Texans vs. Colts Total Prediction

Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts, 10/18/19 Week 7 Predictions

AFC South rivals clash in Indianapolis on Sunday when the Colts host the Texans at 1:00 p.m. ET. With the number sitting at 47 points, is the total set too low for this matchup?

Game Snapshot

453 Houston Texans (+1) at 454 Indianapolis Colts (-1); O/U 47

1:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, October 20, 2019

Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN

Public Betting Trends

According to our NFL Football Public Betting Chart page, the Colts are receiving 58% of the betting tickets from online sportsbooks.

Houston Texans Fantasy Spin

Deshaun Watson completed 30-of-42 passes for 280 yards, one touchdown and two picks, piling on an additional 42 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries in Houston's Week 6 win over the Chiefs. It was an heroic effort from Watson, who was handed the ball up 7 on 4th-and-3 in the final two minutes and beat a zero-blitz over the middle to DeAndre Hopkins (9/55) for the eight-yard game-clinching catch. Watson wasn't without his flaws on the day, tossing two clumsy picks into double/triple coverage, but his receivers didn't help out as Will Fuller (5/44) and Hopkins totaled four dropped touchdowns. The designed runs, one of which resulted in the go-ahead one-yard score in the fourth quarter, were an added bonus. He's been a matchup-proof QB1 through six games and that won't change in Week 7 against the Colts.

Indianapolis Colts Fantasy Spin

Darius Leonard admitted to questioning his playing future after missing three weeks with a concussion. Leonard suffered a crippling headache for two-plus weeks after being concussed Week 2 against the Titans, citing a collision with Derrick Henry as the likely event that left him with the brain injury. During his time away from the team, Leonard debated his NFL future. "That’s when I really started thinking, ‘Wait a minute. Now I have a wife and kid," Leonard recalls. "I’ve had a headache for three weeks. Will I ever be the same? Do I keep playing? You have those thoughts in the back of your head." Leonard obviously is returning and has cleared the league's protocol, but it was a scary enough situation that who knows what will happen if/when he suffers another one. NFL players have certainly become more mindful of their long-term futures in recent years.

NFL Betting Trends

Houston

The under is 6-1 in the Texans’ last seven games after accumulating more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game.

Indianapolis

The under is 14-3 int eh Colts’ last 17 games versus an opponent with a winning record.

Prediction

The over is 5-1 in the Texans’ last six road games, is 9-4 in their last 13 games when facing a team with a winning record and is 20-8 in their last 28 games played in the month of October. With the way Houston’s offense has looked the past two weeks, this looks like an unstoppable group. Meanwhile, the over is 5-2 in the Colts’ last seven games coming off a win and is 11-4 in their last 15 games played in the month of October.

NFL Week 7 Prediction: Texans/Colts OVER 47

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