Titans vs. Texans Player Props & Predictions – Sunday, Dec 17

Tennessee Titans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) reacts to a call during the first quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Pa., Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023.
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The Titans are all set to face off against the Houston Texans on Sunday, Dec 17. This week 15 game is slated to kick off at 1:00 ET and will be shown on CBS. Tennessee enters this contest as 3-point favorites, and the over/under total stands at 37. Can the Texans come out on top as the favorite? Our Titans vs. Texans player props and predictions can be found below.

Titans VS. Texans Odds

  • Spread: Titans -3
  • Total 37

Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, Dec 17
  • Time: 1:00 ET
  • Location: Nissan Stadium, Nashville TN
  • TV: CBS

Texans Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Texans have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Houston has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 20 per game. The team went 4-6 overall in these games.
  • Houston has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.

Titans Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Titans have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Tennessee has an ATS record of 1-4 while averaging 16 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Titans have a straight-up record of 5-5. Their record vs the spread in these games was 5-5.

Will the Houston Defense Show Up on the Road?

This season, the Texans hold the 3rd position in the AFC-South with an overall record of 7-6. In non-conference games, they have a record of 3-2, and in AFC action, they are 4-4. Taking a look at the Texans’ scoring margin this season, it is currently at +0.6. This has resulted in an ATS record of 6-7.

The Texans traveled to take on the Jets in week 14 and fell by a score of 30-6. Along with their outright defeat, the Texans couldn’t cover the spread despite being favored by 3. The game’s over/under line stood at 33.5 points, and the final score exceeded this mark, reaching a combined 36 points.

In terms of offensive production, C.J. Stroud finished with 91 passing yards with a completion rate of 43%. The Texans ran the ball 19 times for 81 yards. The team’s third-down conversion rate was 1/12.

On the defensive side of the ball, Houston currently ranks 15th in points allowed. Their opponents have been averaging 21.5 points per game while gaining 342.5 yards per contest.

Can Tennessee Lock in a Home Win?

Going into this week 15 AFC matchup, the Titans have an overall record of 5-8. In the AFC-South standings, the Titans are in 4th place and 14th in the AFC. So far, they have gone 3-6 against AFC opponents and 4-2 at home. The Titans have put together an above .500 record versus the spread this season, currently at 6-7. Their average scoring margin for this season is -3.2.

In their most recent game, the Titans beat the Dolphins by a score of 28-27. While picking up the win, the Titans also covered the spread as 13.5-point underdogs. Going into the game, the over/under line was 44 points with Miami, the teams performance exceeded the over/under line of 55.

On offense, Will Levis ended with 327 passing yards on a completion rate of 60%. On the ground, the Titans ran the ball 29 times, amassing 83 yards. The team converted 5 third-downs at a rate of 38.5%.

The Tennessee defense has 11 takeaways this season, positioning them 13th in the NFL. Overall, they are at 21.7 points per game allowed and giving up an average of 339.2 yards.

Titans vs. Texans Player Prop

Taking a look at the rushing yards props for this game, Derrick Henry has a prop set at 66.5 yards. Betting on the under offers a payout of -106, while going for the over nets -126.

In 13 games, Derrick Henry has rushed the ball 214 times for 875 yards. Currently, he ranks 3rd among running backs in rushing yards gained. Considering Henry is facing the league’s 8th-ranked rush defense, I’m going to go with the under on Derrick Henry’s prop of 66.5 rushing yards.

  • The Prop: Derrick Henry Under 66.5 Rushing Yards (-106)

Titans VS. Texans Predictions

Monitor the point spreads closely for this matchup, as there has been early movement. Initially, Houston was favored with a spread of (3.0). However, the current favorite is now Tennessee with a spread of (3).

My pick on the spread is Houston at +3. I’m expecting the Houston rushing attack to exploit the weaknesses in Tennessee’s rush defense. My play for this game is Houston at +3.

The Pick: Texans +3 | -108 at Fanduel Sportsbook