NFL Picks: Week 8 Carolina Panthers vs. Houston Texans
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SPREAD: Houston Texans -3 (-110), Carolina Panthers +3 (-110)
MONEYLINE: Houston Texans -150, Carolina Panthers +130
TOTAL: Houston Texans O 43 (-110), Carolina Panthers U 43 (-110)
Eyeing Back-to-Back Victories
In terms of key leaders, the Texans’ offensive performance has been led by C.J. Stroud, who has amassed 1,660 passing yards at an average of 276.7 yards per game. Stroud’s completion rate stands at 59.6%, and he’s thrown nine touchdowns with only one interception, reflecting his growth as a playmaker. On the ground, Dameon Pierce has been their go-to rusher, accumulating 281 yards with an average of 46.8 yards per game and one touchdown. He’s also contributed significantly in the passing game with 84 receiving yards. Wide receiver Nico Collins has been a primary target, recording 547 receiving yards and three touchdowns, averaging 91.2 yards per game. The NFL Odds, and the Texans coming from a victory, looking sharp for this Game.
Seeking Redemption in Charlotte
They had a less pleasant experience in their most recent outing, enduring a 42-21 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Quarterback Bryce Young led the Panthers, accumulating 217 passing yards on a 23-of-38 completion rate. Although Young managed to throw for one touchdown and avoid interceptions, it was not enough to claim a victory. In the rushing game, Chuba Hubbard carried the ball 19 times for 88 yards, showing his ability to churn out yards on the ground, averaging 4.6 yards per attempt. He added one catch for two yards. Wide receiver Adam Thielen emerged as the primary receiver for Young, recording an impressive 115 receiving yards on 11 catches, making him a notable standout. The NFL Lines, and Panthers looking for a new victory.
When it comes to betting performance, the Texans have fared relatively well against the spread, posting four wins in six games this season. Their games have surpassed the over/under two times in six attempts, indicating a trend toward higher-scoring matchups. On the flip side, the Panthers have yet to secure a win against the spread this season, struggling in their attempts to cover the spread when they’ve been underdogs by three points or more in six chances. Additionally, the Panthers’ games have gone over the total in three of six opportunities, indicating their propensity for higher-scoring contests.