loading...
League Logo
NBA
League Logo
NBA
League Logo
CBB
League Logo
NHL
All
    loading...
    Sun, Dec 036:00 pm UTCNRG Stadium
    68 F
    Track OnCBS Sports
    Denver
    Broncos
    DEN
    Last 5 ATS
    W/L8-9
    ATS6-10
    O/U8-9-0
    FINAL SCORE
    17
    -
    22
    Houston
    Texans
    HOU
    Last 5 ATS
    W/L10-7
    ATS9-7
    O/U6-11-0
    SPREAD
    MONEYLINE
    OVER/UNDER
    Last 5 ATS
    8-9
    Win /Loss
    10-7
    6-10
    Spread
    9-7
    8-9-0
    Over / Under
    6-11-0
    Key Injuries
    Key Injuries
    Avatar
    RB
    Avatar
    OT
    Avatar
    DB
    Key Injuries
    Avatar
    DE
    Avatar
    SAF
    Avatar
    SS
    SPREAD
    MONEYLINE
    OVER/UNDER

    Simulation Picks

    SPREAD
    DEN @ HOU
    Subscribers Only

    Maximize Your Odds of Winning with SportsLine Model and Our Top-Rated Picks

    MONEYLINE
    DEN @ HOU
    Subscribers Only

    Maximize Your Odds of Winning with SportsLine Model and Our Top-Rated Picks

    OVER / UNDER
    DEN @ HOU
    Subscribers Only

    Maximize Your Odds of Winning with SportsLine Model and Our Top-Rated Picks

    43%
    PUBLIC
    57%
    MONEY
    41%
    PUBLIC
    59%
    MONEY
    Over71%
    PUBLIC
    Under29%
    Over
    MONEY
    Under

    Expert Picks

    Point SpreadHouston -3 -110
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +2094
    82-55-8 in Last 145 NFL ATS Picks
    +669
    19-11-2 in Last 32 HOU ATS Picks
    Adam's Analysis:

    The Broncos’ reliance on an absurd number of turnovers feels unsustainable, but the defensive turnaround is tough to argue. C.J. Stroud has been coughing the ball up recently, and the Texans’ running game falling off a bit may allow Denver to pressure Stroud. Still, Houston’s more explosive offense should win out in the end at home against a Denver team that has won four of its five games on this streak at Mile High. The Broncos are 1-2-1 ATS away from home this season.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 5:55 pm UTC
    Avatar
    Total CarriesRussell Wilson OVER 5.5 Total Carries -106
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    Allan's Analysis:

    Give Russell Wilson and the Broncos credit, what a massive turnaround from the disaster last season became. Sean Payton and Russ have found a balanced attack for success and that includes Mr. Unlimited using his legs as well. A few rushing attempts by design, a couple by necessity and kneel downs to win the game count as well. Good number here.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 4:14 pm UTC
    Avatar
    Anytime Touchdown ScorerBrevin Jordan Anytime Touchdown Scorer +333
    LOSS
    Unit0.5
    Josh's Analysis:

    If you're looking for a longshot anytime TD scorer for a sweat, this one has a decent chance of getting there. Two seasons ago as the featured TE, Jordan caught 20 passes on 28 targets for 3 TDs and he has remained a red-zone target despite limited snaps this season. With Dalton Schultz sideline because of an injury, Jordan should inherit a decent target share and be in play for his second TD of this season.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 4:09 pm UTC
    Money LineHouston -155
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +1209.5
    67-51-5 in Last 123 NFL Picks
    +872
    14-5 in Last 19 NFL ML Picks
    +112
    2-1 in Last 3 HOU ML Picks
    Josh's Analysis:

    The Broncos have done a stunning about-face from a 1-5 club that was considered perhaps the worst in the NFL to five consecutive victories. Along with improved play, the Broncos have caught more than their share of breaks and close-game proficiency in the NFL is a fragile thing. The Texans came up short against divisional rival Jacksonville last week but their edge in firepower should be enough to get past Denver.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 3:08 pm UTC
    Money LineDenver +130
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +190
    3-1 in Last 4 NFL Picks
    +155
    3-2 in Last 5 DEN ML Picks
    Emory's Analysis:

