Sunday, October 18, 2015
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The Houston Texans face the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday at EverBank Field. The opening line for this game has Jacksonville as 1 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.
Brian Hoyer finished his last game with 312 yards through the air for Houston. He completed 24 passes out of 31 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Texans were led in rushing by Arian Foster, who finished with 41 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. DeAndre Hopkins led the team in receiving with 11 receptions for 169 yards. He had an average of 15 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Houston had 444 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 17 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 24 first downs on the game. The Texans rushed for 82 yards by way of 28 carries.
Blake Bortles finished his last game with 303 yards through the air for Jacksonville. He completed 23 passes out of 33 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led in rushing by T.J. Yeldon, who finished with 32 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Allen Hurns led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 116 yards. He had an average of 23 yards per reception in the contest. Jacksonville had 325 total yards on 56 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Jaguars rushed for 55 yards by way of 17 carries.
Houston is scoring 19 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 27 passes on 48 attempts for a 56% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 179 yards per game through the air as well. The Texans carry the ball for an average of 96 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season. They are also running 77 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 396 yards per contest. The Texans manage 25 first downs per contest and they average a total of 65.4 penalty yards on 8 penalties.
Houston gives up an average of 226 passing yards and 27 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 19 completions per game on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 59%. The Texans allow 114 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for a 3.8 average per play. Houston gives up 340 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play. They force 0.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.8 penalties per game that total 69.2 yards as a unit.
Jacksonville averages 19 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 58% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 200 yards through the air per game thus far. The Jaguars carry the ball for an average of 95 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. They also run 64 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 342 yards in each contest. The Jaguars are gaining 19 first downs per contest and they average 67.2 penalty yards on 7 penalties per game.
Jacksonville gives up 260 passing yards per outing and 29 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 25 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Jaguars allow 103 rushing yards per contest on 29 carries for a 3.6 average per rush. Jacksonville gives up 363 total yards per game including an average of 5.3 per play. They create an average of 0.6 turnovers per game and 6.8 penalties for 56.2 yards each game.
Houston Betting Trends
Houston is 3-1-1 against the over/under so far this season
Houston has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/14/15 LB Akeem Dent Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/14/15 RB Alfred Blue Toe "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/14/15 WR Cecil Shorts Shoulder probable Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/14/15 LB Jadeveon Clowney Foot "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/14/15 RB Jonathan Grimes Knee "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/14/15 WR Nate Washington Hamstring doubtful Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/14/15 S Quintin Demps Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/09/15 QB Brian Hoyer None expected to start Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/01/15 LB Carlos Thompson Undisclosed IR
10/01/15 LB Mike Mohamed Foot IR
09/22/15 T Jeff Adams Knee out for season
09/16/15 TE Ryan Griffin Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/07/15 QB Tom Savage Shoulder IR
10/14/15 QB Blake Bortles Shoulder is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Houston
10/12/15 RB Bernard Pierce Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/12/15 RB T.J. Yeldon Groin probable Sunday vs. Houston
10/11/15 S James Sample Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/11/15 LB John Lotulelei Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/11/15 WR Marqise Lee Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/11/15 LB Paul Posluszny Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/11/15 DT Sen'Derrick Marks Knee "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/05/15 G Brandon Linder Shoulder IR
09/23/15 WR Rashad Greene Thumb IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 11)
09/22/15 RB Denard Robinson MCL out indefinitely
08/15/15 DE Dante Fowler, Jr. Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Jacksonville
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