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Broncos vs Raiders Pick & Preview- NFL Week 4

The Denver Broncos travel to take on the Las Vegas Raiders, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 4:25 PM ET and will be televised on CBS. The odds for this week 4 AFC West matchup have the Raiders as the -2.0 point favorite on the spread.

Broncos vs Raiders Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NFL
  • Teams: Denver Broncos at Las Vegas Raiders
  • Where: Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium
  • Date: Sunday, October 2nd
  • Betting Odds LV -2.0, DEN +111 | LV +-134 O/U 44.5

Will Russell Wilson Lead The Broncos To A Win In What Figures To Be A Tightly Contested Game?

The Broncos head into week 3, looking for another win, as they picked up 1 point victory over the San Francisco 49ers (11-10). Going into last week’s matchup, Denver was 1.5 point underdogs on the spread. The two teams combined point total of 21 remained below the betting line of 45.

Compared to last year, where the Broncos averaged 19.71 points per game, the team’s 11 was a disappointing performance.

Throughout the game, Denver struggled to run the ball, coming up with just 101 yards on 33 attempts. Javonte Williams led the team with 58 rush yards and did not find the endzone.

At the quarterback position, Russell Wilson ended the game with a passer rating of 75.82 on 184 yards through the air. Not only did Wilson struggle to pick up passing yardage, but he was not able to throw for a touchdown. Leading the team’s passing attack was Courtland Sutton, who finished with 97 yards, including a yards per reception figure of 12.1. Denver is the 15th ranked team in passing attempts per game, with an average of 35.333333333333336. This season, 53.27% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 21st in the NFL.

Despite the team’s defense generating sacks at a high rate, 15.4th% is closer to the NFL average in QB hits.

Will Derek Carr Lead The Raiders To A Win Over Denver?

In week 3, the Las Vegas Raiders dropped their AFC matchup against the Titans by a score of 24-22. With the loss, Las Vegas failed to cover the spread, as they had a -2.0 advantage on the spread. The teams combined for a total of 46 points, which surpassed the over-under betting line of 45.

The Raiders 22 points was a similar performance to last year’s season average that placed Las Vegas 18th in the league.

Last week, Las Vegas ran the ball 19 times for a total of 96 yards. Josh Jacobs led the team with 66 rush yards and did not find the endzone.

Derek Carr was able to rack up 303 passing yards on an overall passer rating of 85.7. In addition, 2 of his passes went for touchdowns. Mack Hollins had a big game for Las Vegas in the passing game, coming up with 158 yards and a touchdown. In terms of pass yards per game, on average, Las Vegas is the 7th ranked team in the NFL. Currently, 76.92% of their yards come through the air, ranking them 4th in the NFL.

This season, the Raiders have generated 2 sacks, which is just 31st in the league. However, they could be in line to see this number increase as they are generating hits on the quarterback at a high rate.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game

Last season, the Broncos and Raiders met up for 2 games, with Las Vegas winning both matchups by scores of 17-13 and 34-24.

Over the last 5 matchups between Denver and Las Vegas, the Raiders have won 4 of the last 5 games. The over-under record in these games sits at 2-3, with the average scoring total coming in at 46.2 points.

The Las Vegas Raiders have gone 4-1-0 vs the spread in these games. On average, the Broncos have averaged 19.2 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to Las Vegas at 27.0.

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Broncos vs Raiders Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Broncos 2.0