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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Houston Texans and the Indianapolis Colts meet at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Texans were a 23-6 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Vikings. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (29) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Indianapolis, they were a 20-13 winner as they battled the Chiefs on the road. The Colts covered in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 33 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Houston: 12-3 SU, 9-6 ATS
Indianapolis: 10-5 SU, 10-5 ATS

Houston most recently:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the division are 8-2

Indianapolis most recently:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Houston is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Indianapolis
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 15 games when playing Indianapolis
Indianapolis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Indianapolis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Indianapolis is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indianapolis's last 5 games when playing Houston