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Houston Texans Odds

There are many ways to beat your bookie. Betting against the Texans spread, over-under, moneyline, props, and more–we share it all.

Find Houston Texans odds and consensus lines from the best sportsbooks in the United States. We use odds from sportsbooks like Circa Sports, Westgate Superbook, William Hill, BetMGM, Stations Casinos, and more.

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Are you new to betting the Texans?

If you're new to sports betting, here is a quick guide to help you bet the Texans.

How do I bet the Texans Spread?
Betting the Houston Texans against the spread is easy! Let's imagine Houston is a -6.5 home favorite tonight. The number, -6.5, means the Texans needs to win the game by a touchdown to win your bet. If their opponent who is a +6.5 road underdog either wins the game or loses by six points or fewer, your bet would lose.

How do I bet the Texans Over-Under?
Another popular bet to make is the Houston Texans game total. Let's imagine the Texans are playing tonight and the total is 43.5 points. You can simply bet over 43.5 points or under 43.5 points. So if you think Houston and their opponent will score a lot of points, you'd need 44 total points scored to win your bet. If you think the Texans will have a bad game, you'd need both teams to score 43 points or less.

How do I bet the Texans Moneyline?
Betting the Houston Texans moneyline means you expect the Texans will win the game outright. Using the example above, if Houston is a -6.5 point favorite, their moneyline odds would be -280 and their opponent would be +230.

This means you would have to bet $280 on Houston to win $100. If you wanted to bet against the Texans, you would win $230 if you bet $100 on their opponent.

How do I bet Houston Texans Props?
There are many types of prop bets, but here, we'll only focus on team props and player props.

How do I bet Houston Texans Futures
Houston futures bets are a fun way to make long-term bets. For example, before the season starts you can bet over or under Texans season win total or bet on the Houston Texans to win the Super Bowl, conference title, or division.

The biggest drawback to betting futures is having your bankroll tied up for long periods of time, but the payouts can be significant.

How do I bet the Texans in-game

How do I read Texans betting lines?
Betting sports looks more complicated than it actually is. You will see odds listed like Texans -6.5 (-110). The -6.5 portion means Houston is favored and needs to win by seven points to cover the spread so you can cash your ticket. The -110 portion is the cost of the wager. When it's negative, that means you need to bet $1.10 to win $1.00. If the number positive, like +110, it means for every $1.00 you bet, you win $1.10.

You may also see things like Houston Texans 53.5 (-110). The 53.5 is a reference to the total. Choose if you think more or less than 53.5 points will be scored. Similar to the spread, you'll need to wager $1.10 to win $1.00. 

Sometimes the betting board will have moneyline odds like Texans -250. This is a straight bet to win the game. For this bet, you'll need to bet $2.50 to win $1.00.

What does Texans +150 mean?
This means if you bet $100 on Houston and they win the game, you will win $150.

What does Texans -150 mean?
This means if you bet $150 on Houston and they win the game, you will win $100.

How do Texans odds work?
Timing is everything in sports betting. Sportsbooks provide betting odds on games so bettors can make wagers on them. If Houston played on Sunday, most sportsbooks will post odds for their next game on Monday.

Once the market opens, bookmakers start taking bets on the next Texans game. It's important to understand that bookmakers need to minimize their risk (also called exposure) on each game. The books will try to get a balanced amount of money on both the Texans and their opponent.

Let's imagine the Houston Texans open as -4.5 favorites on Monday morning, but on Wednesday an important player like the quarterback is put on the injury list. Because of the injury news, the sportsbook may lower the odds to Texans -1.5.

Bettors who bet Houston -4.5 early in the week are stuck with a bad "off-market" number. Likewise, bettors who bet the opponent +4.5 now have a good number. 

Learning how betting markets move and shift with news and information is what sets apart the professional gamblers from the average recreational bettor.

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