Updated odds for NFL Week 2 Ravens Texans betting lines. The Houston Texans will be trying to avoid a 0-2 start to the season. When they face the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday afternoon. The game will be played at NRG Stadium and is scheduled to begin at 4:35 PM. ET.
The Ravens picked up where they left off last season. Dismantling the Cleveland Browns in their season opener. Lamar Jackson looked good for the Ravens. Finishing with 275 passing yards and three touchdowns. He also added 45 yards on the ground.
Defensively, the Ravens locked down the Browns. Giving up six points. Even though they did a great job against the pass, holding Baker Mayfield to 189 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. They weren’t as effective against the run and gave up 5.1 yards per carry.
The Texans were dominated by the Kansas City Chiefs in their last game. Thanks to a defense that couldn’t get pressure on Patrick Mahomes, who was sacked only once. They also had a hard time stopping the run, giving up 166 rushing yards, 138 of which came from rookie running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire.
NFL Week 2 Ravens Texans Betting Lines
They are facing a team that had the best ground game in the league last season. Also, will have a hard time winning this game if they do not play better on the defensive end, especially against the run.
Offensively, the Texans finished with 20 points, 13 of which came in the fourth quarter, when the game was all but over. Deshaun Watson finished with 253 yards, one touchdown, and one interception, but was sacked four times.
They finished with 118 yards and two touchdowns on the ground and will give themselves a good chance to win this game if they can run the ball successfully.
The Ravens are favored to win this game by seven points. The over/under on total points scored is 52.5.
The Texans need this win because they do not want to fall behind in the division and play catchup for the rest of the season. However, they are overmatched by the Ravens, who will be able to run the ball against them. Houston will make it a game but will fall short. Take the Ravens on the points and the under in this game.