Sportsbook Bets: Raiders vs. Broncos

On late Sunday afternoon, the Oakland Raiders make a short trip to Denver to take on Peyton Manning's Broncos. Gametime in Sports Authority Feld at Mile High in Denver, CO, is scheduled for 4:05 PM ET, and you can watch all of the action regionally on CBS.

The Raiders come into this game fresh off their first win of the season, defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-31. The Raiders needed a 13-point fourth quarter to get it done, as they trailed in a number of important areas. The Steelers held a 433-321 edge in offensive yards, and held possession of the ball for 13 more minutes than Oakland. The Raiders, however, were able to capitalize on 2 Pitt turnovers, and 10 penalties costing them 81 yards. Oakland QB Carson Palmer had a good showing, going 24-of-34, for 209 yards, and 3 touchdowns. RB Darren McFadden also did his part, running for 113 yards and 1 touchdown on 18 carries. Check the Sportsbook Picks for Raiders vs. Broncos Game.
The Broncos are coming off of a loss to the undefeated Houston Texans, 31-25. Down 31-11 after three quarters, Denver put 14 points on the board in the fourth, but it was too deep a hole to climb out of. The Broncos suffered a 436-375 deficit in offensive yard, including a 152-59 deficit in rushing yards. Their defense allowed Texans QB Matt Schaub to throw for 4 touchdowns. Broncos QB Peyton Manning had a mediocre game, throwing 26-of-52, for 330 yards, and 2 touchdowns.

The Raiders are 12-1 ATS as division underdogs recently, and 10-0 as ATS as division dogs by more than 3 points. They are 1-2 ATS on the season, and 0-1 ATS on the road. The Broncos are 0-6 ATS as the host in this series. They are also 1-2 ATS on the year, and 1-0 ATS as the home favorite.  Start your Sportsbook Offshore Action on  Raiders vs. Broncos Game.

These two teams have met 22 times since 2001, with the Broncos holding the 12-10 edge. Their last meeting, in November 2011, resulted in a Denver win, 38-24. In that one, the Raiders were 7 point favorites. A September 2011 matchup resulted in a 23-20 Oakland win, a game in which the Broncos were favored by 3 points.

For this Sunday's game, Denver is a 6 ½ point home favorite. The over/under is set at 48 ½ points.

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