Broncos vs. Falcons Opening Line: Denver Opens As Road Underdog

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws a pass in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
Aug 1, 2019; Canton, OH, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws a pass in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

It’s Broncos vs. Falcons in Week 9 as Denver looks to steal a win on the road.

The Broncos are opening at +4 on the spread and +172 on the moneyline against the Falcons. Atlanta is the moneyline favorite at -205. The total points mark is set to 50.

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Here are the current Broncos vs. Falcons odds. These odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook and most sportsbooks have the same spread and total points with only slight variation on the moneyline as of November 2, 2020 11:05 PM.

Let’s look at the line, spread, total, and odds for this Week 9 matchup between the Broncos and Falcons.

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Broncos +4 (-114) +172 O 50 (-110)
Falcons -4 (-106) -205 U 50 (-110)

Spread

The spread on the Broncos is +4 on FanDuel Sportsbook.

The Broncos are the underdog again this week. That’s becoming a theme for Denver this season, but it hasn’t seemed to slow them down. They have won three of their last four games despite being the underdog in every game.

Although Drew Lock has struggled for most of the season, he came up huge in the second half against the Chargers. He threw a walk-off touchdown to seal the victory this past Sunday.

This spread is the consensus among most sportsbooks, but this line could see some movement throughout the week.

Moneyline

The Broncos are underdogs on the moneyline at +172 for their Week 9 matchup with the Falcons

The Broncos have some momentum going right now. Despite a brutal beatdown at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs two weeks ago, the Broncos have promising wins over the Jets, Patriots, and Chargers.

Granted, all of those teams are under .500, but so are the Falcons. Atlanta has collapsed in fourth quarters multiple times this year. And Denver showed that they are capable of making late comebacks this year.

There’s good value on the Broncos on the moneyline this week.

Total

The total points mark is set to 50 right now.

The big question this week surrounds the Broncos offense. Can they carry the momentum from the second half of Week 8 into Week 9? Drew Lock looked like a different quarterback and the offense could move the ball at will.

The two weeks before that, Lock looked completely out of sorts and failed to throw for a touchdown in either game.

Atlanta’s biggest issues this season have come on the defensive side of the ball. The Falcons are allowing 28.0 points per game this season.

Where Is The Money Going?

It’s too early in the week to glean any kind of information from the betting splits, but we will keep you updated with any relevant information as the week progresses.

Broncos vs. Falcons Props For Week 8

Prop bets usually don’t come out until Friday for Sunday games, but there are going to be tons of different options to bet on. Specific statistics like passing and rushing yards are always fun, but one of our favorites is the first/last/anytime score. Here are a few of the best options:

  • Total passing yards
  • Total rushing yards
  • Total receiving yards
  • Player vs. Player matchups
  • Player to score a touchdown (first/last/anytime)

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