NFL picks predictions for Buffalo Bills vs Houston Texans
Buffalo Bills will play against Houston Texans in an AFC Wild Card Game and on our site, you can read NFL picks predictions. The game is on Saturday, January 4, at 4:35 PM and the place is NRG Stadium, Houston, TX.
Buffalo Bills finished 2nd in the AFC East with 10 wins and 6 loses. Their biggest asset during the regular season was their defense which is the 2nd best in the league by pts allowed per game – 16.2. Bills QB Josh Allen finished the season with 3,089 passing yards and the team best receiver is John Brown with 1,060 yards. Buffalos lost their latest two matches in the league – first from New England Patriots 17-24 away from home and as a favorite their shockingly lose at home from New York Jets 13-6. However, against NY Jets, Bills played with Matt Barkley as QB and he finished without a touchdown but with 2 interceptions. Josh Allen was rested because even if they beat Jets they got no chance for a better place in the standings. Buffalo Bills’ last appearance in the playoffs was in 2017 but lost the Wild Card game from Jaguars in Jacksonville 10-3.
Houston Texans finished 1st in the AFC South with 10 wins and 6 loses. Deshaun Watson finished the regular season with 3,852 passing yards. Like their opponent, they also lost at home their last match in the regular season from Tennessee Titans 35-14. Texans QB in that match was A.J. McCarron and he finished with 225 passing yards, 1 interception and 0 touchdowns. After his long absence, J. J. Watt is ready for the playoffs and that’s the best news for Texans which will be able to use their defensive end.
Texans are favorites in the upcoming clash mostly because the game will be in Houston but whoever wins will not be a surprise. For the last time, these teams played in 2018 again in Houston and Texans won that clash 13-20. However, Bills are a stronger team this year and expect them to win the AFC Wild Card Game. NFL picks predictions: Buffalo Bills +2½ Spread