In an AFC south divisional battle the Houston Texans will travel to face the Tennessee Titans in an NFL pro football game on Sunday afternoon. Kick off time from Tennessee is scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS.
The point spread opened up in this NFL game with the road team Houston Texans favored by -4 ½ points with an over under lined at 47 points Early money has shown on the side of the road team as Houston is now favored by -6 points. The total has moved up a ½ point to a current line of 47 ½ points.
The teams first met this regular season back on September 30th with the Texans earning the 38-14 home win against the Titans as a -13 point betting favorite. The game landed over 44 ½ points. NFL Trend: The over is 4-1 in their past five head to head meetings.
Houston has won five straight games. They improve to 10-1 on the season after a 34-31 road overtime win against the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving as a -3 point betting favorite. The total flew over 48 ½ points. The Texans put up 504 offensive yards with 205 from their ground attack on 28 rushes. Matt Schaub hit on 29 of 48 passes for 315 yards with a touchdown and pick. Schaub has 19 touchdowns and 9 picks on the season. Schaub has five interceptions in his past five games. Houston allowed the Lions offense to produce 525 yards with 106 from their ground attack on 23 runs from scrimmage. The Texans are sharp on both sides of the ball averaging 29 points a game ranking second in the league and allowing 19 points a game ranking sixth in the NFL in scoring defense. Houston holds a one game lead over Baltimore for best record in the AFC conference and home field throughout the playoffs with five games remaining.
The Titans fall to 4-7 this season after a 24-19 road defeat last week to the Jacksonville Jaguars as a -3 point betting favorite. The game ended under 45 ½ points. Tennessee put up 360 yards of offense with 110 from their run game on 29 attempts. They had two turnovers and took one away from the Jaguars. Jake Locker hit on 23 of 40 passes for 261 yards with a touchdown and two picks. In six starts Locker has seven touchdowns and four picks. The Titans allowed the Jaguars to gain 321 yards of offense with 100 rushing on 27 attempts. Defensively the Titans has performed poorly They rank 29th in the league in total defense giving up 391 yards a game and 31st and second to last in points allowing giving up 30 points per contest.