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Houston hopes to extend home winning streak

The Houston Texans are 5-0 SU and 4-0-1 ATS in their last five games at home. The Texans will try to pick up a sixth straight win at NRG Stadium hosting the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

  • The total has gone OVER in three of the Chargers' last four games against the Texans.
  • The Texans are 3-0 SU in their last three games at home after winning their two most recent home games.
  • The Chargers are 9-1 SU and ATS in their last 10 games on the road after consecutive home games.

With a 27-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football, the Texans fell to 1-3 SU and ATS on the road on the season. But Houston's strong play at home has kept the team atop the AFC North with a 6-4 SU and 5-4-1 ATS record overall. Houston's defense has allowed just 16.4 points per game in the team's five home games this year.

San Diego's slim playoff chances took a major hit with last Sunday's 31-24 loss to Miami as the team fell to 4-6 SU and 6-4 ATS on the season. But there are some favorable trends for the Chargers heading into this week's contest: the team is 4-1 SU and 5-0 ATS in its last five games against Houston and 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games coming off a loss.

Looking at the total, which is hovering around 47 points, the Chargers have gone OVER in nine of their last 11 games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds at sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Houston Texans pegged as -1-point favorites in this betting matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 45.5.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 25-21 win for the Chargers on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

San Diego Chargers vs Houston Texans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston battles the San Diego Chargers, currently with a 4-6 mark (6-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 5-5 for the Texans and 8-2 for the Chargers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs San Diego injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Houston Texans) and the No. 17 (San Diego Chargers) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 18.1 PPG, against a Chargers defense that ranks No. 28 this week at 27.8 PPG. The Texans aerial game is averaging 191.6 yards per game, less than the Chargers secondary allows through the air, 274.4 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the San Diego Chargers own the league's No. 4-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 90.4 yards per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 11 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Houston got a 104-yard performance from Lamar Miller, but Oakland prevailed 27-20.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games
  • San Diego is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games
  • San Diego is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Houston is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, December 4th
Houston at Green Bay, Sunday, December 4th