Who's Playing

Denver Broncos (home) vs. Houston Texans (away)

Current records: Denver 3-5-1; Houston 5-3-1

What to Know

Houston will square off against Denver at 5:05 p.m. on Sunday. The teams both might be coming in a bit winded after having run the length of the field multiple times (Houston picked up 457 yards, Denver 421).

While not quite a landslide, the contest between Houston and Miami last-week contest was still a pretty decisive one as Houston wrapped it up with a 42-23 victory. Among those leading the charge for Houston was Deshaun Watson, who passed for 239 yards and 5 touchdowns.

Meanwhile, after a dominant win in their game two weeks ago, Denver were humbled. They fell to Kansas City 23-30.

Houston's win lifted them to 5-3-1 while Denver's loss dropped them down to 3-5-1. If Houston want to win, Houston will need to focus on stopping Denver's Case Keenum, who passed for 262 yards and 2 touchdowns, and Phillip Lindsay, who rushed for 95 yards and 1 touchdown on 18 carries. We'll see whether or not they are up to the challenge.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 5:05 PM ET
  • Where: Broncos Stadium at Mile High, Colorado
  • TV: CBS
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $90.03


The Broncos are a slight 1 point favorite against the Texans.

This season, Denver are 3-4-1 against the spread. As for Houston, they are 3-4-1 against the spread

Vegas was right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1 point spread, and stayed right there.

Series History

Denver won the only game these two teams have played in the last 4 years.

  • 2016 - Denver Broncos 27 vs. Houston Texans 9

Top Projected Fantasy Players

  • DeAndre Hopkins: 13.4 points
  • Phillip Lindsay: 12.01 points
  • Emmanuel Sanders: 11.6 points


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