Houston Texans Betting | 2010 NFL Betting Guide

The 2010 Houston Texans finished the year with a bang going 4-1 down the stretch but still missed the playoffs. Texans are hoping last year was hump year and they can use their high powered offense that was ranked #1 in passing offense and make it to the NFL playoffs for the first time.

2009 Houston Texans NFL Future Odds Betting Preview

Online sportbooks have NFL Future odds on the Houston Texans Regular Season Wins Over/Under 8.5 Wins. The Houston Texans are a +3000 odds to witn 2011 NFL Super Bowl XLV (45) and the Houston Texans are a -165 odds to miss the NFL playoffs. QB Matt Schaub is a +2000 odds to win NFL Regular Season MVP. 2nd round pick RB Ben Tate is a +600 odds to win NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Betting Odds Source: August 11, 2010 BetUS Sportsbook. More NFL Future Odds at BetUS Sportsbook.

2010 Houston Texans Key Additions

Offense: RB Ben Tate (2nd Round, Auburn), FB Justin Griffith (from Seahawks), TE Derek Fine (from Rams), OL Wade Smith (from Chiefs)
Defense: DT Earl Mitchell (3rd Round, Arizona), LB Danny Clark (from Giants), CB Kareem Jackson (1st Round, Alabama), K Neil Rackers (from Cardinals)

2010 Houston Texans Key Losses

Offense: QB Rex Grossman (to Redskins), RB Chris Brown (not tendered), RB Ryan Moats (to Vikings), G Chester Pitts (to Seahawks), G Tutan Reyes (not tendered), OL Ephraim Salaam (not tendered)
Defense: DT Jeff Zgonina (not tendered), LB Khary Campbell (not tendered), LB Chaun Thompson (not tendered), CB Dunta Robinson (to Falcons), S John Busing (not tendered), S Nick Ferguson (not tendered), S Brian Russell (not tendered)

2009 Houston Texans Key Stats

2009 Record: 9-7 (2nd, AFC South)
Offensive Team Rank: 30th Rushing, 1st Passing, 10th Scoring
Defensive Team Rank: T10th Rushing, 18th Passing, 17th Scoring
Top Offensive Player: Andre Johnson, WR (101 receptions, 1569 yards, 9 TD)
Top Defensive Player: Mario Williams, DE (43 tackles, 9 sacks)

2010 Houston Texans Betting Preview

2010 NFL Odds Houston Texans Regular Season Wins

Over 8.5 Regular Season Wins -115
Under 8.5 Regular Season Wins -115

The Total on regular season wins is 8.5 Over -115 meaning that for every $115 bet will payout $100 if the Houston Texans win 9 or more regular season games. Last year the Texans drew heavy action on the Over 8 wins and this year they are on the bubble again. Bettors are laying off Over/Under action as there are better betting value on other teams.

NFL Future Odds to win the 2011 Super Bowl XLV (45)

Houston Texans +3000 --- +4000 odds last year
San Diego Chargers +1000
Dallas Cowboys +1000
New England Patriots +1200
Tennessee Titans +3000
Baltimore Ravens +1200
Pittsburgh Steelers +2000
Indianapolis Colts +800
New Orleans Saints +900

Betting Odds Source: August 11, 2010 BetUS Sportsbook

Best Houston Texans Sportsbook

All these top online sportsbooks accept US players and have betting lines on the Houston Texans. You should have at least 2 online sportsbook accounts for the NFL year so that you can get the best line and receive a variety of player prop bets which are different at most sportbooks. Some will have reduced juice (like Sportsbook.com) on a certain day while all of the have different prop bets (like BetUS) to meet different needs. Bodog Sportsbook has great NFL Live betting. Diamond (DSI) Sportsbook offers 1Q and huge variety of betting lines with a great reload bonus.

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