Texans vs Panthers 2023 Odds, Projections for Bryce Young-C.J. Stroud Matchup

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Getty Images. Pictured: C.J. Stroud (left) and Bryce Young.

Texans vs. Panthers is one of those games that doesn't stick out on paper — until you realize the circumstances.

A Week 8 matchup that likely would have been swept under the rug is suddenly intriguing, as Texans vs. Panthers 2023 odds feature a Bryce Young-C.J. Stroud matchup.

The Nos. 1 and 2 overall picks from the NFL Draft get a shot to put their talents on display against each other as rookies.

Sean Koerner of Action's Predictive Analytics team already has power ratings and projected spreads and totals, including for Texans vs. Panthers!

Read on for how Koerner projects Texans vs. Panthers spread odds for the 2023 matchup featuring Young and Stroud.

Texans vs. Panthers 2023 Odds

SpreadPanthers -3
ProjectionsPanthers -3.5
DateOct. 29.
Odds via DraftKings as of May 11

Koerner's projected total comes out to 41.5 for Texans vs. Panthers.

Both the Texans and Panthers would likely settle for .500-type seasons in 2023. Carolina's win total for 2023 is 7.5; Houston is set at 6.5.

Young won the Heisman Trophy at Alabama during the 2021 regular season. He was the consensus favorite to go No. 1 for the majority of the draft process.

Stroud, meanwhile, posted nearly 3,700 passing yards and 41 touchdown passes last year at Ohio State.

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