Bills take on Texans in Week 9 contest
Buffalo Bills vs Houston Texans Odds
The Houston Texans are 14-5 SU and 15-4 ATS over their last 19 games and will try to stay hot this week at home against the Buffalo Bills at Reliant Stadium. Houston is 11-3 ATS over its last 14 home games.
Buffalo is just 2-9 SU and 3-7-1 ATS over its last 11 road games. The total has gone OVER in eight of Buffalo's last 10 games and in four of Houston's last five.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Texans, currently No. 1 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Bills, who rate No. 28 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 39-18 victory for the Texans.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 30.9 PPG, against a Bills defense that ranks No. 32 this week at 32.4 PPG. The Texans aerial game is averaging 230.6 yards per game, less than the Bills secondary allows through the air, 247.3 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Bills feature the league's No. 30-rated road run defense, allowing 161 yards per game. Houston, meanwhile, ranks No. 18 in rushing offense at home.
Buffalo lost its last outing, a 35-34 result against the Titans on October 21. The Bills failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 69 combined points took the game OVER the total. Last time out, Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 3 scores and 225 yards in a failed effort to defeat Tennessee at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
The Texans were a 43-13 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ravens. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (56) made winners of OVER bettors.
Buffalo Bills Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 5-5
Houston Texans Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 7-3
A few Bills at Texans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Buffalo's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Buffalo's last 13 games on the road
Buffalo is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
Buffalo is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Buffalo at New England, Sunday, November 11
Houston at Chicago, Sunday, November 11