On Monday Night Football the New York Jets will travel to face the Tennessee Titans in an NFL game on December 17th. Kick off time from Tennessee is scheduled for 8:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The NFL odds from this game came out at a pick with an over under line of 42 points. Early money has landed on the home team as Tennessee is now lined as a -1 point betting favorite. The total has moved up a ½ point to a current line of 42 ½ points.
This is the first meeting between the Jets and Titans since the 2009 season where the Jets posted the 24-17 home win as a -1 point betting favorite. The game ended over 26 ½ points. NFL Trend: Tennessee Titans are 0-3 ATS in their past three games.
New York heads into Monday Night Football with a 6-7 record. The team is 3-3 on the road and playing their second consecutive game on the highway. They still have hopes for a playoff spot as they are now just one game behind both Pittsburgh and Cincinnati for the sixth and final spot with three games left to be played. The Jets have won two straight as they get bad teams in front of them in the Arizona Cardinals and Jacksonville Jaguars. New York beats Arizona 7-6 two weeks ago and last week win at Jacksonville 17-10 as a -3 point favorite. Following the Titans game they are at home to San Diego and travel to Buffalo to finish off the regular season. Those hopes for a postseason spot are legitimate based on their schedule. The Jets offense is dreadful as they rank 30th in the league with 305 yards per game. They throw for 186 yards which is also 30th in the NFL. Starting quarterback Mark Sanchez has 12 touchdowns and 13 picks this season and a completion percentage of just 55%.
The Tennessee Titans enter play with a record of 4-9 on the season. The team is 2-4 straight at home. They have been eliminated from the playoffs as they trail both Cincinnati and Pittsburgh by three games with three games remaining and can’s pass both clubs as the Steeler and Bengals meet each other in week sixteen. They drop a 27-23 road defeat last week to the Indianapolis Colts as a +3 ½ point underdog. The Titans blow a 20-7 halftime lead. Tennessee is the 31st worst scoring defense in the NFL as the team allows nearly 30 points per game. Quarterback Jake Locker throws for 9 touchdowns and 9 picks on the season and completes just 57 ½% of his passes. Locker has thrown seven picks in his past seven games. Running back Chris Johnson has improved from two down years as he runs for 4.7 yards per carry on the season.