Green Bay Packers vs Houston Texans Prediction, 10/25/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Green Bay Packers vs Houston Texans
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: NRG Stadium in Houston, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Houston +3
NRG Stadium is the site where Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans (1-5) will take on the Green Bay Packers (4-1) on Sunday. The odds on this game have Green Bay as 3-point favorites. The total has been set at 55.5.
The Green Bay Packers come into this game with a record of 4-1 for this season. In their last outing they took on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-10. Aaron Rodgers went 16/35 with 160 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He threw 2 interceptions on the day. Jamaal Williams paced the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 25 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 34 yards by way of 4 carries which meant he averaged 8.5 yards per carry. Davante Adams was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 61 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 10.2 yards per reception during the game. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball 21 times and racked up 94 yards which had them averaging 4.5 yards per attempt. For the game, they ran 61 plays which added up to 201 yards. For the contest, the Packers had a total of 13 first downs and they had 6 penalties for 76 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Green Bay allowed 17 catches on 28 attempts for a total of 166 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. In the running game, the Packers allowed 158 yards on 35 attempts which gave them an average of 4.5 yards per carry allowed. For the game, they allowed a total of 324 yards but didn't force any takeaways.
The Packers have earned 1,983 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they're averaging 139.4 yards on the ground ranking this team at 7th in the NFL. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Green Bay has earned 13 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring, the Green Bay Packers are sitting at 32.4 points per contest. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Packers have allowed 1,156 yards which puts them in 3rd in the league. For the year, they have yielded 347.4 yards/game putting them at 14th in the NFL. The Packers are ranked 20th in the National Football League in relation to team defense, giving up 27.8 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 116.2 yards on the ground per contest over the course of this year. During their 5 games played, they have conceded 231.2 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 70.2%. During this campaign, they have given up 581 yards via the ground game in 5 games.
The Texans step onto the field holding a record of 1-5 for this season. In their last contest they faced the Tennessee Titans and were beaten 42-36. David Johnson paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He ran for a total of 57 yards via 19 carries which gave him an average of 3.0 yards per run. Will Fuller V led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 123 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 20.5 yards per catch for the game. Deshaun Watson went 28/37 with 335 yards passing and threw 4 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Houston Texans ended up running the ball 27 times and racked up 92 yards earning them an average of 3.4 yards per rush. Overall, the Texans had a total of 25 first downs and they totaled 4 infractions for 46 yards. For the game, they ran 67 plays for 412 yards. In terms of defense, Houston gave up 30 catches on 41 throws totaling 338 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.0%. Overall, they gave up 601 yards and forced 2 takeaways. In the running game, the Texans gave up 263 yards on 27 attempts which means they had an average of 9.7 yards per attempt allowed.
When discussing putting points on the board, the Texans are 21st in the league holding an average of 24.3 points per contest. During the season so far, the Texans have earned 1,693 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 282.2 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 3rd in the NFL. They average 85.8 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 515 yards overall. The Houston Texans are averaging 368.0 yards per contest which is good for 17th out of all teams in the NFL. The Texans sit in 26th in the NFL concerning team defense, allowing 30.3 PPG. They are giving up an average of 5.4 yards per rushing attempt and 177.5 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have given up 1,065 running yards through 6 games. When talking about yards through the air, the Texans have given up 1,473 yards which puts them in 24th in the NFL. Over the course of their 6 games, they are giving up 245.5 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 69.6%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 423.0 yards per contest putting them at 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Texans NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Texans +3
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