Raiders vs. Texans Betting Odds, Picks & Predictions
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- We cover every actionable angle of the Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans.
- You'll find betting odds, expert picks, projections and more below.
Raiders at Texans Odds, Picks & Predictions
- Odds: Texans -7
- Over/Under: 51.5
- Kickoff: 4:25 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: CBS
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Our analysts and experts break down the most important angles of this game.
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The biggest mismatch on paper is the run game.
The Panthers rank 30th in Football Outsiders’ run defense DVOA, which is cause for concern against a 49ers rushing attack that ranks second with an average of 172.7 rushing yards per game. But if you look deeper, there are opportunities for the Panthers to have better success than past 49ers’ opponents.
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