Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans Free NFL Picks & Week 9 Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/29/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM on FOX
NRG Stadium in Houston
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The Philadelphia Eagles (5-2) will be taking on the solid rushing attack of the Houston Texans (4-4) on Sunday afternoon. Both teams are currently in second place in their respective divisions.
Last Sunday, the Eagles lost 24-20 to the Arizona Cardinals on the road despite putting up 521 yards of offense. They threw for 411 yards in that game, but they also turned the ball over three times.
The Eagles currently have the fourth-best scoring team in the league after scoring 29 points per game through their first seven games. Quarterback Nick Foles has thrown for 2,039 yards this season with 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin has caught 39 of Folk's passes for 632 yards and six scores.
In their last game, the Texans snapped their three-game losing streak by defeating the Tennessee Titans 30-16 on the road. They had 212 rushing yards in that win and they were able to convert on seven of their 16 third down opportunities.
The Texans have been able to rush for 139.4 yards per game this season, which is fifth-best in the NFL right now. Running back Arian Foster has been able to average 5.2 yards per carry this season and he has 766 yards with seven touchdowns. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has thrown for 1,757 yards through eight games with nine touchdown passes and seven interceptions.
Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
Philadelphia Eagles are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Philadelphia Eagles are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Houston Texans Betting Trends
Houston Texans are 5-3-0 Against the Spread
Houston Texans are 5-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/27/14 S Nate Allen Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/26/14 RB Darren Sproles Knee "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/26/14 C Jason Kelce Hernia "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/09/14 WR Brad Smith Groin out indefinitely
09/10/14 T Allen Barbre Ankle IR
09/10/14 G Evan Mathis Knee IR- designated return
09/10/14 LB Najee Goode Pectoral IR
09/04/14 WR Arrelious Benn Concussion IR
09/04/14 LB Travis Long Knee IR
10/26/14 LB Brian Cushing Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/26/14 DB Darryl Morris Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/26/14 LB Jeff Tarpinian Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/24/14 DT Louis Nix III Wrist IR
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
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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