New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans: Betting Odd Analysis, Pick Prediction

November 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Houston Texans come into this one having lost four of five both straight-up and against the number all-time against the Patriots. The Texans have also lost six straight to the books at home.
The Pats, meanwhile, have lost three straight road games and are mired in a 1-5-1 against-the-spread skid on the highway. The five all-time meetings have played OVER.
Point spread: Patriots opened as three-point favorites, but bettors quickly hammered it all the way to minus-nine; the total was 46. (Line updates and matchup report can be found here.)
Odds Shark computer prediction: 26.0-13.6, Patriots
Why the Patriots can cover the spread
New England comes in after one of the top five games of the season, and its come-from-behind win over the Broncos last Sunday night might have been the perfect immunization for the final stretch of the season. The Patriots have a ton of momentum.
They just need to avoid the letdown spot of playing a horrible team on th...

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