Hopkins to lead Texans?

Can DeAndre Hopkins lead the Texans to AFC South lead vs. the Colts?

DeAndre Hopkins is having a career year. Will he lead the Houston Texans to first place in the division against the Indianapolis Colts today?

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According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Indianapolis is favored at home in this game, as the Colts are getting odds of -2 points against the Texans. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 42 points. These two meet today at 1PM ET and the game airs live on CBS.

Hopkins comes into today’s game ranked fourth in the NFL in receiving yards at 1,221 and fourth in receptions at 89. He is also tied for sixth in the league in TD catches at 10. Hopkins already has set career highs in all three of those stats. His play has the Texans (6-7, 6-7 ATS) tied for the lead in the AFC South with the Colts (6-7, 6-7 ATS). Hopkins has been given an over/under of 6.5 receptions and 91.5 receiving yards for today’s game.

Houston and Hopkins meet up with an Indianapolis defense that has struggles all season and ranks 29th in the NFL. The Colts are giving up 276.2 passing yards per game. When it comes to opposing receivers, the Colts are giving up the third-most fantasy points. They have allowed 2,472 yards and 18 touchdowns to receivers. They have allowed at least 148 yards to receivers in five straight games, including 303 yards against the Steelers. They have also allowed six touchdown catches to receivers over the last two weeks.

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