MATCHUP: Houston Texans (2-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1)

WHERE: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. ET

VEGASINSIDER.COM SPREAD:
Bucs by 3

TELEVISION: WFLA – NBC

TV ANNOUNCERS:
Chris Meyers and Charles Davis

RADIO: US 103.5, flagship station (103.5 FM, 620 AM)

RADIO ANNOUNCERS:
Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore

LAST SEASON: The Houston Texans compiled a 6-10 record en route to finishing in last place in the AFC South division.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers produced a 4-12 record en route to a last place finish in the NFC South division.

THE LAST TIME THESE TEAMS MET:
The Bucs and Texans met a year ago in the 2006 preseason. Houston defended its home turf by defeating Tampa Bay, 16-13.

BUCS-TEXANS SERIES:
The Bucs are 4-1 all-time in the preseason vs. the Texans. Tampa Bay is 2-0 all-time in the preseason at home vs. Houston.

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