An AFC South divisional matchup features rookie QB Zach Mettenberger and the Tennessee Titans visiting JJ Watt, Jadeveon Clowney and the Houston Texans, this Sunday at 1 PM ET at the NRG Stadium. The week 13 NFL betting line has the home team Texans as 6-point favorites over the Titans and the game total is currently at 42.5 points.
Matchup: Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans
Date: Nov. 30, 2014
Start Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Houston, Texas
Stadium: NRG Stadium
TV Info: CBS
Radio: Tennessee Vs Houston
Point Spread: Texans -6
Game Total: 42.5
Analyzing The NFL Week 13 Betting Lines Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans
The Tennessee Titans are 2-9 and have been eliminated from the playoffs. They arrive to this game hoping to break a five game losing streak. They have the 28th ranked total offense in the NFL, 21st in passing yards and 28th in rushing, scoring 17.5 points per game, 4th worst in the league. Mettenberger has completed 80 of his 136 yards, for 1103 yards, 7 TDs & 5 INTs with an 86.7 passer rating. TE Delanie Walker is the best receiver in the team with 43 receptions, 667 yards, 4 TDs, followed closely by WR Kendall Wright, who has 44 receptions, 501 yards & 4 TDs.
Zach Mettenberger on selfies: "I put myself in a rehab program. Now that I've quit I feel like a much better person." pic.twitter.com/IWETXctFjS
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) November 26, 2014
Tennessee has the 28th in total defense allowing 378.7 yards per game and 26.6 points every Sunday. They have forced 14 turnovers (11 INTs & 3 fumbles), rank 22nd in the NFL.
The Houston Texans lost the game and their starting QB last weekend. QB Ryan Mallet will be out for the rest of the season due to a torn right pectoral muscle. The team has 18th ranked total offense averaging 344.7 yards & 22.0 points per game. QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will go back in the starting role as he has thrown 1960 yards, 11 TDs & 8 INTs with an 87.1 passer rating. WR Andre Johnson has 58 catches, 667 yards & 1 TD this season and WR DeAndre Hopkins has 51 receptions, 803 yards & 4 TDs. RB Arian Foster has recorded 822 yards & 7 TDs on 161 carries, but has been sidelined with a groin injury since week 9.
Defensively, the Houston Texans are allowing 20.5 points, 387.9 yards, and they’ve forced 21 sacks and 24 turnovers.
— NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) November 25, 2014
The Titans are 3-7-1 against the spread, 1-5-2 ATS vs. a team with a losing record, 3-10-2 ATS in their last 15 games following a SU loss of more than 14 points, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games, 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. AFC, 6-18-2 ATS in their last 26 vs. AFC South, 3-11-2 ATS in their last 16 games overall, and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as a road underdog.
The Texans are 6-5 against the spread, 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss, but 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games vs. a team with a losing road record, 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs. AFC South and 1-4 ATS in their last five games in November.
Houston is 4-2 SU and ATS in its last six games when playing at home against Tennessee.
NFL Week 13 Betting Line Pick: Texans -6.