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The New England Patriots and the Houston Texans will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Reliant Stadium.
The Patriots were a 34-31 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Broncos. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (65) made winners of OVER bettors.
Houston was a 13-6 loser in its last match at home against the Jaguars. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 19 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Houston has lost 9 straight games.
New England: 8-3 SU, 6-5 ATS
Houston: 2-9 SU, 2-9 ATS
New England most recently:
When playing in December are 9-1
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 7-3
Houston most recently:
When playing in December are 4-6
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New England's last 5 games when playing Houston
New England is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
New England is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games
New England is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing New England
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing New England
New England home to Cleveland, Sunday, December 8
Houston at Jacksonville, Thursday, December 5