Monday, November 16, 2015
Paul Brown Stadium
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The Houston Texans face the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday at Paul Brown Stadium. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 13 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.
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Brian Hoyer finished his last game with 235 yards through the air for Houston. He completed 23 passes out of 35 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. Alfred Blue led the Texans in rushing with 39 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. DeAndre Hopkins led the team in receiving. He had a total of 94 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Houston had 270 total yards on 61 plays. They gained 1 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 14 first downs on the game. The Texans rushed for 56 yards by way of 23 carries.
Andy Dalton finished his last game with 234 yards through the air for Cincinnati. He completed 21 passes out of 27 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. Giovani Bernard led the Bengals in rushing with 72 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 13 rushing attempts for the game. Marvin Jones led the team in receiving. He had a total of 78 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 16 yards per catch in the game. Cincinnati had 371 total yards on 66 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 23 first downs on the game. The Bengals rushed for 152 yards by way of 37 carries.
Houston is averaging 22 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 26 passes per game on 45 attempts for a 58% percent completion percentage and average 282 yards in the passing department per game. The Texans are averaging 88 rushing yards per game on 27 attempts per contest for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. They are also running 74 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 369 yards per contest. The Texans manage 23 first downs per contest and they average a total of 63.2 penalty yards on 7.5 penalties.
Houston gives up 26 points per contest and an average of 227 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21 completed passes on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 64%. The Texans allow 124 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for a 4.4 average per play. Houston gives up 351 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 63.4 yards as a unit.
Cincinnati is putting 29 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 22 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 69% percent completion percentage and average 271 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Bengals rush for an average of 120 yards per contest on 30 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry for the season. They also run 64 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 391 yards in each contest. The Bengals are gaining 21 first downs per contest and they average 57.5 penalty yards on 7.1 penalties per game.
Cincinnati surrenders 18 points per game and 244 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 25 completed passes per game on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. The Bengals allow 105 rushing yards per contest on 21 carries for a 5 average per rush. Cincinnati gives up 349 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 1.5 turnovers per game and 8.1 penalties for 72.8 yards each game.
Houston Betting Trends
Houston is 5-2-1 against the over/under so far this season
Houston has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 5-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 7-0-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/09/15 WR Cecil Shorts Hamstring probable Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/09/15 T Duane Brown Concussion probable Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/09/15 DB Kareem Jackson Ankle expected to miss Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/09/15 TE Ryan Griffin Knee probable Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/08/15 LB Akeem Dent Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/08/15 LB Benardrick McKinney Concussion "?" Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/08/15 C Greg Mancz Knee "?" Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/08/15 LB Jadeveon Clowney Back "?" Monday vs. Cincinnati
10/25/15 RB Arian Foster Achilles out for season
10/01/15 LB Carlos Thompson Undisclosed IR
10/01/15 LB Mike Mohamed Foot IR
09/22/15 T Jeff Adams Knee IR
09/07/15 QB Tom Savage Shoulder IR
11/08/15 T Andre Smith Concussion "?" Monday vs. Houston
11/08/15 LB Rey Maualuga Calf "?" Monday vs. Houston
Josh's Pick: Take Houston
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