The Houston Texans are the favorites before their AFC game against the Buffalo Bills the Sunday in Week 6 at NRG Stadium.
There is no doubt about it the experts in Las Vegas believe the Houston Texans are the better then before their home game this Sunday against the Buffalo Bills as the Texans are the favorites in their game even with both the Bills and Texans being 2-3 overall.
According to OddsShark.com the Texans are between -10 to -11 point favorites in the game, with the -11 points coming from 5 Dimes. The predicted score between the two AFC teams is the Texans with 32.4 and the Bills at 10.2.
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In some of the trends for this game the Texans are 1-9 against the spread in their past 10 games, and the total has went under in five of the past seven games for the Texas. With this being a home game the Texans are 1-5 ATS in their past six games at NRG Stadium.
One of the players who will have to be big in this game is Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, because if the Texans want to win by the -10 to -11 odds then Watson will have to have another game full of stats in Week 6.
Thus far this season Watson has eight touchdown passes, five interceptions and 1,621 yards passing. Watson also has 201 yards rushing on 34 carries with one touchdown run.
Entering the game against Buffalo, the Texans rank fourth in the NFL in total yards per game with 423.4 yards, while they are also seventh with 307.2 passing yards per game and 10th in yards rushing per game at 116.2 yards.
Even without playing a snap in the Week 5 game Lamar Miller still leads the team in rushing with 225 yards on 58 carries. Alfred Blue is next running back with 162 yards rushing on 49 carries with one touchdown.
This is a game the Texans should win on paper and they should also win on the field as well. The Texans have gained both of their wins in overtime this season, and this Sunday if the experts are correct the Texans will be gaining their third consecutive win and will do so in convincing fashion, skipping overtime this time around.