NFL Picks: Tennessee Titans vs. New Orleans Saints Free Pick and Prediction
On Sunday afternoon, the New Orleans Saints will head to Nashville and battle with the Tennessee Titans at LP Field. The Saints come into the game with the third best record in the NFC. The Saints, with their 9-3 record sit two games ahead of the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC South. New Orleans blasted Detroit last week, for their third straight win. For Tennessee, their 7-5 record has them tied for the final wildcard spot in the AFC. Tennessee is in second place; two games behind Houston in the AFC South. The Titans were able to down the Buffalo Bills last week.
Tennessee Titans (+3.5)
Tennessee has welcomed Chris Johnson back to the offensive mix, as he rushed for 153 yards in the win over the Bills. Tennessee, who started the season as the worst rushing team in the league has improved up to 28th, with just shy of 100 yards per game. The Titans have won two straight, dating back to the November 20th loss at Atlanta. The Titans will play at Indianapolis, with Jacksonville, and then at Houston, so this would be a nice spring board into winning ways in the final quarter of the season. Tennessee is 4-2 at home this season.
New Orleans Saints (-3.5)
For New Orleans, they are looking to put the Falcons away and wrap up the NFC South. The Saints are the top passing team, with over 325 yards per game. Drew Brees is looking to getting to 5,000 on the season, as he is just 969 yards shy. His top receivers this season have been Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston. Graham leads the charge with 8 on the season. The Saints have three losses this season; and then call came on the road. At Green Bay to open the season, at Tampa Bay, and then their most recent loss; which came at the Edwards Jones Dome in St. Louis. The Saints are 7 points short of reaching 400 for the season.
The Saints are going to roll in this game. Tennessee would like to think they have a chance to beat the Saints, but they just do not have enough defensive fire power. Look for New Orleans to do several things to slow running back Chris Johnson down. Despite what the Titans try to do to slow down Drew Brees, it will not work. New Orleans is in one of those rolls right now. The Saints win this game, and also cover the -3.5 spread put on them. Bet the New Orleans Saints -3.5 over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.