The Texans will host the AFC-leading Denver Broncos on Sunday. The Broncos are 3-2 in their last five games, while the Texans have lost 12 straight games. A serious mismatch on paper, the Broncos are still only favored by 9.5 points by the folks in Vegas, according to OddsShark. The over/under for the game is 51.5 points.
The Broncos are averaging 38.21 points per game, while only allowing opponents to score 26.57 points per contest. Denver is 8-6 against the spread this season and are 3-3 with the line on the road. A high-scoring team, the Broncos are 11-3 on the season with the over/under and 5-1 on the road.
The Texans are averaging 18.07 points per game while allowing 26.79 per contest. Houston is 3-11 against the spread this season, with a 1-6 record on the road with the line. The Texans are 9-5 with the over/under this season, while doing well with total points at home with a 6-1 record.