CBS has the television coverage for this Texans vs. Jaguars matchup. Kickoff takes place at 1:00 on Sunday, November 26th. This week 12 NFL showdown is being played at NRG Stadium in Houston TX. In this matchup of AFC South division rivals, the Jaguars are listed as 1 point road favorites. Can they secure a road victory and cover the spread?
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS VS HOUSTON TEXANS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Jacksonville Jaguars -1
This game will be played at NRG Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 26th.
WHY BET THE JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 22-20 in favor of the Jaguars.
- Our projections have Trevor Lawrence finishing with 258.211 passing yards on 21.565/36.3 passing.
- The Jaguars are projected to finish with 331 yards of offense compared to the 320 yards for the Texans.
Will the Jaguars Make it Happen in Houston?
This season, the Jaguars currently hold an overall record of 7-3, placing them 1st in the AFC-South. They’ve achieved this record with a 2-2 record as underdogs and 5-1 when favored. When it comes to the spread, the Jaguars have a 7-3 record. Heading into week 12, their scoring margin is at +2.6 (per game).
Regarding their offense, the Jaguars have an average 23 points per game, which places them 11th in the NFL. Jacksonville currently sits 19th in passing attempts and has an average of 6.6 yards per attempt (11). They are also ranked 16th in the league with 225.4 passing yards per game.
The Jaguars come into the game handing the ball off 29 times per game and are currently 16th in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 3.7.
Defensively, Jacksonville is 11th in points allowed. So far, opponents are averaging 20.4 points per game against them on 341.4 yards allowed per contest.
Can the Texans Pull the Upset at Home?
Going into this week 12 AFC matchup, the Texans have an overall record of 6-4. In the AFC-South standings, the Texans are in 2nd place and 6th in the AFC. So far, they have gone 3-2 against AFC opponents and 4-1 at home. Taking a look at the Texans’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at +3. This has resulted in an ATS record of 5-5.
Coming into week 12, the Texans offense is 10th in the league at 23.8 points per contest. In terms of passing yards, Houston’s offense is 10th in attempts. Their average of 277.7 passing yards per game places them 2nd in the league.
The Texans come into the game handing the ball off 27.3 times per game and are currently 23rd in rushing yards. Their average yards per attempt is 3.6.
On defense, the Texans are giving up an average of 241.4 passing yards per game and 96.5. In terms of sacks, Houston is 15th among other defenses and they are giving up 20.8 points per game and 337.9 yards.