NFL Week 1 - Houston Texans vs San Diego Chargers

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 5th, 2013

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the Houston Texans win 57.2% of the time by an average score of 23.7-21.7. 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 1 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 1
Texans emblemTexans
@
Chargers
Mon., Sep. 9
Chargers emblem
AFC
Houston
AFC
San Diego
24GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 5, 2013)22
Win % 57.2 Win % 42.8
Over/Under 44.0 Spread 3.5
Win % ATS 45.3 Win % ATS 54.7
Over % 50.9 Under % 45.0
First Downs 20 First Downs 19
Rushing 6 Rushing 5
Passing 13 Passing 14
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/1 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 30-107 Rushes-Yards 22-86
Avg Rush 3.6 Avg Rush 3.9
Comp-Att-Int 20-33-1 Comp-Att-Int 22-38-1
Passing Yards 246 Passing Yards 252
Sacked-Yards 2-12 Sacked-Yards 3-20
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-43 Punts-Avg 4-43
KR-Avg 4-21 KR-Avg 5-22
PR-Avg 4-11 PR-Avg 4-11
Penalties-Yards 4-23 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 31:22 Time of Possession 29:07
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Arian Foster 19.1 73.5 0.6
Ben Tate 7.2 28.5 0.3
Cierre Wood 1.4 4.9 0.0
Matt Schaub 1.8 0.2 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Ryan Mathews 14.7 60.3 0.5
Danny Woodhead 5.5 22.0 0.2
Philip Rivers 1.6 2.3 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Andre Johnson 5.6 80.8 0.4
Owen Daniels 4.0 47.2 0.3
DeAndre Hopkins 3.2 43.7 0.2
Lestar Jean 1.9 30.8 0.2
Garrett Graham 1.6 16.2 0.1
Arian Foster 1.5 15.5 0.1
Keshawn Martin 1.0 11.7 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Malcom Floyd 4.4 63.1 0.3
Vincent Brown 3.4 53.7 0.3
Antonio Gates 4.1 44.2 0.3
Eddie Royal 2.9 30.6 0.2
Ryan Mathews 2.6 25.2 0.1
Keenan Allen 1.8 25.1 0.2
Danny Woodhead 1.5 18.8 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Matt Schaub 257.5 1.6 0.9
Passing YDS TD INT
Philip Rivers 272.3 1.5 1.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Randy Bullock 1.9 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Nick Novak 1.8 0.2

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