Houston Texans favorites in rematch with Tennessee Titans
The Houston Texans have won seven straight games and could take a huge jump in the AFC South standings in Week 12 as they face the Tennessee Titans.
Having a seven-game winning streak has made many media outlets and betting sites from the Las Vegas experts start respecting the Houston Texans more than they were earlier in the season. That is the case this upcoming Monday night with the Texans being the favorite in their rematch against the Tennessee Titans.
The Monday Night Football showdown will see the Texans look to avenge their loss against their AFC South counterpart. The Texans lost to the Titans in Week 2 of the 2018 NFL season and the Titans lead the all-time series at 18-15, with the Titans winning three of the past four meetings, including Week 2 of this season by a 20-17 score.
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Houston’s win in the past four meetings was a 57-14 victory on Oct. 1, 2017. The past two games saw the Titans win by a combined 14 points. For this upcoming game on Monday Night Football, the Texans are -6 favorites over the Titans according to two betting sites listed at OddsShark.com.
Tennessee is tied for second in the AFC South standings at 5-5 with the Indianapolis Colts, and with the Texans being 7-3 in the division they have a two-game lead going into Week 12 with six games left on the schedule.
In their first meeting in Week 2, the Titans had a big first quarter where they scored 14 points, eventually being the difference in the 20-17 loss. In that game Deshaun Watson was 22-of-32 for 310 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.
A win by Houston would put them three games ahead of the Titans. The Texans will also know going into Monday night’s game if they are going to be able to take a three-game on the Colts as well.
The -6 favorites given to the Texans early this week for Monday Night Football is good odds for the Texans for this Week 12 game and the Texans should be able to cover those points. They have a really good opportunity to win the game, as the Texans are a much better team this time around in their game against the Titans.