Bet on Football: Dolphins vs. Texans

The Dolphins leave Miami this Sunday and travel to Houston to face the Texans for their NFL regular season debut games. The first kick of the ball is scheduled for 1:00 PM ET in Reliant Stadium in Houston. The game can be seen regionally on the CBS network.

The Dolphins come into Week 1 off of four difficult weeks of the preseason. They ended the exhibition schedule with a loss to the Cowboys 30-13, which left Miami with an 0-4 preseason record. Rookie starting QB Ryan Tannehill played the first two series, going 5-of-7 and passing for 35 yards. In 2011, the Dolphins went 9-6 ATS overall, but 6-2 ATS on the road. In fact, Miami is on an 8-2 run ATS, up by 94 ½ points. They have put up a respectable 13-1 record ATS when they are the underdog by 7 or more points.Check the Football Betting Odds for Dolphins vs. Texans Game.

The Texans had a fairly successful preseason, going 3-1 overall and undefeated in Houston. Their last game was a barnburner against the Vikings, eventually ending up in a 28-24 Texans victory. Their defense has held 10 of their last 13 opponents to fewer than 20 points. During the 2011 regular season, Houston was 11-5 ATS on the year, and 6-2 ATS at home. They are on their own run ATS, going 14-5 lately and 8-2 inside Houston.

These two teams have met six times since 2001, with the Texans winning every single one of them. In their last game in September 2011, Houston won 23-13 after being favored by 3 points. In a December 2009 game, the Texans came out on top 27-20 when they were favored by 3. The Texans are 6-0 SU and ATS against the Dolphins in this series. Start your Football Gambling on Dolphins vs. Texans Game.

The Texans are a 12 ½ point favorite over the Dolphins. As the favorite, the Texans went 7-3 ATS in 2011, and 4-2 ATS as the home favorite. The Dolphins went 6-4 ATS last year as the underdog, and 6-2 ATS as the away dog. The over/under sits at 42 ½ points.

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