Lions vs. Texans Betting Guide: Who Has Depth Advantage?
Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Joe Webb
Detroit Lions at Houston Texans Betting Odds
- Spread: Texans -4.5
- Over/Under: 42.5
- Kickoff: 8 p.m. ET
The Texans host the Lions in one of five NFL Preseason Week 2 matchups on Saturday. Let’s take a look at key storylines for both teams, complete with betting analysis.
The 2019 outlook for Kerryon Johnson didn’t seem particularly bright a few months ago. Sure, Johnson looked the part of a three-down stud as a rookie…
…but it seemed unlikely that the Lions would feed him a fantasy-friendly workload. Theo Riddick was available to soak up targets and newly-signed C.J. Anderson was a threat to steal early-down and goal-line work.
Fast forward to present day: Riddick is a member of the Broncos, and Anderson was last seen leaving Thursday’s practice with an undisclosed injury.
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