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Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans 12/5/21 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Houston Texans vs Indianapolis Colts Odds & Info

Game Houston Texans vs Indianapolis Colts
Date & Time Sunday December 5, 2021, 1:00 PM (EST)
Location
NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
Latest odds
IND -8.5 ; O/U 46
TV Channel
CBS

The Indianapolis Colts visit NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Sunday to play the Houston Texans. Indianapolis is 6-6 following a 38-31 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Carson Wentz passed for 306 yards with three touchdowns but was intercepted twice while running back Jonathan Taylor gained 83 yards with one touchdown. The Colts defense gave up 359 yards. Indianapolis turned the ball over five times in the loss.

Carson Wentz has passed for 2,790 yards with 21 touchdowns and five interceptions. Jonathan Taylor has rushed for 1,205 yards with 14 touchdowns while the leading receiver is Michael Pittman Jr. 805 yards and five touchdown receptions. On defense, linebacker Bobby Okereke is the leading tackler with 101 and tackle DeForest Buckner is the leader in quarterback sacks with 5.5.

Houston dropped to 2-9 following a 21-14 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday. Houston's Tyrod Taylor passed for 158 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Houston's defense gave up only 266 yards of total offense to the Jets but the Texans were able to gain only 202 yards of total offense against the Jets defense. Houston has lost nine of its last 10.

Tyrod Taylor has passed for 921 yards with five touchdowns and four interceptions. David Johnson is the leading rusher for Houston with 176 yards while the leading receiver is Brandin Cooks with 704 yards and three touchdown receptions. On defense, linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill is the leading tackler with 68 and defensive end Jonathan Greenard is the leader in quarterback sacks with a 8.0.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Indianapolis is 4-0 ATS in its last 4
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Colts last 6
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its 5 as the home dog
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Texans last 6

Free NFL Pick:

Under 46

Indianapolis will pick up a victory on Sunday versus Houston, but the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed in each of the last four between the Colts and Texans and in each of the last five between the two played in Houston. Houston is last in the NFL in scoring with an average of 14.9 points per game. The Colts will score their share of points as they are fourth in the NFL in scoring but will prevent Houston from reaching the end zone. Final Score Prediction, Indianapolis Colts win but our best play is UNDER 34-6.

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