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Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots point spread and odds

 NFL Week 7 turned out to be the most awful football week this season for bettors and for many of them the Monday night football game Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots is the last chance to steer this week into positive territory. The New England Patriots (3-2) have been struggling to find the right tempo after star quarterback Tom Brady was sidelined for the season with knee injury and on Monday will welcome the Denver Broncos (4-2), who lost last week against the Jaguars and will look for victory only to cement their top AFC West standing over the Chargers.

 The odds on the Monday night football game, however favor the Patriots slightly, although bettors disagree. At the online sportsbook Bookmaker, the New England Patriots are -145 odds favorite to win the Monday night football game, while the Denver Broncos will come out on Gillette Stadium underdog with odds +125 on victory tonight. The Denver Broncos vs. New England point spread is currently posted at -3 points chalk the Pats with the total expected by the bookie sitting at 48.5 points. Keep in mind, however, that according to the sportsbook, most bettors are siding with the Broncos, expecting another football game this week to go against the bookmakers, making the Denver Broncos the No.1 bet on team this week with the sports betting website. And looking at the betting trends on the two teams, Denver is 0-4-1 against the spread in its last 5 games and 1-5 against the spread in its last 6 games on the road, although New England is 1-5 against the spread in its last 6 games when playing the Broncos.

 The Patriots also seem to be affected more by their injured players - New England has listed running backs LaMont Jordan and Laurence Maroney, wide receiver Kelley Washington cornerback Jonathan Wilhite, linebacker Eric Alexander and defensive end Jarvis Green all as doubtful for the Monday night football game. Meanwhile at Denver only defensive tackle Josh Shaw is out for Week 7; TE Tony Scheffler, wide receiver Brandon Stokley plus running backs Ryan Torain and Selvin Young remained questionable for tonight's football game, and the rest of the injuries in the Broncos team have been upgraded to probable.

 Published on 10/20/2008

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