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Houston Has Won its Last 4 Games at Home

The Houston Texans are 4-0 SU and 3-0-1 ATS in their last four games at home. After losing on the road Monday night, the Texans hope for a successful return home on Sunday when they host the Detroit Lions.

SHARK BITES
  • The Lions are 3-0 ATS in their last 3 games against the Texans.
  • The total has gone OVER in the Lions' last 3 games against the Texans.  
  • The Lions are 7-17 ATS in their last 24 games on the road after failing to cover in their most recent road game.

Houston hasn't fared well against NFC teams in recent seasons, with a 4-11 SU and 6-9 ATS record in its last 15 games against opponents in the NFC. Mustering up just nine points in a 27-9 loss to the Denver Broncos on Monday, Houston saw its offensive total drop to 16.7 points per game and now ranks 31st in the NFL in scoring, ahead of only the Chicago Bears.

Offense hasn't been a problem for the Detroit Lions thanks to the outstanding play of quarterback Matt Stafford. Stafford has never eclipsed a passer rating of 97.2 over the course of a full season, but he's on pace to do so in 2016 with a rating of 105.7 through his first seven games. The veteran has thrown 15 touchdowns with just four interceptions so far.

Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last six games coming off a win as an underdog.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Lions betting odds line opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark (including BetOnline), while the total was hovering around 45 at most shops.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Texans to win this game on Sunday 25-20. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Detroit Lions vs Houston Texans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Texans currently sport a record of 4-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-3-1 ATS. The Detroit Lions are 4-3 and 4-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Houston Texans post a 3-4 over under record this season, while the Detroit Lions have gone 4-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Detroit injuries news.

The Texans - Lions odds would favor the Texans if the betting lines were set according to power ranks. Houston is rated No. 12 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Lions sit at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 31-ranked offense, averaging 16.71 PPG, against a Lions defense that ranks No. 21 this week at 24.29 PPG. The Texans aerial game is averaging 204.29 yards per game, less than the Lions secondary allows through the air, 273 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Detroit Lions feature the league's No. 14-rated road run defense, allowing 106.33 yards per game. The Houston Texans, meanwhile, ranks No. 11 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Lions were Week 7 winners, coming out on top of the Redskins by a score of 20-17.

In their last game, the Texans were Week 7 losers coming out on the wrong end of 27-9 score against Denver.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Detroit is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games
  • Houston is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Minnesota, Sunday, November 6th
Houston at Jacksonville, Sunday, November 13th

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