The Oakland Raiders will hit the highway to face the Houston Texans in an NFL pro football game set for Sunday afternoon.
Star time from Houston is scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS.
The NFL betting odds from this week eleven contest has the home side Houston Texans favored by –6 1/2 points with an over under line set at 43 points. 1
Oakland has lost two straight following a 24-20 road defeat last week to the New York Giants as a +7 ½ point underdog. The game total finished at over 41 ½ points. After going up 17-14 at the half Oakland could manage only a field goal in the second half.
The Raiders offense produced 213 yards with 107 rushing on 25 carries. Terrelle Pryor hit on 11 of 26 passes for 122 yards and a pick. Rashad Jennings on the ground ran for 88 yards on 20 carries. Oakland lost two turnovers and took three away from the Giants. On defense The Raiders gave up 251 yards to the Giants offense with 133 to their ground attack on 38 attempts. Oakland returned an intercepted pass for a touchdown.
Houston has lost seven straight to fall to 2-7 on the year after a 27-24 road defeat last week to the Arizona Cardinals as a +3 ½ point underdog. The game total came in at over 41 ½ points.
The Texans offense gained 235 yards with 76 rushing on 21 carries. Case Keenum hit on 22 of 43 passes for 201 yards and three touchdowns. The team went 3 of 3 inside the red zone. On defense the give up 332 yards to the Arizona offense with 97 running on 29 carries. Houston fails to take advantage of a +2 turnover margin for the game.