Denver Broncos vs. Detroit Lions Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

September 22, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos look to improve upon a dismal betting trend and remain undefeated when they visit the winless Detroit Lions on Sunday night. The Broncos have gone just 1-5 straight up and against the spread in their last six games versus NFC North opponents, while the Lions are riding a four-game losing streak overall.
Point spread: The Broncos opened as 2.5-point favorites; the total was 48 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark. (Line updates and matchup report)
NFL pick, via Odds Shark computer: 21.4-19.6 Lions
Why the Broncos can cover the spread
Denver has proven to have one of the NFL’s best defenses through the first two games, bailing out future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, who has not looked himself so far this season. The Broncos D has taken a lot of pressure off Manning and given him tremendous confidence in his teammates on that side of the ball, which could make the Broncos d...

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