Patriots v Texans odds: prediction, preview, picks, Week 3 NFL schedule, familiar rivalry



The Houston Texans will play the New England Patriots in Week 3 of the NFL schedule on Sunday, September 24, start time at 1:00 PM ET, at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts.

The Houston Texans (1-1) are coming from 13-9 Thursday Night Football win over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 2. Deshaun Watson completed 15 of 24 passes for 125 yards.

On the ground, Watson rushed for 67 yards and a touchdown while Lamar Miller added 61 yards in 18 carries. D’Onta Freeman rushed for 40 yards in 12 attempts. In the receiving end, DeAndre Hopkins posted 73 yards in seven receptions while Miller added 26 yards in three catches. Tyler Ervin addded 16 yards.

Offensively, the Texans are averaging 10.0 points and 234.5 total yards (104.0 in passing and 130.5 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Texans are yielding 19.0 points and 287.5 total yards (169.0 in passing and 118.5 in rushing) per game.

The New England Patriots (1-1) succumbed the New Orleans Saints, 36-20, in Week 2 of the NFL schedule. Tom Brady completed 30 of 39 passes for 447 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Patriots.

On the ground, Mike Gillislee rushed for 69 yards and a touchdown in 18 attempts while Dion Lewis added 14 yards in four carries. In the receiving end, Rob Gronkowski posted 116 yards and a touchdown six rectpions while James White added 85 yards in eight receptions. Chris Hogan had 78 yards and a touchdown while Philip Dorsett added 68 yards and three catches.

Offensively, the Patriots are averaging 31.5 points and 463.0 total yards (341.5 in passing and 121.5 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Patriots are yielding 31.0 points and 483.0 total yards (350.0 in passing and 133.0 in rushing) per game.

Patriots vs Texans game schedule info:

Date: September 24, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: CBS
Live Stream: NFL Game Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -12.5 Patriots
Prediction: Patriots win against the spread