Denver Broncos vs. Las Vegas Raiders: Best Odds and Preview for Week 6


By Ed Winchester | October 11, 2021, 8:38 pm

The Denver Broncos (3-2) and Las Vegas Raiders (3-2) will face off in a matchup of two division rivals. The Broncos are the favorites, expected to win by at least a field goal but less than a touchdown (currently -3). The total for this one is set at 44.5 points.

Best odds for Broncos vs. Raiders

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NFL matchup between the Denver Broncos and Las Vegas Raiders in which the Raiders are currently the clear pick among bettors to cover the spread.

Broncos Vs. Raiders Spread Betting Action

Broncos vs Raiders Moneyline Action
Broncos Raiders
Bet % 28% 72%
Stake % 11% 89%

Denver stats and betting info

Betting trends for Denver

  • Denver is 3-2-0 ATS this season.
  • The Broncos are a perfect 2-0 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
  • In Denver’s five games with a set total, one has hit the over (20%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 258.6 (1293) 18
Rush yards 118.6 (593) 12
Points scored 20.4 (102) 23
Pass yards against 222.8 (1114) 5
Rush yards against 85.4 (427) 6
Points allowed 15.2 (76) 2

Key players for Denver

  • Teddy Bridgewater has 1,180 yards passing for Denver, completing 69.8% of his passes and tossing seven touchdowns and one interception this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 57 rushing yards (11.4 ypg) on 13 carries.
  • The team’s top rusher, Melvin Gordon III, has carried the ball 60 times for 282 yards (56.4 per game), scoring two times. He’s also caught 10 passes for 96 yards.
  • Javonte Williams has carried the ball 54 times for 247 yards (49.4 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Courtland Sutton’s 377 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 39 times and has totaled 25 receptions and one touchdown.
  • Tim Patrick has grabbed 22 passes while averaging 60.4 yards per game and scoring two touchdowns.
  • Noah Fant’s 21 receptions have yielded 176 yards and two touchdowns.

Denver injuries

Broncos: Jeremiah Attaochu: Out (Quadricep), KJ Hamler: Out (Hamstring), Noah Fant: Questionable (Ankle), Melvin Gordon III: Questionable (Illness), Drew Lock: Questionable (Right Shoulder)

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Las Vegas stats and betting info

Betting trends for Las Vegas

  • Las Vegas is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Raiders are 2-1 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
  • Two of Las Vegas’ five games with a set total have hit the over (40%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 321.0 (1605) 2
Rush yards 78.6 (393) 29
Points scored 22.6 (113) 18
Pass yards against 217.2 (1086) 4
Rush yards against 134.4 (672) 25
Points allowed 24.0 (120) 17

Key players for Las Vegas

  • Derek Carr leads Las Vegas with 1,605 yards on 131-of-205 passing with eight touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
  • Peyton Barber has rushed 37 times for 143 yards, with one touchdown.
  • Josh Jacobs has racked up 122 yards (on 38 carries) with three touchdowns.
  • Henry Ruggs III has totaled 17 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 348 (69.6 yards per game). He’s been targeted 28 times and has and one touchdown.
  • Darren Waller has caught 28 passes and compiled 319 receiving yards (63.8 per game) with two touchdowns.
  • Hunter Renfrow has racked up 305 reciving yards (61.0 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.

Las Vegas injuries

Raiders: No Injuries Listed

Pick for Broncos vs. Raiders

Bet split data from regulated betting sites paired with an in-depth games analysis favors the Broncos to cover the spread against the Raiders.

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