The Colts have won 21 straight regular season games to tie the New England Patriots for the NFL record and they can break that record if they defeat Denver. Those that bet on football will notice that the Colts are 7.5 point favorites in this matchup against the Broncos.
NFL bet has Indianapolis favored but the Broncos look to be rolling again after two impressive wins. Denver dominated the Giants on Thanksgiving and this past Sunday they routed Kansas City in NFL bet lines. While the Colts are unbeaten at 12-0 the Broncos are 8-4. The Broncos ran the ball for 245 yards last week in the NFL bet win over the Chiefs and they may be able to find some success this week against the Colts.
The Colts also ran the ball well a week ago as they defeated the Tennessee Titans for gamblers that bet on football. The Colts won 27-17 as running back Joseph Addai ran 21 times for 79 yards and two touchdowns. Peyton Manning was 24 of 37 for 270 yards while Pierre Garcon caught six passes for a career-high 136 yards in the NFL bet victory. The TD pass that Manning threw to Austin Collie extended his NFL record streak of consecutive seasons with 25 touchdown passes or more to 12.
Denver has been excellent the past two weeks in NFL bet action. Normally in December they struggle though as they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games in December. That could change this season with Josh McDaniels as head coach. The Broncos are 1-4 against the NFL bet odds in their last 5 meetings at Indianapolis.
Indianapolis has normally been solid in December for those that bet on football. The Colts are 4-1 vs. the NFL bet lines in their last 5 games in December. The Colts are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games bet on football matchups overall. Indianapolis is a popular team each week and that is likely to be the case again this week as they host the Broncos.
Nine of the last twelve Denver games have gone under the NFL bet total. Five of the last seven Indianapolis home games have gone under for people who bet on football. In this NFL bet series, the last five games between Denver and Indianapolis have gone over.