Posted: 12/6/2012 6:18:09 PM
Here we go... THURSDAY NIGHT ACTION! Just can't see betting the lowely RAIDERS. Think Denver wins by 13+.. Oakland has given up.
=> DENVER -10 (-120) (3u)
=> Manning is second in the NFL in completion percentage (68.0), touchdown passes (29) and passer rating (104.6)
=> Denver has scored at least 30 points eight times
=> Denver defensively ranks 6th against the PASS and 7th against the RUN
=> The Raiders rank last in the NFL in scoring defense (31.3 points per game), 28th against the run (130.4 yards) and 25th against the pass (256.6).
=> The Raiders have been outscored 189-96 in their last five games (Ouch)
=> Richard Seymour is OUT
=> Raiders have been eliminated from playoff contention (what do they have to play for?)
=> The Raiders have allowed an NFL-high 376 points this season and have allowed opponents to score at least 31 points seven times.
=> Carson Palmer has thrown five touchdowns and seven interceptions while posting a 69.3 passer rating during a personal four-game skid against the Broncos.
=> The Raiders have not been much better offensively, totaling 44 points the last three weeks (Avg 14.6pts per)
=> Manning was 30 of 38 for 338 yards with three TDs and Thomas caught five passes for 103 yards in Denver's 37-6 win over Oakland on Sept. 30. (Will this game be any different?)
NFL STRONG PLAYS: 22-13 (+59u)
NFL Reg Season ATS/O/U: 52-37 (+59u)
NFL Reg Season ML: 1-1 (+1u)
NFL Reg Season Parlays: 1-8 (-9u)
NFL Reg Season Teasers: 12-15 (-12u)