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New Orleans Saints (5-3, 4-4 ATS) at Tennessee Titans (7-2, 7-2 ATS)

Caesars Sportsbook Line: Titans by 3 (44.5) — The Titans -3 is the most well-known number, but there are a couple of textbooks listing it at -2.5.

The skinny: The Titans, the sole AFC staff with as few as two losses, will glance to solidify their placement atop the convention playoff standings towards a Saints crew that’s commencing a extend of a few game titles in 4 weeks vs. first-location groups.

Information: Tennessee, devoid of hurt RB Derrick Henry (IR, foot), upset the Rams in LA final week 28-16 even with generating only 194 yards on offense, the most affordable output for a profitable team this year. They also benefited from a 96-yard edge in penalty yards, the next largest differential for any club this season. The Titans’ floor match endured without the need of Henry, rushing 28 periods for only 69 yards and a 2.7 common vs. LA. Recently signed Adrian Peterson, a a few-time rushing champion, had 21 yards on 10 carries.

New Orleans QB Trevor Siemian, who changed the hurt Jameis Winston two weeks ago, has thrown 70 passes devoid of an INT in a earn over Tampa Bay and a decline to Atlanta. The Titans are on an impressive roll, getting won 5 straight, with the final 4 coming as an underdog of 3 or far more points, such as final week’s gain as a 7-issue pet.

Evaluation: Last week’s hurrying overall performance was not a one particular-time point for the Titans. Even in Henry’s last two games, covering 57 carries, he averaged only 2.7 yards a have. And now the Titans will be heading from the league’s leading rushing defense, which enables only 3.2 yards a operate. That device held Atlanta to 1.4 a carry very last week. It’s time for the Titans’ balloon to at least get rid of some air. And speaking of the air, the Titans are also hurting in the passing activity with WR Julio Jones continuing to nurse a hamstring harm. He was limited in drills Thursday.

Decide: Saints 30, Titans 21