New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans: Odds and Computer Picks November 22, 2020

Written by on November 17, 2020

Oddsmakers project a tight game when the New England Patriots (4-5) square off against the Houston Texans (2-7) as just 2.5-point favorites on Sunday, November 22, 2020. An over/under of 47.5 is set for the contest.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, November 22, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Stadium: NRG Stadium
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Betting Information

Patriots vs Texans Betting Information
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Patriots Betting Insights

  • New England has put together a losing 4-5 record against the spread this season.
  • The Patriots have an even ATS record of 2-2 when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
  • Just five of New England’s nine games this year have gone over the point total (44.4% of its outings).
  • The Patriots have averaged seven fewer points per game this season (21) than the Texans have allowed (28).
  • In games where New England score at least 21 points this season, they are 4-2 overall and 4-2 against the spread.
  • When the Houston defense allows 28 points or fewer this year, the Texans have accumulated a 2-2 overall record and a 2-2 record against the spread.
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Texans Betting Insights

  • Houston’s games have hit the over in five out of nine outings this season (55.6%).
  • Houston has put together a losing 2-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Texans have a losing ATS record of 1-2 when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • The Texans average points scored this season (22.2) and the Patriots points allowed (23.4) are within 1.2 points of each other.
  • Houston is 2-2 overall and 1-3 against the spread when they score at least 22.2 points this season.
  • New England is 3-1 overall and 3-1 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 23.4 points.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Patriots vs Texans
ATSOver/UnderScore Prediction
Texans (+2.5) Under (47.5) Texans 24 Patriots 23

Total Facts

  • The Patriots and their opponents have scored at least 47.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in three of nine games (33.3%) this year.
  • In seven of nine games (77.8%) this year, Houston has combined with its opponents to score at least 47.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 4.3 fewer points per game (43.2) than this game’s over/under of 47.5 points.
  • The Patriots and the Texans have seen their opponents average a combined 3.9 more points per game than the over/under of 47.5 set for this game.
  • The Patriots’ average point total in matchups this year is 44.4, 3.1 points below the over/under in this game.
  • The average point total for the Texans this year is 2.7 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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Patriots vs Texans: Last 5 Meetings

New England has an edge against Houston in the past five matchups between these two squads, collecting a 4-1 record in those games. The Texans are 1-0 against the spread in those games against the Patriots. New England outscored Houston 139-87 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Patriots vs Texans: Last Five Meetings
DateFavoriteHome TeamSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineTotal YardsResult
12/1/2019PatriotsTexans-3.547.5-180+155448-276 NE28-22 HOU
9/9/2018N/APatriotsN/AN/AN/AN/A389-325 NE27-20 NE
9/24/2017N/APatriotsN/AN/AN/AN/A417-396 HOU36-33 NE
9/22/2016N/APatriotsN/AN/AN/AN/A284-282 HOU27-0 NE
12/13/2015N/ATexansN/AN/AN/AN/A313-189 NE27-6 NE

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • New England is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 straight up over their last three games.
  • New England has hit the over two times in the last three contests.
  • The Patriots average total over the last three games is 0.2 points fewer than the 47.5 total listed for this matchup.
  • Houston has struggled to cover recently, going 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 straight up over their last three games.
  • Houston has gone under the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Texans have averaged a total of 41.3 combined points over their last three games, 6.2 less than this matchup’s over/under of 47.5.

Injury Report

Patriots: WR Julian Edelman: Out (Knee), CB Stephon Gilmore: Questionable (Knee), OLB Brandon Copeland: Out (Torn Pectoral), DT Beau Allen: Out (Leg), LB Brandon King: Out (Quadriceps), LB Shilique Calhoun: Out (Knee), WR Quincy Adeboyejo: Out (Undisclosed), RB Sony Michel: Questionable (Quadriceps), LB Ja’Whaun Bentley: Questionable (Groin), OT Yodny Cajuste: Out (Knee), TE Devin Asiasi: Out (Personal), TE Dalton Keene: Out (Knee), OL Justin Herron: Out (Ankle), DL Michael Barnett: Out (Knee)

Texans: QB Josh McCown: Questionable (Undisclosed), G Senio Kelemete: Questionable (Concussion), ILB Benardrick McKinney: Out (Shoulder), RB David Johnson: Out (Concussion), OLB Kyle Emanuel: Out (Concussion), OLB Brennan Scarlett: Out (Forearm), CB Gareon Conley: Out (Ankle), OLB Dylan Cole: Out (Back), OLB Duke Ejiofor: Out (Torn Acl), OLB Jacob Martin: Out (Illness), DE Charles Omenihu: Questionable (Leg), TE Kahale Warring: Questionable (Concussion)

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