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    The Houston Texans (3-4) host a struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) squad on Sunday, November 5, 2023 at NRG Stadium. The Buccaneers have lost three straight games.

    The Texans are compiling 330.4 yards per game on offense (17th in NFL), and they rank 18th defensively with 335.4 yards allowed per game. With 17.3 points per game on offense, the Buccaneers rank 27th in the NFL. Defensively, they rank sixth, giving up 18.3 points per contest.

    Texans vs. Buccaneers Picks

    The Texans are projected by Splash Inc. users to win, but not cover the spread, against the Buccaneers on Sunday. Right now, 51.0% of users are picking them to win, but 56.1% have picked the Buccaneers to cover the 2.5-point spread.

    Game Info: Texans vs. Buccaneers

    • Game Day: Sunday, November 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: NRG Stadium

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    Before placing a bet on Sunday’s Houston-Tampa Bay spread (Houston -2.5) or total (40 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

    Game Trends for Texans

    • The Texans have gone 4-3-0 ATS this season.
    • The Texans are 0-1 against the spread when favored by 2.5 points or more this season.
    • Houston has gone over in two of seven games with a set total (28.6%).

    Stats & Insights for Texans

    • The Texans are putting up 330.4 yards per game on offense, which ranks them 17th in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 18th, giving up 335.4 yards per contest.
    • The Texans are putting up 21.1 points per game on offense (20th in NFL), and they rank sixth on defense with 18.3 points allowed per game.
    • The Texans are putting up 238.6 passing yards per game offensively this year (11th in NFL), and they are surrendering 236.1 passing yards per game (23rd) on the other side of the ball.
    • The Texans are totaling 91.9 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 23rd in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 11th, giving up 99.3 rushing yards per contest.
    • The Texans are putting up a 44.0% third-down conversion rate offensively this season (seventh in NFL), and they are giving up a 44.3% third-down conversion rate (27th) on defense.
    • The Texans are putting up 5.4 yards per play on offense, which ranks them 18th in the NFL. On the other side of the ball, they rank 13th, allowing 5.4 yards per play.
    • With nine forced turnovers (22nd in NFL) against four turnovers committed (first in NFL), the Texans’ +5 turnover margin ranks sixth in the league.

    Best Players for Texans

    • C.J. Stroud: 1,800 PASS YDS / 257.1 YPG / 60.3% / 9 TD / 1 INT
    • Dameon Pierce: 109 CAR / 327 YDS / 46.7 YPG / 1 TD / 9 REC / 84 YDS / 12.0 YPG / 0 TD
    • Devin Singletary: 49 CAR / 183 YDS / 26.1 YPG / 0 TD / 7 REC / 42 YDS / 6.0 YPG / 0 TD
    • Nico Collins: 33 REC / 577 YDS / 82.4 YPG / 3 TD
    • Nathaniel Dell: 22 REC / 340 YDS / 56.7 YPG / 2 TD
    • Robert Woods: 22 REC / 227 YDS / 37.8 YPG / 1 TD
    • Henry To’o To’o: 48 TKL / 1.0 TFL / 2 PD

    Game Trends for Buccaneers

    • The Buccaneers’ ATS record is 4-3-0 this season.
    • The Buccaneers have a 3-2 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 2.5 points or more.
    • One of the Buccaneers’ seven games with a set total has hit the over (14.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Buccaneers

    • From an offensive perspective, the Buccaneers are generating 298.3 total yards per game (23rd-ranked). They rank 25th in the NFL on defense (354.6 total yards surrendered per game).
    • The Buccaneers are posting 17.3 points per contest on offense this season (27th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 18.3 points per contest (sixth-ranked) on defense.
    • The Buccaneers have been struggling in pass defense, ranking fifth-worst with 256.0 passing yards surrendered per game. They have been more productive on the other side of the ball, putting up 220.4 passing yards per contest (17th-ranked).
    • The Buccaneers’ rushing offense has been bottom-five this season, posting 77.9 rushing yards per game, which ranks third-worst in the NFL. Defensively, they rank 10th with 98.6 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • The Buccaneers’ defense has been bottom-five on third down this season, surrendering a 50.5% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks worst in the NFL. Offensively, they rank 14th with a 50.5% third-down rate.
    • In terms of yards per play, the Buccaneers rank 25th in the NFL (5.0) and 22nd on defense (5.7 yards allowed per play).
    • At +8, the Buccaneers have the best turnover margin in the NFL this season.

    Best Players for Buccaneers

    • Baker Mayfield: 1,600 PASS YDS / 228.6 YPG / 64.2% / 10 TD / 4 INT / 31 CAR / 118 RUSH YDS / 0 TD
    • Rachaad White: 92 CAR / 305 YDS / 43.6 YPG / 1 TD / 29 REC / 233 YDS / 33.3 YPG / 0 TD
    • Mike Evans: 33 REC / 507 YDS / 72.4 YPG / 5 TD
    • Chris Godwin: 38 REC / 452 YDS / 64.6 YPG / 1 TD
    • Lavonte David: 67 TKL / 7.0 TFL / 2.0 SACK / 2 PD
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