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Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans NFL Betting

The NFL betting online playoffs are right around the corner. This means that the next couple weeks of matchups are of utmost importance for those teams flirting with playoff qualification. One team vying to make the postseason are the Deshaun Watson led Texans. Although they kicked the season off with a three-game losing streak, Houston bounced back bigly and is now leading the division. With the end of the season in sight, Houston is solely focused on locking up the AFC South. Fortunately this weekend’s Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans matchup should help them do just that. So what kind of sportsbook odds are Houston facing at home in Week 14?

Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans – Sunday, December 9th    

When: 1:00 pm ET

Where: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas

TV: CBS

Stream: CBS Sports, NFL Game Pass

NFL Betting Online Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Colts +5 (-110) 49½ (-110)   +185
Texans -5 (-110) 49½ (-110) -222
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Indianapolis Colts        

The Colts enter this Sunday’s matchup sporting a 6-6 record that ranks them 2nd in the AFC South. Although they haven’t quite been eliminated from postseason contention, it’s pretty evident that Indy has dug a hole too deep to escape. Their recent 5-game winning streak has helped them cast their name back into the mix of things. Unfortunately, the AFC South already has a leader and other AFC teams have put forth much more compelling reasons for a playoff berth. On top of that, Indy has already suffered a loss to Houston this season, casting some doubt on this Sunday’s chance of success. Additionally, their defense pales in comparison to Houston’s. Right now the Texans are giving up 19.6 per game while Indy allots 23.3 to their opponents.

Players to Watch: Andrew Luck (3,360 passing yards, 32 TD, 12 INT), Marlon Mack (583 rushing yards, 4 TD, 0 F), and TY Hilton (787 receiving yards, 6 TD, 53 REC).

Houston Texans

The Texans enter this Sunday’s divisional rivalry sporting an eye-raising 9-3 record. Considering that Houston is currently riding a 9-game winning streak, it’s safe to say that they’re one of the hottest teams in the NFL. Although they’re not putting the numbers that the Chiefs or Rams are, Houston is consistently finding ways to come out on top. And at the end of the day, that’s the hallmark of a great football team. Watson had a shaky start to the season but quickly rebounded and is delivering some pretty good numbers for a 2nd year player. Ultimately Houston should be a heavy favorite against Indy and a threat once they make the playoffs.

Players to Watch: Deshaun Watson (3,031 passing yards, 21 TD, 9 INT), Lamar Miller (876 rushing yards, 3 TD, 0 F), and DeAndre Hopkins (1,115 receiving yards, 8 TD, 80 REC).

Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Indianapolis’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Indianapolis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Indianapolis is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston’s last 16 games when playing Indianapolis
  • Houston is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games when playing Indianapolis
  • Houston is 3-7-2 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Indianapolis
Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans matchup? All things considered, Houston is the only way to lean here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 30-21 Houston.

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