Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans Opening Spreads and Betting Trends January 3, 2021

Written by on December 29, 2020

The Houston Texans (4-11) have an expected tough fight to halt their four-game losing streak as they are 7.5-point underdogs against the Tennessee Titans (10-5) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at NRG Stadium. The over/under is set at 56.0 for the game.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 3, 2021
  • Game Time: 4:25 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Stadium: NRG Stadium
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Betting Information

Titans vs Texans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Titans -7.5 -110 -110 56.0 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Titans Betting Insights

  • Most of Tennessee’s games this year — 12 out of 15 — have hit the over (80%).
  • Tennessee has compiled a losing 7-8 record against the spread this season.
  • The Titans have an ATS record of 2-1 when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.
  • The Texans defense has allowed 28.2 points per game this season, about the same amount as the 30 the Titans have scored.
  • When they meet or outpace their scoring average this season, Tennessee is 8-1 and 6-3 against the spread.
  • When the Houston defense allows 28.2 points or fewer this year, the Texans have pieced together a 4-4 overall record and a 5-3 record against the spread.
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Texans Betting Insights

  • Most of Houston’s games this year — eight out of 15 — have finished under the point total (53.3%).
  • Houston has put together a losing 5-10 record against the spread this season.
  • The Texans are just 0-1 ATS when an underdog by at least 7.5 points.
  • The average points per game output for the Texans this season, 23.1, is 3.6 fewer than the 26.7 the Titans have given up in each contest.
  • In games where Houston scores at least 23.1 points this season, they are 4-2 overall and 3-3 against the spread.
  • Tennessee is 7-0 overall and 6-1 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 26.7 points.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Titans vs Texans
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Texans (+7.5) Under (56) Titans 29 Texans 25

Total Facts

  • The average total the Titans have had set in matchups this season is 0.7 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average over/under in Texans games this year is 4.7 less points than the point total of 56.0 in this outing.
  • In 46.7% of their games this year (seven of 15 chances), the Titans and their opponents have put up more than this matchup’s point total of 56.0 points.
  • The Texans and their opponents have added up to score at least 56.0 points in 20% of their games this year (three of 15 opportunities).
  • These teams average a combined 53.1 points per game, 2.9 less points than the over/under of 56.0 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 1.1 less points per game (54.9) than this game’s total of 56.0 points.
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Titans vs Texans: Last 5 Meetings

In the last five meetings between these two squads, Tennessee holds a 3-2 advantage over Houston. The Titans are 2-1 against the spread in those games against the Texans. Tennessee has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, scoring 135 points while Houston scored 125.

Titans vs Texans: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/18/2020 Titans Titans -4.00 52.00 -200 +175 601-412 TEN 42-36 TEN
12/29/2019 Titans Texans -9.5 43.5 -420 +360 467-301 TEN 35-14 TEN
12/15/2019 Titans Titans -3.5 50 -167 +145 432-374 TEN 24-21 HOU
11/26/2018 N/A Texans N/A N/A N/A N/A 462-365 HOU 34-17 HOU
9/16/2018 N/A Titans N/A N/A N/A N/A 437-283 HOU 20-17 TEN

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Tennessee is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 straight up in their last three outcomes.
  • The over has been friendly to Tennessee. They have gone over the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Titans average total over the last three games is 0.7 points fewer than the 56.0 over/under given for this matchup.
  • Houston has struggled to cover lately, going 1-2 against the spread and 0-3 straight up over their last three games.
  • Houston has gone under the total two times in their last three contests.
  • The Texans total over the last three games is 3.3 points fewer than the 56.0 total given for this matchup.

Injury Report

Titans: K Stephen Gostkowski: Out (Illness), OT Taylor Lewan: Out (Acl), DE Jadeveon Clowney: Out (Knee), OT Ty Sambrailo: Out (Undisclosed), WR Adam Humphries: Out (Concussion), CB Chris Milton: Out (Knee), ILB Jayon Brown: Out (Elbow), WR Cody Hollister: Out (Illness), CB Breon Borders: Out (Hip), SS Dane Cruikshank: Out (Groin), P Trevor Daniel: Out (Illness), OLB Derick Roberson: Questionable (Hamstring), OT Isaiah Wilson: Out (Personal), CB Kristian Fulton: Questionable (Undisclosed)

Texans: WR Randall Cobb: Out (Toe), OLB Whitney Mercilus: Out (Illness), SS Michael Thomas: Out (Shoulder), OT Brent Qvale: Questionable (Concussion), CB Bradley Roby: Out (Suspended), CB Phillip Gaines: Questionable (Knee), DE Brandon Dunn: Out (Pelvis), ILB Benardrick McKinney: Out (Shoulder), RB Duke Johnson: Questionable (Neck), WR Will Fuller V: Out (Suspension), OT Laremy Tunsil: Doubtful (Ankle), FS Eric Murray: Out (Illness), QB Deshaun Watson: Questionable (Arm), CB Gareon Conley: Out (Ankle), OLB Dylan Cole: Out (Back), SS Justin Reid: Out (Hand), DT P.J. Hall: Out (Torn Pectoral), OLB Duke Ejiofor: Out (Torn Acl), G Hjalte Froholdt: Out (Illness), OT Tytus Howard: Out (Concussion), FB Cullen Gillaspia: Out (Back)

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