Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans - 12/15/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Houston Texans (8-5) at Tennessee Titans (8-5)
NFL Football: Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm (Nissan Stadium)
The Line: Tennessee Titans -3 -- Over/Under: 50
The Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans meet Sunday in week 15 NFL action at Nissan Stadium.
The Houston Texans look for a win after winning six of their last nine games. The Houston Texans have lost three of their last five road games. Deshaun Watson is completing 67.7 percent of his passes for 3,425 yards, 24 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Watson has two or more touchdown passes in 13 of his last 22 games. DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller V have combined for 1,621 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns while Kenny Stills has 32 receptions. The Houston Texans ground game is averaging 130.2 yards per contest, and Carlos Hyde leads the way with 926 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Houston is allowing 23.8 points and 375.3 yards per game. Zach Cunningham leads the Houston Texans with 119 tackles, Whitney Mercilus has 5.5 sacks and Tashaun Gipson has three interceptions.
The Tennessee Titans look to stay hot while building on a four-game winning streak. The Tennessee Titans have won four straight home games. Ryan Tannehill is completing 73.4 percent of his passes for 1,993 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions. Tannehill and Marcus Mariota have combined for 22 touchdowns and seven interceptions. A.J. Brown and Corey Davis have combined for 1,239 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while Adam Humphries has 37 receptions. The Tennessee Titans ground game is averaging 128.2 yards per contest, and Derrick Henry leads the way with 1,243 yards and 13 touchdowns. Defensively, Tennessee is allowing 19.6 points and 361.6 yards per game. Rashaan Evans leads the Tennessee Titans with 94 tackles, Harold Landry III has nine sacks and Kevin Byard has four interceptions.
The Texans are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. AFC and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Titans are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite, 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 20-9 in Texans last 29 vs. AFC. The over is 7-0 in Titans last 7 games overall. The Texans are 11-4-1 ATS in their last 16 meetings. The favorite is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 meetings. The home team is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
The Houston Texans are coming off a loss to the Denver Broncos where they were double-digit favorites at home, and now they look for their first road win since October 13. The Tennessee Titans have won six of their last seven games and have topped 30 points in each of their last four games. Tannehill is playing some of the best football of his career and Henry is piling up impressive numbers on the ground. The Tennessee Titans are a physical bunch that should bully the Texans in the trenches and shorten the game by chewing up the clock. I'll lay the field goal with the hotter team at home.