Pro football betting fans have not seen improvement by the Denver Broncos as they are quickly slipping from NFL sports betting contention.
CBS will televise the AFC West matchup of the Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos with kickoff scheduled for 4:20 PM Eastern. Check Sports-Gambling for the latest odds on this game and open your account today.
The Oakland Raiders have a NFL betting record of 2-4 straight up and 3-3 against the spread while going over the total in 4 out of 6 games this year.
Oakland is coming off a 17-9 loss at San Francisco in which Jason Campbell had to fill in for the injured Bruce Gradkowski at quarterback and was awful in the process while reminding everyone why he lost the starting gig in the first place.
Both Campbell and Gradkowski are doubtful for this game which means Kyle Boller or Charlie Frye could get the start. Oakland’s defense ranks 28th for points allowed which is not encouraging when down to 3rd string at quarterback.
The Denver Broncos have a NFL gambling record of 2-4 both straight up and against the spread with 5 of their games going over the total. Denver is coming off a heartbreaking 24-20 home loss to the New York Jets in the final moments.
Quarterback Kyle Orton has been great and the passing attack ranks 3rd in the NFL but the ground game has been horrible and ranks dead last. The defense has slipped noticeably without last year’s coordinator Mike Nolan and ranks 26th for points allowed.
If ever Denver had a shot to save their season and get back on track this would be the time. The combination of Oakland’s quarterback woes and horrible defense offer a great opportunity for Denver. The question is whether they are good enough and well coached enough to take advantage.
Oakland has a pro football betting record of 17-39 against the spread versus teams with a losing record. Denver is a poor 11-26 against the spread when coming off a failure to cover the spread. The Broncos are also just 9-23 against the spread at home. Denver has gone over the total in 22 out of their last 28 games that follow a straight up loss.
Oakland has gotten the money in their last 4 trips to Denver and the dog has paid out in 6 of the last 8 in this series.