|Raiders vs. Broncos 2012 NFL Week 4 Odds, Spread & Betting Trends|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 28 September 2012 15:00|
Raiders vs. Broncos Week 4 Odds
DENVER, CO (The Spread) – AFC West rivals will battle in Denver this Sunday when the Broncos host the Raiders at 4:05PM ET.
OAKLAND: The Raiders finally got in the win column with a 34-31 victory over the Steelers in Week 3. Quarterback Carson Palmer threw for 209 yards after completing 24-of-34 passes with three touchdowns. Running back Darren McFadden also rushed for 113 yards on 18 carries with one touchdown, while tight end Brandon Myers caught four passes for 55 yards to lead Oakland in receiving. The win improved the Raiders’ record to 1-2 on the year and 1-1 home.
DENVER: The Broncos dropped their second-straight game with a 31-25 loss to the Broncos. The Denver defense allowed Matt Schaub to throw for 290 yards and four touchdowns, while Peyton Manning completed 26-of-52 passes for 330 yards and two touchdowns for the home team. Willis McGahee, meanwhile, rushed 12 times for just 36 yards and Eric Decker led Denver in receiving with eight catches for 136 yards. The Broncos’ season-opening win over the Steelers on Sunday Night Football is quickly becoming a fading memory.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Broncos are 6.5-point favorites over the Raiders, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 48.5 points. The Raiders enter this game with a straight up record of 1-2 and are 1-2 against the spread, while the Broncos are 1-2 straight up and 1-2 ATS.
TRENDS: The over is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Denver. The Raiders are 6-0 against the spread in their last six trips to Denver and 4-1 ATS in their last five games against the Broncos. The underdog is also 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings between these two teams while the road team is 7-1 ATS in the last eight meetings overall.