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Titans home to Texans in NFL betting action

Houston TexansTennessee Titans
Dec 2, 1:00 PM | Grass of LP Field

Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans Odds

10-1TEAM RECORD4-7

The Houston Texans will try to extend their five game winning streak when they visit the Tennessee Titans at LP Field this Sunday. The Texans are 10-1 SU and 7-4 ATS overall this season.

Houston is 6-2 ATS over its last eight games against Tennessee including a 3-0 ATS stretch over its last three games against the Titans. The total has gone OVER in each of the last four meetings between these two teams.

View Houston vs Tennessee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark (including BetOnline), while the total was hovering around 48 at most shops.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Titans, currently No. 31 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Texans, who rate No. 1 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 36-16 victory for the Texans.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee's No. 19-ranked offense (21.6 PPG) against a Texans defense that ranks No. 5 at 19.2 PPG. The Titans passing attack has averaged 220.8 yards per game, less than the Texans give up through the air (232.3 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Texans feature the league's No. 3-rated road run defense, allowing 82.8 yards per game. Tennessee, meanwhile, ranks No. 25 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Houston was a 34-31 winner on the road against the Lions. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (65) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Matt Schaub throttled the Lions defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 315 yards and 1 scores as Houston handed Detroit a 34-31 defeat.

Last time out for Tennessee, they were a 24-19 loser as they battled the Jaguars on the road. The Titans failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 43 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Titans suffered a Week 12 loss against Jacksonville in their last game, falling 24-19 at EverBank Field.

Houston Texans Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on grass are 9-1
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the division are 8-2

Tennessee Titans Trends:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 3-7

A few Texans at Titans trends to consider:
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Tennessee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee's last 5 games when playing Houston
Tennessee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Houston at New England, Monday, December 10
Tennessee at Indianapolis, Sunday, December 9