Check out our free Texans vs Broncos pick and preview for NFL week 2 game in Denver. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NFL matchup.

Texans vs Broncos Pick & Preview- NFL Week 2

Kickoff for this matchup between the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos is set for 4:25 PM ET. The game will be played in Denver, CO at Empower Field at Mile High with CBS carrying television coverage. The odds for this week 2 AFC matchup have the Broncos as the -10.0 point favorite on the spread.

Texans vs Broncos Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NFL
  • Teams: Houston Texans at Denver Broncos
  • Where: Denver at Empower Field at Mile High
  • Date: Sunday, September 18th
  • Betting Odds DEN -10.0, HOU +374 | DEN +-493 O/U 45.0

Texans Preview:

This week, the Houston Texans will look to come away with a win, as they are coming of a 20-20 tie vs the Indianapolis Colts. Even though the game ended in a tie, Houston picked up an ATS win. Going into the game, they were the 7.0 point underdogs. The team’s combined scoring of 40 points fell below the posted betting line of 45.

Offensively, the Texans 20 points was better than last year’s season average of 16.47 points per game.

For the game, Houston ran the ball 28 times, finishing with 77 rushing yards. The team’s leading rusher was Rex Burkhead, who finished with just 40 yards and a per attempt average of 2.9. Against Indianapolis, quarterback Davis Mills threw for a total of 240 yards and a passer rating of 98.93. Mills ended the game by finding the endzone 2 times through the air. Brandin Cooks was the team’s leader in the passing game, finishing with 82 yards and 7 catches.

Broncos Preview:

Heading into week 1, the Denver Broncos are looking to bounce back from a loss to the Seahawks by a score of 17-16, giving them a win over a non-conference loss. By dropping the game, the team also failed to cover the spread, as they were had a -6.0 advantage on the spread. The team’s combined scoring of 33 points fell below the posted betting line of 44.

The Broncos’ 16 points was a below average figure compared to last year’s squad that averaged 19.71 points per game.

For the game, Denver ran the ball 20 times, finishing with 103 rushing yards. Melvin Gordon III led the team with 58 rush yards and did not find the endzone. At the quarterback position, Russell Wilson ended the game with a passer rating of 101.29 on 340 yards through the air. Wilson finished the game with 1 passing TD. Jerry Jeudy had a big game for Denver in the passing game, coming up with 102 yards and a touchdown.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game

Houston and Denver did not play each other in the 2021-2022 regular season.

When looking back at the recent matchups between Houston and Denver, the Broncos put together a record of 2-3. The two teams have combined to average 48.0 points per game in their last 5 meetings.’, ‘The Denver Broncos have gone 3-2-0 vs the spread in these games. On average, the Texans have averaged 19.2 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to Denver at 28.8.

When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Houston has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 14.6 per game. The team went 2-3-0 overall in these games.

Through their last 5 home contests, the Broncos’ offense has averaged 22.6 points per game while allowing an average of 19.2. Denver posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 3-2 ATS.

Texans vs Broncos Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Broncos -10.0

Free Total Prediction:Under 45.0

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