The Houston Texans and the Indianapolis Colts finish up their season series Thursday night at NRG Stadium. As we kickoff our 100 facts, we first take a look at some series facts before moving into Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.
1. The Texans are 6-4 for the second time in franchise history. The last time, 2016, made the playoffs and won the AFC South.
2. Since 1990, when playoff formats were last tinkered with, teams that started 6-5 made the playoffs 55/121 times with 21/55 of those clubs having won the division.
3. Since 1990, when playoff formats were last tinkered with, teams that started 7-4 made the playoffs 94/135 with 39/94 having won the division.
4. The Colts are 6-4 for the 10th time in franchise history. 6/9 of those teams made the playoffs with three of those teams having won the division.
5. The Colts have swept the Texans 10 times in series history. Here is how that compares to the rest of the Texans’ divisional opponents:
6. The Texans are 8-28 against the Colts, including playoffs, with a 5-13 record at home. Here is home record compares to the rest of the division:
7. The Texans are 5-13 against the Colts at home. Here is the breakdown by naming rights:
Reliant Stadium: 4-9
NRG Stadium: 1-4
8. The Texans are 0-8 in November against the Colts with an 0-3 record at home.
9. The Texans are 30-38 in November with a 15-18 record at home.
10. The Colts are 149-124-3 in November with a 70-64-1 record on the road.
11. The Texans are 97-115 in early afternoon games with a 62-53 record at home.
12. Since 1970, the Colts are 227-206 in early afternoon games with a 112-128 record on the road.