The Texans are 9½- 10 point favorites depending on what sportsbook you look at. It's only the 3rd time in Texans history (2nd game in a row) that they've been favored by more than 9 points. They are 1-1 the 2 previous times. Houston has won 4 games in a row when favored and are 7-2 in the last 9 games they were favored, with all wins at home. The Bengals are 0-11 since 2001 when they've been an underdog by more than 8 points. 0-10 on the road. The Texans have never beaten the Bengals (0-3). First meeting at Reliant since the Texans inaugural season, a 38-3 loss. The last time the Cincinnati Bengals lost a football game in Houston, TX was a 20-13 loss to the Oilers on Sept. 25, 1994. Los Angeles had 2 football teams then and Baltimore had none. The Texans have won 6 of their last 7 home games and are 10-3 in their last 13 home games. The Bengals are on a 7 game losing streak. Cincy has lost 12 of their last 14 road games. Houston is 3-10 against the AFC North (2-4 at home). Cincy is 5-8 against the AFC South (4-4 on the road).