Texans vs Jaguars: Houston will look to defend their home turf on Sunday against Jacksonville at 1 p.m. ET. These two teams might be coming in a bit winded after having run the length of the field multiple times in their most recent games (Houston picked up 448 yards, Jacksonville 431).
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 1 p.m. ET
- Where: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
- TV: CBS
- Online streaming: 247 Sports TV (Try for free)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Texans had to start their season on the road last week, and it wasn’t the start they were hoping for. It was close but no cigar for the Texans as they fell 28-30 to New Orleans. QB Deshaun Watson put forth a good effort for the losing side as he passed for 268 yards and 3 touchdowns. Texans vs Jaguars will be live on 247 Sports TV.
Jacksonville couldn’t capitalize on their home-field advantage in their season opener. They fell to Kansas City 26-40. The result was an unpleasant reminder to Jacksonville of the 14-30 loss they experienced in the two teams’ previous head-to-head Oct. 7 of last year.
Houston (home) vs. Jacksonville (away)
Current Records: Houston 0-1-0; Jacksonville 0-1-0
Last Season Records: Houston 11-5-0; Jacksonville 5-11-0;
With the two teams each stumbling in off of a defeat, both will be hungry for the win. Two last-season defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Houston was third in rushing touchdowns allowed, finishing the 2018 season giving up only eight. As for the Jaguars, they ranked second in the league in passing touchdowns allowed, closing the year allowing only 17 overall. We’ll find out if either of these strengths ends up making the difference in the game.
The Texans are a big 8.5 point favorite against the Jaguars.
Vegas was right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as an 8.5 point spread, and stayed right there.
Houston have won six out of their last eight games against Jacksonville.
- Dec 30, 2018 – Houston 20 vs. Jacksonville 3
- Oct 21, 2018 – Jacksonville 7 vs. Houston 20
- Dec 17, 2017 – Jacksonville 45 vs. Houston 7
- Sep 10, 2017 – Houston 7 vs. Jacksonville 29
- Dec 18, 2016 – Houston 21 vs. Jacksonville 20
- Nov 13, 2016 – Jacksonville 21 vs. Houston 24
- Jan 03, 2016 – Houston 30 vs. Jacksonville 6
- Oct 18, 2015 – Jacksonville 20 vs. Houston 31