NFL odds and lines, Week 13: Patriots vs. Texans 2013

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The Patriots are heavy favorites to beat the Texans in Week 13.

The Houston Texans host the New England Patriots in Week 13, and Vegas is not expecting a close one. According to OddsShark, the Patriots are 9-point favorites. The line opened at 3 points in New England's favor, but things quickly shifted after the events of Week 12.

The Patriots got a big win in a wild finish against the Denver Broncos. Thanks to a muffed punt, New England got the 34-31 overtime victory. They were 2-point underdogs and managed to cover by pulling off the upset. The Patriots move to 8-3 on the year and 6-5 against the spread. They are looking to consolidate their lead in the AFC East.

The Texans' season hit a new low after dropping their ninth straight game. They lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars, 13-6, failing to generate any offense. The Texans were 10.5-point favorites but never came close to covering. They drop to 2-9 in the standings and 2-9 against the spread. Houston's playoff hopes could officially end with another loss.

For more betting details on this game, head over to OddsShark.

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