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Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens Betting Preview – Divisional Round

The Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens are set to kick it off Saturday afternoon. The winner of this game will head to the AFC title game. If Baltimore wins, the game will be in Baltimore, if the Texans win, they will head to either Kansas City or Buffalo. The Houston Texans are the 4th seed after winning the AFC South. Houston took care of Cleveland during the wildcard round, and are looking to win their fourth straight game overall. The Texans went 10-7 during the regular season.

For the Baltimore Ravens, they went 13-4 during the regular season. The Ravens lost their regular season finale to Pittsburgh, but had the #1 seed wrapped up, so they sat most of their regulars. The Ravens did not play the wildcard weekend.

The Houston Texans are underdogs in this game. Houston is +9. The total for this affair is set at 45.5 points.

Ravens Big Winners in 2023

The Baltimore Ravens come into the game with a +203 point differential on the season. The Ravens beat the Texans during the opening week of the season, and won by 16 points. Now, Baltimore will look to win their 7th game in 8 tries and get to the AFC title game.

Houston will need to slow down Lamar Jackson. Jackson is 3,22 yards passing away from 4,000 and 179 rushing away from 1,000. Jackson has 24 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing. Zay Flowers is the top threat in the passing game, and is 142 yards shy of 1,000, with 5 touchdowns.

Mark Andrews, who was the top target all season, is expected to be back for the Ravens. The tight end was replaced by Isaiah Likely, who was strong as a starter. The Ravens as a team are the top running team in the league. The Ravens rushed for 156.5 yards per game. Baltimore also finished with the best team defense, allowing just 16.5 points per game.

Texans Seeking Second Playoff Win

The Texans, in their win over Cleveland scored 24 first half points. Nico Collins, Brevin Jordan and Dalton Schultz all scored touchdowns. The second half was marred by the defense, as Houston returned two interceptions for touchdowns, and the game was a run away from there. Nico Collins finished with 96 yards in the win.

On the season, Houston’s quarterback C.J. Stroud wrapped up a season with more than 4,100 passing yards and 23 touchdowns. Stroud’s top target once they lost Tank Dell, was Nico Collins. Collins caught 80 passes for 1,297 yards and 8 touchdowns on the season.

The run game is anchored by Devin Singletary. The running back scored a touchdown late in the win over Cleveland. During the regular season, he rushed 216 times for 898 yards and 4 touchdowns. The Texans scored 22.2 points per game, and allowed opponents to score 20.8.

Thriller in Baltimore

The Houston Texans are going to continue to shock the world. This time though, Baltimore is going to come out at the end with a win. Shocking the world is not winning the game outright, but competing through the final play of the game. We have a great game Saturday in Baltimore, with the Texans losing a heartbreaker. The final bet for this game is the Houston Texans +9 over the Baltimore Ravens. Baltimore wins this one 30-28 over Houston. Consider the OVER!

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