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tennessee titans vs houston texans prediction 12/17/2023 sport preview

Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans Prediction & Betting Tips 12/17/2023

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Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans 12/17/2023:
  • Take the Titans on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Texans (+2.5)
  • Projecting a combined 39 points, we like the over

Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans Preview

The kickoff for this week 15 matchup between the Texans and Titans takes place at 1:00 ET at Nissan Stadium. CBS will be carrying the television coverage for this HOU vs. TEN shodown. Check out BetCoco for Tennessee Titans – Houston Texans odds

Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last year, the Titans and Texans split their head-to-head matchups, with each team going 1-1. The Texans and Titans split their games vs. the spread last season. Together they combined to average 30 points per contest and finished with an over/under mark of 0-2. Offensively, the Titans averaged 313 yards per game in the head-to-head matchups compared to the Texans at 223 yards.

The last three times that the Titans have faced off vs. the Texans as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. The last three times that the Titans have hosted the Texans, the over/under record is 2-1 with the teams combining for an average of 48 points. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 1-2.

Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans Prediction

Going into this week 15 AFC matchup, the Texans have an overall record of 7-6. In the AFC-South standings, the Texans are in 3rd place and 8th in the AFC. So far, they have gone 4-4 against AFC opponents and 2-4 on the road. Looking at the Texans’ scoring margin so far, it currently stands at +0.6. This has led to an ATS record of 6-7. So far this season, Houston games are 14th in total points. They come in with an over/under record of 5-8, with an average over/under line for their games set at 42.8 points.

This season, the Houston offense has an average of 22.1 points, placing them 13th in the league. So far the Texans’ defense has given up an average of 342.5 yards per game and 21.5 points per contest (15th). Coming into the game, they have allowed a completion percentage allowed of 68.8% and have given up 14 passing touchdowns. Against the run, they are 8th in the NFL.

As they face the Texans, the Titans will be looking to improve upon their 5-8 record. This has them positioned 4th in the AFC-South and 15th in the AFC. Taking a look at the Titans’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at -3.2. This has resulted in an ATS record of 6-7. This season, the average over/under line for games involving Tennessee is 40.4 points. They currently hold an over/under record of 5-8, and their average margin against the over/under is -0.2.

On offense, the Titans are at 18.5 points per game, putting them 22nd in the NFL. The Titans defense comes into the game with rankings of 7th in tackles for loss and 7th in sacks. Their opponents have been scoring 21.7 points per game and gaining 339.2 yards (per game).

The Titans enter this game as 2.5-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 20-19. In terms of win probabilities, our analytics suggests that the Tennessee team has a 53% chance of prevailing over the Texans.

Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans Betting Tips

  • Take the Titans on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Texans (+2.5)
  • Projecting a combined 39 points, we like the over

Tennessee Titans Injury Report

  • Joe Jones – Finger (Out)
  • Chris Hubbard – Biceps (Out)
  • Jeffery Simmons – Knee (Out)
  • Trevis Gipson – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Teair Tart – Non Injury Related (personal) (Probable)
  • Caleb Farley – Back (Out)
  • Kristian Fulton – Hamstring (Out)
  • Shakel Brown – Ankle (Out)
  • Sean Murphy-Bunting – Knee (Questionable)
  • Kyle Peko – Calf (Questionable)
  • Ryan Stonehouse – Knee (Out)
  • Mike Brown – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Caleb Murphy – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Josh Whyle – Knee (Out)
  • Kearis Jackson – Ankle (Out)
  • Malik Willis – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Hassan Haskins – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Nicholas Petit-Frere – Shoulder (Out)
  • Julius Chestnut – Hamstring (Out)
  • Chance Campbell – Undisclosed (Out)

Houston Texans Injury Report

  • DeAndre Houston-Carson – Illness (Questionable)
  • Hassan Ridgeway – Achilles (Out)
  • Ka’imi Fairbairn – Quad (Out)
  • Eric Murray – Knee (Out)
  • Tavierre Thomas – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Scott Quessenberry – Knee (Out)
  • Dalton Schultz – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • M.J. Stewart – Shoulder (Out)
  • Grayland Arnold – Calf (Out)
  • Kendrick Green – Knee (Out)
  • Tytus Howard – Knee (Out)
  • Blake Cashman – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Nico Collins – Calf (Questionable)
  • DJ Scaife – Leg (Out)
  • Jesse Matthews – Knee (Out)
  • Kilian Zierer – Ankle (Out)
  • Jared Wayne – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Dylan Horton – Personal (Out)
  • Tank Dell – Leg (Out)
  • Jarrett Patterson – Ankle (Out)
  • Will Anderson Jr. – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Troy Hairston – Back (Out)
  • C.J. Stroud – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Kenyon Green – Shoulder (Out)
  • Teagan Quitoriano – Groin (Out)

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