Ravens vs. Broncos Prediction
DENVER, CO (The Spread) – The Ravens were blowout by the Broncos when the two teams met during the regular season but will things be different today? Kickoff for the Divisional Round game is set for 4:30PM ET.
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Broncos are 9.5-point favorites versus the Ravens while the over/under total is currently sitting at 44.5 points. Baltimore is currently 11-6 on the year and 4-4 on the road, while Denver is 13-3 overall and 7-1 at home.
Line Movement: The Broncos opened as 9-point favorites but the line has been bet up to 9.5 or even 10 at some online sports books. As for the total, it’s gone from 45.5 up to 44.5.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 64% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Broncos. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Playoff Free Pick: Take Denver. According to latest NFL trends, the Broncos are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games versus the AFC and 4-0 ATS in their last four games overall. They’re also 9-2 against the number in their last 11 Saturday games and 6-1 ATS in their last seven home playoff games. On the other side, the Ravens are 1-5 against the number in their last six Divisional Playoff games and 2-7 ATS in their last nine Saturday games. Joe Flacco has struggled on the road all season and the Ravens have paid the price in most cases. The inconsistent Flacco isn’t going to match Peyton Manning and the Broncos should wind up rolling in this one.
2013 NFL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: DENVER BRONCOS -9.5