Texans vs. Steelers Week 3 Prediction

Texans vs. Steelers, 9/27/20 NFL Week 3 Betting Predictions

The three Watt brothers will be playing on the field for the first time in their NFL careers on Sunday when the Steelers host the Texans at 1:00 p.m. ET. Will it be T.J. and Derek Watt and Pittsburgh that walk off the field victors?

Game Snapshot

465 Houston Texans (+4) at 466 Pittsburgh Steelers (-4); o/u 46

1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, September 27, 2020

NFL Week 3, Regular Season

Houston Texans DFS Spin

Deshaun Watson completed 25-of-36 passes for 275 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in Houston's 33-16 Week 3 battering from the Ravens. Watson was afforded little time to make plays under center, ultimately taking four sacks, and didn't have Will Fuller (undisclosed) for a majority of play even when he did find time to breathe. The only two threatening possessions for the Texans ended with a fumble from Keke Coutee and a diving interception from Ravens stud CB Marcus Peters. There were already few playmakers on the team, but an extended absence for Fuller would be catastrophic for Houston's anemic offense and, in particular, Watson in the interim. He'll be ranked as a low-end QB1 against Pittsburgh's nightmarish secondary in Week 3.

Pittsburgh Steelers DFS Spin

Ben Roethlisberger completed 29-of-41 passes for 311 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in the Steelers' 26-21 Week 1 win over the Broncos. The Steelers' receivers had their way with Denver's secondary, as rookie WR Chase Claypool got loose for a long second half touchdown from Roethlisberger. Big Ben now has five touchdown tosses in two weeks in his return from last year's elbow injury. He's a safe weekly floor play with a tremendous ceiling if the Steelers ever find themselves in negative game script. He should remain in lineups next week against Houston.

Saints vs. Raiders Betting Prediction

Deshaun Watson has posted the second-worst total QBR against the blitz this season, with no touchdowns and no interceptions in those situations. The Steelers have already blitzed 64% of the time this season, which is the most among any defense in the NFL. If Watson can’t figure out how to beat the blitz, it’ll be a long day for him and the Texans, who have already faced the defending Super Bowl champs in the Chiefs and the arguably the second-best team in the AFC, the Ravens, in their opening weeks. I don’t see how they avoid dropping to 0-3.


Recent NFL Discussions

GOLF MLB COLL FOR FRI THURS OK BUT on Fri, Oct 2020 by Timmy1961
Sunday Sharp Action on Fri, Oct 2020 by Freezerqueen
COLL AND PRO PIGSKIN FOR THURS WED OK on Thu, Oct 2020 by Timmy1961
MLB WS GAME 2 WED TUES NOTES 1-4 ROUGH START on Wed, Oct 2020 by Timmy1961

NFL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Giants vs. Eagles TNF Prediction NFC East foes meet on Thursday Night Football this week, as the Eagles host the Giants at 8:20 p.m. ET. The Eagles are laying 4.5 points but are just 1-4-1 to start...
Thumbnail Cardinals vs. Cowboys Over/Under Pick The total for tonight’s Monday Night Football clash between the Cardinals and Cowboys opened at 52 but has climbed to 55 points at most sportsbooks. Will these...
Thumbnail Cardinals vs. Cowboys Spread Prediction The second game of Monday night’s double-header is set for 8:15 p.m. ET in Dallas where the Cowboys will host the Cardinals. Will Andy Dalton lead the ‘Boys...
Thumbnail Chiefs vs. Bills Total Prediction The total for Monday night’s Chiefs-Bills matchup is sitting at a whopping 56 points after opening at 55 at most sports books. Even given the offensive firepower on...
Thumbnail Chiefs vs. Bills Spread Prediction The first of two Monday night NFL games will take place in Buffalo where Josh Allen and the Bills will host the Chiefs at 5:00 p.m. ET. Kansas City is favored but is...

NFL Headlines