texans vs jets nfl prediction

NFL: Texans vs. New York Jets Prediction 12/10/2023

The Houston Texans (7-5) travel to face off against the New York Jets (4-8) on Sunday, December 10th. This game will be played at MetLife Stadium in MetLife Stadium and televised on CBS. The Texans are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Jets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Falcons. Kickoff is set for 1:00 ET.

Texans vs Jets

The Texans Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Texans welcomed the Broncos. The game finished in a 22-17 win for the Texans. Given that they were favored by 3.5 against the Broncos, the Texans picked up an ATS win.

Against Denver, quarterback C.J. Stroud had a passer rating of 106 while completing 59% of his passes. Overall, he ended the game with 274 yards through the air.

Coming off their recent game, the Texans defense surrendered just 16 first downs to the Broncos. When it came to defending the run, Houston allowed 118 yards, and against the pass, they yielded 164 yards.

This week will be the Texans’ 6th road game of the season. So far, they have put together a record of 2-3 on the road and 5-2 at home. Their overall mark of 7-5 has them sitting 3rd in the AFC-South.

The Texans’ scoring margin heading into this week’s game is at +2.7, putting their ATS record at 6-6. So far this season, Houston games are 14th in total points. Their over/under record is 4-8 and the average over/under line for their games is 43.5 points.

Texans Injury Report

  • Ka’imi Fairbairn – Quad (Out)
  • Eric Murray – Knee (Out)
  • Hassan Ridgeway – Achilles (Out)
  • Tytus Howard – Knee (Out)
  • Dalton Schultz – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • M.J. Stewart – Shoulder (Out)
  • Scott Quessenberry – Knee (Out)
  • Kenyon Green – Shoulder (Out)
  • Teagan Quitoriano – Groin (Out)
  • Kendrick Green – Knee (Out)
  • Grayland Arnold – Calf (Out)
  • DJ Scaife – Leg (Out)
  • Jesse Matthews – Knee (Out)
  • Kilian Zierer – Ankle (Out)
  • Dylan Horton – Personal (Out)
  • Jarrett Patterson – Ankle (Out)
  • Tank Dell – Leg (Out)
  • Troy Hairston – Back (Out)

The Jets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Jets welcomed the Falcons to their home turf. But they suffered a 13-8 loss. With their 5 point loss, the Jets also were handed a defeat on their ATS record. Going into the game, they were 2-point underdogs.

New York’s offense generated 259 total yards against the Falcons. On third downs, the Jets managed a conversion rate of 13.3%. Dalvin Cook led the team in rushing with 35 yards, while Tim Boyle passed for 148 yards.

The Jets’ defense finished their last game with three sacks and one interception. The team’s secondary conceded 104 passing yards, while their rush defense allowed 90 rushing yards.

As they prepare to face the Texans, the Jets hold a 4-8 record. Within the AFC-East, they currently sit in 3rd place and are 14th place in the AFC.

When it comes to the spread, the Jets have a 4-7-1 record. Heading into week 14, their scoring margin is at -6.7 (per game). So far this season, the Jets have been given an average over/under line of 39.1 points. Their games have averaged 35.2 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 4-8.

Jets Injury Reportnew york jets betting

  • Chuck Clark – Knee (Out)
  • Ifeadi Odenigbo – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Aaron Rodgers – Achilles (Questionable)
  • Al Woods – Achilles (Out)
  • C.J. Uzomah – Knee (Out)
  • Connor McGovern – Knee (Out)
  • Perrion Winfrey – Foot (Out)
  • Kenny Yeboah – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Alijah Vera-Tucker – Achilles (Out)
  • Bradlee Anae – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jason Brownlee – Ankle (Questionable)

Texans Offense Breakdown

Offensively, the Texans have an average of 23.4 points per game, which is 10th in the NFL.

Looking at their performance in the passing game so far, Houston is 2nd in passing yards per game, where they have an average of 275.2. Additionally, their passing yards per attempt of 7.8, places them 3 in the league.

On the ground, the Texans have ran the ball an average of 26.8 times per game and are 24th in rushing yards. So far, they are averaging 3.6 yards per rushing attempt.

Jets Offense Breakdown

Regarding their offense, the Jets have an average 14.2 points per game, which places them 27th in the NFL.

In the passing game, the Jets are averaging 169.3 passing yards per game, which is 31st in the league. So far, 61.8% of their first downs have come through the passing game.

When it comes to rushing, the Jets are averaging 4.2 yards per attempt while running the ball an average of 20.9 times per game. At 90.8 rushing yards per contest, they are 29th in the league.

Texans Team Defensehouston texans betting

The Texans currently rank 6th in tackles for loss and 13th in sacks on the defensive side. Their opponents are averaging 20.8 points per game and 342.2 yards per contest against them.

Jets Team Defense

Thus far, the Jets’ defense has given up an average of 312.7 yards per game and 20.9 points per contest (12th). Going into this game, they’ve allowed a completion percentage of 62.0% and have surrendered 14 passing touchdowns. When it comes to run defense, they rank 26th in the NFL.

Texans vs Jets Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Texans offense has averaged 21 points per game while allowing an average of 23. Houston posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • Although New York has a straight up record of 2-3 in their last five home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-3-1. The team averaged 14 points per game in these games.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Jets have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 1-4.
  • In their last three contests as the favorite, Houston has a poor record vs the spread going 1-2. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 3-0.

Texans vs Jets Prediction

For a point-spread pick, I like Houston with a -6.5 spread for this one. Following a strong defensive performance, I expect them to deliver another good outing. I believe Houston will not only secure the win but also cover the spread against New York.

Houston’s games this season have produced an average of 44.2 points. With the over/under line set at 34.5, I’m opting for the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.