The 2013 NFL season is back, and here at Cappers Info, we’ll be looking at some of the best games on the docket each and every week, as we try to make the most money possible off of the NFL odds for the week. Join us on Monday, as we make our Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos free picks and predictions for what should be a great clash on the gridiron.
Week 3 NFL Picks: Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos
Date: Monday, August 23rd, 8:40 ET
Location: Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO
NFL Betting Odds: Denver -16 (49)
Raiders vs. Broncos On TV: ESPN
The Raiders are 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings in this series played here at Mile High, and this might not be an exception whatsoever. Many think that the Broncos have the look of the best team in the league, and they very well could be right. However, the idea of laying over two touchdowns against a divisional rival just isn’t sitting all that well with us. QB Peyton Manning might ultimately throw for 400 yards and five touchdowns in this game once again, and if he does, more power to him. Unfortunately for him and fortunately for us, we don’t think that he stands a chance of being able to do anything near the sorts on a week in, week out basis, and he could be ready to take a step back against an Oakland secondary that is surprisingly one of the better units in the league.
QB Terrelle Pryor isn’t all that great, but he is the best quarterback that we have seen come out of Oakland in quite some time. He is at least going to put some points on the board against this Denver defense that hasn’t been nearly as good as the offense has been. If Oakland can figure out how to slow things down just a bit and manage to put a TD here and a TD there on the board, we love its chances to be able to stick in front of this number come Monday Night Football in Week 3.
Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Pick: Oakland Raiders +16
Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos Score Prediction: Broncos 28 – Raiders 17