Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans: Spread Analysis and Pick Prediction

November 19, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

How bad are the Jaguars that the 2-8 Texans are still double-digit favorites here in Week 12? Houston is on a 6-1 run when hosting Jacksonville, but are also on a 1-6 ATS slide when laying points.
The over has been a cash cow when the Jags are catching points on the road, coming in six of the last seven times.
Point spread: Texans opened as 10-point favorites; the total was 43. (Line updates and matchup report)
Odds Shark computer prediction: 13.5-3.7 Texans
Why the Jaguars can cover the spread
Though they're just 1-9 on the year, this is a team that is playing with confidence and only needs to play like it did against Tennessee two weeks ago for its first victory, and that is for all 60 minutes. The Jags scored quickly on Arizona last week, before being shut down. They need to spread the execution over four quarters.
Why the Texans can cover the spread
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