Sunday, January 3, 2016
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The Jacksonville Jaguars take on the Houston Texans on Sunday at NRG Stadium. The opening line for this game has Houston as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.
Blake Bortles finished his last game with 368 yards through the air for Jacksonville. He completed 27 passes out of 35 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led in rushing by Jonas Gray, who finished with 31 yards on 5 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Allen Robinson led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 151 yards. He had an average of 25 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Jacksonville got a total of 21 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 17 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 52 total plays for 412 yards for the game. The Jaguars ran for 65 yards on 15 attempts.
Brandon Weeden finished his last game with 200 yards through the air for Houston. He completed 15 passes out of 24 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Texans were led in rushing by Alfred Blue, who finished with 45 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. DeAndre Hopkins led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 117 yards. He had an average of 17 yards per reception in the contest. Houston got a total of 19 first downs by way of 5 rushing, 13 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 69 total plays for 330 yards for the game. The Texans ran for 128 yards on 42 attempts.
Jacksonville is scoring 25 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 23 passes on 38 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 262 yards per game through the air as well. The Jaguars carry the ball for an average of 96 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 358 yards per game. The Jaguars are averaging 20 first downs per game and they accumulate 55.1 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
Jacksonville gives up an average of 270 passing yards and 28 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 24 completions per game on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 65%. The Jaguars allow 103 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for a 3.6 average per play. Jacksonville allows 373 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 62.3 yards per game.
Houston averages 21 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 56% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 239 yards through the air per game thus far. The Texans carry the ball for an average of 105 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. They also run 70 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 344 yards per game. The Texans get an average of 21 first downs per game and they average 57 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
Houston gives up 212 passing yards per outing and 20 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60%. The Texans allow 104 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 4.2 average per rush. Houston allows 317 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 7.3 penalties for 62.5 yards in each contest.
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 10-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 7-7-1 this season
Houston Betting Trends
Houston is 8-6-1 against the over/under so far this season
Houston has an ATS record of 8-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/29/15 DL Jared Odrick Knee "?" Sunday vs. Houston
12/29/15 T Jermey Parnell Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Houston
12/27/15 CB Dwayne Gratz Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Houston
12/27/15 RB T.J. Yeldon Knee "?" Sunday vs. Houston
12/27/15 LB Telvin Smith Finger "?" Sunday vs. Houston
12/08/15 RB Bernard Pierce Calf IR
12/05/15 RB Toby Gerhart Groin IR
11/19/15 S James Sample Shoulder IR
11/16/15 DT Sen'Derrick Marks Tricep IR
10/21/15 RB Corey Grant Groin IR
10/05/15 G Brandon Linder Shoulder IR
08/15/15 DE Dante Fowler, Jr. Knee IR
12/27/15 QB Brian Hoyer Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
12/27/15 WR Cecil Shorts Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
12/27/15 LB Jadeveon Clowney Foot injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
12/27/15 S Rahim Moore Illness "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
12/20/15 QB T.J. Yates Knee out for season
11/13/15 C Greg Mancz Knee IR
10/25/15 RB Arian Foster Achilles IR
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
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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