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The Green Bay Packers attempt to keep their grip on first place in the NFC North and run their winning streak to five games during their first-ever matchup with the 3-year-old Houston Texans.

WHAT: Green Bay Packers (5-4) at Houston Texans (4-5)

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., ESPN

OPENING LINE: Packers by 3.

LAST WEEK: Packers beat Vikings 34-31 to tie for the NFC North lead. Texans lost to Colts 49-14, their second consecutive blowout loss.

PACKERS OFFENSE: OVERALL (4), RUSH (9), PASS (3)

PACKERS DEFENSE: OVERALL (22), RUSH (12), PASS (25)

TEXANS OFFENSE: OVERALL (9), RUSH (21), PASS (9)

TEXANS DEFENSE: OVERALL (27), RUSH (14), PASS (28)

SERIES RECORD: First meeting.

LAST MATCHUP: None


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