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    The Houston Texans (1-11-1) will attempt to break an eight-game losing streak when they host the Kansas City Chiefs (10-3) on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at NRG Stadium.

    The Texans are expected to lose by at least two touchdowns (currently +14) against the Chiefs (with an over/under of 49 points).

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Kansas City Chiefs vs. Houston Texans

    • Game Day: Sunday, December 18, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: NRG Stadium
    Chiefs vs Texans Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Chiefs -14 -110 -110 49 -110 -110 -871 +588

    Betting Insights for Chiefs

    • The Chiefs’ ATS record is 5-8-0 this season.
    • When they have played as at least 14-point favorites this season, the Chiefs are 1-1 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in six of the Chiefs’ 13 games with a set total.

    Stats & Insights for Chiefs

    • The Chiefs own the 15th-ranked defense this year (341.6 yards allowed per game), and they’ve been more effective on offense, ranking best with 423.8 yards per game.
    • The Chiefs rank 18th in scoring defense this season (22.9 points allowed per game), but they’ve been shining on offense, ranking second-best in the NFL with 29.5 points per game.
    • The Chiefs have the 22nd-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (235.5 allowed per game), and they’ve been better on offense, ranking best with 309.2 passing yards per game.
    • The Chiefs rank 18th in run offense (114.6 rushing yards per game) and sixth in run defense (106.2 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • The Chiefs rank 19th in third-down defense this year (40% third-down conversion rate allowed), but they’ve been thriving on the offensive side of the ball, ranking best in the NFL with a 51.3% third-down conversion rate.
    • The Chiefs rank 14th in yards per play allowed this year (5.7), but they’ve been shining on offense, ranking best in the NFL with 6.6 yards per play.
    • The Chiefs own the 27th-ranked turnover margin in the NFL at -5, forcing 14 turnovers (22nd in NFL) while turning it over 19 times (26th in NFL).

    Chiefs’ Best Players

    • Patrick Mahomes II: 4,160 PASS YDS / 320 YPG / 65.8% / 33 TD / 11 INT / 47 CAR / 280 RUSH YDS / 2 TD
    • Isaih Pacheco: 124 CAR / 591 YDS / 45.5 YPG / 3 TD / 9 REC / 69 YDS / 5.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • Travis Kelce: 81 REC / 1,039 YDS / 79.9 YPG / 12 TD
    • JuJu Smith-Schuster: 61 REC / 762 YDS / 63.5 YPG / 3 TD
    • Marquez Valdes-Scantling: 34 REC / 606 YDS / 46.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Chris Jones: 32 TKL / 12 TFL / 11 SACK / 4 PD
    • Nick Bolton: 131 TKL / 9 TFL / 2 SACK / 2 INT / 2 PD

    Betting Insights for Texans

    • So far this year, the Texans have compiled a 5-7-1 record against the spread.
    • The Texans are 2-1 against the spread when an underdog by 14 points or more this year.
    • Five of the Texans’ 13 games with a set total have hit the over (38.5%).

    Stats & Insights for Texans

    • The Texans have plenty of room to get better, as they rank second-worst in total yards per game (283) and fourth-worst in total yards allowed per game (380.2).
    • The Texans’ offense has been bottom-five this season, compiling 16.2 points per game, which ranks third-worst in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 26th with 24.2 points ceded per contest.
    • The Texans are posting 193.1 passing yards per contest on offense this season (26th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 214.4 passing yards per contest (15th-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been ugly for the Texans on both offense and defense, as they are putting up just 89.9 rushing yards per game (fifth-worst) and allowing 165.8 rushing yards per game (worst).
    • The Texans rank second-worst in third-down conversion percentage (28.3%), but they’ve been more effective defensively, ranking 16th in the NFL with a 39.5% third-down rate allowed.
    • From an offensive perspective, the Texans are posting 5.2 yards per play (27th-ranked). They rank 18th in the NFL on defense (5.9 yards surrendered per play).
    • The Texans have compiled 17 forced turnovers (10th in NFL) and committed 22 turnovers (31st in NFL) this season for a -5 turnover margin that ranks 27th in the NFL.

    Best Players for Texans

    • Davis Mills: 2,319 PASS YDS / 210.8 YPG / 62.8% / 11 TD / 12 INT
    • Dameon Pierce: 220 CAR / 939 YDS / 72.2 YPG / 4 TD / 30 REC / 165 YDS / 12.7 YPG / 1 TD
    • Eno Benjamin: 73 CAR / 300 YDS / 25 YPG / 2 TD / 24 REC / 184 YDS / 15.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • Brandin Cooks: 44 REC / 520 YDS / 52 YPG / 1 TD
    • Nico Collins: 37 REC / 481 YDS / 48.1 YPG / 2 TD
    • Chris Moore: 37 REC / 438 YDS / 36.5 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jerry Hughes: 27 TKL / 9 TFL / 8 SACK / 1 INT / 1 PD
    • Jalen Pitre: 104 TKL / 5 TFL / 1 SACK / 3 INT / 6 PD
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