NFL Week 3 - Houston Texans vs New Orleans Saints

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 23rd, 2011

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the New Orleans Saints win 62.5% of the time by an average score of 25.9-21.8. The stats in the box score below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view NFL picks and fantasy football projections from every NFL game this week, visit our Week 3 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 3
Texans emblemTexans
@
Saints
Sun., Sep. 25
Saints emblem
AFC
Houston
NFC
New Orleans
22GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 23, 2011)26
Win % 37.5 Win % 62.5
Over/Under 52.5 Spread -4.0
Win % ATS 48.7 Win % ATS 47.7
Over % 35.5 Under % 64.5
First Downs 21 First Downs 22
Rushing 5 Rushing 5
Passing 15 Passing 16
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/13
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 23-95 Rushes-Yards 21-84
Avg Rush 4.1 Avg Rush 4.0
Comp-Att-Int 24-40-1 Comp-Att-Int 25-41-1
Passing Yards 272 Passing Yards 288
Sacked-Yards 3-17 Sacked-Yards 2-12
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 5-40 Punts-Avg 4-44
KR-Avg 5-21 KR-Avg 4-23
PR-Avg 4-10 PR-Avg 5-10
Penalties-Yards 4-24 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 30:43 Time of Possession 29:54
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Ben Tate 14.3 59.8 0.4
Arian Foster 6.8 33.6 0.4
Matt Schaub 1.9 1.2 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Mark Ingram 15.5 68.5 0.7
Pierre Thomas 3.8 15.0 0.2
Drew Brees 1.7 0.6 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Andre Johnson 6.5 96.4 0.4
Owen Daniels 3.7 44.1 0.2
Jacoby Jones 3.1 43.3 0.2
Kevin Walter 3.2 35.0 0.1
Joel Dreessen 2.3 20.6 0.1
Arian Foster 1.8 16.4 0.1
Ben Tate 1.6 14.5 0.1
Bryant Johnson 1.3 11.7 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Robert Meachem 4.4 62.1 0.3
Lance Moore 4.4 60.4 0.4
Devery Henderson 4.1 56.0 0.4
Jimmy Graham 4.0 50.9 0.3
David Thomas 2.9 26.8 0.2
Adrian Arrington 1.9 18.1 0.1
Pierre Thomas 1.2 9.8 0.1
Mark Ingram 1.0 9.7 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Schaub 289.0 1.5 1.0
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 300.2 1.9 1.1
Field Goals Made Missed
Neil Rackers 1.7 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
John Kasay 1.9 0.4

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