Both teams will be playing for pride on the Thanksgiving Day stage when the Detroit Lions (4-6) and Houston Texans (3-7) meet at Ford Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. ET.
William Hill Sportsbook lists Houston as a three-point favorite in its latest Texans vs. Lions odds, while the over-under for total points scored is 51.5. Before making any Texans vs. Lions picks or NFL predictions, check out what SportsLine's resident Lions expert, R.J White, has to say.
CBS Sports' NFL editor, White enters Week 12 on an impressive 31-22 run. It's no surprise, as White twice has cashed huge in the world's most prestigious football handicapping competition, the Las Vegas SuperContest.
Moreover, White has a particularly keen eye for the Lions. In fact, he is a stunning 39-22 in his last 61 picks involving Detroit! Anyone who has followed his NFL picks is WAY UP.
On Thanksgiving Day, we can tell you White is leaning Over the total, but his much stronger play is on the spread. In fact, White has found a crucial X-factor that has him going BIG on one side of the spread! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in your own picks.
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