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    The Houston Texans (9-7) take on a fellow AFC South foe when they visit the Indianapolis Colts (9-7) on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

    Offensively, the Texans rank 10th in the NFL with 344.6 yards per game. Meanwhile, they rank 14th in total defense (328.9 yards allowed per contest). In terms of total yards, the Colts rank 15th in the NFL (335.3 total yards per game) and 24th defensively (352.6 total yards allowed per contest).

    Texans vs. Colts Picks

    The Texans are projected by Splash Inc. users to both win straight up and cover the spread against the Colts on Saturday. Right now, 54.4% of users are picking them to win and 60.7% expect the Texans to cover the 1-point spread.

    Game Info: Texans vs. Colts

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 6, 2024
    • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC/ESPN
    • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Stadium: Lucas Oil Stadium

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    Before making a wager on Saturday’s Houston-Indianapolis spread (Houston -1) or total (47.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

    Game Trends for Texans

    • The Texans have gone 8-7-1 ATS this season.
    • The Texans have a 2-4-1 record against the spread when favored by 1 point or more this season.
    • Six of the Texans’ 16 games with a set total have hit the over (37.5%).

    Stats & Insights for Texans

    • The Texans are totaling 344.6 yards per game on offense this season (10th in NFL), and they are allowing 328.9 yards per game (14th) on defense.
    • The Texans rank 14th in scoring offense (22.1 points per game) and 13th in scoring defense (20.9 points allowed per game) this season.
    • The Texans are averaging 245.4 passing yards per game on offense this season (seventh in NFL), and they are giving up 240.4 passing yards per game (25th) on the other side of the ball.
    • The Texans have the 22nd-ranked offense this year in terms of rushing yards (99.2 per game), and they’ve been better defensively, ranking third-best with only 88.5 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Offensively, the Texans rank 19th in the NFL with a 37.9% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, they rank eighth in third-down conversion rate allowed (37%).
    • The Texans rank 11th in offensive yards per play (5.7) and 15th in yards per play allowed (5.5) this season.
    • The Texans have forced 23 total turnovers (16th in NFL) this season and have turned it over 14 times (first in NFL) for a turnover margin of +9, the fourth-best in the league.

    Best Players for Texans

    • C.J. Stroud: 3,844 PASS YDS / 274.6 YPG / 63.2% / 21 TD / 5 INT / 36 CAR / 147 RUSH YDS / 3 TD
    • Devin Singletary: 192 CAR / 835 YDS / 52.2 YPG / 3 TD / 29 REC / 191 YDS / 11.9 YPG / 0 TD
    • Dameon Pierce: 145 CAR / 416 YDS / 32 YPG / 2 TD / 13 REC / 101 YDS / 7.8 YPG / 0 TD
    • Nico Collins: 71 REC / 1,102 YDS / 78.7 YPG / 7 TD
    • Dalton Schultz: 54 REC / 593 YDS / 42.4 YPG / 5 TD
    • Noah Brown: 33 REC / 567 YDS / 56.7 YPG / 2 TD
    • Blake Cashman: 91 TKL / 9 TFL / 2 SACK / 1 INT / 5 PD

    Game Trends for Colts

    • The Colts have gone 9-7-0 ATS this year.
    • When they have played as at least 1-point underdogs this year, the Colts are 4-6 against the spread.
    • The Colts have gone over in 11 of their 16 games with a set total (68.8%).

    Stats & Insights for Colts

    • The Colts are posting 335.3 total yards per contest on offense this season (15th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are allowing 352.6 total yards per game (24th-ranked).
    • With 23.6 points per game on offense, the Colts rank 10th in the NFL. On defense, they rank 27th, allowing 24.5 points per game.
    • In terms of passing, the Colts rank 20th in the NFL (220.8 passing yards per game) and 17th defensively (224.8 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • With 114.5 rushing yards per game on offense, the Colts rank 13th in the NFL. Defensively they rank 27th, allowing 127.8 rushing yards per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Colts are posting a 36.7% third-down conversion rate (22nd-ranked). They rank eighth in the NFL on defense (37% third-down rate allowed).
    • The Colts rank 16th in the NFL with 5.4 yards per play on offense, and they rank 15th with 5.5 yards given up per play on defense.
    • After forcing 24 turnovers (12th in NFL) and turning the ball over 21 times (17th in NFL) this season, the Colts own the 11th-ranked turnover margin of +3.

    Best Players for Colts

    • Gardner Minshew: 3,164 PASS YDS / 210.9 YPG / 62.7% / 15 TD / 9 INT
    • Zack Moss: 177 CAR / 764 YDS / 58.8 YPG / 5 TD / 27 REC / 192 YDS / 14.8 YPG / 2 TD
    • Jonathan Taylor: 139 CAR / 553 YDS / 61.4 YPG / 6 TD / 17 REC / 145 YDS / 16.1 YPG / 1 TD
    • Michael Pittman Jr.: 104 REC / 1,108 YDS / 73.9 YPG / 4 TD
    • Josh Downs: 65 REC / 723 YDS / 45.2 YPG / 2 TD
    • Alec Pierce: 32 REC / 514 YDS / 32.1 YPG / 2 TD
    • Zaire Franklin: 170 TKL / 3 TFL / 1.5 SACK / 6 PD
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