Jaguars vs. Texans Odds

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HOUSTON, TX (The Spread) – The Houston Texans look to get on track this Sunday when they host the Jacksonville Jaguars at 1PM ET on CBS.

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Houston is 2-8 this season, 1-4 at home and 2-8 against the spread. Jacksonville is 1-9 overall, 1-4 on the road and 2-8 against the spread. Houston has won five straight over the Jaguars entering this game.

Trends show that the Jaguars are 1-3-1 against the spread in their last 5 against the Texans and 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 trips to Houston. Houston has hit the over in 5 straight home games.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Texans are favored at home, as they have odds of -10 points against the Jaguars. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Houston favored by 11 points. The spread climbed to 12 points before falling back to 10 points. The over/under total opened at 43 points and moved to 43.5 quickly.

Houston is coming off a 28-23 loss to Oakland at home for its seventh straight loss. The Texans have lost four straight by 5 points or less. The defense actually hasn’t been too bad, allowing just 286.1 yards per game. The offense hasn’t struggled moving the ball, averaging 378 yards per game, but have committed 16 turnovers. Houston is having issues at quarterback, as Matt Schaub has thrown for 1,707 yards, but has eight touchdowns to just nine interceptions. Andre Johnson has caught 72 passes for 966 yards and five touchdowns to lead the offense, while J.J. Watt has 47 tackles and 8.5 sacks to lead the defense.

Jacksonville is coming off a 27-14 loss at home to Arizona. The Jaguars were seeking their first win streak of the season, but couldn’t find a way to produce points. Jacksonville has been held to 14 points or less in six games this season. The offense is posting just 278 yards per game this season while the defense is allowing 391.6 yards per game. Chad Henne has thrown for 1,885 yards and four touchdowns this year, but also has nine interceptions. Cecil Shorts is leading the offense with 50 receptions for 629 yards and a touchdown. Paul Posluszny is leading the defense with 88 tackles, one sack and two interceptions.

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In terms of Injuries, Houston linebacker Joe Mays (knee) and defensive back Kareem Jackson (chest) are both questionable for Sunday’s contest. Jacksonville receiver Mike Brown (shoulder) and guard Will Rackley (concussion) are both questionable.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Jacksonville, as the Jaguars are getting 63% of the wagers with odds of +10 points at Houston on Sunday.

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