowed 312 yards of total offense to Houston. Among these yards, 111 were given up on the ground, while the team’s secondary gave up 201 yards through 32 attempts.

The Titans come into their matchup against the Jaguars with a 5-11 record. In the AFC-South, they are 4th and 14th in AFC overall standings.

Looking at their ATS performance so far, the Titans are above .500 at 6-9-1. Their average scoring margin is -4.4. So far this season, games involving Tennessee have averaged 39 points, ranking them 26th in the NFL. They currently have an over/under record of 5-11, with an average OU line of 40.6 points.

Titans Injury Report

  • Chris Hubbard – Biceps (Out)
  • Joe Jones – Finger (Out)
  • Daniel Brunskill – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Kyle Peko – Calf (Out)
  • Jeffery Simmons – Knee (Out)
  • Nick Westbrook-Ikhine – Hand (Out)
  • Luke Gifford – Hamstring (Out)
  • Amani Hooker – Knee (Out)
  • Kristian Fulton – Hamstring (Out)
  • Caleb Farley – Back (Questionable)
  • Kearis Jackson – Ankle (Out)
  • Will Levis – Foot (Questionable)
  • Hassan Haskins – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Nicholas Petit-Frere – Shoulder (Out)
  • Tre Avery – Knee (Questionable)
  • Jack Gibbens – Back (Out)
  • Ryan Stonehouse – Knee (Out)
  • Julius Chestnut – Hamstring (Out)
  • Chance Campbell – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Josh Whyle – Knee (Out)
  • Colton Dowell – Knee (Questionable)
  • Shakel Brown – Ankle (Out)

Jaguars Offense Breakdown

Regarding their offense, the Jaguars have an average 22.3 points per game, which places them 12th in the NFL.

Jacksonville currently sits 8th in passing attempts and has an average of 6.7 yards per attempt (8). They are also ranked 9th in the league with 240.4 passing yards per game.

Looking at their ground game, the Jaguars have been carrying the ball an average of 26.9 times per game and are 23rd in rushing yards. They have an average of 3.6 yards per rushing attempt.

Titans Offense Breakdownjacksonville jaguars betting

The Titans offense has been better at home this year, averaging 22 at home compared to 12.6 on the road. In terms of overall scoring, they are 25th in the league.

Tennessee’s passing offense, heading into this week’s game, holds the 28th ranking in passing yards. In terms of attempts, they are 26th with an average of 29.2 passes per game.

The Titans hold the 18th position in the NFL with 104.4 rushing yards per game. This average has come on an average of 26.1 rushing attempts (19th).

Jaguars Team Defense

Jacksonville is 14th in points allowed defensively. So far, their opponents are putting up an average of 21.4 points per game, accumulating 343.8 yards per contest.

Titans Team Defense

In terms of defense, the Titans hold the 5th position in tackles for loss and are ranked 7th in sacks. Opponents are managing to score an average of 21.7 points and gain 333.4 yards per game against them.

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  • In their last ten games away from home, the Jaguars have a straight up record of 7-3 while going 8-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 24 points per game in this stretch.
  • Across the Titans last three home games, the team averaged 15 points per game while allowing 29. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Titans have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 1-3-1.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Jaguars have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.

Jaguars vs Titans Prediction

For this matchup, I’m placing my bet on Jacksonville to cover the spread at -5. Jacksonville had an impressive performance in their last game, particularly in the ground game against Carolina. I expect them to continue that trend this week, which is why I’m backing Jacksonville before kickoff.

The analysis we’ve been running for this game has the Jaguars and Titans finishing with a combined 39 points. With the over/under line sitting at 40, I’m getting a bet down on the under.

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