|2012 NFL Broncos vs. Patriots Picks & Predictions for Week 5|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 07 October 2012 12:30|
Broncos vs. Patriots Free Pick
FOXBORO, NE (ATS Consultants) – One of the better rivalries of the past decade will be renewed today when Peyton Manning and the Broncos take on Tom Brady and the Patriots at 4:25PM ET.
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Patriots are 6.5-point favorites over the Broncos, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 52 points. Denver is 2-2 overall and 0-1 on the road, while New England is 2-2 overall and 0-1 at home.
Line Movement: The Patriots opened as a 7-point favorite but the line has been bet down to 6.5. The total, meanwhile, opened at 52 and has stayed steady at that number.
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Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 51% 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 FREE PICK: Take Denver. According to latest NFL trends, Denver covers over New England Denver is 8-1 ATS in 1st of BB road games. Last year: NEW ENGLAND (-13.5) over Denver, 45-10 in playoffs; New England (-7) over DENVER, 41-20. The Broncos were swept last year by the Patriots in the regular season and the playoffs. But that was before they signed Peyton Manning. This should be a classic shootout between two Hall of Fame quarterbacks with decent group of receivers. Manning doesn’t need Jerry Rice to be effective. Last week, he went 30-of-38 for 338 yards and three touchdowns against Oakland, 37-6. He’ll have another big game to lead the Broncos.
2012 NFL WEEK 5 FREE PICK: DENVER BRONCOS +6.5