Peyton Manning is on a hot streak-- sizzling hot even, as he became the first player in NFL history to record nine touchdowns with no interceptions through two weeks of a regular season. On Monday Night Football, the Oakland Raiders will try to cool him down, or at least contain him in a match-up between the AFC West rivals.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Baltimore Ravens during their NFL football game in Denver
The 37-year-old QB’s feat towed the Broncos to a 2-0 start with blowout wins over the Baltimore Ravens, 49-27, at home in Week 1 and against the New York Giants, 41-23, on the road in Week 2.
The Raiders will be hard-pressed to stop Manning but might have trouble getting their ground game going as well. Oakland ranks second in rushing yards per game (198.5) but will face a Denver defense which is number one in stopping the run, allowing only 40.5 rushing yards per game.
Led by running back Darren McFadden, who averages 88.5 rushing yards per game (5th in the NFL), the Raiders won over the Jacksonville Jaguars, 19-9, in Week 2 but lost to the Indianapolis Colts, 17-21 in their opener.
Betting Against the Spread (ATS)
Oakland Raiders Trends
- Raiders are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs. AFC teams
- Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in Week 3
- Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall
- Raiders are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. teams with winning records
- Raiders are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games vs. the Broncos in Denver
Denver Broncos Trends
- Broncos are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games
- Broncos are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games after a win
- Broncos are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. AFC teams
- Broncos are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games vs. AFC West teams
- Broncos are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 MNF games
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