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Spread Totals Money-Line
Indianapolis Colts -9 1.95 46  1.91o 1.27
Houston Texans +9 1.87 46  1.91u 4.10

**Odds as of 11/29**

The Indianapolis Colts (6-6) take on the Houston Texans (2-9) in Week 13 at NRG Stadium for an AFC South matchup. Both teams lost last week, with the Colts falling to the Buccaneers 38-31, while the Texans fell to the Jets 21-14. NFL betting lines opened with the Colts -9 and with the points total at 46.

The Colts came into their matchup against the Bucs on fire, winning five of their last six, but were upended by the Bucs offense. The defense has been solid, recording the most takeaways in the league (27) while allowing just 228 passing yards to Josh Allen and 226 to Tom Brady over the last two weeks. However, Indianapolis was gashed on the ground for 142 yards and four scores.

Offensively, Jonathan Taylor continues to take the league by storm averaging over six yards a carry while finding the endzone 16 times over his last nine games. Taylor’s dominant performance has overshadowed the consistent play of Carson Wentz, who has 21 touchdowns and just five interceptions.

The Houston Texans snapped an eight-game losing streak a week ago and followed that up by losing to the Jets 21-14. Houston led 14-3 midway through the second quarter and couldn’t get anything going from there. The offense looked pitiful again, managing just 14 points and 254 yards. Tyrod Taylor was running for his life, tossing two touchdowns and one interception while being sacked five times.

The Texans’ defense was the star of the show the previous week at Tennessee, recording five takeaways, but couldn’t hold off the Jets, who recorded 21 points and 157 yards on the ground.The defense has played tremendous over their last three games, giving up an average of 17 points per game.

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