Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Kansas City Chiefs take on the Houston Texans on Saturday at NRG Stadium. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 40.5.
Alex Smith finished his last game against the Raiders with 156 yards through the air for Kansas City. He completed 14 passes out of 24 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Chiefs were led in rushing by Spencer Ware, who finished with 76 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jeremy Maclin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 54 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kansas City got a total of 23 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 9 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 65 total plays for 339 yards for the game. The Chiefs ran for 189 yards on 39 attempts.
Brian Hoyer finished his last game with 249 yards through the air for Houston in their win against Jacksonville. He completed 25 passes out of 40 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Texans were led in rushing by Alfred Blue, who finished with 102 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. DeAndre Hopkins was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Houston got a total of 25 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 13 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 74 total plays for 402 yards for the game. The Texans ran for 160 yards on 31 attempts.
Kansas City is scoring 25 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19 passes on 30 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 203 yards per game through the air as well. The Chiefs are running for an average of 128 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. They also run 60 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 331 yards per game. The Chiefs are averaging 19 first downs per game and they accumulate 54.9 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
Kansas City allows 231 passing yards per game and 18 points per contest on defense. They give up 22 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58%. The Chiefs allow 98 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for a 4.1 average per play. Kansas City allows 329 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.9 penalties for 58.8 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 240 yards through the air per game thus far. The Texans run for an average of 108 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season. They also run 70 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 348 yards per game. The Texans get an average of 21 first downs per game and they average 56.9 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties.
Houston allows an average of 210 passing yards and 20 points per contest. They give up 20 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 57% per game. The Texans allow 100 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 4.2 average per rush. Houston allows 310 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 7.2 penalties for 61.9 yards in each contest.
Kansas City Betting Trends
Kansas City is 8-7-1 against the over/under so far this season
Kansas City has an ATS record of 8-8-0 this season
Houston Betting Trends
Houston is 8-7-1 against the over/under so far this season
Houston has an ATS record of 9-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/02/15 OL Ben Grubbs Neck IR
11/18/15 TE James O'Shaughnessy Foot IR
10/11/15 RB Jamaal Charles Knee IR
09/30/15 DB Phillip Gaines Knee IR
09/09/15 OL Paul Fanaika Undisclosed IR
09/07/15 TE Richard Gordon Ankle IR
01/03/16 DB Husain Abdullah Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Houston
01/03/16 LB Justin Houston Knee "?" Saturday vs. Houston
01/01/16 RB De'Anthony Thomas Concussion IR
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
01/03/16 WR Cecil Shorts Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Kansas City
01/03/16 T Duane Brown Quad out for season
01/03/16 LB Jadeveon Clowney Foot "?" Saturday vs. Kansas City
01/03/16 DE Jeoffrey Pagan Illness "?" Saturday vs. Kansas City
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas City
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