Titans vs Jaguars Prediction: Odds, Picks & Betting Preview Week 18 – January 7, 2023

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The Tennessee Titans (7-9) will have their hearts set on bouncing back from their six-game losing streak when they play the Jacksonville Jaguars (8-8) at TIAA Bank Field on Saturday, January 7, 2023.

Jaguars vs. Titans Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Jaguars as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Jaguars have -275 odds to pick up the win, while the Titans are listed at +230 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 40 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Jaguars vs. Titans Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Stadium: TIAA Bank Field

Betting Preview


From an offensive standpoint, the Jaguars rank eighth in the NFL with 365.8 yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 23rd in total defense (355.9 yards allowed per contest). The Jaguars are putting up 24.0 points per game offensively this year (11th in NFL), and they are surrendering 20.9 points per game (12th) on the other side of the ball.

The Jaguars own the 10th-ranked passing offense this season (234.8 passing yards per game), and they’ve been worse on defense, ranking fifth-worst with 243.1 passing yards allowed per game. The Jaguars are totaling 131.1 rushing yards per game on offense (10th in the NFL), and they rank 11th on defense with 112.8 rushing yards allowed per game.

The Jaguars own the 11th-ranked third-down offense this year (41.7% third-down conversion rate), but they’ve been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-worst with a 43.8% third-down percentage allowed. The Jaguars are gaining 5.7 yards per play (eighth in the league), while giving up 5.5 per play on the defensive side of the ball (18th in the NFL) this season. The Jaguars have the eighth-ranked turnover margin in the league at +4, forcing 25 turnovers (fifth in NFL) while turning it over 21 times (15th in NFL).

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The Titans rank third-worst in total yards per game (295.8), but they’ve been more effective defensively, ranking 25th in the NFL with 359.8 total yards allowed per contest. The Titans’ offense has been a bottom-five unit this season, putting up 17.6 points per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 15th with 21.2 points surrendered per contest.

The Titans have plenty of room to get better in the passing game, as they rank third-worst in passing yards per game (171.8) this season and worst in passing yards allowed per game (279.3). The Titans have been excelling on run defense, giving up just 80.5 rushing yards per game (second-best). Offensively, they rank 15th in the NFL by racking up 124.0 rushing yards per game.

The Titans’ defense has been keeping opposing offenses in check on third down, surrendering a 33.6% third-down conversion rate (third-best). On offense, they rank 23rd in the NFL with a 36.6% third-down rate. The Titans rank 23rd in the NFL with 5.1 yards per play on offense, and they rank 18th with 5.5 yards surrendered per play on defense. At -2, the Titans have the 20th-ranked turnover margin in the NFL, with 19 forced turnovers (20th in NFL) and 21 turnovers committed (15th in NFL).

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Jaguars vs. Titans Injury Report


Player Pos. Injury Status
Trevor Lawrence QB Toe Questionable
Travon Walker OLB Ankle Questionable
Brandon Scherff OG Abdomen Questionable
Ross Matiscik LS Back Questionable


Player Pos. Injury Status
Treylon Burks WR Groin Questionable
Dylan Cole LB Ankle Questionable
Davontae Harris DB Hamstring Out
Andrew Adams SS Knee Out
Kristian Fulton CB Groin Questionable
Amani Hooker FS Knee Questionable

Jaguars vs. Titans Betting Analysis

Jaguars Betting Insights

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The Jaguars have covered the spread eight times this season (8-8-0). The Jaguars are winless against the spread when they have played as 6.5-point favorites or more (0-1).

Jaguars games have gone over the total eight times this season. The Jaguars were the moneyline favorite just two times last season, and they lost both games.

The Jaguars did not play a game last season with moneyline odds of -275 or shorter.

Titans Betting Insights

The Titans are 8-8-0 against the spread this year. The Titans are 1-2 ATS when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs.

This season, five Titans games have gone over the point total. This season, the Titans have been the underdog eight times and won three of those games.

This season, the Titans have been at least a +230 underdog on the moneyline three times, losing each of those contests.

Jaguars vs. Titans Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 44.3 44.3 44.3
Implied Total AVG 24.1 23.7 24.4
ATS Record 8-8-0 4-3-0 4-5-0
Over/Under Record 8-8-0 2-5-0 6-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-2 0-2 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 7-6 4-1 3-5


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 42.4 41.1 43.7
Implied Total AVG 23.6 22.5 24.6
ATS Record 8-8-0 3-5-0 5-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-11-0 2-6-0 3-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-4 2-4 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-5 1-1 2-4

Players to Watch


  • On the ground, Travis Etienne averages 5.2 yards per attempt (eighth in the NFL) and 69.3 yards per game for 1,108 total rushing yards (eighth in the NFL). He has scored five rushing touchdowns this season.
  • Etienne has been targeted 43 times in the receiving game and has 33 catches (2.1 per game) for 299 yards (18.7 per game) and zero TDs.
  • Christian Kirk has 78 receptions for 1,009 yards and seven TDs. Through 16 games, he is averaging 4.9 catches and 63.1 yards per game.
  • In the passing attack, Zay Jones, has racked up 802 receiving yards and five touchdowns after hauling in 78 balls on 115 targets. Per game, he’s averaging 53.5 yards and 5.2 receptions over 15 games.
  • Evan Engram has racked up 739 receiving yards and four touchdowns with 69 catches on 94 targets. He is averaging 4.3 receptions and 46.2 yards per game.
  • On the defensive side, Foyesade Oluokun has 171 tackles, 10.0 TFL, and 1.0 sack in 2022. His tackle total leads the Jaguars and the league.
  • Devin Lloyd has 111 tackles and three interceptions this season.
  • This season, Josh Allen has put up 6.0 sacks (first on the Jaguars) as well as 8.0 TFL and 52 tackles.
  • Tyson Campbell has 2.0 TFL, 64 tackles, and two interceptions on the season.


  • Derrick Henry has rushed for 13 touchdowns this year, and has 1,429 total rushing yards (95.3 per game and 4.5 per carry).
  • On top of his impact on the ground, Henry has caught 32 passes (on 40 targets) for 379 yards (sixth on the Titans). He’s averaging 25.3 yards per game.
  • Robert Woods has put together a 2022 campaign that includes 49 catches for 487 yards and two receiving touchdowns through 16 games played. He has been on the receiving end of 85 targets and is averaging 3.1 receptions per game.
  • In 16 games played this season, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine has 25 catches (1.6 receptions per game on 3.1 targets per game) for 397 yards and three receiving touchdowns.
  • Chigoziem Okonkwo has been targeted 42 times, resulting in 29 catches for 408 yards .
  • Kevin Byard has intercepted four passes in addition to 102 tackles and six passes defended in 2022. He’s ninth in the league in interceptions.
  • Jeffery Simmons has totaled 7.5 sacks in addition to his 7.0 TFL and 50 tackles through 14 games.
  • Roger McCreary has recorded 1.0 TFL, 83 tackles, and one interception in the 2022 campaign.
  • Denico Autry’s stats include 26 tackles, 8.0 TFL, 8.0 sacks, and four passes defended in 11 games

Jaguars vs. Titans Predictions and Pick

Our pick to win this matchup is the Jaguars, and we expect that Jaguars will cover the spread (Jaguars -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 40 points.

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Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.

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