Raiders vs. Broncos: Point Spread, Total & Prediction

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The Oakland Raiders square off against the Denver Broncos in the regular season finale with a lot on the line. (Getty)

The Denver Broncos take on their AFC West rival Oakland Raiders in the regular season finale for both teams on Sunday.

Kickoff is scheduled for 3:25 p.m. Eastern from Sports Authority Field in Denver and it will be aired on FOX.

Here’s a complete look at all the betting info you need to know, as well as a prediction of the Week 17 NFL game below:


Raiders at Broncos Week 17 Betting Info

Note: All odds and numbers courtesy of OddsShark.com and are updated as of December 31

Spread: Broncos (-3.5)

Betting Percentages: 54 percent for the Broncos (-3.5)

Over/Under: 42

Betting Percentages: 58 percent for the OVER

Season Results: Broncos 8-7 straight up; 8-7 against the spread; 7-8 for the OVER/UNDER — Raiders 12-3 straight up; 10-5 against the spread; 11-4 for the OVER/UNDER


Prediction

The Raiders come into the game into the game with a new starting quarterback, as Matt McGloin will take the snaps under center with Derek Carr sidelined with a broken fibula. McGloin will get his first start since 2013 for the Raiders against a Broncos team who has dropped from Super Bowl champions last year to not in the playoffs.

McGloin has a lot of talent around him, with Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree at wide receiver. He doesn’t necessarily have the arm that Carr had, but with those two receivers out wide, short throws could make the difference. As a team, Oakland has the 10th-most yards after catch in the NFL this season. The Raiders will be looking to stay healthy this week with the playoffs looming next week.

After starting the season 4-0, the Broncos have gone 4-7 while scoring just 18 points per game this season. With head coach Gary Kubiak stepping down Sunday, Denver seems in disarray as it tries to resolve its issues and put a nightmare season to rest.

The Pick: Broncos 23-20 (Broncos cover the spread, the OVER wins)


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