Texans at Chiefs 10/13/19 - NFL Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 10/07/2019 at 2:01 PM ET

Texans at Chiefs 10/13/19 - NFL Picks & Predictions

The Houston Texans visit Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday for an AFC clash with the Kansas City Chiefs. Houston improved to 3-2 on the season following its 53-32 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The Texans offense opened the flood gates as Deshaun Watson threw for 426 yards and five touchdowns with three going to Will Fuller, who had 217 receiving yards as the Falcons defense focused on slowing down DeAndre Hopkins.

Kansas City was knocked from the undefeated ranks following a 19-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Patrick Mahomes tweaked his ankle but coach Andy Reid is confident the star quarterback will be ready for Sunday’s clash with Houston. The Chiefs also lost top defensive lineman Chris Jones to a groin injury.

Deshaun Watson has thrown for 1,364 yards, 11 touchdowns and one interception. Carlos Hyde leads all Houston rushers with 310 yards and two touchdowns. The leading receiver for Houston is Will Fuller with 400 yards and three touchdowns, while DeAndre Hopkins has 347 yards receiving and two touchdowns. The leading tackler for the Texans is Zach Cunningham with 41.

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes has 1,831 yards passing and 11 touchdowns. LeSean McCoy leads the Chiefs in rushing with 214 yards and two touchdowns. Travis Kelce leads all Chiefs wide receivers with 439 yards and one touchdown. Damien Wilson leads the Chiefs in tackles with 35.

The road team (Houston) has covered the number in 5 of the last 6 between the two. While Kansas City will win this at home, the loss of two or three players on the defense will allow Houston to remain close and cover. The Texans have covered the number in 5 of the last 8 on the road and 7 of the last 11 versus AFC opponents. Take the points and the road dog. Final Score Prediction, Kansas City Chiefs win but fall short ATS 31-27.

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