Records: Houston 13-4, New England 12-4
Kick-off: 4:30 p.m. EST
Spread: New England by 9.5
Last meeting: New England 42, Houston 14 (2012)
Passing: The Texans are averaging 239.4 yards per game while New England is putting up 291.4 per game.
Rushing: Houston is averaging 132.7 yards per outing while the Patriots are averaging 136.5 yards per contest.
Passing yards against per game: The Texans are averaging 225.8 yards against per outing while New England averages 271.4 yards against per game.
Rushing yards against per game: Houston is averaging 97.5 yards against per game; meanwhile the Patriots are averaging 101.9 yards against per outing.
(Above stats from regular season)
Thoughts: The Texans took care of the Cincinnati Bengals last week in an AFC Wild Card Game while New England defeated the Miami Dolphins two weeks ago. The Patriots put a hurting on Houston a few weeks ago, which could play in the favor of Houston. New England wins here but I’d take the Texans with the points as well as the over.
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