CBS Sports likes the Patriots
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Jared Dubin is the only analyst from CBS Sports who took the Texans. Everyone else, including Pete Prisco and Will Brinson, went with the Patriots.
ESPN mostly likes the Patriots
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Three out of 10 of ESPN's experts, including Dan Graziano, picked the Texans to win.
MMQB has one straggler taking Houston
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If there were one expert whose pick gave fans confidence the Texans might pull it off, it would be Andrew Brandt, who took Houston. The rest of the MMQB staff liked the Patriots.
Sporting News has the Patriots
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Bill Bender from Sporting News picked the Patriots to beat the Texans 23-19.
Don't look now, but the Patriots have won back-to-back games and could make a second-half AFC playoff push. Cam Newton hasn't thrown an interception in three games, and if that trend continues New England will stay in the hunt.
If Houston falls to 2-8, it is safe to say their season is over.