Online NFL betting: Saints vs. Broncos

August 21st, 2020 NFL Football

Online NFL betting: Saints vs. Broncos. The late game on Sunday night features two of the best quarterbacks in the league facing off against each other, as the New Orleans Saints travel to Denver to face the Broncos. Gametime in Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO, is scheduled to begin at 8:20 PM ET, with national coverage to be provided by NBC.

The Saints are coming off of their second win of the season, as they defeated the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay, 35-28. Down 21-7 in the second quarter, the Saints scored four unanswered touchdowns to take the lead for good. The game was close in the stats, with the Bucs holding slight edges in first downs, total yards, passing yards, and rushing yards. QB Drew Brees threw 27-of-37, for 377 yards, and 4 touchdowns. Brees has thrown for 4 touchdowns in each of the Saints’ last 2 games. Start your Online NFL Betting on Saints vs. Broncos Game.

The Broncos had Week 7 off, but are coming off of an epic win last Monday night over the Chargers in San Diego, 35-24. Down 24-0 at halftime, the Broncos put 35 points on the board in the second half, while shutting out the Chargers. That included 3 touchdowns from QB Peyton Manning passes, and 2 touchdowns on fumble and interception returns. Manning threw 24-of-30, for 309 yards, and 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception. The Broncos forced 6 turnovers from the Chargers, including 2 fumbles and 4 interceptions.

The underdog is 11-3 ATS lately in Saints games. New Orleans is 3-3 ATS overall this year, and 1-0 ATS as the away underdog. They are on a 12-4 spread run dating back to last season, and 10-2 ATS following a win spreadwise. The visitor is 13-7 in Broncos games. Denver is 3-3 ATS on the season, and 2-0 ATS as the home favorite. They are 8-2 ATS following a bye week.

These two teams have met just twice since 2001, with the Broncos winning both times. Their last meeting, in September 2008, resulted in a 34-32 Broncos victory, when Denver was favored by 5 ½ points. In a November 2004 matchup, the Broncos won 34-13, after they were favored by 4 ½ points. The last time these two quarterbacks met on the field, Peyton Manning walked away from the Super Bowl a loser, with Drew Brees holding the spotlight. This is Manning’s first chance for revenge since that loss in Super Bowl XLIV. Final score in that one? Saints 31, Colts 17. Check the NFL Odds for Saints vs. Broncos Game.

For this weekend’s game, the Broncos are 6 point home favorites from sportsbook. The over/under is set at 55 ½ points.

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