|12/1/08 Jaguars at Texans By the Numbers|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Monday, 01 December 2008 09:27|
Week 13 in the NFL concludes tonight when division rivals square off in Houston as the Texans host the struggling Jacksonville Jaguars. Let’s take a look at the odds, point spread, over under total, trends injuries and hand out a prediction for tonight’s matchup.
Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have made the Texans as a 3-point favorite.
Over/Under Total: 48
Public Betting Information:
Public betting information shows that 55% of bettors favor the Texans -3 tonight.
Top Betting Trends:
All games in this series since 1992
HOUSTON is 10-3 against the spread versus JACKSONVILLE since 1992
HOUSTON is 7-6 straight up against JACKSONVILLE since 1992
7 of 13 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games over the last 3 seasons
HOUSTON is 4-1 against the spread versus JACKSONVILLE over the last 3 seasons
HOUSTON is 3-2 straight up against JACKSONVILLE over the last 3 seasons
3 of 5 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
All games played at HOUSTON since 1992
HOUSTON is 5-1 against the spread versus JACKSONVILLE since 1992
HOUSTON is 4-2 straight up against JACKSONVILLE since 1992
4 of 6 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games played at HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons.
HOUSTON is 2-0 against the spread versus JACKSONVILLE over the last 3 seasons
HOUSTON is 2-0 straight up against JACKSONVILLE over the last 3 seasons
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
[WR] Matt Jones is downgraded to expected to miss - Thigh - 11/16/08
[CB] Scott Starks IR - Knee - 09/24/08
[OT] Richard Collier reserve/non-football injury list - Upper Body - 09/02/08
[OG] Vince Manuwai IR - Knee - 09/08/08
[OL] Chris Naeole IR - Hand - 10/26/08
[OG] Maurice Williams IR - Bicep - 09/08/08
[DT] John Henderson is downgraded to expected to miss - Knee - 11/16/08
[LB] Mike Peterson is upgraded to probable - Disciplinary - 11/16/08
[WR] Mike Walker is upgraded to probable - Knee - 11/16/08
No significant injuries.
TheSpread.com betting matchup advantage:
TheSpread.com betting matchup advantage has the Texas as a 3-point favorite, which is obviously right in line with what oddsmakers have. But we happen to think that Houston is a solid cover tonight. The Texas are 5-1 against the spread vs. Jacksonville sine 1992 and 2-0 straight up against the Jaguars in Houston the past three seasons. We suggest bucking the trend on the over, however. We feel as though the total will fall just shy of the 48 mark and predict the Texans over the Jaguars 27-20.
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Posted: 12/1/08 2:20 PM ET