Colts Down Houston 19-16 - Match Report
|Colts Down Houston 19-16 - Match Report|
Indianapolis won 19-16 on Thursday against Houston behind a 106-yard receiving performance from Reggie Wayne at Lucas Oil Stadium.
The Colts were a 7-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 40.5.
Dan Orlovsky completed 23 of 41 pass attempts for 244 yards and 1 TD for the Colts in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Arian Foster rushed for 158 yards for Houston, while Jacoby Jones added 15 yards. T.J. Yates threw for 132 yards for the Texans, while receivers Kevin Walter and Joel Dreessen had 47 and 38 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Indianapolis 320-283 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-14 by the Colts.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 32:55/27:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Indianapolis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jaguars. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tennessee.