|2013 NFL AFC South Week 15 Odds & Point Spread: Texans vs. Colts|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 12 December 2013 11:00|
Texans vs. Colts Odds
Houston is 8-5 overall, 4-2 at home and 7-6 against the spread while Houston is 2-11 overall, 1-5 on the road and 3-10 against the spread. The home team has won six of the last seven in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 6-1 against the spread in the last 7 in this series and the two have hit the under in 5 of their last 6 overall meetings and in four straight meetings in Indianapolis.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Colts are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -5.5 points against the Texans. The over/under total for the game has been set at 45.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Colts favored by 6 points. The spread climbed to 7 before falling back to 5.5 The over/under total for the game opened at 46 points and quickly dropped to 45.5.
The Colts are coming off a 42-28 loss to the Bengals for their third loss in five games and all three losses have come by double figures. Indianapolis is averaging 337.7 yards per game on offense this season while the defense is allowing 372.1 yards per game. The offense is being led by Andrew Luck, who has thrown for 3,119 yards and 19 touchdowns with eight interceptions. Indy’s defense is being led by Robert Mathis, who has 45 tackles with 15.5 sacks.
The Texans are coming off a 27-20 loss at Jacksonville last week for their 11th straight loss. This loss resulted in the firing of coach Gary Kubiak. Wade Phillips is taking over the rest of the season and he has an offense that is averaging 368.4 yards per game along with a defense that allows 302.1 yards per contest. The offense is being led by receiver Andre Johnson, who has 95 receptions for 1,277 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Houston is led by J.J. Watt, who has 64 tackles and 9.5 sacks.
In terms of Injuries, Indianapolis defensive end Cory Redding (quad) and cornerback Greg Toler (groin) are questionable. Houston safety Jawanza Starling (hamstring) and guard Cody White (neck) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Colts, as they are getting 78% of the wagers with odds of -5.5 points against the Texans on Sunday.