By The Associated Press
N.Y. GIANTS (0-2) at HOUSTON (0-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Texans by 4 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 0-2, Houston 0-2
SERIES RECORD - Giants lead 3-1
LAST MEETING - Giants beat Texans 30-17, Sept. 21, 2014
LAST WEEK - Giants lost to Cowboys 20-13; Texans lost to Titans 20-17
AP PRO32 RANKING - Giants No. 29, Texans No. 28
GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (28), PASS (24).
GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (29), PASS (2).
TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (1), PASS (21).
TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (21), PASS (12).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Giants have won last three meetings. ... QB Eli Manning is 3-0 with 710 yards, six TDs and three interceptions against Texans. ... Rookie RB Saquon Barkley had franchise-record 14 receptions last week. ... WR Odell Beckham has 98 receptions for 1,556 yards and 11 TDs in 13 career games against AFC. ... TE Evan Engram had seven receptions for 67 yards and TD vs. Dallas. ... S Landon Collins has two interceptions and fumble recovery combined in last four outings against AFC. ... LB Alec Ogletree has 17 tackles, forced fumble and 98-yard interception return for touchdown in two games against Houston while with Rams. ... CB Janoris Jenkins has forced fumble and two interception returns for TDs in last four road games. ... DT Damon Harrison had career-high 12 tackles in last meeting against Houston while playing for Jets. ... Houston QB Deshaun Watson threw for 310 yards with two TDs and one interception last week. He's thrown for 12 touchdowns and two interceptions in three career starts at home. ... RB Lamar Miller ranks fourth in NFL with 166 yards rushing. ... WR DeAndre Hopkins had 110 yards receiving and touchdown last week. He had six catches for 116 yards in last meeting with Giants. ... DE J.J. Watt had two tackles for losses and forced fumble last week. Watt had seven tackles, including two for losses, and sack in last game against Giants. ... CB Johnathan Joseph has 169 passes defended since 2006, most in that span among active players. ... CB Kareem Jackson moved to safety in offseason and started there in Week 1, but moved back to cornerback last week after injury to Kevin Johnson. ... OLB Whitney Mercilus has 4 1/2 sacks in last four games against NFC. ... DE Jadeveon Clowney, who sat out last week with elbow injury, has 17 tackles for losses and six sacks in last seven games against NFC. ... Fantasy tip: Houston WR Will Fuller had eight receptions for 113 yards and TD last week and has five touchdown catches in last six games at home.
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Updated September 20, 2018