Denver Broncos vs Washington Redskins in NFL odds tilt
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The seemingly unstoppable Denver Broncos just suffered their first loss of this season, at the hands of Peyton Manning's former team, the Colts.
Denver allowed Indy to rush for 120 yards and turned the ball over three times.
With “perfection” off the board the Broncos can concentrate on nailing down a high seed for the playoffs. Denver now returns home to host RG III and his 2-4 Washington Redskins Sunday afternoon (4:25 pm ET, Fox).
Despite the great start to this season the Broncos are only 3-3-1 ATS; they're also 7-0 on the OVER/UNDERS, as their games have averaged a ridiculous 71 total points per.
Washington, meanwhile, just picked up its second victory of the season, scoring with under a minute to go to beat Chicago Sunday 45-41. The 'Skins are 3-3 on the totals, as their games have averaged 56 points.
As of early this week the Broncos were favored by 13 points over the Redskins, with the total proffered at 57. They are 4-0 ATS in their past four games in this situation as a double-digit road underdog.
Backers of the Broncos have seen them go 6-1 and 3-4 ATS so far this season, while the Redskins are at 2-4 and 2-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Redskins are 3-3, while the Broncos are 7-0.
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 1-rated Broncos and the No. 16-rated Redskins in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 43-24 win for the Broncos on Sunday.
The Redskins were a 45-41 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bears. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (86) made winners of OVER bettors. Peyton Manning beat the Colts secondary for 3 TDs last time out, but the Broncos lost to Indianapolis 39-33 at Lucas Oil Stadium.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Denver's No. 1-ranked offense (42.57 PPG) against a Redskins defense that ranks No. 30 at 30.67 PPG. The Broncos passing attack has averaged 361.29 yards per game, more than the Redskins give up through the air (262.83 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Redskins feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 97 yards per game. Denver, meanwhile, ranks No. 13 in rushing offense at home.
A few Redskins at Broncos trends to consider:
Washington is 3-11-1 SU in its last 15 games
Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Denver is 5-1-1 SU in its last 7 games
Denver is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 5 games at home
Denver is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Washington
Washington at San Diego, Sunday, November 3rd
Denver at San Diego, Sunday, November 10th