Life doesn’t get any easier for the Kansas City Chiefs as the travel to play the Houston Texans October 17th. This will be a tough game for the Kansas City Chiefs after the Houston Texans just received a brutal spanking at the hands of the New York Giants on their home field.
The Houston Texans have to get their act together at home if they want to advance as a legitimate threat in the AFC. The Kansas City Chiefs head into Reliant Field after holding Peyton Manning without a touchdown pass in their loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Houston Texans Offense vs Kansas City Chiefs Defense
Matt Schaub was bottled up last week by the New York Giants and threw for 196 yards and no touchdowns. The New York Giants also bottled up the Houston Texans run game holding Arian Foster to only 25 yards. Schaub and Andre Johnson should be in sync for this game against the Kansas City Chiefs and look for the short passing game to be exploited in this game by Matt Schaub also.
The Kansas City Chiefs defense is the reason for their early success in the 2010 NFL season. It certainly is not the offense. The Kansas City Chiefs defense has been solid up front and their secondary coverage has also been better than expected. Houston Texans offense will have an edge over the up and coming Kansas City Chiefs defense.
Houston Texans Defense vs Kansas City Chiefs Offense
It was assumed Brian Cushing would help solidify this Houston Texans defense that has struggled in the first part of the NFL season. The New York Giants put 41 points up on the Houston Texans defense and looked even worse with the addition of the 2009 NFL Rookie of the Year Cushing.
The Houston Texans will need to answer questions about their defense against one of the most anemic offenses in the NFL. The Houston Texans game plan in this game? Stuff the run and make Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs throw the ball.
The Kansas City Chiefs offense is Thomas Jones and Jamaal Charles at running back. Matt Cassel at quarterback is just a step above Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. The passing game for the Kansas City Chiefs must pick up the pace if they expect to compete against the more talented teams in the NFL. The Houston Texans defense holds the slight edge over the Kansas City Chiefs offense.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Houston Texans -4.5: Pick Against the Spread & Final Word
The Las Vegas Hilton Superbook has installed the Houston Texans as a six point favorite over the visiting Kansas City Chiefs. The Kansas City Chiefs secondary stood up to Peyton Manning and the explosive offense of the Indianapolis Colts.
The Houston Texans were dominated by a superior New York Giants defense and they should be humiliated enough to play at a high level against the Kansas City Chiefs in this game. Take the Houston Texans -4.5 over the Kansas City Chiefs.
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