Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans Free NFL Picks & Week 6 Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/7/2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 8:25 PM on CBS
NRG Stadium in Houston
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On Thursday night, the Indianapolis Colts (3-2) will try to keep their winning streak going when they take on the Houston Texans (3-2). Last season, the Colts beat the Texans in both of their games against each other.
The Colts were able to win their third game in a row last Sunday when they beat the Baltimore Ravens 20-13 at home. They put up 422 total yards in that win while holding the Ravens to just 287 yards.
The Colts are averaging 439.6 yards per game this season, which is the second most in the NFL right now. Quarterback Andrew Luck currently leads the NFL in passing yards with 1,617, and he has 14 touchdown passes with six interceptions. Tight end Dwayne Allen has caught 15 of Luck's passes for 204 yards and four touchdowns.
The Texans didn't play very well in their game against the Cowboys on Sunday and they ended up losing 20-17 in overtime. They had just 154 passing yards and their defense ended up giving up 456 total yards in the loss.
The Texans are only scoring 20.8 points per game this season, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Running back Arian Foster is averaging 4.7 yards per carry this year and he is third in the NFL in rushing with 404 yards. Middle linebacker Brian Cushing leads the team in tackles with 45 and he has one sack.
Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
Indianapolis Colts are 4-1-0 Against the Spread
Indianapolis Colts are 4-1-0 against the Over/Under
Houston Texans Betting Trends
Houston Texans are 4-1-0 Against the Spread
Houston Texans are 2-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/05/14 DE Arthur Jones Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Houston
10/05/14 T Jack Mewhort Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Houston
09/30/14 S LaRon Landry Suspension eligible to return week 9 vs NY Giants
09/09/14 LB Robert Mathis Achilles IR
09/04/14 LB Aaron Morgan Undisclosed IR
09/04/14 G Donald Thomas Quad IR
09/04/14 DE Fili Moala Knee IR
09/04/14 FB Stanley Havili Undisclosed PUP
09/04/14 RB Vick Ballard Achilles IR
09/04/14 T Xavier Nixon Knee out indefinitely
10/05/14 CB A.J. Bouye Groin "?" Thursday vs. Indianapolis
10/05/14 DB Darryl Morris Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Indianapolis
10/05/14 DB Eddie Pleasant Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Indianapolis
09/24/14 DT Louis Nix III Wrist IR
09/08/14 LB Jadeveon Clowney Knee out indefinitely
09/04/14 WR Alan Bonner Foot IR
09/04/14 G Cody White Achilles IR
09/04/14 T David Quessenberry Illness out for season
09/04/14 S Lonnie Ballentine Undisclosed IR
09/04/14 T Will Yeatman Undisclosed IR
Josh's Pick: Take Indianapolis
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