Jacksonville Jaguars vs Houston Texans Odds
The Jacksonville Jaguars have lost six straight games and are in grave danger of losing a seventh straight when they visit the Houston Texans this Sunday. The Jags are 2-4 ATS over the six-game losing streak.
Houston is 8-1 SU and 7-2 ATS this season including a current stretch of 3-0 SU and ATS. The Texans are 4-0 SU and ATS in their last four games against the Jaguars.
Sportsbooks such as had the Texans pegged as 16-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 42.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Texans sit at No. 1 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Jaguars are at No. 32 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Texans will win this game 33-8.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 27.8 PPG, against a Jaguars defense that ranks No. 26 this week at 27.3 PPG. The Texans aerial game is averaging 217.6 yards per game, less than the Jaguars secondary allows through the air, 251.7 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Jaguars own the league's No. 12-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 95.5 yards per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 15 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Jacksonville was a 27-10 loser in its last match at home against the Colts. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 37 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Jacksonville lost its last outing 27-10 against Indianapolis on Thursday, getting a 105-yard receiving performance from Cecil Shorts in a losing cause at EverBank Field.
Last time out for Houston, they were a 13-6 winner as they battled the Bears on the road. The Texans covered in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 19 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Arian Foster ran through the Chicago defense for 102 yards in Houston's last game, handing the Bears a 13-6 setback on Sunday at Soldier Field.
Jacksonville Jaguars Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the division are 4-6
Houston Texans Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the division are 7-3
A few Jaguars at Texans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville's last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Jacksonville's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Jacksonville's last 12 games on the road
Jacksonville is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Houston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Jacksonville
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Jacksonville
Jacksonville home to Tennessee, Sunday, November 25
Houston at Detroit, Thursday, November 22