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Broncos are a Great Bet to Bounce Back

Peyton Manning Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos were flying high prior to Week 9’s contest against the Indianapolis Colts but were brought back down to life at the hands of Andrew Luck and company, suffering their first loss of the season in the process. The Broncos, who play host to Kansas City in Week 10, have historically been great at preventing back to back losses as favorites. Denver is 12-0 SU and 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games after losing as favorites.

Shark Bites
  • The Chiefs are 2-6 SU in their last eight games after the bye.
  • The Broncos are 1-5 ATS in their last six games as home favorites in November.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of the Chiefs' last 21 games after consecutive wins.

The Chiefs have gotten back on their feet as of late in the wake of an underwhelming start to the season. K.C. has topped Pittsburgh and Detroit while covering the spread in both contests to improve to 3-5 SU in the 2015 campaign.

The Chiefs had previously dropped five games in a row ATS before stringing together the aforementioned wins.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds at sportsbooks such as Bovada opened the Denver Broncos pegged as -6.5-point favorites before shifting to -7. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 42.5 at open, but has fallen to 42.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 33-12 result in favor of the Broncos. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Kansas City Chiefs vs Denver Broncos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Denver Broncos sit at 7-1 (5-2-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Kansas City Chiefs are currently 3-5 (3-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Denver is 3-4-1 OU, and Kansas City is 5-3 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Denver Broncos sit at No. 3 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas City Chiefs are at No. 14 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Denver's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 24 PPG, against a Chiefs defense that ranks No. 14 this week at 22.75 PPG. The Broncos aerial game is averaging 257.38 yards per game, more than the Chiefs secondary allows through the air, 255.88 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Kansas City Chiefs own the league's No. 14-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 107.25 yards per game when on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 14 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Chiefs as Kansas City blasted them 45-10 in Week 8 action.

Owen Daniels hauled in 6 passes for 102 yards against the Indianapolis defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 27-24 loss against the Colts on Sunday.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Denver is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Denver is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games at home
  • Denver is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at San Diego, Sunday, November 22nd
Denver at Chicago, Sunday, November 22nd

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