Texans vs. Lions: November 26, 2020 Odds and Computer Picks for Thursday Night Football

Written by on November 23, 2020

Oddsmakers give the Houston Texans (3-7) the advantage on Thursday, November 26, 2020 against the Detroit Lions (4-6). Houston is favored by 3.0 points. The game’s over/under is set at 51.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, November 26, 2020
  • Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Detroit, MI
  • Stadium: Ford Field
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Betting Information

Texans vs Lions Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texans -3.0 100 -120 51.0 -115 -105 -150 130

Texans Betting Insights

  • Houston is just 3-7 against the spread.
  • The Texans are just 1-2 ATS when favored by at least 3.0 points.
  • Houston has played in five games this year that went over the point total (50% of its outings).
  • The Texans have averaged six fewer points per game this season (22.7) than the Lions have allowed (28.7).
  • In games where Houston score at least 22.7 points this season, they are 3-2 overall and 2-3 against the spread.
  • When the Detroit defense allows 28.7 points or fewer this year, the Lions have accumulated a 4-2 overall record and a 4-2 record against the spread.
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Lions Betting Insights

  • Six Detroit’s 10 games this year have gone over the point total (60% of its opportunities).
  • Detroit has compiled a losing 4-6 record against the spread this season.
  • The Lions have an even ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 3.0-point underdogs.
  • The average points per game output for the Lions this season, 22.7, is 4.5 fewer than the 27.2 the Texans have given up in each contest.
  • In games where Detroit scores at least 22.7 points this season, they are 4-2 overall and 4-2 against the spread.
  • When Houston allows opposing offenses to put 27.2 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 3-1 overall and 3-1 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texans vs Lions
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lions (+3) Under (51) Lions 26 Texans 25

Total Facts

  • The Texans and their opponents have scored at least 51.0 points — this matchup’s point total — in five of 10 games (50%) this season.
  • Detroit has played in five games this season (out of 10 total matchups — 50% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 51.0 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 5.6 fewer points per game (45.4) than this matchup’s total of 51.0 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 55.9 points per game, 4.9 more than the point total in this matchup.
  • The Texans’ average point total in matchups this year is 49.9, 1.1 points less than the over/under in this game.
  • Lions games this season have averaged a total of 51.4 points, 0.4 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Texans vs Lions: Last 5 Meetings

Houston holds an edge against Detroit in the past five meetings between these two squads, collecting a 3-1 record in those games. Houston outscored Detroit 98-93 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Texans vs Lions: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/30/2016 N/A Texans N/A N/A N/A N/A 289-269 DET 20-13 HOU
11/22/2012 N/A Lions N/A N/A N/A N/A 525-501 DET 34-31 HOU
10/19/2008 N/A Texans N/A N/A N/A N/A 28-21 HOU
9/19/2004 N/A Lions N/A N/A N/A N/A 28-16 DET

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Houston has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall over the last three contests.
  • Houston has hit under the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Texans average total over the last three games is 12.3 points fewer than the 51.0 over/under given for this matchup.
  • Detroit has struggled to cover, going 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 straight up over their last three contests.
  • Detroit has gone over the total two times in their last three outcomes.
  • The Lions total over the last three games is 7.3 points fewer than the 51.0 over/under listed for this matchup.

Injury Report

Texans: No Injuries Listed

Lions: No Injuries Listed


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