Sunday, November 13, 2016
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The Houston Texans take on the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at EverBank Field. The opening line for this game has Houston as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5. The Texans are 4-3-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Jaguars have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
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Brock Osweiler finished with 186 yards through the air for Houston last week. He completed 20 passes out of 29 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. The Texans were led in rushing by Lamar Miller, who finished with 56 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. DeAndre Hopkins was the team leader in receiving with a total of 44 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Houston got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 269 yards for the game. The Texans ran for 105 yards on 31 attempts.
Blake Bortles finished with 252 yards passing for Jacksonville last week. He went 22 for 41, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led on the ground by Christopher Ivory, who finished with 107 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Marqise Lee led the team in receiving with 84 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Jacksonville had 24 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 449 yards for the contest. The Jaguars ran for 205 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Houston scores 17 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 30th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 22 passes on 37 attempts for a 59% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 199 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 30th in the league. The Texans run for an average of 114 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 11th in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 313 yards per game, ranking their offense 30th overall this season. The Texans average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 29th in the NFL. They accumulate 44.1 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, which ranks 32nd in the league.
Houston allows 191 passing yards per game, ranking 2nd, and they allow 21 points per contest on defense, which ranks 12th. They give up 18 completions on 30 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60%. The Texans allow 126 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 28th in the NFL. Houston allows 316 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 5th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.2 penalties for 64 yards per game, ranking them 13th among NFL teams.
Jacksonville averages 19 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 28th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 41 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. They throw for 257 yards through the air per game, ranking them 13th. The Jaguars run for an average of 89 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 26th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 346 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the league on offense. The Jaguars get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 15th. They average 85.6 penalty yards per game via 8.9 penalties, ranking them 7th in the NFL.
Jacksonville allows an average of 220 passing yards per game, which ranks 6th in the league. Their defense overall allows 27 points per contest, which has them ranked 25th. They give up 23 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 66% per game. The Jaguars allow 117 rushing yards per contest on 29 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 24th in the NFL. Jacksonville allows 337 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 11th in the league. They force 7.4 penalties for 64.5 yards in each contest, ranking 17th.
Houston Betting Trends
Houston is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Houston has an ATS record of 4-3-1 this season
Jacksonville Betting Trends
Jacksonville is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Jacksonville has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 RB Alfred Blue Ribs "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/06/16 LB Brian Peters Quad "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/06/16 DT Christian Covington Foot "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/06/16 S Corey Moore Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/06/16 S Quintin Demps Calf "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/06/16 DT Vince Wilfork Groin "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/06/16 WR Will Fuller Leg "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
11/06/16 WR Jaelen Strong Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/25/16 T Derek Newton Knee IR
10/17/16 S K.J. Dillon ACL IR
10/17/16 CB Kevin Johnson Foot IR
10/05/16 DT Devon Still Undisclosed IR
09/30/16 DE J.J. Watt Back IR
08/31/16 G Nick Martin Ankle IR
08/31/16 K Ka'imi Fairbairn Quad IR
08/31/16 S Kurtis Drummond Leg IR
11/07/16 WR Bryan Walters Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Houston
11/07/16 LB Myles Jack Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Houston
11/06/16 WR Allen Hurns Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Houston
11/06/16 RB Denard Robinson Back injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Houston
11/06/16 DL Jared Odrick Quad "?" Sunday vs. Houston
10/26/16 DT Roy Miller Achilles IR
10/05/16 T Luke Joeckel ACL IR
09/05/16 T Josh Wells Thumb IR
08/31/16 DE Jonathan Woodard Achilles PUP
08/31/16 C Luke Bowanko Hip PUP
Tony's Pick: Take Houston -2
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