You can find this week 14 NFL matchup between the Texans and Jets on CBS at 1:00 (12/10/23). This game will be played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford (NJ). Houston comes into this AFC matchup, as the 6 point road favorite. See who I got coming out on top and covering the spread on Sunday. If you’re feeling confident about the outcome, you can bet this game at FanDuel.
Houston Texans Preview
As they take on the Jets, the Texans will be looking to build on their 7-5 record. This currently places them at 3rd in the AFC-South and 8th in the AFC. The Texans currently hold a 6-6 record against the spread. Currently, their average scoring margin is +2.7.
In the Texans’ 22-17 win over the Broncos, the Texans got off to a strong start, putting up 10 first quarter points. Offensively, they finished with 353 of total offense compared to the Broncos at 282. Going into the game, Houston was favored by 3.5 and went on to cover the spread. C.J. Stroud threw for 274 yards while completing 59% of his passes and throwing for 274. Stroud threw for one touchdown.
New York Jets Preview
Going into this week 14 AFC matchup, the Jets have an overall record of 4-8. In the AFC-East standings, the Jets are in 3rd place and 14th in the AFC. So far, they have gone 2-6 against AFC opponents and 2-5 at home. The Jets have a 4-7-1 ATS record so far. As we enter week 14, their scoring margin per game is -6.7.
To open the game, the Jets put up 2 points and held the early lead, but still couldn’t go on to win. Offensively, New York finished with 259 yards of offense, while on the defensive side of the ball they allowed 194 yards. New York’s 5 point loss also resulted in a loss vs. the spread as 2 point underdogs. Tim Boyle did not throw or run for a touchdown, while completing 14 of 25 passes for 148 yards. Boyle ended the game with a passer rating of 56.
The Texans and Jets did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Texans have a record of 2-1. Against the spread, each team went 1-1-1 and finished with an over/under mark of 2-1. These games averaged a combined 42 points per contest.
Jets vs. Texans Odds Analysis
Regarding the current moneyline odds, Houston is currently given a 72% chance of winning, along with a moneyline payout of -257. On the other hand, the Jets’ implied win percentage is 33% with a moneyline of +202.
The oddsmakers opened this game with an over/under line of 39.5 and since then it has been bet down to its current line of 33, with the over paying out at -110 and under at -110.
Houston opened as 4.5 point favorites on the road, and the oddsmakers have since adjusted the lines to -6 in their favor.
How to Bet Jets vs. Texans in New York
Even though the Texans are favored to pick up the win, I don’t like how their defense finished their last game. I see the Jets covering the spread as six-point underdogs.
I’m placing my bet on the over with the current over/under line at 33. Up to this point, games involving New York have seen an average combined score of 35.2 points, and I expect this game to exceed 33.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Jets +6
- SportsBettingNY OU Predict: Over 33