Jaguars vs Texans Prediction & NFL Odds for 5
Check out our free Texans vs Jaguars prediction for the NFL week 5 game in Jacksonville. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Texans vs Jaguars Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 5
On Sunday, October 9th, the Houston Texans travel to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field. This AFC South showdown has a kickoff time set for 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.
Heading into Sunday’s game, Jacksonville is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Houston have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Texans vs Jaguars prediction.
- Spread: HOU +7.0 | JAX -7.0
- MoneyLine: HOU 265 | JAX +-346
- Total: 44.5
Texans vs Jaguars Prediction: Spread
Going into week 5, Houston has a record of 0-0-1 in the AFC South. Overall, the Texans head into action with a record of 0-3-1. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -5.0 points per game. Through 4 games, the Texans have been the underdog in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is 6.
Through their last 5 road contests, the Texans offense has averaged 17.6 points per game while allowing an average of 18.2. Houston posted an overall record of 2-3-0 while going 3-1-1 ATS. The Texans have a straight up record of 0-4-1 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 3-1-1.
Going into week 5, Jacksonville has a record of 1-0 in the AFC South. Overall, the Jaguars head into action with a record of 2-2. On the season, Jacksonville has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 3rd with an average differential of 9.5 points. Heading into the game, the Jaguars will be favored for the first time this season. So far, they have been the underdog in every game, with an average spread of 5 points.
Through their last 5 home contests, the Jaguars offense has averaged 18.0 points per game while allowing an average of 18.4. Jacksonville posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 2-3 ATS. Jacksonville has not performed well as the betting favorite of late, going just 1-4 straight up and 1-4 against the spread.
As the Jaguars and Texans get set to square off, our projections show Jacksonville grabbing the win and cover the spread as -7.0 point favorites. Although the team’s offense is ranked just 19th and 17th in passing and rush yards, respectively, we see Jacksonville having an above average offensive performance.
Free Spread Prediction: Jacksonville Jaguars -7.0
Texans vs Jaguars Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Texans have an over-under record of 2-2. On the season, Houston is ranked just 25th in points per game at 18.25. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 23.25 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Jaguars have an over-under record of 3-1. For the season, Jacksonville has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 26.25 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 4th in points allowed.
In this week’s matchup, we see the Texans and Jaguars combining for 44 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.
Free Total Prediction: Under 44.5
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