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Texans Struggles Matching Up Nicely With Chiefs Strengths

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I pointed out earlier that the Houston Texans offense is struggling after a 10-point effort against the New York Giants. Now the Texans will face a Kansas City Chiefs team that's ranked third in the NFL in scoring defense.

And they'll be doing it at home, which for the Texans, may not be a good thing.

They've got some strange numbers on playing at home. Since 2009, they're 5-6 at home. Their average loss at home comes by 12.1 points. Only one of their home losses in that span has been by less than seven points.

Via Houston Chronicle:

"What's so frustrating for me and the other players is that we haven't won at home," Texans' Eric Winston said. "You want to win at home because it's your field and you want to play well in front of your fans. We want to play well for ourselves and our organization, but we want to play well for the fans, too, and we didn't do it against the Cowboys and Giants."

My ideal scenario: The Texans start to press because they're putting pressure on themselves to win at home. Pressing turns into mistakes that the Chiefs can take advantage of.

Like some of the other games this year, there are some stats that match up very nicely with the Chiefs.