Titans vs Jaguars Prediction: Odds, Picks & Betting Preview Week 18 – January 7, 2024

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As they try to end a three-game losing streak, the Tennessee Titans (5-11) host the Jacksonville Jaguars (9-7) at Nissan Stadium on Sunday, January 7, 2024.

Jaguars vs. Titans Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Jaguars as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Jaguars have -180 odds to pick up the win, while the Titans are listed at +150 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 41.5 points.

Game Info

How to Watch Jaguars vs. Titans Live?

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Stadium: Nissan Stadium

Betting Preview

Jaguars

Offensively, the Jaguars rank 14th in the NFL with 338.1 yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 21st in total defense (343.8 yards allowed per contest). The Jaguars are putting up 22.3 points per game on offense, which ranks them 13th in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 15th, allowing 21.4 points per game.

The Jaguars are putting up 240.4 passing yards per game on offense this season (ninth in NFL), and they are surrendering 245.3 passing yards per game (27th) on defense. The Jaguars are putting up 97.8 rushing yards per game on offense this season (22nd in NFL), and they are allowing 98.6 rushing yards per game (eighth) on the other side of the ball.

The Jaguars have the 21st-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (36.9% percentage), and they’ve been better on defense, ranking fifth-best with a 35.6% third-down conversion rate allowed. The Jaguars rank 14th in offensive yards per play (5.2) and 20th in yards per play allowed (5.4) this year. With 26 forced turnovers (eighth in NFL) against 28 turnovers committed (28th in NFL), the Jaguars (-2) own the 19th-ranked turnover margin in the NFL.

Titans

In terms of total offense, the Titans rank 27th in the NFL (286.6 total yards per game) and 17th on defense (333.4 total yards allowed per contest). The Titans rank fifth-worst in points per game (17.3), but they’ve been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 16th in the NFL with 21.7 points ceded per contest.

The Titans’ passing offense has been a bottom-five unit this season, generating 182.2 passing yards per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. On defense, they rank 16th with 224.1 passing yards allowed per contest. From an offensive standpoint, the Titans are generating 104.4 rushing yards per game (18th-ranked). They rank 13th in the NFL on the other side of the ball (109.3 rushing yards allowed per game).

The Titans’ third-down offense has been a bottom-five unit this season, posting a 32.3% third-down rate, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 11th with a 37.3% third-down rate surrendered. With 4.8 yards per play on offense, the Titans rank 26th in the NFL. On defense they rank 13th, allowing 5.2 yards per play. At -7, the Titans have the 23rd-ranked turnover margin in the NFL, with 12 forced turnovers (31st in NFL) and 19 turnovers committed (14th in NFL).

Jaguars vs. Titans Injury Report

Jaguars

Player Pos. Injury Status
Trevor Lawrence QB Right shoulder Probable
Jamal Agnew WR Lower leg Out
Zay Jones WR Knee Probable
Christian Kirk WR Groin Out
Yasir Abdullah LB Gameday inactive Out
Matt Barkley QB Gameday inactive Out

Titans

Player Pos. Injury Status
Kevin Rader TE Hip Probable
Trevis Gipson OLB Gameday inactive Out
Caleb Farley CB Back Questionable
Will Levis QB Foot Out
Colton Dowell WR Knee Out
TK McClendon Jr. DE Shoulder Out
Anthony Kendall CB Knee Out
Caleb Murphy OLB Shoulder Out

Jaguars vs. Titans Betting Analysis

Jaguars Betting Insights

The Jaguars are 9-7-0 against the spread this season. The Jaguars are 5-2 ATS when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites.

Games involving the Jaguars have hit the over seven times this season.

Titans Betting Insights

The Titans are 6-9-1 against the spread this season. In games they have played as 3.5-point underdogs or more, the Titans have an ATS record of 1-5.

This season, Titans games have hit the over five times. This season, the Titans have won four out of the 13 games, or 30.8%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

The Titans have entered five games this season as the underdog by +150 or more and are 1-4 in those contests.

