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Texans vs Jaguars Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 5 NFL Game

Devon Platana
Texans vs. Jaguars expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game.
Texans vs. Jaguars expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 5 game. / AP Photos/Gary McCullough
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The 2022 NFL season is underway and the Week 5 schedule is full of exciting showdowns. One of the more interesting matchups is an AFC South clash between the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Texans enter the week as the only winless team in the league following their 34-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Meanwhile, the Jaguars hope to get back on track after losing to the Philadelphia Eagles, 29-21.

Can Houston pull off an upset for their first victory of the season? Or will Jacksonville find success at home?

Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Texans vs Jaguars Week 5 matchup.

Texans vs Jaguars Projections

ESPN FPIJaguars (72.6%)
numberFireJaguars (69.7%)
FiveThirtyEightJaguars (77%)
Betting FavoriteJaguars (-7)

Projected Winner: Jaguars (4)

Texans vs Jaguars Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Jaguars (7)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsTBD
CBS Sports ExpertsTexans (4), Jaguars (3)

Expert Totals: Jaguars (10), Texans (4)

When it comes to projections, the four highlighted sources are all backing the Jaguars to win. The available experts are mostly in agreement as well with 71.4% of them backing Jacksonville.

As far as a Texans upset goes, their best chance of winning comes in at 30.3% on numberFire. In other words, don't count on Houston getting its first win of the year on Sunday.

The Texans may have won eight straight games against the Jaguars, but it looks like that streak will come to an end this weekend.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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