The Houston Texans will look to defend their home turf Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings at 1 p.m. ET. Both teams have had a rocky road up to the present point with three consecutive losses apiece.
The Texans came up short against the Pittsburgh Steelers last week, falling 28-21. nobody had a standout game offensively for Houston, but they got scores from WR Will Fuller, WR Randall Cobb, and RB David Johnson.
Meanwhile, Minnesota had victory within their grasp but couldn’t quite capture it last week because the squad lost 31-30 to the Tennessee Titans. Minnesota’s defeat happened despite a top-quality game from RB Dalvin Cook, who rushed for one TD and 181 yards on 22 carries.
Houston is that the favorite during this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. True fans could be the sole ones depending on them, currently, 0-3 ATS, to hide the spread.
The losses bumped both teams right down to a uniform 0-3. A pair of defensive stats to stay within the back of your head while watching: Houston is stumbling into the competition with the foremost rushing yards allowed per game within the NFL, having given up 188.3 on the average. Minnesota has experienced some struggles of their own as they’re third-worst within the league in yards allowed per game, with 440 on the average. Its possible one among these Achilles’ heels will finish up tripping the losing team.
How To Watch
When: Sunday at 1 p.m. ET
Where: NRG Stadium — Houston, Texas
Online streaming: NFL TV (Try for free of charge . Regional restrictions may apply.)
Follow: CBS Sports App
Ticket Cost: $60.40
The Texans are a 3.5-point favorite against the Vikings, consistent with the newest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers had an honest pity the road for this one, because the game opened with the Texans as a 4.5-point favorite.
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Minnesota won the sole game these two teams have played within the last six years.
Oct 09, 2016 – Minnesota 31 vs. Houston 13