If you’re preparing to wager on the quickly approaching Super Bowl 50 showdown between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers and you want to know if Peyton Manning and company can cover the spread as a value-packed underdog pick, then you’ve come to the right place!
Thanks to the expert betting analysis you’re about to get on how the Broncos have fared as an underdog the last few seasons, you’re going to have a great idea of whether or not Denver can cover the Super Bowl spread against Cam Newton and the favored Panthers.
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SB50 Betting Chances Seem Favorable According to Broncos History
The Denver Broncos have been mostly mediocre when they’re an underdog of six points or less, going 11-9 SU and 12-8 ATS over their last 20 such games. Denver has compiled an identical 6-4 SU and ATS mark over its last 10 such games, but they’ve been on fire over their last five games as a dog of six points or less, going a perfect 5-0 SU and ATS over its last five as a dog of a half-dozen points or less, including their 20-18 win over New England in the AFC Championship almost two week ago.
If you got the Broncos Super Bowl 50 odds as an underdog of four points or less, then you should know that Peyton Manning and company are 11-9 SU and ATS over their last 20 such games and an identical 7-3 SU and ATS over their last 10. The good news for NFL bettors that like Denver heading into their season-ending showdown against Carolina is the fact that the Broncos are a perfect 5-0 SU and ATS over their last five games as an underdog of four points or less.
When it comes to simply being an underdog of any point spread, the Broncos are just12-8 SU and 12-7-1 ATS over their last 20 games. Denver is also 6-4 SU and 6-3-1 ATS over their last 10 games as an underdog, but a nearly unblemished 4-1 SU and 4-0-1 ATS over their last five games as a dog.
NFL Betting Analysis & Final Thoughts
Denver’s perfect SU and ATS marks as an underdog of six points or less and four points or less as well as their nearly pristine records as an underdog period, suggest that Denver has a very strong chance of covering the spread against the Panthers. Now, Cam Newton and Carolina may have a lot to say about all of this, but at least on paper, the Broncos are looking good as an underdog!