NFL Lines Game Preview: Tennessee at New York Jets

Posted by Aaron . on December 11, 2015 in

The Tennessee Titans (3-9) head to New York to take on the Jets (7-5) this week. The Titans aren’t playing as well as they might like, but they have already won more games than they won last year, when they went 2-14. The strong points for this team are the improving play of quarterback Marcus Mariota and an impressive defensive line. The AFC Offensive Player of the Week award has gone to Mariota twice already this season, and the Titans’ defensive line has tallied 39 sacks so far. However, since the offensive line has permitted 39 sacks, NFL lines fans can get a little more perspective on why the team is having trouble winning games.

Jets vs Titans NFL Game Analysis

This week’s game against the Jets is all about wide receivers. The Titans roll out Delanie Walker, with 800 yards and four scores, while the Jets’ best receiver has been Brandon Marshall (1,062 yards, 10 scores). Dorial Green-Beckham is another strong weapon for the Titans; he caught five balls for 119 yards last week. However, the Titan wide receivers may not do well against the solid secondary that the Jets roll out there. New York only permits 326.5 yards per game, sixth best in the NFL. The Jets do have Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback, a solid veteran presence who may not be the flashiest player on the field but is relatively solid at ball control and game management.


When the Jets and Titans met last year in Nashville, the Jets prevailed, 16-11. Fitzpatrick does give the Jets some mobility at quarterback (209 rushing yards, 2 touchdowns), giving them a second rushing threat in addition to Chris Ivory (813 yards, 7 scores).

Jets vs Titans Final NFL Lines Predictions

The Titans are still looking to elevate their game and their win total. The Jets are looking for a wild card spot in this year’s playoffs. The fact that the Jets are at home and have that wild card possibility to motivate them — and the fact of their solid pass defense — is why I am picking the Jets to win and cover this week.