    Don't look now, but the Denver Broncos find themselves firmly in the wild card playoff race, winners of five straight games. They're playing excellent complementary football and it's lead to wins. In this game, expect them to put pressure on CJ Stroud and also be able to run the ball; both of which travel well in the NFL.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 1:37 pm UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3 -105
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +739
    47-36-4 in Last 87 NFL ATS Picks
    +75
    3-2 in Last 5 DEN ATS Picks
    Bruce's Analysis:

    Among the more interesting stats of the NFL season is the fact the Broncos allowed 10 TDs in one game earlier at Miami (remember?), but in a stunning transformation has allowed only nine TDs across the past six weeks. Credit DC Vance Joseph for figuring out his personnel and schemes, but credit must also go to Russell Wilson, who is finally starting to look like the QB he was at Seattle as he has helped propel the current 5-game win streak .Though improved, the Texans have failed to cover their last three spreads at home, even in games they won. We are hardly sure the Texans do any better vs. the revived Broncos defense. Play Broncos

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 9:40 am UTC
    Avatar
    Total Rushing + Receiving YardsDevin Singletary OVER 72.5 Total Rushing + Receiving Yards -115
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +1656
    123-86 in Last 209 NFL Player Props Picks
    Larry's Analysis:

    Devin Singletary has played at least 75 percent of the snaps in four straight weeks. When Dameon Pierce returned from injury last week, Singletary still played 81 percent of the snaps. The Broncos give up an NFL-high 155.2 rushing yards per game. They give up an NFL-high 5.4 yards per carry and have allowed the highest YPC over the last six weeks, too. So the numbers aren't merely a result of the Broncos' defense historically bad start. Last week, when Singletary was ineffective as a rusher, he caught six passes for 54 yards.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 5:31 am UTC
    Over / UnderUNDER 47.5 -110
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +99
    2-1 in Last 3 NFL Picks
    +90
    2-1 in Last 3 NFL O/U Picks
    +300
    3-0 in Last 3 HOU O/U Picks
    Josh's Analysis:

    Denver's 29 points last week were their most during their current five-game win streak, and short fields from Cleveland turnovers largely contributed to a 12-0 fourth quarter. Their grinding style tends to muck up the flow of the game for both sides. Moreover, the slumping Texans have managed just 42 points the past two weeks.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 5:01 am UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3 -110
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +285.5
    28-22 in Last 50 NFL Picks
    +80
    3-2 in Last 5 DEN ATS Picks
    Kenny's Analysis:

    This is a very big game for both teams. The Broncos have won five straight while covering four of the five pointspreads. The defense allowed just 17 median points per game over that time. My model has Houston by 2.5-points however I give Sean Payton an edge in coaching and preperation. That the Broncos plus the points.

    Pick Made: Dec 03, 4:38 am UTC
    Avatar
    Total Rushing YardsSamaje Perine OVER 12.5 Total Rushing Yards -119
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +327
    15-10 in Last 25 NFL Player Props Picks
    Mackenzie's Analysis:

    Samaje Perine has retaken the RB2 role on a run heavy offense. Jaleel McLaughlin only has two carries and one carry the last two games, while Perine had seven rushes for 55 yards and looked very good vs Cleveland's top rated defense. Regardless of his big game, he could still see some minutes in late game situation to go over this.

    Pick Made: Dec 01, 10:39 pm UTC
    Avatar
    Total Passing AttemptsRussell Wilson OVER 30.5 Total Passing Attempts -114
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +555
    9-4 in Last 13 NFL Player Props Picks
    Dave's Analysis:

    Wilson is averaging 29.0 attempts per game, and it's even lower in his past six games (26.0), but the matchup against a good Houston offense has some serious shootout potential as suggested by the 47-point total. Quarterbacks against the Texans are averaging 34.8 pass attempts per game, and I know a lot of that has to do with how opposing offenses are forced to throw because the Texans put points up. And I understand that Denver's defense is definitely improved, but to the point where they totally flummox CJ Stroud? I don't know if I can buy that.

    Pick Made: Dec 01, 9:45 pm UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3.5 -122
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +917
    83-66-3 in Last 152 NFL Picks
    +362
    26-20 in Last 46 NFL ATS Picks
    +111
    8-6 in Last 14 DEN ATS Picks
    Mike's Analysis:

    The price might be considered steep for the hook -- most other books list the line at three -- but worth it. Texans QB C.J. Stroud has excelled at home yet must cope with the loss of OT Titus Howard. His replacement, Juice Scruggs, is a rookie. The Broncos' five-game outright win streak is built on home games against lesser opponents while overly reliant on the defense. Still QB Russell Wilson has not thrown an interception during the run. Houston has yet to cover in four outings as a favorite this season after ending last year on an 0-3 ATS slide.

