Bucs vs. Texans Odds
After a big road win last week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to make it two straight on Sunday when they face the Houston Texans at 1PM ET on FOX.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Houston is the favorite at home in this game, as the Texans are getting odds of -6.5 points against the Bucs. The over/under total for the game has been set at 40.5 points. The Texans have won and covered the spread in their last two meetings with the Bucs and the two have hit the over in the last two meetings.
Tampa Bay is 1-1 on the season, 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 with the over/under total. After a 42-14 loss at home to the Titans to start the year, Tampa bounced back last week with a 26-19 win at New Orleans. The Bucs are posting just 324 yards per game thus far while giving up 346 yards per contest. Jameis Winston has thrown for 417 yards and three touchdowns in two games while Doug Martin has rushed for 130 yards. The defense is led by Jacquies Smith, who has four sacks in two games.
Houston is 0-2 on the year, 0-2 against the spread and 1-0-1 with the over. The Texans suffered a 27-20 loss at home to the Chiefs to start the season and then had a 24-17 loss at Carolina last week. The Texans are averaging 368.5 yards on offense thus far while giving up 353.5 yards per game. Houston is having issues at QB, as both Ryan Mallet and Brian Hoyer have each played and been pulled. Mallett has thrown for 342 yards and two scores and early buzz has him starting this Sunday. The Houston run game is a mess, as the team has just 159 yards on the ground in two games. Receiver DeAndre Hopkins has 14 catches for 151 yards and two scores, but is dealing with a concussion that has him questionable for Sunday’s game. J.J. Watt is leading the defensive effort with 14 tackles and three sacks.