Tennessee Titans vs Houston Texans NFL Betting Odds, Lines & Predictions for Week 18

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  • The Titans (11-5) are -10.5 favorites vs the Texans (4-12)
  • Sunday, January 9, 2022 1:00pm EST on CBS
  • Total (Over/Under): 43 points

The Houston Texans (4-12) play the Tennessee Titans (11-5) on Sunday, January 9, 2022 1:00pm EST at NRG Stadium.

The Titans are betting favorites in this matchup, with the spread sitting at -10.5 (-105).

The total (Over/Under) is 43 points for the game.

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Where & How to Watch Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans, Week 18

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:00pm EST
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Houston, TX at NRG Stadium

Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans Betting Odds & Spread, Week 18

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Tennessee Titans-10.5 -10543 -110-550
Houston Texans +10.5 -11543 -110400

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Tennessee Titans: Keys to the Game vs. the Houston Texans

The Titans are 9-5 (.643) when allowing less than 5 yards per rush this season — 5th-best in NFL; League Avg: .495.

The Titans are 9-1 (.900) when not losing a fumble this season — 2nd-best in NFL; League Avg: .569.

The Titans are 5-1 (.833) when making 5 or more explosive passes in a game this season — 3rd-best in NFL; League Avg: .577.

The Titans are 6-2 (.750) when averaging more than 5 yards on first down plays this season — tied for 3rd-best in NFL; League Avg: .537.

Houston Texans: Keys to the Game vs. the Tennessee Titans

The Texans are 1-10 (.091) when converting less than 50% of third down conversion opportunities this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: .419.

The Texans are 2-11 (.154) when allowing 100 or more rushing yards this season — tied for 3rd-worst in NFL; League Avg: .372.

The Texans are winless (0-17) when trailing at the end of quarter 1 since last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: .333.

The Texans are 2-11 (.154) when allowing 7 or more explosive plays this season — 3rd-worst in NFL; League Avg: .413.

Additional Matchup Notes for Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans, Week 18

The Texans scored on 8.3% of their drives last week — tied for worst in NFL. The Titans defense allowed scores on 9.1% of opponent drives last week — third-best in NFL.

Texans RBs have averaged just 71.3 rushing yards per game this season — worst in NFL. The Titans have allowed an average of just 64.7 rushing yards per game to RBs this season — second-best in NFL.

Texans RBs have averaged just 71.3 rushing yards per game this season — worst in NFL. The Titans have allowed an average of just 86.1 rushing yards per game this season — second-best in NFL.

The The Titans have rushed the ball on 47.3% of plays from scrimmage this season — second-highest in NFL. The Texans have allowed 4.9 yards per carry this season — tied for second-worst in NFL.

Titans RBs have averaged 123.5 rushing yards per game this season — third-best in NFL. The Texans have allowed an average of 144.3 rushing yards per game this season — worst in NFL.

Titans RBs have 16 rushing touchdowns this season — fourth-most in NFL. The Texans have allowed 17 rushing TDs to RBs this season — tied for second-most in NFL.

Key Injuries for the Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans Game, Week 18

  • Houston Texans - No Injuries Reported
  • Tennessee Titans - No Injuries Reported

Tennessee Titans Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Titans rushed for 26 TDs last season — 2nd-most in NFL

The Titans threw the ball 47% of the time (485 Pass Attempts/1,028 plays) last season — 3rd-lowest in NFL; League Avg: 55%

The Titans have gone three and out on 33% of their drives in the 1st quarter this season — tied for worst in NFL; League Avg: 21%.

The Titans have thrown the ball 47% of the time (503 Pass Attempts/1,067 plays) this season — 2nd-lowest in NFL; League Avg: 54%.

Houston Texans Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Texans have converted first downs on just 62 of 268 plays (23%) in the 4th quarter this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 29%.

The Texans have run successful plays on 32% of rush attempts this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 43%.

The Texans have scored on 9% of their drives in the 3rd quarter this season — 2nd-worst in NFL; League Avg: 29%.

The Texans have run successful plays on 37% of plays this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 43%.

Tennessee Titans Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Titans defense has sacked opposing QBs just once on 82 pass attempts in the red zone this season — worst attempts per sack rate in NFL; League Avg: 17.5.

The Titans defense allowed a third down conversion rate of 43% on 3rd and long last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 27%

The Titans defense allowed 28 TD passes in the red zone last season — most in NFL

The Titans defense has allowed successful plays on 37% of pass attempts in the 4th quarter this season — best in NFL; League Avg: 46%.

Houston Texans Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Texans defense allowed 190.8 yards from scrimmage per game to RBs last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 130.7

The Texans defense intercepted 3 of 541 attempts (180.3 pass attempts per int.) last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 45.6

The Texans defense allowed 10.0 touchdowns per interception (30 TDs allowed, and 3 INT) last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 2.2

The Texans defense has not allowed a first down on any of their opponents’ 17 rush attempts on 3rd and long this season — tied for best in NFL; League Avg: 22%.

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