Week 6 of the NFL has the Houston Texans hosting the Buffalo Bills where the Texans are the early favorites in the AFC contest.
After winning twice in the past two weeks, the Houston Texans are the early favorites on Tuesday afternoon to not only defeat their Week 6 opponent, the Buffalo Bills, but to dominate them according to the experts in Las Vegas.
OddsShark.com has the Texans as an -8.5 favorite over the visiting Bills at NRG Stadium this upcoming Sunday afternoon in Houston. The Texans are coming off consecutive overtime wins where they defeated the Dallas Cowboys by a 19-16 score and the Indianapolis Colts by a 37-34 score. In all of the games played this season by the Texans none of the final outcomes have been decided by more than seven points.
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There is one odds site thus far, 5Dimes, listed on OddsShark.com that has the Texans as -10 point favorites over the Bills in Week 6, while Westgate Las Vegas has the Texans at -8.5 on Tuesday afternoon.
Last week against the Cowboys, the Texans had some issues offensively, but rallied to gain the win in overtime, due in large part to the efforts of DeAndre Hopkins. The Texans also played the game without starting running back Lamar Miller and saw their quarterback Deshaun Watson get hit heavily as he rushed with the football.
The Football Database has the history of the Texans and Bills as they’ve played eight times with the Texans and Bills being even at 4-4. The Texans lost the most recent meeting back in 2015 when they lost at Buffalo by a 30-21 score. Before that, the Texans won three straight meetings from Nov. 2009 to Sept. 2014.
The Texans have a great chance in front of them to not only win by 10-plus points, but to earn their third straight victory on Sunday against the Bills as Buffalo is allowing 23.6 points per game, while the Texans are scoring 23.0 ppg.