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Los Angeles Chargers at Houston Texans 12/26/21 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Houston Texans vs Los Angeles Chargers Odds & Info

Game Houston Texans vs Los Angeles Chargers
Date & Time Sunday December 26, 2021, 1:00 PM (EST)
Nrg Stadium Nrg Stadium, Houston, USA
Latest odds
LAC -9.5 ; O/U 45.5
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The Houston Texans return home for Week 16's games and will host the Los Angeles Chargers. The Texans put up 30 points last week on the road when they beat the Jaguars. QB Davis Mills threw for 209 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception. WR Brandin Cooks scored a season high two touchdowns. 

The Houston Texans are 3-11 on the season and sit 3rd in the AFC South. The Texans have won two of their last five games and are 1-6 on their home field. Houston last played the Chargers back in 2019 when they won by a touchdown. 

The Los Angeles Chargers took a loss in last weeks game when they went to overtime with the Chiefs. The Chargers are 8-6 on the season and sit 2nd in the AFC West. Los Angeles has won three of their last five games and are 4-2 on the road. 

The Chargers average 277 passing yards per game which ranks 5th best in the NFL. QB Justin Herbert has thrown for over 400 yards this season. Herbert has 32 touchdown passes with 12 interceptions. Mike Williams has been Herbert's top target. Williams has 964 reception yards with 7 touchdowns. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Chargers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings.
  • Chargers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games.
  • Chargers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in December.
  • Texans are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in Week 16.

Free NFL Pick:

Los Angeles Chargers -9.5

Both the Chargers and Texans have covered the spread in four of their last ten games. Houston is due for a let down game after picking up a rare win last week. The Chargers will come out and want to prove a point after losing the lead and game last week. Lay the points with LA on the road. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Chargers win and cover ATS 28-13.

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