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Dolphins Vs. Texans Odds: Miami Big Underdog To Houston

The Miami Dolphins take on the Houston Texans in an opening weekend affair, and according to the oddsmakers the Dolphins are one of the biggest underdogs in Week 1.

According to, the Dolphins are anywhere from an 11.5-point to a 13.5-point underdog to the Texans, who won the NFC South last year. The Dolphins are the biggest underdog this week, according to OddsShark, with the Indianapolis Colts as the only other double-digit underdog on the week.

This is the first regular season game for new Dolphins coach Joe Philbin, who moved from Green Bay over the offseason to replace Tony Sparano.

Oddsmakers also set the game's over/under at 43 points, which will be held at Reliant Stadium in Houston.

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