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Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans Week 17 Betting Pick and Odds

Jacksonville Jaguars


Houston Texans
Sunday, December 28, 2014 1:00 PM ET
NRG Stadium

The 8-7 Houston Texans are 5-3 SU in their last eight, including a decisive 25-13 home victory over Baltimore last weekend, to keep their threadbare playoff hopes alive. The Texans are 2-0 SU and ATS in their last two home games, 4-3 SU and ATS on the season.

The 3-12 Jaguars will be looking for their third SU win in their last five and their third straight win ATS. However, the Jags are winless in seven on the road this season, 2-4-1 ATS, and are 1-5-1 ATS this season when pegged as underdogs of seven or more points.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Houston Texans Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Jacksonville Jaguars listed as 9.5-point underdogs at shops such as Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line for the betting matchup was at 40.5 over at 5Dimes.

Computer Prediction: Jacksonville Jaguars vs Houston Texans Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 25-15 result in favor of the Texans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Houston Texans Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston bring a 8-7 record (9-5-1 ATS) to the Week 17 betting matchup against the 3-12 Jacksonville Jaguars, who are 5-9-1 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Houston go 7-8 so far and the Jaguars go 7-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Jacksonville injuries news.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Houston Texans at No. 13 and the Jacksonville Jaguars at No. 25 heading into this contest.

How Jacksonville Jaguars vs Houston Texans Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Houston Texans No. 14-ranked offense (23.27 PPG) against a Jacksonville Jaguars defense that ranks No. 27 at 25.93 PPG. The Texans passing attack has averaged 207.2 yards per game, less than the Jaguars give up through the air (244 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Jacksonville Jaguars own the league's No. 26-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 129.57 yards per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 21 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Jaguars grabbed a Week 16 victory over the Titans in their last game, winning 21-13 at EverBank Field.

In their last game, the Texans were Week 16 winners, coming out on top of the Ravens by a score of 25-13.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Houston Texans Betting Odds Trends

Jacksonville is 5-11-2 ATS in its last 18 games
Jacksonville is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville's last 5 games
Jacksonville is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Houston is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Houston is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games

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