Texans Favored Over Colts with Playoffs Spot on the Line

  • The Houston Texans are 1.0-point favorites against the Indianapolis Colts in a crucial NFL Week 18 matchup.
  • Whichever team cashes their moneyline odds earns a spot in the NFL Playoffs and could win the AFC South with a Jacksonville Jaguars loss.
  • The Indianapolis Colts have +350 odds to win the AFC South, while the Texans have slightly longer odds at +400 to win the division.

INDIANAPOLIS – Betting odds for the Texans and Colts pivotal Week 18 matchup slightly favors Houston with a 1.0-point spread. The Indianapolis Colts have -105 moneyline odds at home to earn a spot in the NFL Playoffs on Saturday night.

It’s win or go home for both teams and USA online sportsbooks give the Texans an edge. Indianapolis defeated Houston in their Week 2 battle, but both teams have drastically changed over the last four months.

Houston Texans Vs Indianapolis Colts Betting Lines

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Houston Texans -1.0 (-110) -115 O47.5 (-110)
Indianapolis Colts +1.0 (-110) -105 U47.5 (-110)

Saturday night’s 47.5-point total went over in the Texans and Colts first meeting this season. There are -110 odds at NFL online sportsbooks for the total to go over again in Week 18.

Winner of Colts, Texans Could Clinch AFC South Title

Although both teams face a win and get in situation on Saturday, there’s also a chance either team could win the AFC South. With a Jacksonville Jaguars loss, the winner of Colts Vs Texans would clinch the AFC South title and host a playoff game.

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AFC South Betting Odds

  • Jacksonville Jaguars -190
  • Indianapolis Colts +350
  • Houston Texans +400

There are plenty of NFL Playoff scenarios, but the key scenario for AFC South betting odds hinges on the Jaguars Week 18 matchup against the Tennessee Titans. Jacksonville’s -190 odds to win the AFC South indicates they will hold on to their division lead, but there’s great value on the Texans or Colts to win the division rather than just betting their Week 18 matchup.

Instead of betting the Texans to win in Week 18 with -115 odds, you can bet them to win the AFC South at sportsbooks that accept Texas residents for +400 odds. This bet needs the Texans to win and the Jaguars to lose, which they’ve done in four of their last five games.