Week 3 Monday Night Football Odds
The Denver Broncos have covered the posted spread in both of their victories so far this season, but that record will be put to the test on Monday Night Football as Peyton Manning and company try to cover a huge number at home against the Oakland Raiders.
Oakland at Denver - Sports Authority Field, 8:30pm ET
At Bovada the 2-0 SU and ATS Broncos sit as 15.5-point home favorites against the 1-1 SU and 2-0 ATS Raiders. The total for the game sits at 49.5 points; Denver is 2-0 on the OVER/UNDER this season, while Oakland is 0-2.
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And bettors looking at the recent history between these AFC West division rivals will be siding with the Broncos, as Denver is 3-0 both SU and ATS over its past three games against Oakland in the past two seasons, with two of those contests happening at Sports Authority Field.
Both Denver vs. Oakland matchups last season turned out to be UNDER results, after the OVER had paid out five straight times in games between the teams dating back to 2009.
Manning and the Broncos have already put 90 points on the board through the first two weeks of the season, topping the Baltimore Ravens 49-27 at home in Week 1 and then thumping Eli Manning and the New York Giants by a 41-23 score on the road in Week 2.
The Raiders kept it close in a 21-17 road loss to the Indianapolis Colts in the first week of the season, then managed to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 19-9 at home in Week 2. Oakland was an 11-point underdog in Week 1, and they were favored by 3.5 points in Week 2.
Oakland's injury report for Monday is:
David Ausberry TE Out Week 3 (shoulder)
Tyvon Branch S Out Week 3 (ankle)
Menelik Watson T Out Week 3 (knee)
Lucas Nix G Questionable Week 3 (ankle)
Denver's injury report for Monday is:
Champ Bailey CB Questionable Week 3 (foot)
Joel Dreessen TE Questionable Week 3 (knee)
C.J. Anderson RB Probable Week 3 (knee)
Omar Bolden S Probable Week 3 (shoulder)
Aaron Brewer LS Probable Week 3 (rib)
Eric Decker WR Probable Week 3 (shoulder)
Duke Ihenacho S Probable Week 3 (ankle)
Chris Kuper G Probable Week 3 (ankle)
Jacob Tamme TE Probable Week 3 (not injury related)
Wes Welker WR Probable Week 3 (ankle)
Check out Bovada for updated lines and totals for Monday Night Football and NFL betting props for the Oakland vs. Denver matchup.