|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NFLOne of the more intriguing matchups of Week 8 features the Green Bay Packers taking on the Denver Broncos. The game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High is scheduled to kick off at 8:30 PM ET, and will be televised on NBC. Currently, the Broncos are a slight home underdog.
The Packers are 6-0 SU so far this season, and 5-1 ATS. They are 2-0 on the road, and two of their games have gone OVER, with the other four going UNDER the total set by sportsbooks. They are coming off of a 27-20 win over the San Diego Chargers, where they lost against the spread as 10 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 50 point line set by sports betting experts in that one.
The Broncos are 6-0 SU and 4-2 ATS overall this year. They are 2-0 at home, with two of their games going OVER the line, with the other four going UNDER the total set by oddsmakers. They are coming off of a 26-23 win over the Cleveland Browns, where they lost against the spread as 3 ½ point road favorites. The total went OVER the 41 ½ point line in that game.
Green Bay is 4-0 ATS on the road, and 6-1 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 6-1 ATS overall lately, and 23-9-1 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games overall, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 after a SU win. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games on grass.
Denver is 5-0 ATS after a loss spreadwise, and 14-6 ATS coming off of a bye week. They are 23-11-1 ATS when playing on grass. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 at home, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 after a loss spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 8 of their last 11 after a SU win, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 after a bye week.
Between these teams, the home team is 5-1 ATS lately.
They last met in October 2011, when the Packers won 49-23, and won against the spread as 12 point home favorites. The total went OVER the 46 ½ point line set by online sportsbooks in that game.
For Sunday evening's game, the Packers are listed as 2 ½ point road favorites. The over/under is set at 45 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Packers are a -150, while the Broncos are a +130.