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Houston has been a strong bet vs teams with losing records

The Houston Texans are 6-1 SU and 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games against teams with losing records. The Texans will try to snap a two-game losing streak Sunday on the road against the Green Bay Packers.

SHARK BITES
  • The visiting team is 3-0 SU in the last three games in this matchup.
  • The Packers are 6-1 SU in their last seven games in Week 13.
  • The total has gone UNDER in nine of the Packers' last 11 games at home.

Houston has been abysmal on offense this season, ranking 29th in scoring with 17.6 points per game and total yardage with 316.9 yards per game. To make matters worse, the Texans have a -9 turnover differential as they have been bogged down by 19 turnovers on offense. The bulk of those turnovers have come from Brock Osweiler's NFL-leading 13 interceptions.

While the Texans will have one of the worst starting quarterbacks in the NFL under center on Sunday, the Packers will have one of the best. Aaron Rodgers has shaken off a slow start to the season and thrown 17 touchdown passes over Green Bay's last six games with just three interceptions. The Packers snapped a four-game losing streak on Monday night with a 27-13 win over Philadelphia.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Green Bay Packers as -3.5-point favorites in the game, while the betting total was sitting at 46.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas picked a 27-20 win for the Packers. Injuries during the week may cause the formula to be re-run, so check the NFL picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Houston Texans vs Green Bay Packers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Texans will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Sunday, as they are 5-5-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Green Bay Packers are 4-6-1 ATS. Houston is 5-6 against the over under total, while Green Bay is 6-5 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Green Bay vs Houston injuries news.

The Packers - Texans odds would favor the Packers if the betting lines were set according to power ranks. Green Bay is rated No. 20 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Texans sit at No. 26.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Green Bay Packers No. 11-ranked offense (24.91 PPG) against a Houston Texans defense that ranks No. 13 at 21.45 PPG. The Packers passing attack has averaged 266.73 yards per game, more than the Texans give up through the air (209.18 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Houston Texans feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 116.2 yards per game. The Green Bay Packers, meanwhile, ranks No. 15 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Texans suffered a Week 12 loss against San Diego in their last game, falling 21-13 at NRG Stadium.

Aaron Rodgers throttled the Eagles defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 313 yards and 2 scores as Green Bay handed Philadelphia a 27-13 defeat.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
  • Green Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Green Bay's last 5 games
  • Green Bay is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Green Bay is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Indianapolis, Sunday, December 11th
Green Bay home to Seattle, Sunday, December 11th

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