Jacksonville vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 34-17
Houston got a 180-yard performance from Arian Foster as a key part of its 34-17 victory over the Jaguars on Sunday at Reliant Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Texans were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 47.5.
Matt Schaub completed 18 of 22 pass attempts for 253 yards and 1 TD for the Texans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Rashad Jennings rushed for 108 yards for Jacksonville, while Deji Karim added 52 yards. Trent Edwards threw for 140 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Jason Hill and Rashad Jennings had 68 and 34 yards respectively.
Jacksonville was outgained by Houston 497-322 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Jaguars.
The time of possession battle favored Jacksonville as their offense was on the field for 30:48, longer than the 29:12 of their opponents.