Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Playoffs Divisional Round. Here are the Texans after a questioned season where the team had trouble getting away. The first defeat of the season set off the alarms, but the team moved on after that. The victory against the Bills was tough but enough. The Chiefs also had problems, but with Mahomes in good shape the team keeps looking for the super bowl again.
Houston Texans: We are ready to play.
The Texans closed the regular season with 10-6-0. It is not the best record, but with those numbers the team came to the wildcard against the Bills. That game against Buffalo was a nightmare in the first two quarters. The Bills won the first half 13-0, but the Texans took the game to overtime. The home team won the game with a three-point kick.
On the road the Texans are scoring an average of 23.4 points per game, 27.2 rushes with 121.4 rush yards, 22.1 completed passes for 240.1 pass yards. The defense allows up to 23.9 points with 28.4 rushes and 130.4 rush yards, 22 completed passes for 242.4 pass yards. RB Carlos Hyde is one of the best tools of the team with 245 rushes, 1070 yards and 6 touchdowns.
Deshaun Watson 67.3% for 333 completed passes, 3852 yards, 26 touchdowns and 12 interceptions, 98 overall rating. 82 personal rushes for 7 touchdowns. Against the Bills, Watson had the second best game of the whole season for him. 247 pass yards, 80% for 20/25 completed passes, 1 touchdown.
Kansas City Chiefs: Another year with another opportunity.
The Chiefs never gave up. The first four weeks of the season were solid victories, but then with Mahomes’ injury everything changed. In the following weeks of Mahomes’ injury, the team lost four of seven games. But after that, with Mahomes back, the Chiefs closed the regular season with five perfect wins.
At home the Chiefs are scoring an average of 26.8 points per game, 20.8 rushes with 101.8 rush yards, 21.9 completed passes for 256.2 pass yards. The defense allows up to 20.6 points with 29.5 rushes and 133.9 rush yards, 22.6 completed passes and 226.9 pass yards. Travis Kelce is the leading receiver with 97, 1229 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Patrick Mahomes 65.91% for 319 completed passes, 4031 yards, 26 touchdowns and 5 interceptions, 105.3 overall rating. 43 personal rushes for only two touchdowns. Mahomes lost a home game against the Texans this season in week six. The Chiefs lost 24-31. Mahomes in that game threw 3 touchdowns and one interception.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs 01/12/2020 is: Houston Texans +9.5 (Spread).
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