It Claims to be an exciting on Monday Night Football since the New Orleans Saints play host to the Houston Texans.
His Saints team and sean Payton are excited for a return to their glory days. They remain among those elite sides at the NFL and they need to be competitive in a tough NFC South division though they have lost some important pieces. 1 thing worth watching out for as we get into 2019 is whether or not Drew Brees and also this crime can replicate past years output that is historic. A few stiffer competition anticipates — starting in Week 1, though they’re a wonderful unit.
On the other side Monday evening will probably be Bill O’Brien’s Houston Texans. Houston has among the toughest applications this season, and heading into New Orleans for a week clash contrary to the successful Saints will provide a rigid test. Houston has a few question marks on crime especially as key was lost for the period. They also made a pretty questionable trade, coping Jadeveon Clowney away before the season started. Though the Texans have some bits that are nice, many will probably be interested to see how the team reacts to some.
This game is loaded with a few storylines and talent. It’s turned into a successful run at The Sports Geek at Week 1, so continue reading beneath the odds for detailed breakdowns, match analysis, and also a betting prediction for New Orleans vs. Houston.
Houston Texans +7 (-120)
@ New Orleans Saints -7 (+100)
More than 52 (-110)
Under 52 (-110)
They did receive a boost for their lineup in Laremy Tunsil out of it, Although the Clowney trade for Houston was controversial. He’s one of the sport’s best left tackles, will shield DeShaun Watson regularly, and ought to have the ability to open up regular holes in the running game.
Among the best parts about Houston is that their receiving corps that is lively. They have four receivers, who could be number two men on squads. With DeAndre Hopkins, Keke Coutee, WIll Fuller, and now Kenny Stills — that the attack ought to be in fine form all season long to its Texans. Now, the Saints can struggle to cover everybody and have big issues inside their secondary. Anticipate Watson to have the ability to assault the corners Marshon Lattimore, also find victory before moving the chains.
On the line, Max Unger was missing on the opposite side of the football since the Pro-Bowl center chose to retire. That should produce some problems in hand-offs and obstructing for Drew Brees, and it’ll be interesting to observe how this plays out in the first season. Replacing him is a beginner, that is the debut using J.J. Watt plus a ferocious Texans’ pass rush barrelling down on him. Anticipate pressure to be faced by Brees and also this Houston defense is sufficient to create some turnovers.
New Orleans still boasts abilities like Alvin Kamara out of the backfield, and Michael Thomas downfield — the Texans have a chance to hang around although if Houston can shadow them efficiently, although making this game for Brees.
Anticipate the Texans to really devote themselves to a competitive pass rush on Monday night. J.J. Watt should make havoc about your Saints’ O-Line and get to Brees often. The Saints are repeated slow starters, and Houston has sufficient talent. Take the points.