Broncos vs. Redskins Total Pick
Will Sunday's matchup between the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins cover the betting total when the non-conference foes meet at 1:00 p.m. ET?
Matchup: Broncos (5-9) at Redskins (6-8)
TV: CBS, 1:00 p.m. ET
Line: Redskins -3.5
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 40.5 points after hitting the board at 42. The Redskins, meanwhile, are 3.5-point home favorites versus the Broncos, who opened as 4-point underdogs.
PUBLIC BETTING: As of this writing, 56% of betting tickets are on the Redskins and 57% of the money is also on Washington to cover the spread.
INJURY REPORT: Paxton Lynch is questionable with an ankle injury and Shane Ray (wrist) has been placed on injured reserve. Emmanuel Sanders (ankle) is also questionable while Brock Osweiler is probable to start.
On the other side, Jordan Reed has been shut down for the year for the Redskins and Trent Williams (knee) is also out for Sunday. Samaje Perine (groin) is questionable, as are Zach Brown (foot) and Terrell McClain (toe).
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams and has cashed in five of the Broncos' last seven games after accumulating more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game. On the other side, the over is a perfect 4-0 in the Redskins' last four games coming off a win and 5-1 in their last six games played in Week 16. The over is 25-10 in Washington's last 35 games overall, is 22-9 in its last 31 games coming off a successful over, and is 16-5 in its last 21 games when playing an opponent with a losing record, too.
NFL WEEK 16 OVER/UNDER PREDICTION: BRONCOS/REDSKINS OVER 40.5