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Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts 11/29/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Tennessee Titans visit the Indianapolis Colts on 11/29/2020 at 1:00PM.

Tennessee and Indianapolis face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. Tennessee has a record of 7-3 this season. Indianapolis is 7-3 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Tennessee Team Defense Preview

Tennessee faces 6.8 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 37.9 yards per drive, and opponents score 2.51 points per offensive possession. On 43.1% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but 13.7% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 27.2 and these drives usually take up 3:09 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 94.4 and on 2.5% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Tennessee has caused a sack rate of 2.9% this season.

We will get more situational with Tennessee and examine various situations. They have faced 139 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 75 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 54.0%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 16 fourth down attempts this season and the opposition have successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 11 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 68.8%. Defensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone, which is why defenses strive to avoid this from happening. They have had allowed offenses 39 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 27 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 69.2%.

Tennessee Team Offense Preview

Tennessee has 6.4 plays per drive, they generate 36.5 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.68 points per drive. On 46.6% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but 4.9% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their possessions start on average at their Own 27.8 and these drives typically last 2:47.

On 7.0% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and on 1.3% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Tennessee has yielded 15 sacks this season and this has resulted in 111 yards lost.

Tennessee rushed for 4.8 yards per carry and for 151.1 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 7 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Tennessee and examine various situations. They have had 119 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 53 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 44.5%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 7 fourth down attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 5 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 71.4%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 39 Red Zone entrances this season and have converted 28 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 71.8%.

Indianapolis Team Defense Preview

Indianapolis yields 5.9 plays per drive, this defense gives up 28.7 yards per drive, and opponents score 1.83 points per offensive possession. 32.7% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 15.4% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 24.8 and these drives typically last 2:45.

Opposing quarterbacks have a QBR of 82.7 against Indianapolis and on 3.7% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Indianapolis has forced a sack rate of 6.4% this season.

We will get more situational with Indianapolis and examine various situations. They have faced 125 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 51 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 40.8%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 8 fourth down attempts this season and opponents have converted 4 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 50.0%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 29 Red Zone entrances this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 19 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 65.5%.

Indianapolis Team Offense Preview

Indianapolis has run 6.5 plays per drive and they generate 35.6 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.26 points per drive. On 44.8% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but on 10.5% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their possessions start on average at their Own 32.1 and these drives typically last 3:00.

On 3.9% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and 2.3% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Indianapolis has given up 10 sacks this season and there were 58 yards lost as a result of the inability to protect the Quarterback.

They rushed for 3.8 yards per carry and for 109.2 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 6 times this season.

Examining Indianapolis in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 128 third down attempts this season and have converted 48 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 37.5%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 20 fourth down conversion attempts this season and have converted 13 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 65.0%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 38 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 21 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 55.3%.

The Tennessee Roster

The Players to Watch for Tennessee

Ryan Tannehill QB 6-4 207

This season, Ryan Tannehill has put up 2387 yards and 22 touchdowns. He has thrown 4 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 106.6thus far this season. Ryan Tannehill has thrown 4 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Ryan Tannehill has 149 rushing yards, which puts him in the 78.79 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 28 times this season, which puts him in the 77.27 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

Derrick Henry RB 6-3 247

This season, Derrick Henry has 1079 rushing yards on 229 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 9 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Derrick Henry picked up 86 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 12 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

Corey Davis WR 6-3 209

This season, Corey Davis picked up 549 yards. He caught the ball 39 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 3 receiving touchdowns this season.

DaQuan Jones NT 6-4 322

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Tennessee, DaQuan Jones has 20 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 72.73 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Kevin Byard FS 5-11 212

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Tennessee, Kevin Byard had 44 tackles which puts him in the 89.13 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Kevin Byard as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 20.34 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Malcolm Butler CB 5-11 190

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Tennessee, Malcolm Butler had 53 tackles which puts him in the 100.0 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Malcolm Butler as a ball hawker was able to pick off 2.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 86.21 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

The Indianapolis Roster

The Players to Watch for Indianapolis

Philip Rivers QB 6-5 228

This season, Philip Rivers has put up 2683 yards and 14 touchdowns. He has thrown 8 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 95.0thus far this season. Philip Rivers has thrown 8 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Philip Rivers has -3 rushing yards, which puts him in the 6.06 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 13 times this season, which puts him in the 36.36 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 0 rushing touchdowns this season.

Jonathan Taylor RB 5-10 226

This season, Jonathan Taylor has 518 rushing yards on 135 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 4 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Jonathan Taylor picked up 227 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 26 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

Zach Pascal WR 6-2 214

This season, Zach Pascal picked up 384 yards. He caught the ball 31 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 2 receiving touchdowns this season.

Grover Stewart NT 6-4 315

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Indianapolis, Grover Stewart has 24 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 0 times this season, which put him in the 20.91 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

DeForest Buckner DE 6-7 300

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Indianapolis, DeForest Buckner has 24 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 43.1 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Khari Willis SS 5-11 213

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Indianapolis, Khari Willis had 44 tackles which puts him in the 89.13 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Khari Willis as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 56.78 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Kenny Moore CB 5-9 190

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Indianapolis, Kenny Moore had 39 tackles which puts him in the 94.57 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Kenny Moore as a ball hawker was able to pick off 2.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 86.21 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Tennessee Titans 22 Indianapolis Colts 26

Spread Pick: Indianapolis -3 -115 Pinnacle Sports
Moneyline Pick: Indianapolis -164 matchbook
Total Pick: Under 52 -110 BetOnline