Chiefs vs. Texans Total Pick

NFL Week 5 Picks & Preview: Will Chiefs vs. Texans be high-scoring? 10/6/17

Will Sunday's game between the Chiefs and Texans in Houston be high-scoring at 8:30PM ET?

Game Info

Who: Chiefs (4-0) at Texans (2-2)

When: 8:30PM ET, Sunday, October 8

Where: NRG Stadium, Houston, TX

The Odds

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Texans are 1-point home underdogs versus the Chiefs, who opened as 3-point road favorites. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 45 points after hitting the board at 47.

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Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends

The Chiefs are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games overall, are 13-3 against the number in their last 16 road games, and are 4-1 at the betting window in their last five games versus AFC opponents. They're also a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four games following a win.

Houston Texans Betting Trends

The Texans are just 1-11 at the betting window in their last 12 games played in Week 5, are 1-5 against the spread in their last six games coming off a win, and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous contest. They're also 5-15-1 against the spread in their last 21 games after accumulating more than 250 total yards in their previous game.

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OUR PREDICTION: The over is 4-0 in the Chiefs' last four games after accumulating more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game, is 4-1 in their last five road games, and is 5-2 in their last seven games overall. On the other side, the over is 7-0 in the Texans' last seven games coming off an ATS win, is 11-2 in their last 13 games played in October, and is 6-2 in their last eight games after accumulating more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game.

 

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