Texans vs Lions Predictions and Expert Picks for Week 12 NFL Thanksgiving Game

Texans vs Lions predictions and expert picks for Week 12 NFL Thanksgiving game.
Texans vs Lions predictions and expert picks for Week 12 NFL Thanksgiving game. | Grant Halverson/Getty Images

The Houston Texans (3-7) looks to create their first winning streak of the season, as they travel to face the Detroit Lions (4-6) for the first Thanksgiving game in NFL Week 12. Houston is the 2.5-point road favorite in this one, according to FanDuel Sportsbook's NFL betting odds.

Let's see what the experts are predicting to happen in this Week 12 Texans-Lions showdown.

Texans vs Lions Picks Week 12

CBS Sports picks are from John Breech, numberFire picks are from their NFL game projections, Sporting News picks are from Vinnie Iyer, and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Week 12 NFL odds.

Winner:
CBS Sports: Texans
numberFire: Texans
Sporting News: Texans
Betting Favorite: Texans -2.5

Against the Spread:
CBS Sports: Texans
Sporting News: Texans

The experts and analysts are all on the same side of this one. Unanimously, everyone believes that the Texans will win and cover the 2.5-point spread against the Lions, chaining together two wins for the first time all season. Meanwhile, Detroit would then drop to 37-42-2 all-time in Thanksgiving games. This is Houston's second ever Thanksgiving game.

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