MORE: Watch Patriots vs. Texans live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)The trends of this matchup also favor New England, which has won six in a row against Houston in the regular season and has an 8-1 edge over the Texans in the all-time series. Texans coach Bill O’Brien (0-4) has never defeated the Patriots, but this time, he does have a hot QB-WR combo on which to lean against the NFL’s best defense.In his last three starts at home, Deshaun Watson has 1,003 yards, 10 TDs and just 1 INT for a passer rating of 132.1. His favorite target, DeAndre Hopkins, notched his 10th career game with two or more TDs last week. The seventh-year receiver now has 800 or more receiving yards in every season of his career, tied for the third longest streak to begin a career in NFL history.Below is all the info you need to watch Patriots vs. Texans on Sunday night, including the TV channels and kickoff time.MORE: Full betting preview for Patriots vs. TexansWhat channel is Patriots vs. Texans on today?TV channel (national): NBCTV channel (Boston): WYCNTV channel (Houston): KPRCLive stream: fubo TVAs is the case for all “Sunday Night Football” games on NBC this season, Al Michaels will call the Patriots vs. Texans play-by-play action, and Cris Collinsworth will provide analysis. Michele Tafoya will report from the sidelines, and NFL rules analyst Terry McAulay will explain penalties and other officiating rulings throughout the game.For those who can’t watch Patriots vs. Texans on TV and wish to find the game on the radio, the New England call can be heard on Sirius channel 81 and XM channel 225, and the Houston call can be heard on Sirius channel 83 and XM channel 226.MORE: Watch every NFL game and RedZone on DAZN (Canada only) Patriots vs. Texans: What time is kickoff?Date: Sunday, Dec. 1Start time: 8:20 p.m. ETThe 8:20 p.m. ET start time for Patriots vs. Texans marks the final prime-time game on New England’s schedule this season. The defending champs will appear in front of a national TV audience one more time in the regular season, when they host the Bills on a Saturday Week 16 game presented on NFL Network.Houston also will play a game that Saturday on NFL Network, a 1 p.m. ET kickoff against Tampa Bay. Sunday night’s Patriots game also marks the Texans’ final prime-time appearance of the season.MORE: NFL TV coverage map for Week 13Patriots scheduleWeekDateOpponentKickoff timeTVWeek 1Sept. 8vs. Steelers8:20 p.m. ETNBCWeek 2Sept. 15at Dolphins1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 3Sept. 22vs. Jets1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 4Sept. 29at Bills1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 5Oct. 6at Redskins1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 6Oct. 10 (Thursday)vs. Giants8:20 p.m. ETFOXWeek 7Oct. 21 (Monday)at Jets8:15 p.m. ETESPNWeek 8Oct. 27vs. Browns4:25 p.m. ETCBSWeek 9Nov. 3at Ravens8:20 p.m. ETNBCWeek 10BYE—Week 11Nov. 17at Eagles4:25 p.m. ETCBSWeek 12Nov. 24vs. Cowboys4:25 p.m. ETFOXWeek 13Dec. 1at Texans8:20 p.m. ETNBCWeek 14Dec. 8vs. Chiefs4:25 p.m. ETCBSWeek 15Dec. 15at Bengals1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 16Dec. 21vs. Bills4:30 p.m. ETNFLNWeek 17Dec. 29vs. Dolphins1 p.m. ETCBSTexans scheduleWeekDateOpponentKickoff timeTVWeek 1Sep. 9 (Monday)at Saints7:10 p.m. ETESPNWeel 2Sep. 15vs. Jaguars1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 3Sep. 22at Chargers4:25 p.m. ETCBSWeek 4Sep. 29vs. Panthers1 p.m. ETFOXWeek 5Oct. 6vs. Falcons1 p.m. ETFOXWeek 6Oct. 13at Chiefs1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 7Oct. 20at Colts1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 8Oct. 27vs. Raiders1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 9Nov. 3at Jaguars (London)9:30 a.m. ETNFLNWeek 10BYEWeek 11Nov. 17at Ravens1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 12Nov. 21 (Thursday)vs. Colts8:20 p.m. ETFOXWeek 13Dec. 1vs. Patriots8:20 p.m. ETNBCWeek 14Dec. 8vs. Broncos1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 15Dec. 15at Titans1 p.m. ETCBSWeek 16Dec. 21at Buccaneers1 p.m. ETNFLNWeek 17Dec. 29vs. Titans1 p.m. ETCBS Good news for those looking to find the TV channel for Patriots vs. Texans on “Sunday Night Football”: This game, scheduled to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET, is being nationally televised by NBC in Week 13. So yes, you get the game on TV.New England, which already has secured 10 wins for an NFL-best 17th consecutive season, has a chance to clinch a playoff spot in Week 13 with a win over Houston and some help elsewhere. Based on the odds this week, the Patriots, three-point road favorites against the Texans on Sunday night, have a solid shot to get it done.