Indianapolis vs. Houston

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 30th, 2008

WhatIfSports.com "played" the Week 5 - Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans game 10,001 times. The Indianapolis Colts win 59.7% of the time by an average score of 26.6-20.5. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view stats and scores from every NFL game this week and learn more about how these simulations work, please visit our Week 5 NFL Scores page.

Indianapolis Team Stats Houston Team Stats
Points 26.6 Points 20.5
Win % 59.7 Win % 40.3
First Downs 21.6 First Downs 18.4
- Rushing 6.5 - Rushing 4.6
- Passing 14.6 - Passing 13.4
- Penalty 0.6 - Penalty 0.4
3rd Down Eff 6.5/13.2 3rd Down Eff 6.5/14
4th Down Eff 0.4/0.7 4th Down Eff 0.4/1
Rushes-Yards 32.3-112.4 Rushes-Yards 22.6-98.8
Avg Rush 3.5 Avg Rush 4.4
Comp-Att-Int 18.3-30.5-0.8 Comp-Att-Int 23.3-37.3-1.3
Passing Yards 259.4 Passing Yards 244.8
Sacked-Yards 2-11.9 Sacked-Yards 2.7-16.9
Fumbles-Lost 0.6-0.3 Fumbles-Lost 0.7-0.4
Punts-Avg 3.6-40.7 Punts-Avg 4.1-40.3
KR-Avg 4.5-19.6 KR-Avg 5.5-20.6
PR-Avg 4.1-8.8 PR-Avg 3.6-7.5
Penalties-Yards 3.5-22.2 Penalties-Yards 4.2-26.5
Time of Possession 31:46 Time of Possession 28:54

Indianapolis Individual Stats Houston Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Joseph Addai 25.5 87.4 0.8
Dominic Rhodes 5.3 24 0.3
Peyton Manning 1.3 -0.1 0
Rushing
  Att Yds TD
Steve Slaton 19.2 89.4 0.6
Matt Schaub 1.5 3.9 0
Chris Taylor 1.1 3.5 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Reggie Wayne 6.1 102.6 0.7
Anthony Gonzalez 4.4 77.9 0.6
Marvin Harrison 4.2 50.7 0.3
Dallas Clark 1.8 21 0.2
Joseph Addai 1.1 11.1 0.1
Receiving
  Rec Yds TD
Andre Johnson 6.2 70.6 0.4
Owen Daniels 4.5 59.1 0.3
Kevin Walter 5.8 57.4 0.4
Steve Slaton 3.7 32.3 0.2
Andre' Davis 1.4 26.9 0.2
Vonta Leach 1.4 10.8 0.1
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Peyton Manning 18.3 30.5 271.3 2 0.8
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
Matt Schaub 23.2 37 260 1.6 1.2
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Adam Vinatieri 1.6 0.5
Field Goals
  Made Missed
Kris Brown 1.3 0.6

Paul Bessire is the Senior Quantitative Analyst and Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com and a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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