houston texans vs new england patriots predictions and preview

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NFL houston texans vs new england patriots predictions and preview


 

 

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The New England Patriots will be trying to snap their two-game losing streak when they face the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon. The Patriots are coming off a 19-17 loss to Tampa Bay as 6.5-point underdogs. The Texans are coming off a 40-0 loss to Buffalo as 18.5-point underdogs.

 

New England is 8-2 in its last 10 games against Houston.

Patriots Going For Second Consecutive Road Win

The Patriots lost three of their first four games, with their only win coming on the road against the Jets. They will try to snap their losing streak with a win over the Texans, which will give them their second straight road win.
 
New England is averaging 17.8 points per game. They are throwing for 243.3 yards and rushing for 68.5 yards per game.
 
Mac Jones completed 31 of 40 passes for 275 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception in the loss to Tampa Bay. Nelson Agholor had one carry for four yards, while Jakobi Meyers led the team with eight catches for 70 yards.
 
New England has done well defensively, giving up 17.5 points per game. They gave up 19 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort if they want to get the win.
 

Texans Trying To Snap Their three-Game Losing Streak

The Texans have lost three straight games after winning their season-opener against Jacksonville. They will try to put an end to their losing streak with a win over the Patriots, which will give them their second win of the year and move them within a game of Tennessee in the AFC South standings.
 
.@jharrisfootball analyzes the #Texans run game on @HoustonBMWcntrs Telestrator ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/PK1ioWYxj5
 
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) October 6, 2021
Houston is averaging 16.8 points per game. They are throwing for 180.3 yards and rushing for 83 yards per game.
 
Davis Mills completed 11 of 21 passes for 87 yards and four interceptions in the loss to Buffalo. Mark Ingram II had six carries for 24 yards, while Brandin Cooks had five catches for 47 yards.
 
Houston has also struggled defensively, giving up 29 points per game. They gave up 40 points in their last game and won’t win too many games if they do not play better defensively.
 





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