The Houston Texans will visit the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, September 10th, in the first game of the 2023 season for both teams.
The Texans finished 3-13-1 last season and were fourth in the AFC South. Houston failed to qualify for the postseason.
The Ravens were 10-7 last season and finished second in the AFC North. Baltimore was eliminated from the postseason by the division rival Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild Card round by a score of 24-17.
Texans vs. Ravens Betting Odds
|Houston Texans||+9.5 (-110)||Over 43.5 (-110)||+350|
|Baltimore Ravens||-9.5 (-110)||Under 43.5 (-110)||-450|
Fixture: Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens
Date & Time: Sunday, September 10th, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Venue: M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland
The Houston Texans averaged just 17.0 points per game last season, which ranked 30th in the league. Houston ranked 25th in passing offense and 31st in rushing offense. The Texans allowed 24.7 points per game, ranking 27th in the league. They ranked tenth in passing defense, however, they were 32nd in rushing defense.
The Baltimore Ravens averaged 20.6 points per game, ranking 19th in the league in scoring offense. Baltimore ranked 28th in passing offense, however, they were second in rushing offense. The Ravens allowed 18.5 points per game, which ranked third in the league. They ranked 26th in passing defense, however, they were third in rushing defense.
Texans vs. Ravens Betting Prediction
The Houston Texans will be in a rebuilding year as they have given the reigns to rookie quarterback CJ Stroud. Meanwhile, the Baltimore Ravens appear to have given former MVP quarterback Lamar Jackson the best weapons he has had in his career. Look for Baltimore to start the season on a strong note as they win by at least ten points.