NFL Betting Preview: Buffalo Bills vs. Tennessee Titans
The Buffalo Bills (4-0) bring a four-game winning streak into a matchup with the Tennessee Titans (3-0), winners of three straight, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Nissan Stadium. Buffalo is a 3.5-point favorite in the contest. An over/under of 53.0 is set in the contest.
Game InfoGame Day: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Game Time: 7:00 PM ET TV Channel: CBS Location: Nashville, TN Stadium: Nissan Stadium
Bills Players to WatchJosh Allen leads the team with 1,328 passing yards (332.0 yards per game) and has a 70.9% completion percentage this year (105-of-148) while throwing 12 touchdowns and one interception in four games. He also has 82 rushing yards on 25 carries with three touchdowns, averaging 20.5 yards per game. Devin Singletary has taken 50 attempts for a team-leading 212 rushing yards (53.0 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown in four games. He's also caught 16 passes for 114 yards (28.5 receiving yards per game). This season, Stefon Diggs has 26 catches (on 35 targets) to lead the team with 403 yards (100.8 per game) while scoring two touchdowns in four games. Cole Beasley's statline this year shows 18 grabs for 260 yards and one touchdown over the course of four games. He puts up 65.0 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 24 times. Over four games in 2020, John Brown has caught 14 passes on 23 targets for 194 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 48.5 receiving yards per game. Mario Addison has registered a team-leading 2.0 sacks, while adding 3.0 TFL and seven tackles over four games. In four games over the 2020 campaign, Jordan Poyer has totaled 34 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack and leads the team in tackles. Matt Milano has intercepted one pass to lead the team while adding 18 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended three over games.
Titans Players to WatchRyan Tannehill has thrown for 809 yards while completing 67.3% of his passes (70-of-104), with six touchdowns and one interception in three games this year (269.7 yards per game). He's also carried the ball 11 times for 35 yards, averaging 11.7 yards per game. Derrick Henry has taken 82 attempts for a team-leading 319 rushing yards (106.3 yards per game) while scoring two touchdowns in three games. Jonnu Smith has been targeted 20 times and has 13 catches to lead the team with 181 yards (60.3 ypg) while scoring three touchdowns in three games this season. Kalif Raymond has contributed with three catches for 118 yards and zero touchdowns in three games this year. He has been targeted five times and puts up 39.3 receiving yards per game. Anthony Firkser has totaled 50 yards on six passes with zero touchdowns in 2020, averaging 16.7 yards per game on six targets in three contests. Jack Crawford has 1.0 sack to lead the team, and has also collected 1.0 TFL over three games. In three games over the 2020 campaign, Kenny Vaccaro has collected 23 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one sack and leads the team in tackles.
Bills vs Titans: Last 5 MeetingsIn the past five meetings, Buffalo holds a 3-2 record against Tennessee. Tennessee has scored 2 fewer points than Buffalo in their past five games.
Bills vs Titans: Last Five Meetings
When the Bills have the ball...The Bills have put an average of 30.8 points per game on the scoreboard this season, 6.1 more than the 24.7 the Titans have surrendered in each contest. In games where Buffalo score at least 30.8 points this season, they have put together a record of 2-0. Tennessee is 1-0 this season in games where they allow fewer than 24.7 points. The Bills offense has averaged 409.8 total yards per game this season, within 12.5 yards of the 422.3 the Titans defense has allowed. On average, the Bills pick up 6.4 yards per play and the Titans give up 6.5. Buffalo's record this season when they rack up at least their season average in total yards: 1-0. When Tennessee allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average they are 1-0 this season. The Titans have allowed opposing rushing attacks to average 166 yards per game in 2020 compared to the 93 yards the Bills offense has averaged on the ground per contest. When Buffalo rushers gain at least a combined 93 yards, they have a record of 3-0 this season. This season, when the Tennessee defense allows opponents to pick up less than 166 yards on the ground, they are 2-0. The Bills have turned the ball over 1.2 times per game this season, while the Titans have averaged 2 takeaways per contest. Buffalo is 2-0 this season when they turn the football over 1.2 times or fewer. When they force more than 2 turnovers in a game, Tennessee is 2-0 this season.
