Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans - 12/3/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Houston Texans (4-7) at Tennessee Titans (7-4)
NFL Football: Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm (Nissan Stadium)
The Line: Tennessee Titans -7 -- Over/Under: 42 Click Here for the Latest Odds
Over at LP Field on Sunday, we’ve got NFL action coming between the Houston Texans and the Tennessee Titans.
Houston enters this game with a 4-7 record on the year so far. The Texans had a three-game losing streak going against the Seahawks, Colts and Rams before a win over the Cardinals broke that trend.
In the Week 12 Monday night game, Houston fell to Baltimore 23-16. The Texans had a couple of chances to catch up later in the game, but one series was derailed by a strip-sack fumble on their second-to-last possession and an interception on the last drive. Houston QB Tom Savage finished the game with 252 yards, two picks and a fumble.
Over on the Titans’ side, they’re currently 7-4 on the year. Tennessee has won five of their last six versus the Colts, Browns, Ravens, Bengals and Colts. In that Indy game, Titans QB Marcus Mariota put up 184 yards with one TD and two picks.
On the year, Mariota has 2273 yards with nine TDs and 12 INTs for Tennessee, and Derrick Henry is sitting on 520 yards and three scores. Heading up the Titans receiving corps is Richard Matthews, with 626 yards and three TDs off 41 catches.
The Texans are 4-1 ATS in their last five road games and 5-2 ATS in their last seven versus the AFC. Houston is also 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall and 1-4 ATS in their last five versus the AFC South.
Meanwhile, the Titans are 19-39-2 ATS in their last 60 games in December and 16-34-3 ATS versus a team with a losing record. Tennessee is also 18-42-4 ATS in their last 64 games overall and 12-38-4 ATS in their last 54 versus the AFC.
Aside from that Steelers game, the Titans have been rattling off wins at a solid clip, however, they’re playing with fire as they’ve won by four or fewer points in their last four victories. Sooner or later that’s going to come back to haunt them, so I like the Texans here, so long as they can keep those turnovers under control.