Houston Defeats Miami 24-17 - Recap

Houston Defeats Miami 24-17 - Recap

Houston earned a 24-17 victory over Miami on Saturday in Preseason Week 2 action at Reliant Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Texans were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 40.5.

Case Keenum completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 150 yards and 1 TD for the Texans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Daniel Thomas rushed for 25 yards for Miami, while Jonas Gray added 14 yards. Ryan Tannehill threw for 141 yards for the Dolphins, while receivers Mike Wallace and Brandon Gibson had 58 and 32 yards respectively.

Miami was outgained by Houston 415-208 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Texans.

Miami lost the time of possession battle 31:54/28:06, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Houston heads into a P3 battle against the Saints. Miami, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.