|2013 NFL Week 3 Odds, Point Spread & Total: Texans vs. Ravens|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 18 September 2013 13:00|
Texans vs. Ravens Odds
Houston is 2-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 0-2 against the spread. Baltimore is 1-1 overall, 1-0 at home and 1-1 against the spread. Baltimore has won six of its last seven against Houston.
Trends show that the Texans are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games following a win and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games. Baltimore is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 conference games and 4-0 ATS in its last 4 games against a team with a winning record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Houston is the favorite to win this game, as the Texans have odds of -1 point against the Ravens. The over/under total for the game has been set at 45 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Texans favored by 1 point. The spread climbed to 2.5 points before falling back to 1. The over/under total opened at 44.5 points and quickly climbed up to 45.
The Texans are off to a 2-0 start to the season thanks to a 30-24 overtime win over Tennessee. Houston is scoring 30.5 points per game thus far and totaling 450.5 yards per game on offense. The defense is giving up 26 points per game while allowing just 255.5 yards per contest. Matt Schaub has thrown for 644 yards and six touchdowns this season to lead Houston while Andre Johnson has 20 catches for 222 yards. Brian Cushing is leading the defense with 16 tackles, 2 sacks and 1 interception.
Baltimore is 1-1 on the season thanks to a 14-6 win over Cleveland at home last week. The Ravens haven’t been too impressive on offense this year, averaging just 20.5 points and 344.5 yards per game. Defensively, the Ravens held Cleveland in check, but gave up 49 points to the Broncos. Joe Flacco has thrown for 573 yards and three touchdowns through two games while Terrell Suggs has 12 tackles and two sacks to lead the defense.
In terms of Injuries, Houston safety Ed Reed (hip) and defensive end Tim Jamison (foot) are both questionable for this game. Baltimore running back Ray Rice (hip) and defensive tackle Brandon Williams (toe) are both questionable for the game as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Houston, as the Texans are getting 67% of the wagers with odds of -1 point at Baltimore on Sunday.