The Houston Texans (13-4) take on the New England Patriots (12-4) at Sunday 4:30ET. Get NFL odds at Bovada sportsbook.
Houston is coming off a home win against the Bengals in the first round of the playoffs, bringing their record to 13-4 SU and 10-7 ATS. Houston fell apart down the stretch losing their last two and three of their final four games of the regular season to relinquish the top seed in the AFC.
The Patriots have been one of the hottest teams down the stretch, with their only loss being a shootout against the Niners. For the year, they are 12-4 SU and 9-7 ATS. Against the spread has been a different story, as they have filed to cover in three of their last five games and has split their last ten.
New England is a 9 ½ point favorite. Their last matchup against the Texans was a blow out earlier this year. This one figures to be more of the same. Take the Patriots -9 ½ at www.sportsbookroom.com.