The Indianapolis Colts (1-4) will be looking to get out of a rut when they host the Houston Texans (1-4) at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday for a Week 6 matchup.
The first time these two teams meet this season, this matchup will determine the second-place team in the division for the time being. The Texans currently have the upper hand given their superior divisional record to this point.
The oddsmakers have the Colts entering the weekend as massive favorites in this matchup, let’s take a look at who some of the experts around the league are siding with in Week 6.
|Expert||Pick||Score (if applicable)|
|Nate Davis (USA TODAY)||Colts||24-16|
|Mike Jones (USA TODAY)||Colts||22-16|
|Jarrett Bell (USA TODAY)||Colts||27-18|
|Mike Clay (ESPN)||Colts||N/A|
|Gregg Rosenthall (NFL Network)||Colts||28-20|
|Bill Bender (Sporting News)||Colts||29-22|
|Dave Richard (CBS Sports)||Colts||N/A|
|Pete Prisco (CBS Sports)||Colts||30-17|
|Mark Lane (Texans Wire)||Colts||26-13|
|Albert Breer (Sports Illustrated)||Colts||N/A|
It seems to be pretty much a clean sweep for the Colts. Over at Tallysight, 96% of analysts are siding with the Colts in this matchup.
This is a game the Colts should win. Even with their issues with an inconsistent pass rush and injuries to key positions, the Colts have to prove they can overcome that against the Texans.
If somehow the Texans wind up with an upset at Lucas Oil Stadium, serious questions will be raised about the direction of the organization.