The NFL gambling lines for the Houston Texans versus the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, December 11th at SBG Global online sportsbook are as seen below:
Texans +6 (-115) 47 (-110)
Colts -6 (-105) 47 (-110)
The Texans (6-6) lost 13-21 to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Brock Osweiler threw 22 of 35 for 202 yards with two TDs. Jonathan ‘Grimey’ Grimes ran for 43 yards on five carries. Will Fuller had 59 yards on five receptions. Quintin Demps had seven tackles. Whitney ‘Ming the’ Mercilus had one sack. The Texans have lost three games in a row.
The Colts (6-6) trounced the NY Jets 41-10 on Sunday. Andrew Luck went 22 of 28 for 278 yards with four TD passes. Frank Gore ran for 79 yards on 20 carries. T.Y. Hilton had 146 yards on nine receptions. Adam Vinatieri kicked 2 of 2 field goals. Edwin Jackson had six tackles. David Parry had one sack. Mike Adams and Darius Butler each intercepted one pass.
Houston ranks 5th in rushing yards (121.2), 28th in points (17.2) and total yards (316.1), and 30th in passing yards (194.9) per game, and 5th in passing yards (208.4), 6th in total yards (316.1), 13th in points (21.4), and 19th in rushing yards (107.7) allowed per game. Osweiler is 260 of 435 (59.8%) for 2509 yards with 14 TDs and 13 picks. Lamar Miller has run for 903 yards and three TDs on 225 carries. DeAndre Hopkins has 668 yards and four TDs on 58 catches. Benardrick McKinney has 106 combined tackles. Mercilus has 5½ sacks. Demps has intercepted two passes.
Indy ranks 7th in points (25.9), 11th in passing yards (259.1), 14th in total yards (358.1), and 25th in rushing yards (99.0), per game, and 20th in rushing yards (109.6), 25th in points (25.9), and 28th in total (382.9) and passing yards (273.3) allowed per game. Luck is 258 of 403 (64%) for 3105 yards with 23 TDs and eight picks. Gore has run for 749 yards and four TDs on 198 carries. Hilton has 1088 yards and five TDs on 69 catches. D’Qwell Jackson has 78 combined tackles. Erik Walden has eight sacks. Butler has intercepted three passes.
The NFL betting public should be aware of these NFL gambling trends: the Texans are 2-5-1 against the spread in the last eight games, 2-4 straight-up in the last six games, 1-5 against the spread and straight-up in the last six road games, 1-5-2 against the spread in the last eight games versus the Colts, 6-19 straight-up in the last 25 games versus Indy, 1-4-1 against the spread in the last six visits to Indy, and 1-13 straight-up in the last 14 visits to Indy. The total has gone under in four of Houston’s last six games, under in eight of the Texans’ last 12 games versus the Colts, and under in five of the Texans’ last five visits to Indy.
As for the Colts NFL gambling lines trends: 19-6 straight-up in the last 25 games versus the Texans, 4-1-1 against the spread in the last six games hosting the Texans, and 13-1 straight-up in the last 14 games hosting the Texans. The total has gone over in eight of Indianapolis’s last 12 games, under in eight of Indy’s last 12 games hosting Houston, and under in five of the Colts’ last five games hosting the Texans.