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NFL Houston Texans vs Tennessee Titans Prediction 12/17/2023

The Houston Texans (7-6) travel to face off against the Tennessee Titans (5-8) on Sunday, December 17th. This game will be played at Nissan Stadium in Nissan Stadium and televised on CBS. The Titans are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Texans are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Jets. Kickoff is set for 1:00 ET.

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The Texans Look To Bounce Back From A Losshouston texans betting

After a 30-6 loss to the Jets, the Texans are looking to get back on track this week. In addition to their defeat in the game, the Texans also fell short of covering the spread as 3-point favorites.

C.J. Stroud wrapped up the game with 91 passing yards and a passer rating of 54. Overall, he completed 10 of 23 passes.

The Texans defense is coming off a game where they held the opposing run game to just 79 rushing yards. Over the course of the game, the Jets averaged 3.0 yards per rushing attempt. In total, Houston’s defense yielded 347 yards of offensive output.

Through 13 games, the Texans have a record of 7-6. This mark has them 3rd in the AFC-South and 8th in the AFC.

Taking a look at the Texans’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at +0.6. This has resulted in an ATS record of 6-7. So far this season, games involving Houston have averaged 43.5 points, ranking them 14th in the NFL. They currently have an over/under record of 5-8, with an average OU line of 42.8 points.

Texans Injury Report

  • DeAndre Houston-Carson – Illness (Questionable)
  • Hassan Ridgeway – Achilles (Out)
  • Ka’imi Fairbairn – Quad (Out)
  • Eric Murray – Knee (Out)
  • Tavierre Thomas – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Scott Quessenberry – Knee (Out)
  • Dalton Schultz – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • M.J. Stewart – Shoulder (Out)
  • Grayland Arnold – Calf (Out)
  • Kendrick Green – Knee (Out)
  • Tytus Howard – Knee (Out)
  • Blake Cashman – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Nico Collins – Calf (Questionable)
  • DJ Scaife – Leg (Out)
  • Jesse Matthews – Knee (Out)
  • Kilian Zierer – Ankle (Out)
  • Jared Wayne – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Dylan Horton – Personal (Out)
  • Tank Dell – Leg (Out)
  • Jarrett Patterson – Ankle (Out)
  • Will Anderson Jr. – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Troy Hairston – Back (Out)
  • C.J. Stroud – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Kenyon Green – Shoulder (Out)
  • Teagan Quitoriano – Groin (Out)

The Titans Are Coming Off A Wintennessee titans betting

The Titans are coming off a successful game, where they beat the Dolphins with a score of 28-27. The Titans not only won straight-up but also covered the spread as 13.5-point underdogs.

Will Levis wrapped up the game with 327 passing yards and a passer rating of 86. Overall, he completed 23 of 38 passes.

Facing off against the Dolphins in their recent game, the Titans defense struggled to contain the ground attack, allowing 84.5020325203252 first downs on rushing plays. In total, Miami accumulated 158 rushing yards against the Titans’ defense and 366 yards overall.

This season, the Titans currently hold an overall record of 5-8, placing them 4th in the AFC-South. They’ve achieved this record with a 4-7 record as underdogs and 1-1 when favored.

The Titans hold a 6-7 record against the spread. As we approach week 15, their scoring margin stands at -3.2 per game. The average over/under line for the Titans this season stands at 40.4 points. Their games have averaged 40.2 points per game so far, resulting in an over/under record of 5-8.

Titans Injury Report

  • Joe Jones – Finger (Out)
  • Chris Hubbard – Biceps (Out)
  • Jeffery Simmons – Knee (Out)
  • Trevis Gipson – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Teair Tart – Non Injury Related (personal) (Probable)
  • Caleb Farley – Back (Out)
  • Kristian Fulton – Hamstring (Out)
  • Shakel Brown – Ankle (Out)
  • Sean Murphy-Bunting – Knee (Questionable)
  • Kyle Peko – Calf (Questionable)
  • Ryan Stonehouse – Knee (Out)
  • Mike Brown – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Caleb Murphy – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Josh Whyle – Knee (Out)
  • Kearis Jackson – Ankle (Out)
  • Malik Willis – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Hassan Haskins – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Nicholas Petit-Frere – Shoulder (Out)
  • Julius Chestnut – Hamstring (Out)
  • Chance Campbell – Undisclosed (Out)

Texans Offense Breakdown

On the offensive side of the ball, the Texans currently hold an average of 22.1 points per game, which places them at 13th in the NFL.

Houston currently ranks 14th in passing attempts and has an average of 7.5 yards per attempt (3). With 258.2 passing yards per game, they are positioned 4th in the league.

The Texans are running the ball an average of 26.2 times per game and currently hold the 25th rank in rushing yards. Per attempt, they are averaging 3.7 yards.

Titans Offense Breakdown

The Titans come in with an average of 18.5 points per game which is 22nd in the NFL.

Looking at their performance in the passing game so far, Tennessee is 24th in passing yards per game, where they have an average of 193.7. Additionally, their passing yards per attempt of 6.5, places them 10th in the league.

Tennessee comes in with an average of 4 yards per rushing attempt and have an average of 25.8 attempts per game. In terms of total rushing yards, they are currently ranked 18th in the league.

Texans Team Defense

With a matchup against the Titans’ offense, the Texans defense has allowed an average of 21.5 points per game so far. They currently are 13th in quarterback hits and are allowing 342.5 yards per contest.

Titans Team Defense

In terms of yards allowed, the Titans are 17th in the league while giving up 339.2 yards per contest. Tennessee’s defense has allowed 21.7 points per game, placing them 16th in the NFL.

Texans vs Titans Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Texans offense has averaged 20 points per game while allowing an average of 23. Houston posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • Across their five previous home games, Tennessee has an ATS mark of 1-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-4 while averaging 16 points per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Texans have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 4-1 in these scenarios.
  • The last ten games that Tennessee was favored, they have an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 5-5 straight up.

Texans vs Titans Prediction

For the point spread, I’m backing Houston at +2.5. I believe the Houston rushing game will take full advantage of the issues in Tennessee’s defense, which had trouble defending the run in their last game. Make your bet now on Houston with +2.5.

My bet for this game is the over, with the current over/under line at 37.5. So far this season, Tennessee games have averaged a combined score of 40.2 points, and I foresee this game surpassing 37.5.

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