Raiders vs Broncos 2019 NFL Week 17 Lines, Analysis & Prediction

Raiders vs Broncos 2019 NFL Week 17 Lines, Analysis & Prediction

Written by on December 28, 2019

Although neither made the playoffs, both the Raiders and Broncos will give it their all in Week 17. The two AFC West rivals want to end the regular season with momentum heading into the offseason. Will the soon to be Vegas Raiders take it to their rivals on the road? Or, will Denver get it done at home? Check out the NFL odds, analysis and a free pick for Raiders vs Broncos!

Raiders vs Broncos 2019 NFL Week 17 Lines, Analysis & Prediction

 
  • When: Sunday, Dec. 29 at 4:25 pm ET
  • Where: Empower Field at Mile High Denver, CO
  • TV: CBS
  • Live Stream: DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket
  • ATS Odds:  Broncos -3
  • Over/Under Total Odds: 41

Weather Forecast

  • Sunny: 3°C/37°F
  • Humidity: 39%
  • Precipitation: 0%
  • Wind: 13 mph WNW
  • Cloud Cover: 9%
  • Type of Stadium: Open

Why the Oakland Raiders are a good bet +3?

The Oakland Raiders played like a different team in Week 16. They beat the Chargers 24-17 on the road. The reason? They are no longer the Oakland Raiders. Starting after Sunday, they are now the Vegas Raiders. Just knowing that allowed Oakland to play more loose in Week 16 than they have all season long. The Raiders should carry that energy to Week 17. They should also play with the same focus they had versus the Chargers.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Total Yards: 356.1
  • Passing Yards: 236.4
  • Rushing Yards: 119.7
  • Points Scored: 19.9
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 363.9
  • Passing Yards: 263.9
  • Rushing Yards: 100.0
  • Points Allowed: 26.9

Why the Denver Broncos are a good bet -3?

In the later part of the season, the Broncos have been on fire against the spread. Denver is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games. They covered against Detroit, Houston, the Chargers, Minnesota, Cleveland, and Indianapolis. The Broncos are 3-1 ATS in their last 4. Also, rookie Drew Lock completed 75.8% of his passes last Sunday. Denver can win and cover on Sunday.Team StatisticsOffense:

  • Total Yards: 303.9
  • Passing Yards: 197.7
  • Rushing Yards: 106.1
  • Points Scored: 17.7
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 327.7
  • Passing Yards: 215.3
  • Rushing Yards: 112.4
  • Points Allowed: 20.1

NFL Week 17 Betting Trends for Oakland Raiders vs Denver Broncos

  • Raiders are 7-15 ATS in their last 22 games as a road underdog
  • Oakland is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall
  • Raiders are 6-15-1 ATS in their last 22 road games
  • Under is 4-0 in Raiders last 4 road games
  • Denver is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall
  • Broncos are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games as a favorite
  • Denver is 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games as a home favorite
  • Under is 12-3-1 in Broncos last 16 versus the AFC West

Raiders vs Broncos Final NFL Betting Analysis

Both teams won’t hold anything back. Although Oakland should show fire, Denver won’t care. The Broncos feel they’re the better team. That’s up for debate.

In Week 16, Oakland broke a 5-game losing streak against the spread. They did it by holding the Chargers to 19 rushing yards from 16 carries. Quarterback Derek Carr completed 26-of-30 for 291 yards. He threw a TD pass.

Sounds too simple to say the Raiders stepped it up because they no longer had to worry about playing in Oakland. Sometimes, it’s something that simple that can turn a franchise around. Expect the Raiders to have fun on Sunday. The defense will shut down rookie Lock. The offense will expose a Broncos’ defense that Patrick Mahomes took to task in Week 15. Go Raiders moneyline.

NFL Free Pick: Raiders moneyline

 

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