Minnesota vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 28-24
Justin Forsett tore up the turf for 114 rushing yards on Thursday to lead the Texans to a 28-24 win over the Vikings at Reliant Stadium.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 37.5.
John Beck completed 6 of 10 pass attempts for 149 yards and 1 TD for the Texans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Todman rushed for 114 yards for Minnesota, while Matt Asiata added 43 yards. McLeod Bethel-Thompson threw for 193 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Jarius Wright and Devin Aromashodu had 122 and 89 yards respectively.
Minnesota outgained Houston 562-352 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-12 by the Vikings.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 36:18/23:42, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Jacksonville.