Saints Titans Betting – Titans Get Super Bowl-worthy Test In Preseason Finale
After opening the 2009-10 season with six straight losses, head coach Jeff Fisher decided to make a move at quarterback, and the results were startling. Former Texas college football betting star Vince Young took over as the starter for Tennessee, and led the Titans to wins in eight of their final 10 games to get in to playoff contention late. A .500 finish has Fisher and company expecting big things in 2010-11, and the Titans will get an excellent final challenge of the preseason when they welcome the New Orleans Saints to LP Field this Thursday night.
NFL Betting: New Orleans Saints @ Tennessee Titans
Online Sports Betting Odds: Titans - 110
Why To Bet On The Saints?
The defending champions have bounced back from an opening loss to the New England Patriots with consecutive wins over the Houston Texans and San Diego Chargers to quell any talks about a Super Bowl hangover. Quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans’ offense looked to be in midseason form when they put together a pair of 70-plus yard touchdown drives in their 36-21 win over the San Diego Chargers last weekend, and with little left to sort out before the season gets underway, the Saints should be happy to get through this one without injuries. New Orleans has the starting talent to take an early lead, and the depth to preserve it, but it is unlikely finishing on the right side of the scoreboard in this contest will matter enough for them to do anything more than go through the motions.
Why To Bet On The Titans?
The Titans feel they have a team that can contend in the AFC South this season, and despite losing two of their first three preseason contests, Young and company have shown flashes. Tennessee still has some wrinkles to iron out before they can be considered in top form, and will get the chance to see how far along they are when they take on the Saints. The Titans’ next three football betting games including the regular season will be played at home, so the team should be settled in and ready to perform without the distraction of having to travel in the coming weeks.
How The Game Will Play Out
Both teams should be contenders in 2010-11, and the Saints have an excellent chance of doing something special as they attempt to repeat as Super Bowl champions. But with most of the wrinkles in their game already ironed out, New Orleans will have little to play for, and may already be looking forward to their home opener against the Minnesota Vikings, which will be the opening game of the NFL season next Thursday. The Titans come in to this contest with some work to do before welcoming the Oakland Raiders to town, and by the end of this game should be ready for the black and silver.
Saints Titans Betting Pick: Titans - 110