On Saturday, the Indianapolis Colts travel to Houston to take on the AFC South champion Texans in a rubber match. The Texans beat the Colts in September, and the Colts returned the favor in December, and as always the biggest game is the next one. The Colts have been led here by Andrew Luck and some outstanding offensive line play, while the Texans are here by virtue of an opportunistic defense and DeAndre Hopkins, one of the NFL’s best receivers right now.
Here’s how to watch the Texans host the Colts on Saturday.
Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans
Date: Saturday, Jan. 5
Time: 4:35 p.m. ET
Location: NRG Stadium, Houston
Odds: Texans (-1)
The CBS Sports panel of experts has the Colts across the board, and that’s partially because the Colts counter everything the Texans do well. They can negate a great pass rush and they have a No. 1 receiver capable of shredding a secondary, plus defensively they can create some pressure and keep Watson uncomfortable. The Texans may have taken the division, but the Colts have the talent and the depth to go on the road and take a win to get a crack at the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional round.
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