Betting Odds & Free NFL Expert Picks: Houston Texans vs New England Patriots
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Houston Travels to Foxborough to Face New England

Betting Odds & Free NFL Expert Picks: Houston Texans vs New England Patriots

Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots

Texans: 1-1-0 (1-0-0 V)
Patriots: 1-1-0 (0-1-0 H)
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, September 24, 2017
Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

Last year Houston travelled to New England in week three to face a Patriots teams starting third string QB Jacoby Brissett. It was no contest as the Patriots won 27-0. Their season also ended last year on this field in a 34-16 beatdown where New England didn’t look sharp at all and still won with ease.

This time around the Texans are starting a rookie QB in Deshawn Watson against a Bill Belichick team that has never lost to a rookie QB at home (8-0). The 22-year-old did just enough against the Bengals last week in his debut as a starter.

He threw for 125 yards, completing 62.5% of his passes, but will most be remembered for an electric 49-yard touchdown run with 50 seconds remaining in the second quarter. It was the only touchdown scored by either team in the Texans 13-9 win.

The Patriots offense clicked last week in a 36-20 win over the Saints after the disappointing loss to the Chiefs in the opener.

The defense still allowed 429 total yards to Drew Brees and company, but keep in mind the Pats sped out to a 20-3 first quarter lead and were up 30-13 at the half. QB Tom Brady threw for 447 yards and three TDs.

The Saints though are known for having a lousy defense, it’ll be a much stiffer test this week. This game though will turn on whether Watson can make some plays in a very tough place to get a win.

Bovada has the Patriots listed as 14-point favorites and the game's total is sitting at 44 according to MyBookie

On the NFL Football Moneyline Odds at BetOnline Patriots are the Favorite at -1000.

Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots Betting Odds

Gm# Team
471 Houston
472 New England

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New England won its last outing, a 36-20 result against the Saints on September 17. The Patriots covered in that game as a -6-point favorite, while the 56 combined points took the game OVER the total.

The Texans were a 13-9 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Bengals. They covered the +5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (22) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots Betting Odds & Trends

Houston is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
Houston is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road

New England:
New England is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games
New England is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New England's last 5 games

Next up:
Houston home to Tennessee Sunday, October 1
New England home to Carolina Sunday, October 1

Free NFL Expert Picks: Houston +14 at Bovada Sportsbook

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