Bettors backing Broncos on MNF
Despite coming into tonight with an 11-3 record, bettors are fading the Bengals on Monday Night Football.
Oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI currently list the Broncos as a 3.5-point favorite over the Bengals for tonight’s 8:30PM ET Monday Night Football game. As for the total, it opened at 41 but was bet down to 39.5 before climbing back up to 40 early Monday morning.
Our NFL Public Betting page shows that 70% of wagers are currently backing Denver as a slight home favorite. The Broncos enter play tonight with a 10-4 record and can clinch a playoff spot with a win, while the Bengals will secure at least home field advantage in the Divisional round of the playoffs if they can pull off the upset.
The Bengals have been one of the most profitable teams in the NFL this season, covering the spread in 11 of their 14 games with two losses and one push. The Broncos haven’t been as good at the betting window as their counterparts tonight, but they are 8-6 against the spread on the year.
Denver is just 1-3 against the spread as a home favorite this season, losing by an average margin of -2.5 points, while Cincinnati is 2-0 against the number as a road underdog this season, covering by an average margin of +3.8. The under, meanwhile, is 1-4-1 in the Broncos’ six home games this season, while the over is 4-3 in the Bengals’ seven road games.