An AFC South battle is on tap Sunday when the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans square off at 1 p.m. ET. The Titans enter Sunday's showdown averaging 30.5 points per game this season. Houston, meanwhile, is averaging just 84.6 yards per game on the ground, which ranks 30th in the NFL.
Despite starting the season 1-4, the Texans have dominated this rivalry of late. In fact, Houston is 11-5 in its last 16 meetings against the Titans. However, Tennessee is favored by 3.5-points in the latest Texans vs. Titans odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 53. Before entering any Titans vs. Texans picks, you'll want to see the NFL predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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- Texans vs. Titans spread: Texans -3.5
- Texans vs. Titans over-under: 53 points
- Texans vs. Titans money line: Tennessee -200, Houston +175
What you need to know about the Titans
The Titans are coming off a short week after a 42-16 dismantling of the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday night. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill had a stellar performance for Tennessee, completing 21-of-28 pass attempts for 195 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran the ball four times for 42 yards and another score. Now, Tannehill will look to pick apart a Houston defense that is giving up 387.4 yards per game this season.
The Titans will also be confident they can secure a victory on Sunday because they've had tremendous success against AFC South rivals recently. In fact, Tennessee is 4-1 in its last five meetings against division rivals. In addition, Houston is just 1-5-1 against the spread in its last seven games on the road.
What you need to know about the Texans
Houston scored its first win of the season against the Jacksonville Jaguars this past Sunday, 30-14. Brandin Cooks caught eight passes for 161 yards and a TD, and Deshaun Watson passed for three TDs and 359 yards on 35 attempts. Watson has 12 TDs (10 passing, two rushing) vs. four INTs fin four career games vs. Tennessee. He has passed for 250-plus yards and two TDs in three consecutive games.
Will Fuller has a TD catch in two of his past three games vs, the Titans. The Texans are are worst in the league in rushing yards per game, with only 73.5 on average. David Johnson rushed for a season-high 96 yards last week. The Texans have won two of the past three meetings with the Titans, but have a 17-19 record in the all-time series.
How to make Texans vs. Titans picks
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