|2012 NFL AFC South Week 15 Picks & Predictions: Colts vs. Texans|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 16 December 2012 09:00|
Colts vs. Texans Free Pick
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Texans are 9.5-point favorites versus the Colts, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 47.5 points. Houston is 11-2 on the season, 5-1 at home and 8-5 against the spread. Indianapolis is 9-4 on the season, 3-3 on the road and 9-4 against the spread.
Line Movement: Opening odds had the Texans favored by 8 points. The spread dropped to a low of 7.5 points during the week before closing at its peak of Houston -9.5. The over/under total for the game opened at 48.5 points. It has since made a slow fall down to 47.5.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 58% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Colts with odds of +9.5 points against the Texans. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Week 15 Free Pick: Take Houston. According to latest NFL trends, the home team has covered in the last 4 games in this series and Houston is 7-1-1 against the spread in its last 9 games against teams with a winning record and 7-2-2 ATS in their last 11 divisional games. Despite an awful showing against the Patriots last Monday night, look for the Texans to have a strong showing on Sunday. Following their first loss to the Packers, the Texans came back and blasted the Ravens by 30 at home. The Texans can wrap up the division with a win over the Colts, who have been winning, but still struggling against bad teams.
2012 NFL WEEK 15 FREE PICK: HOUSTON TEXANS -9.5