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Texans-Colts Capsule

September 27, 2018

HOUSTON (0-3) at INDIANAPOLIS (1-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Pick-em

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Houston 0-3, Indianapolis 2-1

SERIES RECORD - Colts lead 25-7

LAST MEETING - Colts beat Texans 22-13, Dec. 31, 2017

LAST WEEK - Texans lost to Giants 27-22; Colts lost to Eagles 20-16

AP PRO32 RANKING - Texans No. 30, Colts No. 26

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (8), PASS (13).

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (20), PASS (14).

COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (29), PASS (23).

COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (15), PASS (15).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Texans have lost league-high nine straight and are one of three winless teams in NFL this season. ... Houston’s last win came Nov. 19 vs. Arizona. ... Deshaun Watson is first Texans quarterback with back-to-back 300-yard games since Matt Schaub in 2012. ... Watson has connected with Will Fuller for TD pass in seven straight games. ... WR DeAndre Hopkins has caught at least one pass in all 82 games played. ... DE-OLB Jadeveon Clowney needs two tackles for loss to reach 50 in career. ... S Kareem Jackson needs one interception to tie Johnathan Joseph’s franchise record (14). ... DE J.J. Watt has eight sacks against Andrew Luck, second-highest total of any active quarterback behind only Blake Bortles (nine). ... Since 2014, Texans are league-best 21-1 when leading at halftime and have held opponents to league-low 34.2 percent on third-down conversions. ...Indy swept last season’s two-game series after losing three straight to Houston and is 14-2 at home against Houston. ... Colts’ next win will be No. 300 since moving from Baltimore to Indianapolis in 1984. ... K Adam Vinatieri needs one field goal to break Morten Andersen’s NFL record (565). Vinatieri also needs three field goal attempts to pass Gary Anderson (672) for second all-time and one game played to pass George Blanda (340) for No. 4. ... Luck has thrown TD pass in league-best 26 consecutive games and needs one more game to tie Peyton Manning for No. 2 in franchise history. ... Luck also needs 260 yards passing to reach 20,000 and 16 yards rushing for 1,500 in career. ... WR T.Y. Hilton needs two catches for 450. ... Indy ranks sixth in sacks allowed (five), while defense is tied for fourth in sacks (10). ... Colts also have most tackles for loss (22) in NFL this season. ... Rookie LB Darius Leonard has 31 tackles last two weeks and leads NFL with 41. ... Fantasy tip: Hilton has historically played well against Texans. With Luck back, Colts looking for more big plays and Houston struggling, Luck and Hilton could have another big day against familiar foe.

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