Houston Texans

Deshaun Watson’s Injury Doesn’t Impact Playoff Picture

by John Ewing • November 3, 2017

Pour one out for Deshaun Watson fantasy owners. The sensational rookie quarterback tore his ACL in practice on Thursday and will have season-ending surgery. With Watson running the show the Texans were the highest scoring team in the NFL (30.7 points per game). According to the oddsmakers, Watson is worth nearly a touchdown to the […]

Trend of the Week: Texans vs. Chiefs

by John Ewing • October 4, 2017

Context Kansas City is on a roll. The Chiefs improved to 4-0 by rallying to beat Washington on Monday. With wins over the Patriots and Eagles, KC is among the favorites to win the Super Bowl but the schedule is about to get tough. Andy Reid’s squad will play three straight games against 2016 playoff […]

How to bet the 2017 AFC South

by John Ewing • August 31, 2017

It is a three-team race in the AFC South. Tennessee is the favorite to win the division but little separates the Titans from the Colts and Texans. Which team will finish on top? We answer that question and more by looking at how to bet the 2017 AFC South. Our projections are based on 10,000 […]

Bet playoff underdogs in NFL Preseason games

by John Ewing • August 8, 2017

Week 1 of the NFL preseason starts tomorrow. The Carolina Panthers will host the Houston Texans. We’ve covered betting strategies for exhibition games and looked at the most profitable coaches in the preseason but there is one more approach to take. Bet playoff underdogs in NFL preseason games. This is a simply betting system. Did a […]

NFL QB Battles: Prop Bets

by John Ewing • July 25, 2017

Will Brock Osweiler, Cody Kessler or DeShone Kizer start for the Browns? Which of the Texans quarterbacks will be under center when the season begins? We don’t know who will start for these teams but we can bet on it! Bookmaker.eu is offering NFL prop bets on which quarterback will start for the Bears, Broncos, […]

2017-18 AFC South Preview

by John Ewing • June 22, 2017

Welcome to Bet Labs 2017 NFL preview series where we will look at all eight of the league’s divisions.  As part of the preview, we will highlight each team’s chances of winning their respective division and take a look at their season win total. To create our projections, we simulated the 2017 NFL season 10,000 […]

Which team gave up the most to draft their quarterback of the future?

by John Ewing • April 28, 2017

Is Mitch Trubisky, Patrick Mahomes or Deshaun Watson a franchise quarterback? The Bears, Chiefs and Texans hope so but we won’t know for years. What we do know is that each franchise traded significant assets to move up in the draft. Which team gave up the most to draft their quarterback of the future? To […]

Nobody Believes in Us: Texans Edition

by John Ewing • January 11, 2017

Nobody believes in the Texans. Houston is a 15.5 point underdog against the New England Patriots in the Divisional Round on Saturday. Since 2003, underdogs of 14 or more points have gone 4-85 straight-up, a win rate of 4.7%. Houston is probably going to lose but that doesn’t mean they won’t cover. Here is why […]

Finding Value in Super Bowl Matchups 1.10.17

by John Ewing • January 10, 2017

We know when the Super Bowl is but what teams will be playing for the championship? Here is a look at the possible Super Bowl Matchups and which offer value. To determine if a matchup has value we look at what their current odds are at 5Dimes and compare that to our projected odds that […]

Patriots Biggest Playoff Favorite

by John Ewing • January 9, 2017

The New England Patriots are the biggest playoff favorite since 2003. The Pats are 16.5 points favorites over the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional Round Saturday. There are only four other playoff games in our database with closing spreads of 13 or more points. How did those favorites perform? Patriots -13.5 vs. Jaguars (1/12/08) […]