Raiders vs. Broncos: NFL Betting Preview – November 15, 2020

Posted By Staff on November 10, 2020

The Las Vegas Raiders (5-3) host the Denver Broncos (3-5) on Sunday, November 15, in matchup between AFC West opponents at Allegiant Stadium. Denver is a underdog and the over/under is set at  for the contest.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of November 10, 2020, 1:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • The points total average for Raiders games this season is 55.9– 4.4 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Broncos games average 48.9 total points– 2.6 fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Las Vegas and its opponents have combined to score more than 51.5 in seven games (87.5% of matchups).
  • In four (50%) games this season, the Broncos have combined with their opponents to go over 51.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 49 points per contest– 2.5 fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • The Raiders score the 11th-most points in the league this season, while the Broncos’ offense puts up the 27th-most.
  • These two teams yield a combined 55.7 points per game– 4.2 higher than the total for this matchup.
  • This game features the NFL’s 22nd-ranked (Denver) and 24th-ranked (Las Vegas) scoring defenses.

Raiders Betting Insights

  • Las Vegas’ games have hit the over in seven out of eight outings this season (87.5%).
  • Las Vegas has put together a 5-3 record against the spread this season.

Broncos Betting Insights

  • Five Denver’s eight games this year have gone over the point total (62.5% of its outings).
  • Denver has a 5-3 record against the spread.

Raiders vs Broncos: Head to Head

Raiders vs Broncos: Last 2 Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
12/29/2019 Broncos Broncos -4 41 -200 +175 477-238 OAK 16-15 DEN
9/9/2019 Broncos Raiders -3 43 -152 +133 357-344 OAK 24-16 OAK

When the Raiders Have the Ball

  • The Broncos defense has allowed 27.1 points per game this season, about the same amount as the 27.2 the Raiders have scored.
  • In games where Las Vegas score at least 27.2 points this season, they are 4-0 overall and 4-0 against the spread.
  • Denver is 1-2 overall and 3-0 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 27.1 points.
  • The Raiders offense has averaged 371.4 total yards per game this season– 11 more yards than the 360.4 the Broncos defense has allowed. On average, the Raiders pick up 5.8 yards per play and the Broncos give up 5.3.
  • When the Las Vegas offense puts together a game with at least their 2020 average in yardage, they are 3-2 overall and 3-2 against the spread this season.
  • When the Denver defense allows less than their season average for total yards, they are 2-2 against the spread and 2-2 overall.
  • The Broncos have allowed opposing rushing attacks to average 119.5 yards per game, compared to the 131.1 yards the Raiders offense has averaged on the ground per contest.
  • When Las Vegas rushers gain at least a combined 131.1 yards this season, they are 4-0 overall and 4-0 against the spread.
  • When Denver holds opposing teams to 119.5 rushing yards or fewer this year, they are 2-3 against the spread and 1-4 overall.
  • This season, the Broncos have forced an average of 1.1 turnovers per game, equal to the 1.1 times Raiders have turned the football over in each contest.
  • When Las Vegas turns the football over 1.1 times or fewer this season, they are 5-1 overall and 5-1 against the spread.
  • Denver is 3-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall this season when they force at least 1.1 turnovers in a game.

When the Broncos Have the Ball

  • The Broncos average 6.8 fewer points per game (21.8) than the Raiders surrender (28.6).
  • Denver is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall a season ago when the team notches at least 21.8 points.
  • Las Vegas has a 4-0 record against the spread and a 4-0 record overall in games when it gives up 27.2 points or less.
  • The Broncos collect 48.9 fewer yards per game (336.6), than the Raiders give up per matchup (385.5). On average, the Broncos gain 5.2 yards per play, while the Raiders give up 6.1 per play.
  • Las Vegas has a 1-1 record ATS and a 1-1 record overall when holding its opponents to 385.5 yards or less.
  • This season, the Broncos rack up 111.6 rushing yards per game– 6.6 fewer yards per game than the Raiders allow per contest (118.2).
  • Denver has a 2-1 ATS record and a 2-1 overall record when the team runs for at least 111.6 yards.
  • Las Vegas is 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall when holding opponents to 118.2 rushing yards or less.
  • The Broncos turn the ball over two times per game– 1.4 more turnovers per game than the 0.6 the Raiders force on average.
  • Denver is 4-2 against the spread and 2-4 overall when it turns the ball over two or fewer times.
  • When it forces 0.6 or more turnovers, Las Vegas has a 4-1 record against the spread and a 4-1 record overall.

Raiders Players to Watch

  • Derek Carr has thrown for 2,001 yards, 16 touchdowns, and two picks while completing 69.8% of his passes (250.1 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 23 times for 108 yards, averaging 13.5 yards per game.
  • Josh Jacobs has ran for 587 yards on 161 attempts (73.4 yards per game) and six touchdowns in eight games. He also averages 15.6 receiving yards per game, grabbing 19 passes for 125 yards.
  • Devonte Booker has 223 yards on 33 carries (27.9 ypg), with one rushing touchdown.
  • This season, Darren Waller has reeled in 50 passes for 393 yards and four touchdowns. He has been targeted 72 times and averages 49.1 yards per game.
  • Hunter Renfrow has added 27 grabs for 369 yards and two touchdowns. He averages 46.1 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 36 times.
  • Nelson Agholor has caught 17 passes on 25 targets for 347 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 43.4 yards per game.
  • Maxx Crosby has five sacks, six TFL, and 21 tackles over eight games.
  • So far this year, Cory Littleton has racked up 47 tackles and three TFL.
  • Jeff Heath has one interception, 11 tackles, and one pass defended eight in games this season.

Broncos Players to Watch

  • Drew Lock has thrown for 1,240 yards while completing 56.5% of his passes (108-of-191), with six touchdowns and six interceptions in six games this year (206.7 yards per game).
  • In his first year with Denver, Melvin Gordon has taken 96 attempts for 393 rushing yards (56.1 yards per game) and four touchdowns in seven games.
  • Philip Lindsay leads the team with 310 rushing yards on 53 carries (62.0 yards per game), with one touchdown on the ground over the course of five games in 2020.
  • Rookie Jerry Jeudy has been targeted 61 times and has 30 catches to lead the team with 484 yards (60.5 ypg) and scored two touchdowns.
  • Tim Patrick Jr. has added 27 catches for 383 yards and three touchdowns. He has been targeted 42 times and averages 54.7 receiving yards per game.
  • Noah Fant has caught 32 passes on 46 targets for 349 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 49.9 yards per game.
  • Bradley Chubb has 5.5 sacks, five TFL, and 24 tackles over eight games.
  • In eight games, A.J. Johnson has totaled 65 tackles, three TFL, and one sack.
  • Justin Simmons has a team-high three interceptions and has tacked on 49 tackles, a TFL, and five passes defended.

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