Week 2 is gearing up for another gripping NFL match between the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans. Here’s the nitty-gritty for those in the US looking to place their best NFL bets this week.

1. At a Glance

  • Teams: Indianapolis Colts vs Houston Texans
  • Week: 2
  • Date & Time: SUN, 09/10, 1:00 PM EDT
  • Venue: NRG Stadium, a roaring cauldron of 72,220 fans.

2. Betting Numbers

  • Indianapolis Colts Spread: -1.5
  • Houston Texans Spread: +1.5
  • Totals (Over/Under): 40

This Season’s Track Record:

  • Colts: Started with a 0-1-0, leaving room for improvement
  • Texans: Likewise, they’re at 0-1-0, eager to chalk up a win

3. On the Offensive

Indianapolis Colts:

  • Points/Game: They’re at a steady 17
  • Adjusted Offensive Points: After considering a Relative EXP OFF of -10.075, they’re down to 6.925.

Houston Texans:

  • Points/Game: Matching the Colts with 17
  • Adjusted Offensive Points: Slightly behind at 6.3291 after a Relative EXP OFF of -10.6709.

4. Defensive Metrics

Indianapolis Colts:

  • Points Allowed/Game: Standing at 25.1176
  • Adjusted Defensive Points: A slight increase to 25.1838 after a Relative EXP DEF of 0.0662.

Houston Texans:

  • Points Allowed/Game: A marginally better 24.7059
  • Adjusted Defensive Points: Reduced to 23.0480 after a Relative EXP DEF of -1.6579.

5. AI’s Projected Scores


  • Indianapolis Colts: A projected 13.8
  • Houston Texans: Edging ahead with a projected 16.9

After accounting for the home-field advantage among other variables, the Texans are predicted to outscore the Colts.

6. Best NFL Bet According to AI

Suggested Bet: Under 40.5

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