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Houston Texans overcame a 23.83-point projected spread, taking down Mustangs, 71.17 - 61.19 for the upset. They got a team-leading 29.32 points from Geno Smith and 12.00 from the New England Patriots Defense. Houston Texans has beaten expectations every week this season, putting up 5.4% more points than projected in this matchup. Mustangs, coming off a 100.16 - 66.00 win against KeithyP, saw their scoring drop off this week. The margin could have been larger, Houston Texans had a starter score zero points (Mark Ingram). Houston Texans (2-1, 246.21 points) climbs into 10th place and Mustangs (2-1, 264.79 points) steps into fourth place.
Smooth Moves by Houston Texans
- Geno Smith ranked ninth in the league in scoring this week with 29.32 points. It was also the second-highest score of any player on Houston Texans this season.
- The 6.65 points were a season-high for Isaiah Pead. The score beat his 3.28-point projection by 102.7%, which also was a season-high.
- Starter Mark Ingram put up a zero, but Houston Texans still won.
- The 12.00 points scored by the New England Patriots Defense outpaced their 9.02-point scoring projection by 33.0%.
- Houston Texans won despite having only 3 of their 9 starters exceed their projected points.
Toyota Missed Opportunities by Mustangs
- Sidney Rice was left on the bench, where he bested his expected 5.41-point total by putting up 18.45 points.
- Bobby Rainey, who Mustangs picked up this week, scored below his 4.30-point projection with 1.55 points.
- Mustangs had 8 starters fail to reach their projections.
- Dwayne Bowe had the lowest point total in the matchup with 0.70 points.
- It was a beating at QB for Mustangs, as they were outscored 29.32 - 8.74 by Houston Texans.
- If Houston Texans played Mustangs every week, they would be 1-2 this season.
- Besides Mustangs, Houston Texans would have beaten only five other teams this week.
- If they played the same schedule as Mustangs, Houston Texans would be 2-0.
- Houston Texans would be 20-37 if they played every team every week.
- Besides Houston Texans, Mustangs would have been defeated by 17 other teams this week.
- Houston Texans would have lost to Mustangs 100.16 - 87.38 had they played each other last week.
- Mustangs would be 1-1 if they played the same schedule as Houston Texans.
- If they played every team every week, Mustangs would be 28-29.
- Houston Texans has beaten their projection every week this season, scoring 71.17 points against a projected 67.53 this week.
- Both of the wins this season for Houston Texans have been upset victories.
- Houston Texans was able to win despite putting up the smallest point total of any winning team in the league this week.
- The 61.19 points put up by Mustangs ranked 19th in the league this week.
- In the loss, Jordan Cameron had the highest TE score in the league this week with 24.30 points.
- Houston Texans got the win despite Greg Zuerlein having a season-low 1.00 point and falling short of his projection for the second time this season.
- The win by Houston Texans was achieved despite having Eddie Royal put up a season-low 2.70 points, and underachieve for the first time this season.
- Larry Fitzgerald failed to meet his projected point total, scoring only 5.70 points of his projected 9.68.
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