    Pick Made: Dec 01, 6:51 pm UTC
    Point SpreadHouston -3 -105
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +748
    12-4-2 in Last 18 NFL ATS Picks
    +90
    2-1 in Last 3 DEN ATS Picks
    Katie's Analysis:

    The Broncos winning streak is a bit fraudulent as they have been very lucky with turnovers. During their 5 consecutive wins, Denver is plus-13 in turnover margin. Not only is that the best in NFL but it's at least 5 better than any other team. The Texans defense should bounce back after getting lit up by the Jags and I trust CJ Stroud to continue to make good plays.

    Pick Made: Dec 01, 3:50 pm UTC
    Point SpreadHouston -3 -105
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +2220
    202-150-2 in Last 354 NFL Picks
    +1644
    79-56-2 in Last 137 NFL ATS Picks
    +939
    38-26-4 in Last 68 HOU ATS Picks
    Larry's Analysis:

    The Broncos are plus-14 in turnover margin during their five-game win streak. They're earned those victories, but it's hard to ignore how fortunate they've been (recovering nine fumbles in that span). Russell Wilson has become extremely conservative, throwing at or near the line of scrimmage at a ridiculous rate. That won't be enough to keep up with C.J. Stroud (3,266 passing yards, 19 TDs, 5 INTs) and his exciting group of receivers.

    Pick Made: Dec 01, 4:21 am UTC
    Avatar
    Total Rushing + Receiving YardsDevin Singletary OVER 71.5 Total Rushing + Receiving Yards -115
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +1375
    43-25 in Last 68 NFL Player Props Picks
    Jason's Analysis:

    The Texans made the mistake of leaning into Pearce last week, back from injury, instead of continuing to ride their hot hand at RB, especially on runs from under center. They started to correct midgame and Singletary got them going in the screen game. Just 12 touches in that critical loss (still had 71 scrimmage yards) after touching the ball 69 times the previous two games and going 100+ scrimmage yards in each of them. The folly of young play callers. Broncos are 32nd in the NFL vs the run, and it can't be all CJ Stroud chucking it around with a rookie vs the NFL's top takeaway defense.

    Pick Made: Dec 01, 3:04 am UTC
    Avatar
    Total CarriesRussell Wilson OVER 5.5 Total Carries +116
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +1375
    43-25 in Last 68 NFL Player Props Picks
    Jason's Analysis:

    Sean Payton is activating Russ's legs again, especially in the last month, and I don't see that changing here. He's had eight rushes or more in three of the last four games and the Texans just got carved up by Kyler Murray on the ground. Russ knows when to go and is INT-averse, so taking off and running is preferable in his decision-making. He's seen plenty of this D from his time in the NFC West facing Demeco Ryans, and I also see plenty of kneel down potential to help get us over this. Has 13 rushes in his last two road games, where pressure is a bigger factor.

    Pick Made: Dec 01, 1:27 am UTC
    Avatar
    Total Passing TouchdownsC.J. Stroud OVER 1.5 Total Passing Touchdowns -147
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +566
    36-25 in Last 61 NFL Player Props Picks
    Eric's Analysis:

    In every regular season home start of C.J. Stroud's career (6 games), he's thrown at least two touchdown passes. While Denver's pass defense has gotten stingy since the middle of the season (13 TD passes allowed in Weeks 1-4 combined, six since), Stroud hasn't looked like a rookie QB, having also topped the 300 yard passing mark in four straight. This prop is a bit juicier than I usually like to play but sometimes the trends don't lie...

    Pick Made: Nov 30, 11:28 pm UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3.5 -110
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +558
    19-12-2 in Last 33 NFL Picks
    +258
    16-12-2 in Last 30 NFL ATS Picks
    +602
    17-10-1 in Last 28 HOU ATS Picks
    Micah's Analysis:

    The Broncos have won their last five games to climb above .500 at 6-5 after a disastrous 1-5 start. Head coach Sean Payton and defensive coordinator Vance Joseph righted their ship while QB Russell Wilson hasn't thrown an interception during the win streak and has 20 TD passes with only four interceptions on the season. The main reason for betting on them this week is the streak, and also beating good teams like the Browns, Vikings, Bills, Chiefs, and Packers. That's an impressive accomplishment. I think there's more to come. Broncos to cover.

