|2013 NFL On CBS Game of the Week Odds & Spread: Broncos vs. Giants|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 13 September 2013 17:00|
Broncos vs. Giants Odds
Denver is 1-0 on the season, 1-0 against the spread and playing in its first road game. New York is 0-1 overall, 0-1 against the spread and playing in its home opener. The home team has won five straight in this series.
Trends show that the Giants are just 1-3-1 against the spread in their last 5 games in September while Denver is 5-1 against the spread in its last 6 road games and 7-2 ATS in its last 9 against an opponent with a losing record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Broncos are favored on the road, as Denver has a point spread of -4.5 at New York. The over/under total for the game has been set at 55 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Broncos favored by 5 points. The spread hit a peak of 5.5 before falling back to Denver -4.5. The over/under total for the game opened at 53 points, its lowest mark. It is now at its peak of 55.
The Broncos started the NFL season with a 49-27 win over the Super Bowl champs, the Baltimore Ravens. The Broncos torched the Baltimore defense for 510 yards while the Denver defense held Baltimore to 393 yards and forced a pair of turnovers. Peyton Manning tied an NFL record by throwing seven touchdown passes in the win. Manning was 27 of 42 passing for 462 yards. Demaryius Thomas led in receiving, as he caught five passes for 161 yards and two touchdowns.
The Giants started the season with a 36-31 loss at Dallas on Sunday Night Football. The Giants gave up just 331 yards of offense to the Cowboys, but the New York offense was very sloppy, turning the ball over six times while committing six penalties. Two of the turnovers were returned for Dallas touchdowns. Eli Manning did throw for 450 yards on 27 of 42 passing with four touchdowns, but also had three interceptions. David Wilson was benched at running back after fumbling twice. He had just seven carries for 19 yards.
In terms of Injuries, Denver cornerback Champ Bailey is doubtful due to a foot injury while linebacker Wesley Woodyard is questionable with an ankle injury. New York defensive end Damontre Moore is questionable with a shoulder injury while cornerback Prince Amukamara is doubtful with a concussion.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Denver, as the Broncos are getting 69% of the wagers with a point spread of -4.5 against New York.