The Indianapolis Colts (3-2) head south to face the Houston Texans (3-2) tonight. The winner will be in lone possession of the top spot in the AFC South.
The Colts have a history of impressive performances on Thursday night games. The Colts have won nine in a row and seven have been on the road. The last loss was just over 10 years ago against the New England Patriots on opening night.
Indy brings one of the top rated offenses in the league to Houston, a team that features the best defensive player in J.J. Watt. The Colts improved defense will be looking for a fourth straight dominant performance tonight and faces outstanding rusher Arian Foster and ultimate game manager Ryan Fitzpatrick.
The Colts and Texans have a long history against one another, but the Colts hold a decisive 20-4 advantage in the series. Here is what fans should be on the lookout for in tonight’s game.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 9th
Start Time: 8:25 pm EST
Location: Houston, Texas
Venue: NRG Stadium (formerly Reliant Stadium)
Tonight’s game is televised nationally, making it the third such game by the Colts this season.
The radio broadcast can be heard on 1070 The Fan, 97.1 HANK FM in Indianapolis. They can be found on member of the Colts Radio Network outside of Indy. Bob Lamey returns to do play-by-play along with Jim Sorgi offering color commentary.
Colts -3 Over/Under: 46