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Oakland Raiders vs Tennessee Titans NFL Week 1 Predictions

by Scott Burgess on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Oakland Raiders vs Tennessee Titans NFL Week 1 Predictions: The Oakland Raiders start their 2010 NFL season on the road against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday Sept 12. The Titans got off to a slow start last season going 0-6, but with a change at the quarterback position they went 8-2 finishing with an 8-8 record. Oakland went 5-11 in 2009. NFL oddsmakers at BODOG.com have the Titans as -6.5 point home favorites over the Raiders while the game's total has been posted at 40.5 points. Be sure to get your Oakland Raiders vs Tennessee Titans NFL Week 1 Predictions in now at BODOG.com

The Raiders needed a new quarterback and they found one, they added former Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell to their squad in the offseason. QB Jason Campbell is expected to have a good understanding of the Raiders’ offensive scheme, which forces teams to adjust every down . They’re run oriented and they’ve got tremendous weapons that can stretch the field. The Raiders try to emerge from the wreckage of the Russell era, with a hope of ending a string of seven seasons with at least 11 losses. Campbell needed this fresh start just as much as the Raiders did. He is only 20-32 as an NFL starter. Campbell endured five tumultuous seasons in Washington, where he was battered by opposing defenses on the field and bruised off it by management's constant efforts to find a replacement for him. It's nice, he said, to be wanted again."I feel I can be a really good quarterback in this league," Campbell said. "It's a new beginning. It would mean the world to me if I could help turn the Raiders

The Titans mantra has been starting the season quickly and successfully. They’ll rely on RB Chris Johnson, who accounted for nearly 72 percent of the Titans’ run attempts in 2009, rushing 358 of Tennessee’s 499 attempts en route to his single-season franchise record 2,006 yards on the ground. Johnson also scored 14 of the team’s 19 rushing touchdowns. Coach Fisher said the Titans are ready to open the season, but are not taking the Raiders for granted . “I think we have some good weapons,” Fisher said. “We have the best offensive line in the league, the best running back in the league. We have some young guys on defense that are going to do some great things for us. I’m excited about what we have here. We know how good we are, so we’re just going to prove it to everybody else.”

Recent Trends to Consider:

  • Raiders are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
  • Favorite is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
  • Titans are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games in September.
  • Over is 5-1 in Raiders last 6 games in Week 1.
  • Over is 4-1 in Titans last 5 games in September.
  • Over is 4-1 in Titans last 5 home games.

Oakland Raiders vs Tennessee Titans
When: Sun, Sept 12, 1:00 PM ET
Line: BODOG.com
Pick: Titans -6.5

Point-Spreads.com Oakland Raiders vs Tennessee Titans NFL Week 1 Predictions

The Bottom Line: The Titans are going to run the ball down the Raiders throats. Be sure to get your Oakland Raiders vs Tennessee Titans NFL Week 1 Predictions in now at BODOG.com and receive a 10% sign up bonus on your initial deposit!

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