Why the Houston Texans Will Beat the Baltimore Ravens: A Complete Game Preview

October 20, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Sunday morning, the two premier teams in the AFC will battle to determine which wins its sixth game and which drops to 5-2. While the Houston Texans and the Baltimore Ravens are surprisingly the only teams in the AFC with winning records, this is hardly the matchup NFL Fans were salivating at last week, as three key Baltimore Ravens defenders were injured in their close victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Although the Ravens have won all six matchups between the two franchises, I fully expect the Texans to finally prove their worth as NFL elite with a victory on Sunday, while also avenging their divisional round playoff loss.
AccuScore performed 1,000 simulations on this game and found that Houston wins nearly 60 percent of the time. The average score from these simulations has Houston scoring 25.4 points, while the Ravens get 21.7. However, Baltimore has almost a 57 percent chance of covering the +6.5 point spread, and 54.4 percent of the time, the teams combined to...

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