Texans Game Thursday: Texans vs Panthers, odds, over/under, prediction for NFL Week 3 game

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The Houston Texans look to get over .500 hosting the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football.

The Houston Texans trail the Panthers in the all-time series, 3-2. Houston has not won against Carolina since 2007. The Panthers have won the last three games against Houston.

Meanwhile, the Panthers are one of the most surprising 2-0 teams. Sam Darnold is playing like he did when he was in college at USC, and Panthers Head Coach Matt Rhule has slowly become a defensive genius. They dominated the Saints this week, which is surprising given how they routed Green Bay 38-3 the year before.

Texans vs. Panthers Odds Week 3

The Week 3 betting odds on WynnBET for the spread have the Texans as 7.5 point underdogs with -115 odds. Carolina is -105 odds for the spread.

The total points over/under for the game are set at 42.5  with odds at  -115 for Houston and -105 for Carolina.

Those who are interested in the Money Line can take the Texans at +275 odds, and the Panthers at -370.

Houston vs. Carolina Prediction Week 3

This is going to depend on how much preparation Davis Mills gets on a short week for a red-hot Carolina Panthers team that is surprisingly 2-0 with Sam “seeing ghosts” Darnold. This won’t be a blowout loss for Houston, but Mills will struggle a bit seeing how this is going to be a big game with the national spotlight on him for the first time in his young career.

There’s also the fact that it all may just be beginner’s luck for Darnold in Carolina so far. Beating the Saints the way they did is impressive. However, their offense struggled against the New York Jets in Week 1. We’ll see which team trots onto the field of Carolina on Thursday Night.

Final score: Carolina 30, Houston 20

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