Houston Defeats Indianapolis 34-24 - Recap
Indianapolis couldn't contain Arian Foster on Sunday and the result was a 34-24 Week 1 loss against the Houston Texans.
Houston was an underdog by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Matt Schaub completed 9 of 17 pass attempts for 107 yards and 1 TD for the Texans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Colts defense.
Joseph Addai rushed for 44 yards for Indianapolis. Peyton Manning threw for 433 yards for the Colts, while receivers Austin Collie and Reggie Wayne had 131 and 99 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Indianapolis 463-355 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-23 by the Colts.
The time of possession battle favored Houston as their offense was on the field for 30:53, longer than the 29:07 of their opponents.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Indianapolis, they head home to face the Giants.