The undefeated Houston Texans try to make it six straight when they host the Green Bay Packers in Sunday Night Football. The Texans are favorites with their current NFL Odds ranging between -222 ($1.45) up to -190 ($1.53) while if you feel an upset in the making you can get onboard the Packers at odds ranging between +165 ($2.65) up to +180 ($2.80). The latest point spread for this game is Texans -4 Packers +4 which is down a half point from the opener while in over under totals betting the line currently sits at O/U 46.5
We know that the betting public generally likes the Packers so how are the wagers being split? Well figures from a Top Sportsbook shows that 55% of wagers placed in the point spread market have been on the Packers and likewise they have attracted more action in the moneyline odds market with 66% of wagers going on Green Bay. The over under total bet has seen 66% of wagers placed being put on the result going Over 46.5 points.
In the Prop betting market for Houston v Green Bay the current odds for How Many Sacks Over or Under 4.5 sees Over 4.5 at -165 ($1.61) and the Under 4.5 trading at +141 ($2.41). Another popular prop bet is Which Team Will Score First Points? with the Packers odds at +130 ($2.30) and the Texans at -155 ($1.65).
With the most recent regular season game between Houston and Green Bay being back in 2008 there is not a lot of history to go by. That game was won by the Texans 24-21 as +285 ($3.85) road underdogs. They covered the point spread of +7 easily and the game total of 45 stayed under the closing over under line of O/U47.5.
The Verdict - It should be a cracker and interesting to see how Aaron Rodgers and Co. get on against one of the leagues form teams. Our numbers here at TheFootballLines.com show sufficient value in the point spread market to warrant a play and we have jump in. You can grab our pick below or take a look at one of our NFL Picks packages. You can view our current Results here.