Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints Free Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 8-20-2016

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The New Orleans Saints are headed to the road to meet the Houston Texans in a week two NFL pro football preseason game set for Saturday.

Start Time: 8PM ET

Location: Houston

TV: NFL Network Delayed

NFL Point Spread Odds: Houston -3

Money Line: Texans -155 odds and Saints +135 odds

Over Under Total: 41 points

Notes: New Orleans fell to 0-1 in the preseason following the 34-22 road defeat at the New England Patriots as a +3 point betting underdog. The total finished at over 38 points. The Saints moved the football for 369 yards with 291 yards passing. Luke McCown saw extended action and hit on 18 of 27 passes for 143 yards with a touchdown and pick. They were 3 of 4 inside the red zone. On defense the team gave up 362 yards to the New England offense with 151 yards rushing on 30 carries.

Houston is 1-0 in the preseason with the 24-13 road victory at the San Francisco 49ers as a +3 point betting underdog. The game total finished at under 38 ½ points. The Texans were down 13-7 at the half they outscored the 49ers 17-0 in the second half. Their offense generated 255 yards with only 94 running on 29 carries. Tom Savage hit on 14 of 24 passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively the Texans allowed 409 yards of offense to San Francisco with 236 yards rushing.