Texans vs. 49ers Preseason Week 3: Date, Time, Betting Odds, Streaming, More

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The Houston Texans are playing their preseason finale tonight against the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium.

The time has come for the Houston Texans to have their preseason finale as their third preseason game is in Houston at NRG Stadium against the San Francisco 49ers in a battle of the AFC South vs. the NFC West.

Both of these two teams for the upcoming season will have second-year quarterbacks leading the way with Houston having Davis Mills and the 49ers going to Trey Lance, as this will be both quarterbacks’ first year going into Week 1 of the NFL season as a starter.

Speaking of Mills and preparing for the ’22 regular season, in ’21 as a rookie he set the Houston record for most passing yards by a rookie quarterback in franchise history with 2,664 yards. Also last season, Mills’ red zone passer rating was 116.8, which was the best in the NFL.

As for Lance, in ’21 with the 49ers passed for 603 yards with five touchdowns and two interception after being the third overall pick in the ’21 NFL Draft. Mills was a part of that same rookie class, being a third-round pick.

When these two teams faced each other in the regular season in ’21, Lance was 16-of-23 for 249 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. He was also sacked once. Mills in that same game was 21-of-32 for 163 yards with one touchdown and one interception, as he was sacked three times in what was a 23-7 Texans loss.

Texans: Game Day information for preseason Week 3 vs. 49ers

Texans: How to watch the game and other game day information vs. the 49ers
Date: Thursday, Aug. 25
Time: 7:15 p.m. CT (8:15 p.m. ET)
Where: Houston, TX (NRG Stadium)
Weather: 86 degrees
What Channel Is Texans Game On: FOX 26 (In Houston)
Radio: Sports Radio 610 ,100.3 The Bull, Mega 101
Betting Odds: Spread: Texans: +2.5 (-110), 49ers: -2.5 (-110); Moneyline: Texans: +125, 49ers: -150; Total: Texans: U 40.5, 49ers: O 40.5 (via WynnBET)
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As for injuries for the Texans, entering this preseason finale, Texans kicker Ka’imi Fairbarn is on the Thursday injury report with an undisclosed injury. Also on the Wednesday injury report for Houston were: Cedric Ogbuehi (OT) – undisclosed, Chester Rogers (WR) – undisclosed, Darius Anderson (RB) – knee, Ross Blacklock (DT) – leg and Davion Davis (WR) – hamstring. Both Rogers and Anderson have been placed on the IR.

For the 49ers, a notable injury is running back Elijah Mitchell, who has a hamstring injury.

In their first two preseason games, Houston has won by scores of 17-13 against the New Orleans Saints, and 24-20 at the Los Angeles Rams. Though those final results don’t mean anything in the grand scheme of the ’22 season, any kind of momentum this franchise can have going into the ’22 regular season is a positive for sure.

What are your thoughts on the Texans’ preseason finale, and what do you want to see most from this team in their final in-game preparation before Week 1?

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