Texans vs. Saints live: How to stream, watch, prediction, and Week 1September 9, 2019
Texans at Saints
- Date: Monday, Sept. 9
- Time: 7:10 p.m. ET
- TV channel: ESPN
- Streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
- Odds: Saints -6.5, O/U 52.5 (via SportsLine)
Multi week in the wake of making a progression of exchanges that redid the program, the Houston Texans open the season on Monday Night Football against another playoff group planning to go further into the postseason this year. The Texans face the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in New Orleans, with the opening shot booked for 7:10 p.m. ET. On Aug. 31, the Texans exchanged away previous No. 1 by and large pick Jadeveon Clowney to the Seahawks while additionally exchanging for left handle Laremy Tunsil and collector Kenny Stills from the Dolphins, and for running back Carlos Hyde from the Chiefs. The moves incredibly modified the Texans profundity graph on the two sides of the ball. In the interim, the Saints are playing their first game since losing the NFC Championship Game in dubious style in January. New Orleans is a 6.5-point most loved in the most recent Saints versus Texans chances, and the over-under for all out focuses scored is 52.5. Before you make any Saints versus Texans picks, make sure to see the Monday Night Football forecasts from SportsLine senior expert Larry Hartstein.
A previous lead author for Covers and The Linemakers, Hartstein consolidates a huge system of Vegas sources with a diagnostic methodology he sharpened while working for Pro Football Focus. In the previous four years, he's gone 200-169 on NFL picks, including 61-47 last season. Likewise, Hartstein is 22-11 in his last 33 against the spread picks including the Saints. Any individual who has tailed him is far up. Presently, he's dialed in on Saints versus Texans in the primary portion of a Monday Night Football doubleheader.
Hartstein realizes that Drew Brees stays one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL. The future Hall of Famer finished a profession best 74.4 percent of his passes a year ago for 3,992 yards and 32 touchdowns against only five capture attempts. On Monday, he'll face a Texans auxiliary that lost security Tyrann Mathieu and cornerback Kareem Jackson in free organization.
Hartstein likewise has considered that New Orleans has been almost superb at home as of late. Over their last 18 home games, including the playoffs, the Saints are 15-3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. They've outscored their rivals by a normal of 8.5 focuses over that range.
All things being equal, New Orleans isn't ensured to cover the Saints versus Texans spread on Monday Night Football.
Houston has one of the top teams in quarterback Deshaun Watson and collector DeAndre Hopkins. Last season, Watson finished 68.3 percent of his goes for 4,165 yards and 26 touchdowns against only nine captures notwithstanding being always under strain and sacked an alliance high multiple times. With Tunsil securing his blind spot, Watson can set up far superior numbers in his third NFL season.
In the mean time, Hopkins can make the contention that he's the best recipient in the class. In the course of the last two seasons, he has gotten 211 passes (second best in the NFL) for 2,950 yards (second) and 24 touchdowns (tied for first).
We can reveal to you that Hartstein is hanging over, however he's discovered a basic x-factor that makes one side of the spread hit hard on Monday. He's sharing what it is, and which side to back, just at SportsLine.