Jaguars vs. Texans Odds, Betting Tips & Betting Trends

Jaguars vs. Texans Odds, Betting Tips & Betting Trends

Written by on December 30, 2022

The Houston Texans (2-12-1) host the Jacksonville Jaguars (7-8) at NRG Stadium for an AFC South matchup. The Jacksonville Jaguars are one of the NFL’s hottest teams, with Doug Pederson leading the offensive resurgence. The Jaguars have covered their last three games against the spread, including a victory over the New York Jets 19-3 last week. The Texans, on the other hand, have had a miserable season but are playing much better as of late, covering the spread in each of their last three contests as well, including a victory over the Tennessee Titans 19-14 in Week 15. Let’s take a look at where these two teams stand for your NFL Betting Odds

Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Preview: Jaguars Building Momentum to Take AFC South

The Jacksonville Jaguars are one of the NFL’s hottest teams; they must take care of business against another division rival, the Houston Texans, before they take on the Tennessee Titans in the season finale, where they will compete for the AFC South championship. Jacksonville will look to continue the momentum against the struggling Texans, but they shouldn’t take them lightly after dropping their first contest to Houston 13-7. 

At 7-8 the Jaguars have won three straight contests, including covering the spread in four of their last five games. Jacksonville has clawed their way for a shot at the division title thanks to a strong offensive resurgence from Trevor Lawrence. The second-year quarterback has made major strides, throwing 13 touchdowns and one interception over his last six games. In addition, Over their three-game winning streak, the Jags are averaging 31.7 points per game. 

In their victory over the Jets last Thursday, the Jacksonville Jaguars’ defense gave up 227 total yards and picked up three sacks, one interception, and one fumble recovery. Defensively, Jacksonville has really stepped it up down the stretch holding opponents to 19.7 points per game over their winning stretch. 

 

Houston Texans Betting Preview: Texans Look to Finish Season Strong with Young Core

The good news for Houston is that they have started to play much better, taking the Cowboys and Chiefs to the brink and picking up their second win of the season last week over the Titans 19-14. The bad news is Houston sits at 2-12-1 breaking a nine-game losing streak. 

The Texans have gotten much better results with Davis Mills under center. Despite averaging a 30th-ranked 16.9 points per game, the Texans offense has averaged 22 points per game over their last three contests. Defensively, the Texans are coming off one of their best games, holding the Titans to 283 yards and 14 points while tallying two interceptions, four sacks, and a forced fumble. 

The club features some great young players, including rising star Dameon Pierce at running back and the secondary’s Derek Stingley and Jalen Pitre. But Houston will remain at the top of the draft board for another year and look to finish the season strong.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans Betting Odds and Lines 

According to MyBookie, the Jacksonville Jaguars enter this matchup as 4-point favorites (-110) in their matchup against the Houston Texans. In terms of the moneyline, the Jaguars are -200 to win as road favorites, while the Texans have NFL odds of +170 as home underdogs. When it comes to the total, the Over/Under is listed at 43 points (-110) on MyBookie.

Free Betting Pick

This is an interesting matchup as the Texans have started to challenge teams and took the first game of their series with Jacksonville. Jacksonville on the other hand, will just look to continue their momentum as this game doesn’t affect their playoff chances. 

Be that as it may, Jacksonville has changed drastically. Since Week Nine, the Jaguars have won five games, while the Texans have only been successful in winning one game since their previous meeting. Jacksonville is focused on continuing their winning culture, while the Texans are looking to not squander their number one overall selection in the upcoming draft. Back Jacksonville to cover and extend their winning streak to four. 

  • Mybookie Free Pick: Jacksonville Jaguars -4 (-110)
 
 

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