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NFL Betting Preview and Pick - New York Giants Underdogs vs Texans at New York

Houston Texans


New York Giants
Sunday, September 21, 2014 1:00 PM ET
MetLife Stadium


The Houston Texans are 2-0 both SU and ATS while the New York Giants are 0-2 both SU and ATS as those two teams meet at MetLife Stadium in Week 3 NFL betting action on Sunday afternoon.

The Texans are just 1-3-1 ATS in their last five road games against teams from the NFC East, and 2-5 ATS in their last seven games as road favorites. Totals bettors will note, however, that the OVER has gone 3-0 in Houston's last three games as a favorite on the road.

Houston Texans vs New York Giants Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors who were going with the New York Giants in this one found them listed as 2.5-point underdogs on the betting line at BetDSI. Fans betting on totals have seen that number set earlier in the week at 42 for Sunday over at GTbets.eu.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Texans vs New York Giants Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 16-15 result in favor of the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Houston Texans vs New York Giants Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Giants sit at 0-2 (0-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Houston Texans are currently 2-0 (2-0 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? New York is 1-1 OU, and Houston is 1-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the New York Giants at No. 26 and the Houston Texans at No. 29 heading into this contest.

How Houston Texans vs New York Giants Stats Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 14 PPG, against a Texans defense that ranks No. 1 this week at 10 PPG. The Giants aerial game is averaging 202 yards per game, less than the Texans secondary allows through the air, 252 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Houston Texans feature the league's No. 12-rated road run defense, allowing 101 yards per game. The New York Giants, meanwhile, ranks No. 23 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston was a 30-14 winner in its last match on the road against the Raiders. They covered the -3-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 44 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Arian Foster tore up the turf for 138 rushing yards in the latest Texans game, a 30-14 win over the Raiders at O.co Coliseum.

The Giants were a 25-14 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cardinals. They failed to cover the -2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (39) made winners of UNDER bettors. Last time out, New York got 2 scoring strikes from Eli Manning in a 25-14 loss against Arizona.

Houston Texans vs New York Giants Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
Houston is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
NY Giants is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
NY Giants is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Giants's last 5 games
NY Giants is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Buffalo, Sunday, September 28th
New York at Washington, Thursday, September 25th