When the Titans have the ball...The Titans rack up just 1.7 more points per game (26.7) than the Bills surrender (25). Tennessee is 2-0 in games when it scores at least 26.7 points. Buffalo has a 2-0 record overall in games when it surrenders 30.8 points or less. The Titans average only 10.5 more yards per game (391.7), than the Bills give up per matchup (381.2). On average, the Titans gain 5.6 yards per play, while the Bills allow 5.9 per play. In contests where the Buffalo offense totaled at least their average yard output last season, they were 6-2. When Buffalo keeps its opponents to 381.2 yards or less, it has a 1-0 record. This season, the Titans rush for 28 more yards per game (129) than the Bills allow per outing (101). This year, Tennessee has a 2-0 record in games the team runs for at least 129 yards. When Buffalo keeps its opponents to 101 rushing yards or less, it is 3-0. This year, the Titans turn the ball over just 0.3 times per game, 1.2 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.5 the Bills force on average. Tennessee is 2-0 when it turns the ball over 0.3 times or less. When it forces 1.5 or more turnovers, Buffalo has a 3-0 record.
Bills Fantasy LeadersAllen is fifth overall among all players and fifth among all QBs with 119.3 fantasy points (29.8 per game). Diggs has put up 52.3 fantasy points this year (13.1 per game), enough to rank him 62nd overall and 14th among wide receivers in league-wide fantasy standings. Singletary is 98th overall and 32nd among RBs after scoring 38.6 fantasy points (averaging 9.7 per game) so far this season. Beasley is the 125th-ranked fantasy player -- and the 44th-ranked wide receiver -- with 32.0 fantasy points. He averages 8.0 fantasy points per game.
Titans Fantasy LeadersSo far this season, Allen is the No. 5 fantasy quarterback and the No. 5 fantasy player overall. He's scored 119.3 points and is averaging 29.8 per game. Henry has racked up 46.5 fantasy points this season (15.5 per game), making him the 24th-ranked running back and the 76th-ranked player overall. Smith is averaging 12.0 fantasy points per game on the way to 36.1 total fantasy points. That makes him the 105th-ranked fantasy player overall and the eighth-ranked tight end. Raymond's fantasy season so far has him ranked 242nd overall and 98th among wide receivers with 11.5 points (3.8 per game).
Bills vs Titans Betting Information
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Bills Betting InsightsBuffalo has a 3-1 record against the spread this year. This season, the Bills are 2-1 ATS when favored by 3.5 points or more. This season, Buffalo's games have gone over the point total in four out of four opportunities.
Bills Road TrendsBuffalo finished 4-0-2 against the spread in away games last year, and went 6-2 overall on the road. The Bills went 1-0 ATS on the road last season when favored by at least 3.5 points. Buffalo hit the over in just 25% of its away games last year (two of eight opportunities). Bills away games last season averaged 37.1 total points, 15.9 fewer than this matchup's over/under (53.0).
Titans Betting InsightsTennessee has compiled a losing 0-3 record against the spread this season. The Titans have a losing ATS record of 0-2 when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs. Tennessee's games have hit the over in two out of three opportunities this season (66.7%).
Titans Home TrendsTennessee's record against the spread in home games last year was an even 3-3-1, and its record at home overall was 4-4. The Titans went 1-1 ATS in home games last season when playing as at least a 3.5-point underdog. Tennessee hit the over five times in eight opportunities at home last year (62.5%). The average total in Titans home games last season was 48.8 points, 4.2 fewer than this matchup's over/under (53.0).
Additional InfoThe Bills have an average point total of 55.8 in their contests this year, 2.8 more points than this game's over/under. Titans matchups this season have a 51.3-point average over/under, 1.7 fewer points than this game's point total. Three of Buffalo's games have gone over 53.0 points this season (75% of matchups). Two of Tennessee's games have gone over 53.0 points this year (66.7% of matchups). The two teams combine to score 57.5 points per game, 4.5 more points than this matchup's point total. Opponents of these teams combine to average 49.7 points per game, 3.3 fewer points than this contest's total.
Del'Shawn Phillips: Questionable (Quadricep),
Andre Roberts: Questionable (Ankle),
Jake Fromm: Questionable (Not Injury Related),
Cody Ford: Questionable (Groin),
Tre'Davious White: Questionable (Back),
Matt Milano: Out (Pectoral),
John Brown: Questionable (Knee),
Brian Winters: Questionable (Knee),
Zack Moss: Questionable (Toe)
Taylor Lewan: Questionable (Shoulder),
A.J. Brown: Questionable (Knee)
Last Updated on 2020-10-13 2:25 a.m. EDT