|2013 NFL Sunday Night Football Week 12 Odds: Broncos vs. Patriots|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 24 November 2013 14:30|
Broncos vs. Patriots Odds
New England is 7-3 overall, 5-0 at home and 5-5 against the spread. Denver is 9-1 overall, 3-1 on the road and 6-3-1 against the spread. New England has won four of its last five against Denver.
Trends show that the home team is 4-1 against the spread in the last 5 games in this series while the two have hit the over in 3 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Broncos are favored on the road, as they have odds of -1 point against the Patriots tonight. The over/under total for this game has been set at 53 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Broncos favored by a point as well. The spread has held strong there all week. The over/under total for the game opened at 56 points. The total quickly fell and has dropped all the way down to 53 points.
The Broncos are coming off a 27-17 win over Kansas City at home last week. The Broncos have won three straight since losing to the Colts. Denver is still leading the league in passing, averaging 350.4 yards per game through the air. Defensively, Denver is giving up 371.8 yards per game. The Broncos’ defense has held opponents to 21 points or less in three straight games. Shaun Phillips is leading the defense with nine sacks and one interceptions while Peyton Manning has thrown for 3,572 yards and 34 touchdowns. Demaryius Thomas has added 60 catches for 914 yards and nine touchdowns.
New England is coming off a 24-20 loss at Carolina on Monday night. The Patriots are 3-3 in their last 6 games, with all three losses coming by one score. New England is averaging 364 yards per game on offense while the defense is allowing 354.9 yards per game. Tom Brady is leading the offense with 2,552 yards and 14 touchdowns while the defense is being led by Chandler Jones, who has 9.5 sacks and 55 tackles.
In terms of Injuries, New England cornerback Aqib Talib (hip) and cornerback Alfonzo Dennar (knee) are both questionable for the game. Denver tight end Julius Thomas (knee) and cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Broncos, as Denver is getting 61% of the wagers with odds of -1 point at New England on Sunday night.