    Pick Made: Nov 30, 9:26 pm UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3.5 -110
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +182
    3-1 in Last 4 NFL ATS Picks
    Will's Analysis:

    The Broncos are the hottest team in football, winning five straight games after starting out 1-5 and coming off a five-win season in 2022. At 6-5 and very much "in the hunt," they're trying to become the fifth team in the Super Bowl era to start 1-5 and make the playoffs. This is a de facto Wild-Card Title Game of sorts. The Broncos have been playing great defense over this stretch, giving up just 16 points to opposing offenses the last five games after hemorrhaging 33.3 ppg over the first six weeks. Russell Wilson's playing his best football since he left Seattle (and really since before his final season with the Seahawks). This feels like a field goal game.

    Pick Made: Nov 30, 6:12 pm UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3.5 -110
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +788.5
    85-62-1 in Last 148 NFL Picks
    Erik's Analysis:

    Forget what Denver was, lean into what they are now: A team that can run it, play D and they don’t turn it over. They smell playoffs. They might win outright.

    Pick Made: Nov 30, 12:05 am UTC
    Over / UnderUNDER 47.5 -110
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +2338.5
    59-32 in Last 91 NFL Picks
    +422
    13-8 in Last 21 NFL O/U Picks
    +400
    4-0 in Last 4 HOU O/U Picks
    Jason's Analysis:

    Denver is all about volume in the run game and short pop-passes and all of that keeps the clock moving. Denver is playing at the third-slowest pace in the NFL during its 5-game win streak and they will carry that hard-hat approach on the road. Texans had been leaning more into the run game before their young coordinator got the yips last week. I don't see their head coach - a former LB - letting that happen again. Since Denver's D turned it around, all six of their game totals have been 46 or under. Six of the last eight Texans games have come in at 45 or under. This feels like 23-20 to me.

    Pick Made: Nov 29, 2:14 am UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3.5 -110
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +2338.5
    59-32 in Last 91 NFL Picks
    +1169
    13-3 in Last 16 NFL ATS Picks
    +90
    2-1 in Last 3 DEN ATS Picks
    Jason's Analysis:

    I really like Denver to win this game outright, but I'm going to cover my backside as well with this spread now over a field goal in my favor. Denver's defense is playing better right now and Broncos have the experience advantage across the board at coach and QB. DEN 4-1 ATS in their last 5 while HOU is 1-4 ATS in that span and 0-7 ATS in their last seven as a favorite. Lot of pressure on upstart Texans all if a sudden, and their rookie coach and QB. Russell Wilson knows how to keep it close and win close games with a high-percentage pass game and Broncos pressure rate is top 10 during their 5-game win streak.

    Pick Made: Nov 29, 2:07 am UTC
    Money LineDenver +167
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +2338.5
    59-32 in Last 91 NFL Picks
    Jason's Analysis:

    Broncos on a roll with the best 4th quarter QB in the NFL who doesn't turn it over and makes plays when he has to. Denver will dictate slow pace, and are top 7 TOP team during their 5-game win streak. Texans D was on field 34 min Sunday and will face very physical opponent here. Broncos have allowed just 9 offensive TDs over the last 6 weeks (tied for 2nd in NFL), with a +11 turnover ratio in that span, while a young Texans team is turning the ball over. Texans RZ woes will show up vs a D that thrives inside the 20s. Denver has the kicker advantage, too. I see a Lutz FG being the difference. Sean Payton has Broncos believing

    Pick Made: Nov 29, 2:01 am UTC
    Over / UnderUNDER 47.5 -110
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +788.5
    85-62-1 in Last 148 NFL Picks
    +180
    4-2 in Last 6 NFL O/U Picks
    +400
    4-0 in Last 4 HOU O/U Picks
    Erik's Analysis:

    Denver has quietly gotten stout on D. And I believe they can run and slow the game. This total is so high any stalls will get us under. Grab it now

    Pick Made: Nov 28, 11:34 pm UTC
    Point SpreadDenver +3.5 -110
    LOSS
    Unit1.0
    +2053
    98-78-4 in Last 180 NFL Picks
    +1733
    78-61-3 in Last 142 NFL ATS Picks
    +836
    25-16-4 in Last 45 HOU ATS Picks
    R.J.'s Analysis:

    The Broncos have won five straight, but four were at home and this is a big road test against an improved Texans team. But Houston has won by more than three just once in their last five, and it came against a bad Arizona team. Houston's defense is 24th in yards per play and 28th in yards per pass, and they're up against a Broncos offense that's now first in interception rate. They had drives of 70-plus yards against an elite Browns defense and should have similar success here. We can't say Houston is definitively the better team, and that means this should be on the other side of 3.

