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The Houston Texans and the Indianapolis Colts will meet on the gridiron at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
In their last action, Houston was a 27-20 loser on the road against the Jaguars. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Indianapolis, they were a 42-28 loser as they battled the Bengals on the road. The Colts failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog, while 70 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Houston has lost 11 straight games.
Houston: 2-11 SU, 3-10 ATS
Indianapolis: 8-5 SU, 7-6 ATS
Houston most recently:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the division are 6-4
Indianapolis most recently:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Indianapolis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indianapolis
Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Indianapolis
Indianapolis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indianapolis's last 7 games
Indianapolis is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indianapolis's last 6 games when playing Houston
Houston home to Denver, Sunday, December 22
Indianapolis at Kansas City, Sunday, December 22