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MARK MAY’S Prediction Contest: Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs ($100 in Amazon gift cards!)

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Overview:

On Saturday, January 6th, the (9-7) Tennessee Titans will be on the road to take on the (10-6) Kansas City Chiefs in the 2017 NFL Playoffs.

The Crowd:

“The Crowd” is projecting a final score of Chiefs 25.9 – Titans 20.2 with an over/under of 46.1.

2017-18 Statistics (32 total teams):

Yards per game: Chiefs 375.4 (5th) > Titans 314.0 (23rd)

Points per game: Chiefs 25.9 (6th) > Titans 20.9 (19th)

Turnover margin: Chiefs +15 > Titans -4

Fewest yards allowed per game: Titans 328.0 (13th) > Chiefs 365.1 (28th)

Fewest Points allowed per game:  Chiefs 21.2 (15th) > Titans 22.2 (17th)

Summary:

The Chiefs finished the season on a four-game winning streak.  Kansas City defeated the Broncos 27-24 in Denver to end their season.  The Chiefs outgained the Broncos 379-336 in total yardage.  Kansas City rested most of their starters including Alex Smith.  Patrick Mahomes made his first career start and went 22-35 for 284 yards and an interception.  The Chiefs running game totaled 110 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries (4.1 average).  Albert Wilson had a huge game with 10 catches for 147 yards.  The Chiefs defense was able to force three turnovers in the victory.  Kansas City (+76) ranks 10th in the NFL in point differential.

The Titans ended their three-game losing streak with a 15-10 home victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.  The Titans outgained the Jaguars 232-229 in total yardage.  The Titans dominated time of possession and forced the Jaguars into four turnovers.  Marcus Mariota was 12-21 for 134 yards and a touchdown.  Mariota also ran the ball ten times for 60 yards.  Derrick Henry had a rough game totaling only 51 yards on 28 carries (1.8 average).  Henry did have a 66 yard catch that went for a touchdown.  The Titans defense turned in one of their best performances of the season confusing Blake Bortles all game.  The Titans (-22) rank 16th in the NFL in point differential.

Bottom Line:

The Titans, back in the playoffs for the first time since 2008, will face off against a Chiefs team that has been in the postseason three of the last four years.  DeMarco Murray is questionable for the game and won’t be 100% if he plays.  Kansas City’s defense has been inconsistent but they played well down the stretch.  The Chiefs (+15) boast the league’s best turnover margin.  Alex Smith will take care of the ball while Kareem Hunt will carry the team offensively.  I like the Chiefs at home to win and cover the (-5.7) spread.

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Chiefs win 23-13

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