    Pick Made: Nov 28, 4:18 pm UTC
    Over / UnderUNDER 46.5 -110
    WIN
    Unit1.0
    +1551.5
    89-61 in Last 150 NFL Picks
    +390
    5-1 in Last 6 NFL O/U Picks
    +90
    2-1 in Last 3 DEN O/U Picks
    Alex's Analysis:

    I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around how this total has climbed even higher than last weeks AFC South showdown between Houston and Jacksonville. While we're obviously looking at a different matchup, the stakes are similar and we have two surging teams looking to make a statement. Denver plays as slow as any team in the NFL and also tend to go run heavy. I expect both of these offenses to implement run heavy game plans and I think touchdowns will be hard to come by leading to the under.

    Pick Made: Nov 27, 6:30 pm UTC

    Team Injuries

    Denver Broncos
    Monday, Feb 12, 2024
    Avatar
    RB
    Dwayne Washington
    IllnessQuestionable
    Avatar
    OT
    Mike McGlinchey
    RibsQuestionable
    Avatar
    DB
    K'Waun Williams
    AnkleQuestionable
    Avatar
    LB
    Jonas Griffith
    Knee - ACLQuestionable
    Avatar
    WR
    Jalen Virgil
    Knee - MeniscusQuestionable
    Avatar
    WR
    Tim Patrick
    AchillesQuestionable
    Avatar
    SAF
    Delarrin Turner-Yell
    Knee - ACLQuestionable
    Avatar
    SAF
    Caden Sterns
    KneeQuestionable
    Avatar
    TE
    Greg Dulcich
    FootQuestionable
    Friday, Jan 19, 2024
    Avatar
    TE
    Chris Manhertz
    IllnessQuestionable
    Avatar
    WR
    Courtland Sutton
    AnkleQuestionable
    Avatar
    LB
    Nik Bonitto
    CalfQuestionable
    Avatar
    TE
    Nate Adkins
    HamstringQuestionable
    Avatar
    RB
    Jaleel McLaughlin
    HeadQuestionable
    Houston Texans
    Monday, Feb 12, 2024
    Avatar
    SAF
    Jimmie Ward
    QuadricepsQuestionable
    Avatar
    SS
    Eric Murray
    KneeQuestionable
    Avatar
    DT
    Hassan Ridgeway
    AchillesQuestionable
    Avatar
    C
    Scott Quessenberry
    Knee - ACL + MCLQuestionable
    Avatar
    SAF
    M.J. Stewart
    ShoulderQuestionable
    Avatar
    WR
    Noah Brown
    ShoulderQuestionable
    Avatar
    OT
    Tytus Howard
    KneeQuestionable
    Avatar
    SAF
    Grayland Arnold
    CalfQuestionable
    Avatar
    G
    Kendrick Green
    Knee - MeniscusQuestionable
    Avatar
    FB
    Troy Hairston II
    BackQuestionable
    Avatar
    CB
    Tavierre Thomas
    HamstringQuestionable
    Avatar
    OT
    DJ Scaife Jr.
    LegQuestionable
    Avatar
    WR
    Tank Dell
    Lower LegQuestionable
    Avatar
    TE
    Teagan Quitoriano
    GroinQuestionable
    Avatar
    DE
    Dylan Horton
    PersonalQuestionable
    Avatar
    C
    Jarrett Patterson
    Lower LegQuestionable
    Avatar
    WR
    Jesse Matthews
    Knee - ACLQuestionable
    Avatar
    OT
    Kenyon Green
    Shoulder - LabrumQuestionable
    Avatar
    OT
    Kilian Zierer
    AnkleQuestionable
    Saturday, Jan 27, 2024
    Avatar
    CB
    Steven Nelson
    ConcussionQuestionable
    Monday, Jan 22, 2024
    Avatar
    DE
    Jerry Hughes
    AnkleQuestionable
    Avatar
    WR
    Steven Sims
    ConcussionQuestionable