Mims' Thursday Night Football Picks: Titans vs Packers, Derrick Henry, Aaron Rodgers props, over/under
The Thursday Night Football Game has the Tennessee Titans against the Green Bay Packers. The Packers are second in the NFC North at 4-6 and the Titans are 1st in the AFC South at 6-3. The Packers are favored by 3 and the total is 41. The money line is -180 for the Packers and +152 for Tennessee. The Packers are the home team.
Head Coach Match Up: Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur and Titans Head Coach Mike Vrabel are even.
Player Props: Titans Running Back Derrick Henry over 99.5 rushing yardage. This bet is priced at -131. Henry has been over his projected number 4 of his last 5 games. Take him over. Aaron Rodgers over 1.5 touchdown passes. The price is -113.Rodgers has thrown over 2 touchdowns in four of his last 6 games. Take him over.
The Consensus: 57% of the money is being wagered on Green Bay. 51% of the action is on the over.
The Selection: The Packers ended a five-game losing streak with their win over the Dallas Cowboys. Tennessee is coming in off a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 20-17. The win by the Packers gives the impression that they are about to turn things around. Titans will use a heavy dose of Henry and keep Green Bay’s offense off the field. Take the Titans plus the points and the over.
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