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    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) will attempt to halt a three-game losing streak when they visit the Houston Texans (3-4) on Sunday, November 5, 2023 at NRG Stadium.

    The Texans are totaling 21.1 points per game on offense this season (20th in NFL), and they are giving up 18.3 points per game (sixth) on defense. From an offensive standpoint, the Buccaneers are posting 17.3 points per contest (27th-ranked). They rank sixth in the NFL defensively (18.3 points surrendered per game).

    Texans vs. Buccaneers Picks

    At the moment, 52.9% of Splash Inc. users are picking the Texans to win against the Buccaneers on Sunday, with 56.5% picking 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 you wager on Sunday’s Houston-Tampa Bay spread (Houston -2.5) or over/under (40 points), check out the betting trends and insights below.

    Game Trends for Texans

    • So far this season, the Texans have put together a 4-3-0 record against the spread.
    • The Texans have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 2.5 points or more this season (0-1).
    • Two of the Texans’ seven games with a set total have hit the over (28.6%).

    Stats & Insights for Texans

    • The Texans rank 17th in total offense (330.4 yards per game) and 18th in total defense (335.4 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • The Texans rank 20th in scoring offense (21.1 points per game) and sixth in scoring defense (18.3 points allowed per game) this season.
    • The Texans are totaling 238.6 passing yards per game offensively this year (11th in NFL), and they are surrendering 236.1 passing yards per game (23rd) on defense.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Texans rank 23rd in the NFL with 91.9 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 11th in rushing yards allowed per contest (99.3).
    • The Texans are averaging a 44% third-down conversion rate on offense (seventh in the NFL), and they rank 27th on defense with a 44.3% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • The Texans are accumulating 5.4 yards per play (18th in the league), while surrendering 5.4 per play on the defensive side of the ball (13th in the NFL) this season.
    • The Texans have the sixth-ranked turnover margin in the league at +5, forcing nine turnovers (22nd in NFL) while turning it over four times (first in NFL).

    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 YPG / 0 TD
    • Devin Singletary: 49 CAR / 183 YDS / 26.1 YPG / 0 TD / 7 REC / 42 YDS / 6 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 TFL / 2 PD

    Game Trends for Buccaneers

    • The Buccaneers are 4-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Buccaneers have a 3-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this year.
    • The Buccaneers have gone over in one of seven games with a set total (14.3%).

    Stats & Insights for Buccaneers

    • From an offensive angle, the Buccaneers are putting up 298.3 total yards per game (23rd-ranked). They rank 25th in the NFL on the other side of the ball (354.6 total yards surrendered per game).
    • In terms of points scored the Buccaneers rank 27th in the NFL (17.3 points per game), and they are sixth on defense (18.3 points allowed per game).
    • The Buccaneers rank 17th in passing yards per game (220.4), but they’ve been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fifth-worst in the NFL with 256 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • The Buccaneers’ running game has been sputtering, ranking third-worst in the NFL with 77.9 rushing yards per game. They have been more effective on defense, surrendering 98.6 rushing yards per contest (10th-ranked).
    • The Buccaneers rank 14th in third-down conversion percentage (40.6%) on offense, but they’ve been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking worst in the NFL with a 50.5% third-down percentage allowed.
    • The Buccaneers rank 25th in the NFL with 5 yards per play on offense, and they rank 22nd with 5.7 yards given up per play on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Regarding turnover margin, the Buccaneers are the best in the NFL this season. Their margin comes in at +8, as they’ve forced 14 turnovers and committed six.

    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 TFL / 2 SACK / 2 PD
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