Jaguars vs. Titans Against The Spread & Betting Records

Jaguars

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 43.2 42.9 43.6
Implied Team Total AVG 23.8 24.1 23.4
ATS Record 9-7-0 4-5-0 5-2-0
Over/Under Record 7-9-0 4-5-0 3-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 7-3 4-2 3-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-4 0-3 2-1

Titans

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 40.7 40.4 41
Implied Team Total AVG 22.4 21.9 23
ATS Record 6-9-1 4-3-1 2-6-0
Over/Under Record 5-11-0 3-5-0 2-6-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-2 1-1 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 4-9 3-3 1-6

Players to Watch

Jaguars

  • Trevor Lawrence has passed for 3,736 yards, 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions this year. He averages 249.1 yards per game and 7.2 per attempt, while completing 65.5% of his passes.
  • To go along with his passing stats, Lawrence also has 329 rushing yards (second on the Jaguars), with four rushing touchdowns.
  • Travis Etienne has recorded 951 rushing yards (ninth in the NFL) with 11 touchdowns (59.4 yards per game over 16 games). His 3.8 yards per attempt rank 34th in the NFL.
  • He has also caught 53 passes (on 67 targets) for 446 receiving yards with one touchdown. He’s averaging 27.9 receiving yards and 3.3 catches per game.
  • Calvin Ridley has seven touchdown catches this season, and has 70 catches for 910 yards on 126 targets, while averaging 4.4 catches and 56.9 yards per game.
  • Evan Engram has 104 receptions (seventh in the NFL) for 884 yards and three touchdowns. He’s been targeted 130 times in the air attack, and averages 6.5 receptions and 55.3 yards through 16 games played.
  • Over on defense, Foyesade Oluokun has 165 tackles, eight TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one interception in 2023. His tackle total leads the Jaguars and is third in the NFL.
  • Josh Allen has picked off one pass and added 62 tackles, 16 TFL, 16.5 sacks, and one pass defended.
  • Devin Lloyd has recorded 121 tackles and two TFL this year.
  • So far this season, Rayshawn Jenkins has 92 tackles, five TFL, one sack, and two interceptions.

Titans

  • Derrick Henry averages 63.4 rushing yards per game this year (1,014 total yards to rank sixth in the NFL), while scoring 11 rushing touchdowns.
  • On top of his impact in the run game, Henry has caught 28 passes (on 36 targets) for 214 yards (seventh on the Titans). He’s averaging 13.4 yards per game.
  • DeAndre Hopkins has 1,011 receiving yards and six touchdowns on 68 receptions, while being targeted 127 times.
  • Will Levis has thrown for 1,808 yards this year, eight touchdowns and four interceptions. He is completing 58.4% of his attempts while averaging 200.9 yards per game and 7.1 per attempt.
  • He’s added 57 yards on the ground (fourth on the Titans), while scoring one rushing touchdown. He’s averaging 6.3 yards per game and 2.3 per attempt.
  • Tyjae Spears has 428 rushing yards (second on the Titans) and one rushing touchdown, while averaging 26.8 yards per game and 4.4 per attempt.
  • Spears has also added 49 catches (3.1 per game) for 344 yards (21.5 per game), without a receiving touchdown. He has been on the receiving end of 67 targets.
  • So far in 2023, Azeez Al-Shaair has put up two sacks to go with eight TFL and 153 tackles through 16 games.
  • Harold Landry has 69 tackles, 14 TFL, and 10.5 sacks.
  • Denico Autry has 49 tackles, 12 TFL, 11.5 sacks, and four passes defended during the 2023 campaign.
  • Roger McCreary’s season stats include 77 tackles, seven TFL, two sacks, and one interception in 14 games. He is fifth on the Titans in tackles.

Jaguars vs. Titans Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is the Jaguars, and we project that Jaguars will cover the spread (Jaguars -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 41.5 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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