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    The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1) meet a familiar opponent when they host the Houston Texans (0-2) on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at TIAA Bank Field in an AFC South clash.

    The Jaguars averaged 357.4 yards per game on offense last season, which ranked them 10th in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they ranked 24th, surrendering 353.3 yards per contest. The Texans were a bottom-five scoring offense last season, ranking third-worst with 17 points per contest. On the defensive side of the ball, they ranked 27th in the NFL (24.7 points allowed per game).

    Jaguars vs. Texans Picks

    Splash Inc. users think the Jaguars will win straight up and cover against the Texans, with 96.9% of users picking them to win and 57.2% picking them to cover the 8.5-point spread on Sunday.

    Game Info: Jaguars vs. Texans

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 24, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
    • Stadium: TIAA Bank Field

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    Jacksonville is an 8.5-point favorite over Houston on Sunday and the over/under has been set at 44 points. Below are some betting insights and trends before you decide to wager on the matchup.

    Game Trends for Jaguars

    • The Jaguars went 8-9-0 ATS last season.
    • The Jaguars and their opponents combined to hit the over eight out of 17 times last season.

    Stats & Insights for Jaguars

    • Last year, the Jaguars scored just 0.9 fewer points per game (23.8) than the Texans allowed (24.7).
    • When the Jaguars put up over 24.7 points last year, they were 6-1 against the spread and 6-1 overall.
    • The Texans had a 4-2-1 record against the spread and a 2-4-1 record overall in games when they allowed opponents to score less than 23.8 points last year.
    • The Jaguars collected 357.4 yards per game last year, 22.1 fewer yards than the 379.5 the Texans gave up per outing.
    • When the Jaguars amassed over 379.5 yards last year, the team was 4-3 against the spread and 4-3 overall.
    • In games the Texans held their opponents to less than 357.4 yards last season, they had a -5 record ATS and a – record overall.
    • Last season the Jaguars ran for 45.7 fewer yards per game (124.5) than the Texans allowed per contest (170.2).
    • Last year the Jaguars had a 1-2 ATS record and a 1-2 overall record in games the team ran for over 170.2 yards.
    • When the Texans held their opponents to less than 124.5 yards on the ground last season, they were -2 against the spread and – overall.
    • Last season the Jaguars had 22 turnovers, five fewer than the Texans had takeaways (27).

    Best Players for Jaguars

    • Trevor Lawrence: 4,113 PASS YDS / 241.9 YPG / 66.3% / 25 TD / 8 INT / 62 CAR / 291 RUSH YDS / 5 TD
    • Travis Etienne: 220 CAR / 1,125 YDS / 66.2 YPG / 5 TD / 35 REC / 316 YDS / 18.6 YPG / 0 TD
    • Christian Kirk: 84 REC / 1,108 YDS / 65.2 YPG / 8 TD
    • Zay Jones: 82 REC / 823 YDS / 51.4 YPG / 5 TD
    • Evan Engram: 73 REC / 766 YDS / 45.1 YPG / 4 TD
    • Foyesade Oluokun: 184 TKL / 12 TFL / 2 SACK / 5 PD

    Game Trends for Texans

    • Against the spread, the Texans were 8-8-1 last season.
    • The Texans had an ATS record of 4-1 as underdogs of 8.5 points or more last year.
    • There were seven Texans games (out of 17) that hit the over last year.

    Stats & Insights for Texans

    • The Texans put up 17 points per game last season, 3.6 fewer than the Jaguars surrendered (20.6).
    • The Texans were 3-1 against the spread and 1-3 overall in games when they scored over 20.6 points last year.
    • Last season the Jaguars had a 4-2 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall in games when they held opponents to less than 17 points.
    • The Texans averaged 69.8 fewer yards per game (283.5) than the Jaguars allowed (353.3) per contest last year.
    • When the Texans piled up over 353.3 yards last year, the team was 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 overall.
    • In games the Jaguars held their opponents to fewer than 283.5 yards last season, they had a -1 record ATS and a – record overall.
    • Last season the Texans ran for 28 fewer yards per game (86.8) than the Jaguars allowed per contest (114.8).
    • The Texans had a 2-1 ATS record and a 1-2 overall record when the team rushed for more than 114.8 yards last season.
    • When the Jaguars held their opponents to less than 86.8 yards on the ground last season, they were -2 against the spread and – overall.
    • The Texans turned the ball over one more time (28 total) than the Jaguars forced turnovers (27) last season.

    Best Players for Texans

    • Dameon Pierce: 220 CAR / 939 YDS / 72.2 YPG / 4 TD / 30 REC / 165 YDS / 12.7 YPG / 1 TD
    • Devin Singletary: 177 CAR / 819 YDS / 51.2 YPG / 5 TD / 38 REC / 280 YDS / 17.5 YPG / 1 TD
    • Dalton Schultz: 57 REC / 577 YDS / 38.5 YPG / 5 TD
    • Robert Woods: 53 REC / 527 YDS / 31 YPG / 2 TD
    • Nico Collins: 37 REC / 481 YDS / 48.1 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jalen Pitre: 147 TKL / 5 TFL / 1 SACK / 5 INT / 8 PD
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