Carolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

September 7, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Carolina Panthers were upset 24-10 by the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 as 4.5-point chalk back in January, and they will be favored again in the rematch to kick off the 2016 NFL regular season Thursday night after the line steadily moved in their direction in the last few weeks.
Point spread: The Broncos opened as one-point favorites; the total was 43.5 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark (line updates and matchup report).
NFL pick, via Odds Shark computer: 23.0-15.6 Broncos (NFL picks on every game)
Why the Panthers can cover the spread
Carolina won five games in a row straight up against AFC teams before falling to Denver in the Super Bowl. The Panthers have won their last eight both SU and against the spread when favored by three points or fewer, according to the Odds Shark NFL Database, and they will be playing with revenge in mind against an inexperienced quarterback in Trevor Siemian, a former...

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